Category Archives: Cocktails

What Are Your Favorite Denver Bars on Friday Night?

Denver bars on Friday nightYou’ve had a long week and you’re looking forward to unwinding with friends at your favorite Denver bars on Friday night.  Where do you like to go for a few well-deserved cocktails?  Are you a fan of dive bars or do you prefer to frequent the hip and trendy spots in town?  Do you have a favorite haunt where they know your name and drink?  Or do like to check out new places all the time?

Whatever it is that you’re looking for, we think that the Barrel Bar at The Nickel should make your list of favorite Denver bars on Friday night.  Or any night of the week, for that matter.  We offer Social Hour every day from 4 until 6 p.m.  Come and enjoy some great specials on cocktails and small bites.  Our convenient location inside the Hotel Teatro makes us a great meeting spot for those who live or work in the downtown Denver area.

Even if you can’t make it to Social Hour, the Barrel Bar is always a great spot to relax with a cocktail, either solo or with friends.  We’re known for our inventive menu of barrel aged cocktails.  Our talented bartenders come up with unique creations and age them in oak barrels on-site.  This extra step really develops the flavor and character of the cocktail.  Our full restaurant menu is available in the bar so you can relax with dinner or perhaps build your own charcuterie board.  Visit us soon and we know you’ll add us to your list of favorite Denver bars on Friday night.


The Best Denver Bars for Barrel-Aged Cocktails

Barrel-aged cocktails have become a big trend in recent years and you can find them at many of the best Denver bars, including The Nickel.  If you’ve never enjoyed this unique style of cocktail, please join us soon and see what all the buzz is about! The practice of aging alcoholic beverages to develop their… Continue Reading

Good Places to Eat and Drink Locally

Luckily for the restaurant industry, people are always looking for good places to eat and drink locally.  But that doesn’t just mean they want to eat nearby.  When we say locally, we also mean eating food that is made with locally sourced ingredients, which is what we’re passionate about at The Nickel. Locally sourced ingredients… Continue Reading

Tipsy History: The Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary is a classic cocktail that people have been enjoying in the morning, or even all day, for decades.  The spicy, hearty concoction is the perfect accompaniment to brunch and is also popular as the “hair of the dog” after a night of indulging. Like so many classic drinks and dishes, the exact… Continue Reading