Libations & Wellness: Cocktails That Fight the Cold and Flu

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Cold and flu season is here. Finding a remedy for those cold and flu symptoms just sucks. Ask any doctor and they will probably disagree with my next statement, but some cocktails have great healing abilities. Or at least restorative powers and symptom relief. In 1993, a study at Carnegie Mellon found that 391 adults […]

A White Christmas Of Sorts.

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Its 2:00 am, 20 degrees, and I can no longer feel my toes but I’m excited, and so is the crowd.  We are queued outside the Stranahan’s distillery in industrial south Denver for the release of their 12th Snowflake, Mount Shavano Malbec.  Aside from the superb main line whiskey, these limited releases, always named after […]

If Someone Asks You To Spend A Day With Stranahan’s, Say Yes.

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Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey recently invited me to take part in the pilot session of their new program, The Whiskey Workshop. The workshop is designed as a 2-day getaway for whiskey lovers and distilling nerds. My invitation was fortuitous, as I like to claim both designations. The idea is based on the belief that said lover-of-libations wants […]

What’s In My Liquor Cabinet – Stranahan’s Snowflake

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What’s better than whiskey on a cold snowy day? Not many things, I would argue. That rings especially true when the whiskey’s namesake is a play on the one of a kind, unique expression of  ice crystals- the snowflake. With each batch getting a lending hand from a different local wine barrel, the canvas is […]

Breckenridge Brewery And Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey Launch Collaboration Beer

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[Press release] Denver, CO – February 23, 2012 - Breckenridge Brewery of Colorado has been neighbor and friend of Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey Distillery since Stranahan’s opened in Denver just a few blocks down Kalamath Street from the brewery. The friendship has blossomed into a collaboration that will bring to market “Stranahan’s Well Built™ E.S.B.,” an Extra Special […]

Well, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere: Colorado Distillers Festival Recap

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By Jess Hunter, Josh Rapp, Jim Halligan, and PJ Hoberman I look at the clock.  Noon.   It’s well-past 5 o’clock in London; the Queen would be sipping her gin, so I can too, right?  I sigh and step up to the check-in at Rackhouse Pub on Sunday.  Chris Rippe, owner and the impetus behind the […]