Photos

Photos: Denver Was in High Spirits for DSTILL

Denver was in high spirits last week as DSTILL featured a week of boozy events, culminating in Thursday's Showcase, where distillers from thirteen states gathered to pour samples. More than 25 Colorado distilleries were represented, including Leopold Brothers, named the American Distilling Institute's distiller of the year. Some of the regions top mixologists were shaking and stirring craft cocktails to pair with food from several Denver restaurants and chocolatiers. Photographer Ken Hamblin was on hand to capture the spirited event. See our complete slideshow for more photos.









KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Mark Antonation is the former Westword Food & Drink Editor. In 2018, he was named Outstanding Media Professional by the Colorado Restaurant Association; he's now with the Colorado Restaurant Foundation.
Contact: Mark Antonation