Denver has more local microbreweries per capita than anywhere else in the United States of America. This combined with the fact, high altitude magnifies the effect of alcohol Denver is a favorite alcohol destination for tourists who travel to Denver CO. People are recommended to keep their drinking in check so as to acclimatize to the local conditions.
Lower Downtown or LoDo as it is commonly known amongst the locals is the place for great meals, movies, bars and clubs. There are more than 90 brewpubs, sports bars, restaurants and jazz clubs tucked in there and you should head there for drinks. My Brother's Bar or Brother's as it is commonly known is located on the 15th street. It is one of the oldest bars in Denver and has quite a history.
Jack Kerouac is rumored to have been a regular here during his time in Denver. It's a place for whiskey drinkers as you can choose from a variety of Single malt variety. There is no sign on the bar and it is done to maintain anonymity. It is where the locals prefer to go and we recommend you to pay a visit there.
If you are looking for Hotel Bar then the Cruise Room is probably the place for you. They serve Denver's best martini and you can top them up with the fresh seafood from McCormick's fish palace. It is situated on the 17th street and has 1930's look and appeal to it. City O City on the 13th avenue is the place if you prefer to taste some unusual brews. It is where the local breweries showcase their talents and you get amazing blueberry muffins and vegan buffalo wings. Bender's Tavern is on 13th avenue as well and you can find the regular stuff there.
Capitol Hill is situated on Colfax Avenue and Grant Street. Technically a place for homosexuals and other sub cultures the place rivals the best in town. If you are comfortable about your sexuality, you can visit this place. Charlie Brown's on Grant Street is great for cheap booze, amazing food and lots of piano music.
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