It's no surprise that Colorado, with its incredible number of small craft breweries (more than 180 now), would also support the booming spirits industry. According to the Colorado Distiller's Guild, the state now boasts more than 50 craft distillers making vodka, gin, several varieties of whiskey, rum, brandy, absinthe, liqueurs... you name it, they've got it.
October's Cocktail Week got us fired up about the craft spirits that many of Denver's bartenders are now featuring in their cocktails. So we asked them for their recommendations for the most notable distilleries in the state. Here's what they said.