Old Major salutes the summer with a new happy hour menu...and new hours

Old Major, which has been packing in fans since it opened almost six months ago, will introduce an extension of its hours today -- the better to accommodate a new summer happy hour. "Our new happy hour menu is much more food-driven," says Justin Brunson, executive chef, in announcing the switch. "We wanted guests to be able to sample our food and drinks at an affordable price point. Our cocktails, wines and beers complement our seasonal snack menu that we will now offer daily from 3 to 6 p.m." Keep reading for a preview of the selection.

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Oysters of the Day - $2/each Pork Fat French Fries - $4 Crab Sweet Corn Fritters - $7 Roasted Eggplant Spread - $5 Pork Cheeseburger - $6

Cocktails - $5

Country Club Cooler - Vodka, lemon, lemongrass, soda, orange flower water Mind Your Manners - Gin, watermelon, lime, sugar Always and Often - Bacardi, lime, sugar, Angostura bitters Mr. Jones - Tequila, grapefruit juice, lime, grapefruit soda (named after the fictional character in the Animal Farm, the book that inspired the name of the restaurant) Old Old Fashioned - Rye whiskey, sugar cube, Angostura bitters

Wines by the Glass - $6

Old Major wines from Infinite Monkey Theorem - White Blend, Rose, Red Blend Melon de Bourgogne Cot, Domaine de la Pepiere

Draft Beer - $4

Farmhouse - 8oz Pilsner - 16oz IPA - 16oz

Beer and a Shot - $7

Wild Turkey and Hamm's Hennepin and Olmeca Altos

The happy hour deals will be available daily from 3 to 6 p.m. Call the restaurant at 720-420-0622 for more information.

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