San Diego Trip Giveaway Header

7 Hot Drinks in Denver to Warm Your Soul

More than just hot toddies

As daylight gets dimmer and the air gets frostier the prospect of sipping a hot cocktail to warm up becomes increasingly appealing. Find these hot Denver drinks in some of the city’s coolest places.

Boompa’s Cure-all: If any region knows how to keep warm it’s the countries of Scandinavia. Over at Trillium in the Ballpark neighborhood you will find Glögg, a warm Scandinavian Christmas drink, made of  hot, spiced red wine. Boompa’s is a mix of Housemade Glögg, Gloggavit, raisins and almonds. The name alone makes us want to try one (2134 Larimer St.; 303-379-9759).
The Bishop: This spiced drink contains orange, clove, cinnamon and star anise with house-infused port. Parallel 17 serves it up warm with a Saigon cinnamon stick. One sip of The Bishop will keep Old Man Winter away for at least another night (1600 E. 17th Ave.; 303-399-0988).
Cappuccino TamayoTamayo is a hot little place in Larimer Square and the bar wants to help you enjoy  the holidays. When itgets too cold to shop the square, go inside Tamayo and try the Cappuccino Tamayo made with 1921 Crema de Tequila, Patron “XO Café” coffee liqueur, hot espresso, steamed milk and topped with frothy steamed milk foam and cinnamon (1400 Larimer Street; 720-946-1433).
Colorado BFK: This hot number from the Highland Tap and Burger will warm you up and wake you up. The drink is simple – a cup of Colorado-roasted coffee mixed with a shot of Bailey’s, Frangelico and Kahlua. Simple, warm and delicious (2219 W. 32nd Ave.; 720-287-4493).

Hot Blueberry Tea: After an afternoon of outdoor ice skating at Skyline Park on the 16th Street Mall, head inside to The Palm for some hot drinks. Skip the old fashioned toddies and try the Hot Blueberry Tea with Grand Marnier, Blackberry Brandy, hot water and fresh-squeezed lemon juice. (1672 Lawrence St.; 303-825-7256).

Hot Sake: Over at Izakaya Den’s new location on South Pearl Street, guests can order hot sake with Asian “tapas.” In fact some sakes are best served hot. For “Atsu-Kan” or hot sake try Kuromatsu-Hakushika Tokusen or try it mixed with Chambord (Purple Haze) or Grand Marnier (G-ma Sake). Room temperature sake selections include Genbei San No ‘Onikoroshi, Otokoyama ‘Man’s Mountain,’ and Umenishiki ‘Hitosuju’ (1487-A S. Pearl St.; 303-777-0691).

The Warm ‘N Cozy: Over in the Congress Park area TAG Burger Bar keeps its customers warm and cozy with this mix of espresso vodka, Kahlua, coffee and whipped cream. A taste of this drink will wrap you up in warmth like a fleece blanket (1222 Madison St.; 303-736-2260).
Recent Articles
Anheuser-Busch Buys Seattle's Elysian Brewing in a Deal No One Saw Coming
Follow Grapes from Seed to Bottle in New Film 'A Year in Champagne'
Local Beer Turns Deadly in Mozambique
spacer
Home Bar Project Below Features
From Around The Web

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Local Beer Turns Deadly in Mozambique

Local Beer Turns Deadly in Mozambique

Upwards of 70 people have died after drinking tainted beer at a funeral in Mozambique. ...read more ›

by Ryan Hudak Jan 19, 2015
Home Bar Project: How to Make a Bramble

Home Bar Project: How to Make a Bramble

Have you ever dreamed of having an amazing home bar, filled with bottles you actually use and the tools you need to execute a finely crafted cocktail?...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jan 19, 2015
SPONSORED
Drink Denver mobile rectangle
Come Together for the 2nd Annual Collaboration Fest, March 21

Come Together for the 2nd Annual Collaboration Fest, March 21

Two great brewers are better than one, right? That's what Collaboration Fest is all about. ...read more ›

by Nathan Solheim Jan 16, 2015
Colorado Roadtrip: Where to Drink in Salida

Colorado Roadtrip: Where to Drink in Salida

Here are some places where you can "DrinkSalida"...read more ›

by Carrie Dow Oct 13, 2014
Newcastle Brown Ale Releases Video Featuring Aubrey Plaza Calling for Brands to Band Together for Super Bowl Ad

Newcastle Brown Ale Releases Video Featuring Aubrey Plaza Calling for Brands to Band Together for Super Bowl Ad

Newcastle Brown Ale puts out a call for small brands to come together to create one great Super Bowl ad. ...read more ›

by Kate Monzo Jan 14, 2015
Narragansett Resurrects the Great Old Ones with HP Lovecraft Series of Beers

Narragansett Resurrects the Great Old Ones with HP Lovecraft Series of Beers

Narragansett Brewing Company announced they will release an HP Lovecraft series of brews, starting with the Lo...read more ›

by Ryan Hudak Jan 13, 2015
Home Bar Project: How to Make a Bee's Knees

Home Bar Project: How to Make a Bee's Knees

Have you ever dreamed of having an amazing home bar, filled with bottles you actually use and the tools you need to execute a finely crafted cocktail?...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jan 12, 2015
Diet Drinks: Tips for Healthy Drinking

Diet Drinks: Tips for Healthy Drinking

How do you incorporate a night at the bar into your new lifestyle without adding extra pounds? We have answers....read more ›

by Jen Killius Jan 12, 2015
Where to Belly-Up at the National Western Stock Show

Where to Belly-Up at the National Western Stock Show

Enjoy two glorious boot-stompin' weeks of Stock Show action....read more ›

by Carrie Dow Jan 12, 2015
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Like us on Facebook!

Close