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Denver Distilleries

Denver has come to be known as a place that emphasizes quality. The craft beer industry has thrived in the mountain metropolis and the distilling industry is right behind it. A do-it-yourself mentality has blended beautifully with Denver's creative and experimental side to produce a decadent cocktail of options and offerings. Shake things up on your trip to Denver by visiting the various distilleries located near the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Ctr hotel.

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Leopold Bros.


Photo credit 'Photo © Leopold Brothers’

Photo credit ‘Photo © Leopold Brothers’

Leopold Brothers is a high-class distillery that produces delectable, handmade batches of whiskey, gin, and other spirits. The family owned and operated distillery is located less than 2 miles away from our hotel. A talented team of experienced professionals work to produce the finest batches imaginable. Due to this, tours of the distillery are limited, but can be booked online on their website. Tours do sell out and are subject to limited availability - but don't fret, our hotel has the solution. The same great Leopold Bros spirits from the distillery can be enjoyed at the Atrium Lounge at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Ctr hotel.

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American Small Batch Whiskey: a sour mash and rye whiskey with subtle undertones of vanilla, raspberry and pear. Fermentation of this spirit is conducted at a lower temperature resulting in a soft, smooth whiskey that still boasts 86 proof. On the other side of the palate, try their gold-medal-awarded Navy Strength American Gin: Sitting at a hefty 114 proof, Leopold's gin is done by the books: bergamot orange and juniper are distilled separately then blended to perfection to create an award winning gin.

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Leopold Bros. Website

Infinite Monkey Theorem


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Self-described as an urban winery, The Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery will be sure to turn some heads. Starting with wine in a can and ending with wine in a keg, this winery is anything but monkey business. But wine in a can, surely you can't be serious, how can that be good? We assure you, the answers to your questions can be found at Infinite Monkey Theorem's free-wheeling, urban winery. Located in the River North Art District of Denver, the 15,000 sq. ft. facility is a perfect place to spend an afternoon. Learn more about their tours and tastings by visiting their website.

Photo credit ‘Photo © Infinite Monkey Theorem’

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(IMT) Canned White Wine: Using grapes from the local Colorado area, the white wine in a can packs a punch in the flavor department. The lightly carbonated beverage tickles the taste buds with citrus and honey notes from the Viognier and Roussannne grape mixture. To add, this refreshing canned wine is perfect to take on the go without having to sacrifice on quality.The portability of can is perfect for hikes, winter sports, and outdoor activities in our picturesque Denver area.

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Infinite Monkey Theorem Website

Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey


A Rocky Mountain distillery embodied: Stranahan's Whiskey is produced using only ingredients provided by the high elevation of the Colorado Rockies. Mountain-grown barley and crisp spring water are used to make their whiskeys come to life. Each sip of Stranahan's Whiskey exhibits the taste of Denver's one-of-a-kind flavor. Distillery tours are offered every day except for Tuesdays and are a perfect way to see behind the scenes of the brew, still, and rack house. Reservations are highly recommended.

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Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey: A hybrid whiskey that borrows elements from scotch and bourbon yielding a complex flavor profile at 94 proof. The nose presents a wonderful bouquet of caramel, coffee, and vanilla aromas; derived from the whiskey's unique blend of malts and roasted barley. Upon sipping, notes of coffee are prevalent with subtle, scotch-y undertones of light fruit and barley. The whiskey finishes as spicy barley flavors mellow into vanilla cream. One last thing to note, every bottle of Stranahan's comes with a personal message from the person who bottled it.

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Stranahan's Website

Laws Whiskey House


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"Craft over commodity. Quality over quantity. Whiskey above all" is the philosophy of Laws Whiskey House. Those words that are marked on the distillery's walls to remind them of their mission: make delicious, high-quality whiskey. Laws Whiskey is known for the commitment to never sacrifice on ingredients and process. Their distilling process is mirrored by their distillers passion for the spirit and desire to avoid shortcuts. Tours of the distillery are available 3-4 times a day, Thursdays - Sundays, and can be booked online. Tours are limited to 10 people, so your best bet is to book ahead.

Photo credit 'Photo © Laws Whiskey House’

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Laws Four Grain Straight Bourbon: A whiskey that prides itself on being honest, simple, and straight. A delectable combination of whiskey's five ingredients; water, grain, yeast, oak barrels, and time. A smooth, but powerful beverage that has a surprisingly complex flavor from it's humble beginnings. Oak notes from barrel aging are prevalent, enticing, and balance incredibly with the spicy splash of every sip.

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Laws Whiskey House Website

DStill Spirits Festival


Early fall welcomes the best distillers to convene in Denver, CO for four days of festivities, workshops, and (most importantly) fine spirits. From September 21-24, 2016, the DStill festival collects the most passionate distillers in industry and concentrates them in downtown Denver to celebrate the craft and quality of our local whiskeys, gins, and spirits. Representatives and bartenders from countless different distilleries and states flock to DStill to display their crafts and talents. Come join the movers and shakers as they attend signature tastings, creative cocktails collections, and unique entertainment. You won't want to miss this one of a kind festival in its new venue location at the History Colorado Center. Special events and tastings will be announced on their website as the festival date approaches.

DSTILL FESTIVAL Website 2016 Schedule of Events


Denver Distillery Map

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