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New Neighborhood French Joint Coming to Cole

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A neighborhood french restaurant is coming to Cole

A new French restaurant is planned for the intersection of East 37th Avenue and Williams Street in the Cole neighborhood, Westword reports. When it opens in the next few months, Brasserie Brixton will serve an approachable French menu in a casual setting within a brick structure that dates back to 1884. [Westword]

A new fine dining destination in Black Hawk

A new fine dining spot is now opened inside the Isle Casino Hotel in Black Hawk. Roxy Restaurant and Bar, which is open from 5 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Monday and Thursday and 5 to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, serves a fine dining menu consisting of such dishes as seared day scallops, a roasted rack of lamb and Alaskan king crab. The restaurant, which opened earlier this month, bills its dry-aged Kansas City strip steak as its specialty. Roxy Restaurant and Bar also features a large bar menu featuring a large selection of Cognacs, Scotches and mules, plus other cocktails.

Whiskey by, uh, PBR

Denver was the first city in the country to get a taste of Pabst Blue Ribbon’s new whiskey when the brewer recently debuted the brand at a recent party at the ReCreative Denver art gallery on Santa Fe, according to The Denver Post. Bottles will go for $25.99 when bottles of the new whiskey, which is aged for just five seconds, begin showing up at retailers later this month, though they could vary depending on the retailer.

Why five seconds of aging? According to Esquire, PBR originally wanted to sell an unaged whiskey but the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau said the brewery would need to market it is a moonshine. The brewery didn't want to do that and so decided to age the whiskey in a barrel for five seconds in order to comply with regulations requiring whiskey to be aged in wood but not stipulating for how long. [The Denver Post]

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