Amato’s Stays True to its Colorado Roots
Located in the hip lower Highlands neighborhood that outskirts downtown Denver, the Ale House at Amato’s is the newest addition to the Breckenridge Brewery family of brewpubs and ale houses. With a roof-top patio and open-air bar, the Ale House at Amato’s has quickly become the place to take in the sights of downtown Denver as you take in the flavors and aromas of some of Colorado’s best beer, wine, and small-batch liquors.
The Ale House at Amato’s is dedicated to its Colorado roots, choosing to showcase Colorado’s top craft brews, always displaying 42 beers on tap. This line-up not only includes their own brews from Breckenridge Brewery but extends beyond with beers from such local competitors as Boulder Beer, Odell, Ska, and Oskar Blues among many others. In addition, beer lineups are changed daily so that all together, the Ale House at Amato’s offers a wider variety of beer than most anywhere in town.
Amato’s also keeps things local when it comes to wine, even offering its very own ‘House Wine’ made by one of Denver’s favorite local wineries, the Infinite Monkey Theorem. Named the Infinite Monkey Theorem Monkeyshine, it is available in red or white, and is always available on tap. Beyond the infinite flow of Monkeyshine, wine lovers can reach for a local bubbly, white, or red since each wine category on the menu features one or two local wines.
In line with the local theme underlying everything that is offered at Amato’s, handcrafted cocktails are made with small-batch, Colorado made liquors and other local ingredients whenever possible. For a classic choice you are sure to be pleased with, enjoy a “Mules Rule” cocktail made of a refreshing swirl of Colorado vodka, fresh lime, and ginger beer.
Mule or no mule, guests to the Ale House will surely find satisfaction with a drink crafted in Colorado. Staying true to its roots, the Ale House at Amato’s artfully showcases all Colorado has to offer for drinking pleasure, acting as a sort of cooperative between Colorado’s skilled lineup of winemakers, brewers, and distillers. Best of all, drinking locally has never been so easy.
The Ale House at Amato’s is located at 2501 16th St. Denver CO 80211; Tel:303-433-9734.
Now for the Denver foodie trivia question to see how educated of a foodie you are!
What can be found throughout the Ale House at Amato’s that pays homage to its past identity before it was made into the Ale House in 2011?
Tune in to this coming Friday for the answer!
The answer to last Friday’s blog question: “In addition to sheep and lamb, what other animals inhabit Fruition’s farm?”… Answer: Bees and Heritage Breed Pigs!