World of Beer, a Tampa, Florida-based chain of beer-centric tap houses, opened its 37th location this week in the new City Set development in Glendale, behind the Hilton Garden Inn at the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Cherry Creek Drive.
The bar has sixty rotating taps (consisting primarily of craft beer) and also lays claim to 500 different beer bottles and cans; there are two entire coolers dedicated just to Colorado beers.
World of Beer is located in a free-standing 2,850 square-foot building and boasts a 1,500-square-foot patio. It doesn't serve food.
Tonight, as part of Colorado Craft Beer Week, World of Beer will pour a surprise firkin from Oskar Blues, along with Ellegance Lady Beer, a Wynkoop Brewing-based collaboration between eight women who work in the brewing industry in Colorado.
World of Beer was founded in 2007 and each location features live music Thursdays through Saturdays as well as plent of TVs for watching sports. Weekly promotions in Denver include: Service Industry Night on Mondays; Loyalty Night on Tuesdays; WOB University Nights on Wednesdays, Ladies' Night on Thursdays.
City Set, located along the Cherry Creek behind the Hilton, will eventually include a second hotel, along with a Jax Fish House, an Udi's and a Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria.
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