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Ben Carrington with his Top Taco awards (Photo Credit: La Biblioteca)

Meet Denver’s Most Imaginative Bartender: Ben Carrington

In its first year, La Biblioteca has already established itself as Denver’s tequila hub, touting over 300 different varietals, and is now home to Denver’s “Most Imaginative Bartender.” Ben Carrington, head bartender at this cavernous downtown cantina, took home the crown at this year’s competition with “The Recluse,” a cocktail made with Bombay Sapphire gin, smoked hibiscus … [Read More]

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Weekend off the Wagon – Don’t labor on Labor Day weekend

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 80˚ Low: 56˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 20% High: 87˚ Low: 58˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% High: 79˚ Low: 53˚ Isolated … [Read More]

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Photo Credit: Dodgeton Creek Brewing

Fresh Taps: Aug. 27th – Sept. 9th (2014)

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting rooms … [Read More]

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Spring44 Straight Bourbon, on the rocks - Photo Credit: Spring44

Where is your Colorado craft whiskey made?

Local liquor store shelves are rife with bottles touting the title of “artisanal,” “craft,” or “small-batch.” Consumers focused on buying from small business jump for joy at all the handcrafted choices sitting within arms reach. Up until recently, these … [Read More]

Weekend off the Wagon – Feeling fancy or outrageous this weekend?

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 76˚ Low: 57˚ T-Storms Precip: 80% High: 82˚ Low: 55˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 20% High: 83˚ Low: 56˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0%   Friday, August 22 High Plains Comedy Festival Various Locations in … [Read More]

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Fresh Taps: Aug. 20th – Aug. 26th (2014)

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting rooms all over the state. No ticket required, just a taste for great beer and a … [Read More]

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Get the best bang for your buck during Denver Restaurant Week

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Wine 101 at Wine & Whey

When I imagine wine making, I always picture Lucile Ball dancing/stomping around a vat of grapes. Once upon a time, this was how wine was made. Winemakers used this method because … [Read More]

Meet the newest Colorado Native: IPL

“We don’t believe the world needs another IPA.” Bold words, and only a week or so after IPA Day, but there they are, written in plain English on the back of the bottle.  When … [Read More]

Unwind H2O: Gorgeous art on a summer night

What can possibly be more perfect than a warm summer night, gorgeous art, and some booze? Not much, and that is exactly what transpired at the Denver Botanic Gardens during Unwind: … [Read More]

Weekend off the Wagon – It’s a responsibly raised zoo out there

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 89˚ Low: 64˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 20% High: 91˚ Low: 63˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% High: 92˚ Low: 61˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: … [Read More]

Fresh Taps: Aug. 13th – Aug. 19th (2014)

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting … [Read More]

Weekend off the Wagon – Fermentable goodies & CANiversaries

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 88˚ Low: 62˚ Isolated T-Storms Precip: 30% High: 86˚ Low: 62˚ PM T-Storms Precip: 50% High: 79˚ Low: 60˚ PM T-Storms Precip: … [Read More]

Fresh Taps: Aug. 6th – Aug. 12th (2014)

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting … [Read More]

PHOTOS: Denver’s first Sesh Fest

The inaugural SeshFest was this past Saturday at Sculpture Park. A picture is worth 1,000 words, so here's a 9,000 word essay. Click on the photos for super full big size. … [Read More]

In Search Of: The Perfect Paloma

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