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Famed Steakhouse at The Ritz-Carlton, Denver Scores Extra Points With A New Beverage Program

DENVER, Colo. – September 28, 2016  ELWAY’S at The Ritz-Carlton, Denver, the downtown outpost of John Elway’s signature steakhouses, is proud to introduce a fresh take on its eight-year old bar program. Sommelier Kellan Andreakos lead the charge, adopting only draught beers from breweries within walking distance, as well as creating a well spirits programs using solely Colorado liquors.  In addition, he and each bartender crafted and submitted their very own cocktail, now featured on the bar menu.

Colorado Craft Beers on –Tap, and in Walking Distance:

Denver Beer Co. “Graham Cracker Porter”
Prost Brewing “Altbier” 
Ratio Beerworks  “Antidote”, American IPA
Good River Beer Company
 “American”, Pilsner
(bonus points as they donate a portion of proceeds to river conservation)

Other Local Brews in Bottles, Cans & Bombers:

Stem Ciders “Branch & Bramble” Raspberry Infused Cider
Stem Ciders
“Le Chêne” Zinfandel Barrel-Aged Cider
Station 26 Brewing Co.
“Colorado Cream” Gluten-Removed Cream Ale
River North Brewery
“White” Belgian Style-Witbier
Bristol Brewing
“Beehive Honey Wheat” American Wheat
Oskar Blues
“Mama’s Little Yella Pilsner” Czech Pilsener
Funkwerks
“Saison Belgian Style Ale” Belgian Ale
Avery Brewing Co.
“India Pale Ale” American IPA
Ska Brewing Co
. “Modus Hopperandi” American IPA
New Belgium Brewing
“Fat Tire” American Amber Ale
Crazy Mountain Brewery
“Lawyers, Guns & Money” American Barleywine
Odell Brewing Co.
“90 Shilling Ale” Scottish Ale
Left Hand Brewing Company “Milk Stout Nitro” American Stout
Paradox Beer Company “Skully Barrel 34” American Wild Ale
Funkwerks
“Amarillo” Single Hopped Imperial Saison
Stone Brewing “Arrogant Bastard Ale” Strong Ale

Colorado Well Spirits:

Leopold Bros. “Silver Tree Vodka”
Leopold Bros. “Small Batch Gin”
Leopold Bros. “Small Batch American Whiskey”
State 38 Distilling “Peated Whiskey” (Scotch)
State 38 Distilling “Agave Blanco” (Tequila)
Mile High Spirits “Peg Leg Rum”

Bartenders’ Own Signature Cocktails:

Belvedere Blackberry Smash Belvedere vodka, blackberry compote, cranberry juice, ginger ale
(by Bartender Terry Sullivan)

Orange Crush #2 Silver Tree vodka, Leopold Bros. orange liqueur, Cocktailpunk smoked orange bitters, blood orange San Pellegrino
(By Sommelier Kellan Andreakos)

Maita'i Bacardi light rum, Myers dark rum, orange juice pineapple juice, hose-rockin' falernum,
(By Bartender Josh Rock)

Puerto Rican en Manhattan Ron Zacapa 23 solera rum, Dolin sweet vermouth, Luxardo, Angostura bitters, lime juice
(By Bartender Daniel Rodriguez)

White Negroni Leopold Bros. small batch gin, Suze, Dolin bianco vermouth;
(By Bartender Taylor Violette)

Larimer Square Templeton Rye, Dolin rouge, Delord Bas Armagnac Napoleon, Peychaud's & Angostura bitters
(By Bartender Amber Horton)

Patrons of ELWAY’S Downtown receive complimentary valet parking. For reservations or private dining inquiries, please dial 303.312.3107 or visit www.elways.com/downtown.