4

The 2Up arcade bar on East Colfax is now open for business, nerds

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Jourdan Adler, the owner of The 1Up, the hip arcade/bar in LoDo, now has a second outpost of his video game-centric bar in the former Pete's Monkey Bar space at 717 East Colfax. the 2Up. Last night, the 2Up -- complete with 35 games, eight pinball machines and three skee-ball lanes -- had a soft opening.

So, can you still order a 40-ounce at the 2Up, like you can at the 1Up? Read on to find out.

As for the libations, the 2Up will offer popular local craft beers such as Left Hand, Ska and Breckenridge, among others, in addition to the Coors Lights and Stellas. The current lineup includes Nitro IPA, Bristol Laughing Lab, Bristol Mass Transit, Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, Great Divide Rumble, Dry Dock Hefe, Ska Pinstripe, Avery White Rascal, Stella, Breckenridge Fantastic Pour, Dale's Pale Ale and Coors Light.

The bar will not feature the 40-ounce bottles so popular at the 1Up, Adler says, but it will have Mickey's malt liquor "grenades" and Colt 45 cans. The rest of the can selection at the 2Up is almost the same as at the original location.

Can't get enough 2Up news? Of course you can't. Go over to Backbeat for more photos and the full story on the 2Up -- including video games and news on giant Jenga: Backbeat: A first look at 2Up on Colfax


Follow

Westword

's Beer Man on Twitter at @ColoBeerMan and on Facebook at Colo BeerMan

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.