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Sink into the Deep at the RiNo Yacht Club
Sink into the Deep at the RiNo Yacht Club
Adam Larkey

These Are Denver's Best Summer Cocktails

Stay cool this summer with some of Denver's most creative and delicious cocktails, brews, and wines.

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Sink into the Deep at the RiNo Yacht Club
| Adam Larkey

Patio pounders, fruity and bubbly creations, refreshing beverages: That's what summer is all about. These eleven restaurants and bars, listed in alphabetical order, are pulling out all the stops to attract guests into their indoor and outdoor dining rooms.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Postino WineCafé

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2715 17th St
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 433-6363
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The LoHi wine cafe adds some bubbles to the menu this summer with the Postino Bellini, a simple yet stylish cocktail. The cocktail is exclusively available during brunch services on Saturday and Sunday - and is only $5.
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2. Hopdoddy Burger Bar Denver

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1747 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 446-2337
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The burger bar debuts the Watermelon Mojito made with watermelon cubes and paired with fresh mint and lime. The crisp cocktail is sweet substitution for the mojito this summer.
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3. Del Frisco's Grille

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100 Saint Paul St
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 320-8529
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The White Sangria, made with Pinot Grigio and peach puree, debuts this summer at this Cherry Creel hot spot. The fruity drink is completed with a fresh popsicle garnish.
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4. Punch Bowl Social

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65 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 765-2695
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The South Broadway spot kicks off the summer season with the fresh Strawberry Daquiri made with housemade strawberry syrup and fresh lime juice. Try not to spill your drink as you explore the games and karaoke rooms at the adult playhouse.
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5. Lucky Cat

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7559 E Academy Blvd
Denver, CO 80230
(303) 364-2025
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Troy Guard's newest venture in Lowy's dining districts debuts a collection of creative cocktails this summer. The Bangok Summer, complied with Thai chili vodka, mint, turmeric, and lemon, is an effervescent drink for the season.
Courtesy of Lucky Cat

6. OAK at fourteenth

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1400 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 444-3622
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The sweet South comes to Boulder with the Southern Bell, a cocktail made with rhubarb liquor, Cognac, coconut milk, lime, kaffir honey, and mint.
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7. RiNo Yacht Club

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3350 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216
(720) 485-5581
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Operating in the center of the Source, the RiNo Yacht Club serves up delicatable cocktails throughout all the seasons. For the summer, check out Sink into the Deep, a riff on a Julep, made with rum and cachaca. Disclosure: The editor is married to one of the developers behind The Source, the development in which the RiNo Yacht Club resides.
Adam Larkey

8. Stoic & Genuine

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1701 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 640-3474
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The luck of the Great Bambino comes to Stoic & Genuine in the form of a Thai granita spiked with Don Q Cristal rum, lemon juice, and fresno syrup.
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9. Panzano

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909 17th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 296-3525
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The Downtown Italian restaurant makes its mark on the summer season with the Incontrare, a cocktail paired with Solerno blood orange liqueur and fresh lime juice. The Milagro tequila drink is $13.
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10. The Pig & The Sprout

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1900 Chestnut Pl
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 321-4010
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Tucked away behind Coors Field, the Pig & the Spout makes its mark on the Union Station dining scene with its tasty and boozy concoctions. The Where There's Smoke, made with mezcal, blueberry, and sage, is a vegan-friendly sweet treat that pairs perfectly with the restaurant's vanilla ice cream and bacon-fat peanut brittle.
Adam Larkey

11. Black Eye Capitol Hill

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800 Sherman St
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 955-1205
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Don't let the name mislead you - Black Eye Coffee in Cap Hill can stir up a serious cocktail. The White Witchcraft, made with lemon syrup and liquor along with Suerte Reposado tequila and charcoal, is sure to enchant you.

1. Postino WineCafé

2715 17th St, Denver, CO 80211
Courtesy of Postino
The LoHi wine cafe adds some bubbles to the menu this summer with the Postino Bellini, a simple yet stylish cocktail. The cocktail is exclusively available during brunch services on Saturday and Sunday - and is only $5.
2715 17th St
Denver, CO 80211

2. Hopdoddy Burger Bar Denver

1747 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202
Courtesy of Hopdoddy
The burger bar debuts the Watermelon Mojito made with watermelon cubes and paired with fresh mint and lime. The crisp cocktail is sweet substitution for the mojito this summer.
1747 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202

3. Del Frisco's Grille

100 Saint Paul St, Denver, CO 80206
Courtesy of Del Frisco's
The White Sangria, made with Pinot Grigio and peach puree, debuts this summer at this Cherry Creel hot spot. The fruity drink is completed with a fresh popsicle garnish.
100 Saint Paul St
Denver, CO 80206

4. Punch Bowl Social

65 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Courtesy of Punch Bowl Social
The South Broadway spot kicks off the summer season with the fresh Strawberry Daquiri made with housemade strawberry syrup and fresh lime juice. Try not to spill your drink as you explore the games and karaoke rooms at the adult playhouse.
65 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

5. Lucky Cat

7559 E Academy Blvd, Denver, CO 80230
Courtesy of Lucky Cat
Troy Guard's newest venture in Lowy's dining districts debuts a collection of creative cocktails this summer. The Bangok Summer, complied with Thai chili vodka, mint, turmeric, and lemon, is an effervescent drink for the season.
7559 E Academy Blvd
Denver, CO 80230

6. OAK at fourteenth

1400 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
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The sweet South comes to Boulder with the Southern Bell, a cocktail made with rhubarb liquor, Cognac, coconut milk, lime, kaffir honey, and mint.
1400 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302

7. RiNo Yacht Club

3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216
Adam Larkey
Operating in the center of the Source, the RiNo Yacht Club serves up delicatable cocktails throughout all the seasons. For the summer, check out Sink into the Deep, a riff on a Julep, made with rum and cachaca. Disclosure: The editor is married to one of the developers behind The Source, the development in which the RiNo Yacht Club resides.
3350 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216

8. Stoic & Genuine

1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202
Stoic & Genuine
The luck of the Great Bambino comes to Stoic & Genuine in the form of a Thai granita spiked with Don Q Cristal rum, lemon juice, and fresno syrup.
1701 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202

9. Panzano

909 17th St, Denver, CO 80202
Chad Chisholm
The Downtown Italian restaurant makes its mark on the summer season with the Incontrare, a cocktail paired with Solerno blood orange liqueur and fresh lime juice. The Milagro tequila drink is $13.
909 17th St
Denver, CO 80202

10. The Pig & The Sprout

1900 Chestnut Pl, Denver, CO 80202
Adam Larkey
Tucked away behind Coors Field, the Pig & the Spout makes its mark on the Union Station dining scene with its tasty and boozy concoctions. The Where There's Smoke, made with mezcal, blueberry, and sage, is a vegan-friendly sweet treat that pairs perfectly with the restaurant's vanilla ice cream and bacon-fat peanut brittle.
1900 Chestnut Pl
Denver, CO 80202

11. Black Eye Capitol Hill

800 Sherman St, Denver, CO 80203
Don't let the name mislead you - Black Eye Coffee in Cap Hill can stir up a serious cocktail. The White Witchcraft, made with lemon syrup and liquor along with Suerte Reposado tequila and charcoal, is sure to enchant you.
800 Sherman St
Denver, CO 80203

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