Fire at the Art Hotel's Capitol love cocktail
—Photo courtesy of Fire
Whether you’re partial to gingery Moscow mules or tangy margaritas, there’s no question that an icy cold cocktail hits the spot on these sunny summer days. We drank our way around the city’s best watering holes to find the most refreshing summer concoctions.
Fire at the Art Hotel offers a...
July 27 2016, 9:52 AM
—Photo courtesy of Peach Street Distillers
Late one night in 2009, Davy Lindig, a distiller at Peach Street Distillers in Palisade, was feverishly working on several batches of gin. In his haste, Lindig made what could have been a $70,000 mistake. The distillery’s Jack and Jenny Pear Eau De Vie and Jackelope Gin were in their...
Pint's Pub has a large variety, supposedly the largest in the world, of single malt whisky.
We already know Colorado is a hub for craft beer. But with more than 30 whiskey distilleries, our state is also a leader in and destination for craft whiskey production. Here are five ways to celebrate the Centennial State's spirit(s) during the second annual Colorado Whiskey Week, which takes...
May 17 2016, 2:38 PM
—Courtesy of St. Kathryn Cellars
The People: Winemaker Glenn Foster has been immersed in the wine industry from an unusually young age. His father, Reed, is the co-founder of Sonoma Valley’s lauded Ravenswood Winery, and even as a teen, Glenn would assist him with bottling and inventory. After living for 10 years...
April 29 2016, 11:50 AM
—Photo by Sarah Boyum
Home values aren’t the only prices spiking in Denver these days. If you’ve been out to dinner or to a bar recently, you’ve probably noticed entrée-priced cocktails headlining drink menus. Do these concoctions warrant the price tag? In a word, sometimes. For one drink worth your hard-earned...
—Illustration by Arthur Mount, photo by Sarah Boyum
While Colorado has seen an explosion in distilleries over the past few years (the state now boasts more than 50), Englewood has been left out of the action thanks to an antiquated law prohibiting distilleries. Until now. Littleton native Ryan White spent months working with Englewood’s City Council...
Taste the featured "Orange Is the New Blue" punch at Punch Bowl Social, or make it yourself at home. —Courtesy of Punch Bowl Social
Whether you’re hosting or joining a Super Bowl party this weekend, themed drinks are a fun way to showcase your Broncos pride. But with blue and orange as a theme, that can be a little limiting. That’s why we asked a couple of experts—bar managers Joe Schratz from Punch Bowl Social and Anthony...
February 5 2016, 2:35 PM
Acorn's "Izabella" cocktail. —Photo courtesy of Acorn
Bar managers are checking their cocktail lists twice this holiday season to roll out new selections for those seeking a festive buzz. These cocktails are characterized by flavors such as nutmeg or pine, mint or eggnog, cinnamon or cider. Almost every Denver neighborhood has a bar that offers one....
December 21 2015, 12:30 PM