Where to Drink This Week: Denver – Highland Tap & Burger

August 6th, 2013 Posted by Beer, Cocktails, Denver, Where To Drink This Week, Wine No Comment yet

Drinkers Thirsty for Colorado’s Best Unite at HTB

Highland Tap & Burger

Denver’s Highland Tap & Burger (HTB) contends that with world class breweries and distilleries right here in Colorado, why would you go any further outside of the beautiful state of Colorado to find your brews, wines, and spirits. Showcasing the best of made right in Denver’s backyard or in the case of the Infinite Monkey Theorem, right in Denver’s back alley, Highland Tap & Burger (HTB) offers its thirsty guests an approachable, laid back atmosphere for taking in some fine locally made Colorado beverage of their choice.

An afternoon or evening at Highland Tap & Burger (HTB) is sure to be casual and fun, introducing you to new people and new flavors. HTB is the kind of place where you may get to know the owners, the staff, and maybe even a neighbor you recognize but never really got to know. In the same manner, HTB offers Colorado residents the opportunity to get to know their own Colorado brews, wines, and spirits that they may recognize but have not yet gotten a taste of.

The beer list menu features Colorado’s best including Avery, New Belgium, Prost Brewing, Lefthand Brewery, Bristol Brewery, Tommy knocker, Odell, Ska, and Oskar Blues, many of which have a rotating handle featuring the breweries’ seasonal brews. For those who are an absolute expert of Colorado brews and are looking for an out of state experience, HTB also features an out of state guest handle which is always being rotated to keep things fresh.

You might not have known that Denver’s finest wine is brewed right in the back alley under the label popularly known among Denver-ites as the Infinite Monkey Theorem. The ultimate back alley experience resides in a glass of Infinite Monkey Theorem’s Back Alley Rose. Of course, if you want to explore the world of wine, Highland Tap & Burger has you covered with their Argentine Bodini Malbec and their French Domaine du tariquet Chenin Chardonnay, two of many foreign wines waiting to take you on a foreign wine tasting adventure.

For the best of Colorado’s Signature Cocktails, don’t miss out on HTB’s Denver Donkey, a unique version of the classic Moscow Mule made with Spring 44 Honey Vodka and Goslings Ginger beer. If you are watching your waistline, this signature cocktail may be made into a ‘Skinny Ass’ by trading in the regular Goslings Ginger Beer with the Goslings Diet Zero Calorie Ginger Beer.

HTB's Denver Donkey

HTB’s Denver Donkey

Whether you enjoy a ‘Skinny Ass’ or a portly Colorado stout, Highland Tap & Burger (HTB) has you covered, offering an approachable beer, wine, and spirits list that showcases the best of Colorado with a few out of state nuances thrown into the mix. Locavores, beer geeks, wine connoisseurs, and the classy cocktail lover all converge at the Highland Tap & Burger to find just the mix they are looking for right in Denver’s backyard.

Highland Tap & Burger is located at 2219 W. 32nd Ave. Denver CO 80211; Tel: 720-287-4493.

Now for the Denver foodie trivia question to see how educated of a foodie you are!

What sports club is sponsored by Highland Tap & Burger that meets on Wednesdays for complimentary pasta, salad, and garlic bread, as well as 20% off all Oskar Blues draft beers after they participate?

Tune in to this coming Friday for the answer!

The answer to last Friday’s blog question: “What is the name of Row 14’s Cocktail of the Week that is named after a facial expression you may have after one too many cocktails?“…Answer: Row 14’s Cocktail of the Week is “The Smiley,” made with Exotico White Rum, Blue Curacao, Dolin Blanc Dry Vermouth, and a refreshing touch of lemon zest, all just $5 at Row 14’s Happy Hour.

 

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