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.

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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.
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