Dewey After Hours: Mixology Showdown

Denver Public Library Friends Foundation presents Mixology Showdown on Thursday, May 12th at 5:30-7:30PM at the Denver Central Library (14th and Broadway)

Seven restaurants will duel to the end to be named “The Best in the West.” Each restaurant will serve a signature whiskey cocktail and a happy hour appetizer, all set in the Library’s beautiful Western History and Genealogy department.

Restaurants include The Squeaky Bean (defending champion), Baur’s Ristorante, Shazz Cafe & Bar, Green Russell, Trattoria Stella, Root Down and Encore. Whiskey provided by the Breckenridge Distillery, and beer provided by Odell Brewing Company. Wine and soft drinks will also be served.

$35 per person or $180 for a 6-pack of tickets (21 & over, must show ID)

Purchase tickets online here — event may sell out.

About Jess Hunter

Jess is a lady and a scholar. If she's not mulling over the various names of famous mustaches and their respective bitter cocktails, she's nibbling on American Craft Singles and Cantillon. Connect with her by email at

  • cb

    Some friends and I are going to this! Should be a hoot.