World of Beer will open its second Colorado location in Belmar
World of Beer Belmar Facebook page
World of Beer, the Florida-based bar chain that focuses on craft beer, will open is second Denver-area location on August 12 in Belmar, at 7260 West Alaska Drive. The company unveiled its first spot, in the City Set development in Glendale, last May, and plans to open several more locations in Colorado over the next year or so.
"This is one of the meccas for craft beer in the country, if not the mecca for it," says Neill Boyd, who moved from Tampa Bay to Denver in February to become the general manager of World of Beer Belmar. "It was a great opportunity to be a part of it."
The 2,500-square-foot location will feature a 1,000-square-foot patio along with fifty rotating taps and 500 bottles, all of them U.S. craft beers or imports.
"There aren't a lot of craft beer options in Lakewood or Belmar even," Boyd says. "We will carry a little bit of everything. That keeps everybody happy."
Each World of Beer location - and there are 45 in several states -- chooses its own selection, and Boyd says the beers depend on what people in the area want to drink. "Each community is unique, so we kind of knock it out location by location."
World of Beer Belmar will hold a soft opening on August 12 involving a Facebook party. There will also be live music and a loyalty night that week. Check out the bar's Facebook page for more information and details. The opening night beer list is below:
Avery White Rascal Boulder Obovoid Boulder Kinda Blue Breckenridge Regal Imperial Pilsner Breckenridge Vanilla Porter Breckenridge Agave Wheat Oskar Blues Gubna Oskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale Oskar Blues Old Chub Nitro New Belgium Fat Tire Odell IPA Odell Cutthroat Porter Odell 90 Shilling Great Divide Old Ruffian Great Divide Nomad Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro Left Hand Sawtooth Nitro Twisted Pine Hoppy Boy Twisted Pine Hoppy Knight Twisted Pine Raspberry Wheat Ska Decadent Ska Modus Hoperandi Prost Weissbier Dry Dock Paragon(Apricot Blonde) Dry Dock Amber Wynkoop Silverback Wynkoop Uber Lager Fort Collins Hoptitude Renegade Absconder Elevation IPA Funkwerks Saison Tommyknocker Hop Strike St. Louis Framboise Delirium Tremens Chimay Cinq Cents(White) St. Bernadus ABT 12 Wittekerke Angry Orchard Apple Crisp Spaten Dunkel Dogfish Head Midas Touch Young's Double Chocolate Stout Lost Abbey Lost and Found Abita Turbo Dog Woodchuck Pear Reissdorf Kolsch Deschutes Chain Breaker Firestone Walker Double Jack Unibroue Ephemere Samuel Adam's Double Agent IPL Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
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