Before you buy a home in Denver’s River North, you will likely want to sip and sample from the top 5 bars in RiNo. Whether you are a craft beer aficionado or a wine connoisseur, you can find the hippest bars in The Mile High City within walking distance to your potential new residence in the River North Art District. Artists and architects in recent years transformed RiNo from an industrial landscape to a trendy neighborhood that has become a major night-life and dining hub.
River North Brewery
Just two blocks north of Coors Field, River North Brewery focuses on Belgian brews and American brews with a Belgian twist. Denver’s favorite food trucks visit River North Brewery, 2401 Blake St., No. 1, Wednesday through Sunday.
For more information on River North Brewery, call (303) 296-2617
Jake’s Food & Spirits
Jake’s Food & Spirits, 3800 Walnut St., features happy hour and late night entertaining and dining. Many customers walk to Jake’s from Coors Field, which is about a mile-and-a-half away. Menu items include fried pickles, lettuce wraps, salads, wings and burgers. Unusual items include the cookie dough egg rolls and burger with whiskey sauce.
For more information on Jake’s Food & Spirits, call (303) 295-3800
Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery
A public tasting room called “the Wine Lab” is a major draw of the Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery, 3200 Larimer St. The winery is known for its experimental canned wines that proved a hit with wine lovers. The winery sells wine made in Denver.
For more information on Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery, call (303) 736-8376
Black Shirt Brewing Co.
Black Shirt Brewing Co., 3719 Walnut St., is on many people’s list for the top micro breweries. A brewing company founded by brothers Chad and Branden Miller and Chad’s wife Carissa, they make small batches by hand. Their beers include coffee beer. They even accept Bitcoin.
For more information on the Black Shirt Brewing Co., call (303) 993-2799
The Source, 3350 Brighton Blvd., is a historic 1880s ironworks building that reminds customers they are in RiNo. The Source features a brewery as well as European-style artisan food, cheese shop, coffee roaster, butcher, cocktail bar and design store.
For more information on The Source, call (720) 443-1135