St. Patrick’s Day is a great excuse for area bars and restaurants to show off a good, stiff concoction that pays homage to the Irish. Here are some of our picks around Denver. No matter where you go, or what you drink, be sure to drink to everyone’s health by saying “Sláinte!” Learn how to pronounce it, below!
As an added bonus, stay tuned later today for some Irish Cocktail recipes in case you decide to host your own St. Patrick’s Day gathering.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse – The Irish Gentleman is made with Gentleman Jack, lemon juice, simple syrup and orange bitters. The Irish Joe is made with Bushmills Black, heavy cream and fresh brewed coffee. The Bush Mule is made with Bushmills Red Bush Irish Whiskey and ginger beer.
Double Daughter’s – $5 deals on Jameson, Sheleighleigh and Guinness.
The Irish Snug, McLoughlin’s, Maggie Smith’s, and Slattery’s Irish Pub (The McLoughlin brother’s collection of restaurants) – will NOT be serving green beer, no way, no how. Enjoy some Guinness along with live, Irish entertainment at each location.
Lucky Pie – Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey and Tullamore D.E.W. & Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout Beer & a Shot.
Punch Bowl Social – The Irish Puddin’ Punch prepared with Jameson Irish Whiskey, mint currant syrup, Teakoe Spiced Plum Tea and a splash of lemon juice.
The Nickel – Irish Mule, served in a copper mug withJameson, Fever Free Ginger Beer, fresh lime, and candied ginger garnish.
Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill – Guinness Stout Modern Black & Tan, Widmer Brrr New Belgium Accumulation and 10 Barrel Pray for Snow. Cocktails include an Irish Mule, Irish Old Fashioned and Baileys Irishman.
Vesta – Barrel-aged Diamondback, with Woody Creek Rye combined with Laird’s applejack apple brandy, green chartreuse, and dashes of angostura and orange bitters to round out the flavors and result in a decidedly untraditional Irish cocktail.
The Inverness Hotel & Conference Center – Lucky Charm cocktail with Jameson, Crème de Menthe, Half & Half, and a splash of soda.
Take the celebrating home with our recipes for St. Patrick’s-themed cocktails, here.