Opening in 2011 in the heart of Denver’s River North (RiNo) art’s district before moving to downtown’s Ballpark neighborhood in 2014, Mile High Spirits are Denver’s Distillery – the OG’s of urban distilling in the Mile High City. Crafting grain to bottle spirits for a fair price, Mile High Spirits offer Bourbon, Whiskey, Vodka, Gin, Tequila, Rum and canned Moscow Mule – Punching Mule) at their Tasting Room bar and in 16 states coast to coast.
Despite the rumors, vodka isn’t actually only for Russian sympathizers. Elevate Vodka by Mile High Spirits is a stalwart classic for any liquor cabinet. This bold marriage of Colorado corn and Rocky Mountain water makes for a smooth and versatile spirit. Equally comfortable in a Bloody Mary over brunch or as a quick flask filler before church, you’ve got a friend in Elevate Vodka. Once the bottle has as much substance as a Kremlin coverup, bring it back to Mile High Spirits downtown Denver tasting room for a drink on the house. Cheers, Comrade.
DENVER DRY GIN
Enter Denver Dry Gin: – a no B.S. London- style gin that offers a refreshing return to old world basics. Mile High Spirits use a recipe of juniper berries, coriander, citrus and grains of paradise to give you a timeless spirit without any trendy nonsense. With a classic flavor profile that’s delightfully generous with the juniper and carrying undertones of black pepper and citrus, Denver Dry Gin is the perfect addition to any cocktail. Equally suited to a refreshing summertime gin and tonic or a quick pre-assassination but post- car chase martini, Denver Dry Gin has your number. When you’ve drained the bottle, bring it back to our downtown Denver tasting room for a drink on the house. Cheers, Old Sport.
If you live or travel to Denver, Mile High Spirits distillery tours will teach you everything you wanted to know about how spirits are made. Guided by Mile High Spirits experienced staff, you will get backstage access to the german copper still, the production warehouse and even their handbuilt wooden rackhouse where they age hundreds of barrels of Fireside Whiskey. And yes. Tastings are included and encouraged.
• See the inside of a distillery
• Learn about how spirits are made
• Sample the goods.
Got a snazzy dinner party on Saturday and feeling unprepared in the cocktail department? Don’t worry, Mile High Spirits has you covered. Their cocktail classes are designed to entertain and teach everyone from complete beginners to at home enthusiasts. Their world class bartenders will teach you the basics of crafting cocktails with plenty of taste tests in between.
• Learn from top local bartenders
• Use our house made spirits
• Tastings encouraged