For those who are looking for refreshment in Denver after dark (or for that matter during Denver’s many days of annual sunshine) the bar scene in the Mile High City is one that is extremely vibrant and can in fact rival that of any large city in the United States. For those who are keen to wet their whistle here are some great watering spots that will reward exploration.

For those who want the authentic dive bar experience – but also want to enjoy great levels of serve then some time spent at PS Lounge. The free shot on arrival for men and the rose for the ladies does much to add to the attraction. Strong drinks and a jukebox laden with classics are only two of the reasons why this destination remains a firm favorite with both locals and visitors to the Mile High City.

For those in search of the perfect cocktail the Cruise Room should be high on the list of bars to visit. Their Martini for instance is utter perfection. This bar has stood the test of time – it opened the day after Prohibition ended and has been going strong ever since. The art deco decor and classic feel transport those who stop by to a bygone, speakeasy era. It is a drinking establishment that simply oozes class.

If you love the idea of a cheese and wine pairing the Truffle table is the perfect destination to enjoy a great evening. The extensive wine list is a joy and will always feature some seasonal favorites. The best way to approach the varied cheese offerings is without doubt to start of with a selection that is suggested by the knowledgeable wait staff. A side of the homemade pickled vegetables is also highly recommended.

Don’s Club Tavern is the place for those who want to experience the dive bar ambiance, enjoy cheap drinks and meet some of the wonderful local characters who make this such a great place to simply lick back and relax. food is supplied via a huge number of vending machines that will provide anything from frozen burgers that can be microwaved at the bar to that can of spam that you have been caving.

For those who want to delve more deeply into the craft beer scene in Colorado the Falling Rock Taphouse is the ideal location to spend a few hours with the suds. Both local and international beers are avail;able and the selection is fantastic.

If you are in Denver and in search of good times then one of the bars in this friendly city will have just what you need.