In Denver for Stranahan’s Snowflake 2017 Rocky Mountain Single Malt Whiskey Release

Why people queue for days in the cold to get their hands on this limited edition expression

On Saturday 2 December 2017, at 8AM, the doors to Stranahan’s distillery in Denver, Colorado opened to the public for one of the whiskey world’s most exciting annual events. Guests began queuing as early as Wednesday. Tents and sleeping bags wove around the facility, across a parking lot and down the road. This was the release of the 20th iteration of Stranahan’s Snowflake, a limited …

Dixie Elixirs’ Cannabis Edibles

We peek into one of the preeminent labs creating delicious legal marijuana treats

For a long time, ingesting cannabis usually meant indulging in a pot brownie. But the realm of edibles has gone chic and quasi-mainstream thanks to brands like Dixie Elixirs. Combining a foundation in the medical world with a firm footing in scientific innovation (their head of science Shellene Suemori has worked for NASA) with fresh, sophisticated branding, the Denver-based brand bills itself as “the future” …

Global Day of Discovery at Renaissance Denver Downtown Hotel

NYC meets LoDo for this midweek bash featuring craft beers, creative cocktails and DJ Cassidy

Advertorial content: Not long after New York Citys DJ Cassidy descended on Denver Thursday evening, flocks of young business travelers started to dance. Instead of being just another humdrum weekday on the road, Renaissance Hotels bash in honor of Denvers Global Day of Discovery was definitely a Thursday to brag about. At the group’s newest property, the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel featured the …

Word of Mouth Denver: Cannabis and Culinary Culture

The mile-high city comes into its own with regulated recreational marijuana and an equally thoughtful boom in the food scene

The hype surrounding the highly regulated legalization of retail marijuana in Colorado has subsided in the last six months, with tax revenue forecasts being taken down a notch and the absence of statewide hysteria confirming what may have motivated many of the majority voters: it’s really not that big a deal. When it comes to Denver, cannabis culture isn’t exploding with the modified laws so …

Ninety Plus Custom Slayer Espresso Machine

A rare collaboration creates a professional shot-puller clad in black cherry wood and oxblood leather

Unknown to those outside the niche community of coffee purists, Denver’s Sensory Room is a rare enclave that hosts the highest caliber coffee tastings around. Run by Ninety Plus (a green coffee purveyor, grower and all around authority on the subject), the space is used as a proving ground for all coffee touched by the company. To make the establishment even more special, legendary espresso …