DSTILL programs feature signature tasting events, craft cocktails, pop-up bars and educational workshops, all highlighting top distillers and bartenders from across the country. Check out the happenings below, mix and match, shake and stir. See you there!
Tuesday, April 14 | 8:00pm‐12:00am | The Bluebird Theatre
An exclusive DSTILL show featuring one of Colorado’s top roots artists today,
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats with special guest paper Bird
The DSTILL ROCKS concert is a not to be missed experience ‐‐ a private show bringing together two true American craft spirits, musicians and distillers. All happening at one of Denver’s most intimate venues on one of America’s most iconic roadways, Colfax Avenue.
Get in on the two biggest events of DSTILL with the AMERICAN SPIRIT PACKAGE. This package includes DSTILL ROCKS CONCERT & THE SHOWCASE, the favorite event of DSTILL featuring 50 American Distillers, music, food, and more!
Tuesday, April 14 | 12:00‐1:30PM | Rino Yacht Club inside the Source
Amanda Faison, Food Editor of 5280 Magazine, explores the rising influence of women distillers, bartenders and chefs. She’s joined by panelists:
Renee Newton, full time distiller, Montanya Distillers
Rayme Rossello, founder/owner, Comida
Elizabeth Serage, full time distiller, Peach Street Distillers
Shae Whitney, founder, DRAM Apothecary
Mary Allison Wright, Colorado Bartenders Guild
This is a free DSTILL discussion.
Wednesday, April 15 | 8:00‐10:00pm |Ste. Ellie
An educational workshop with small‐batch whiskey makers. Whiskey fans are in for a treat. Learn from a panel of top distillers of American craft whiskeys. Includes whiskey tastings and light bites.
Tickets for this event are no longer available. But the Ste. Ellie bar remains open to the public all evening. Come on down and join us for whiskey-fueled conversations that are sure to follow the event.
Rory Donovan - Peach Street Distillers
Len Eckstein - Deerhammer Distilling Company
Paul Hlteko - Few Spirits
Todd Leopold - Leopold Brothers
Michael Myers - Distillery 291
Jake Norris - A.D. Laws Whiskey
Thursday, April 16 | 7:00‐10:00pm | McNichols Civic Center Building
DSTILL brings together craft spirit producers from across the country for this signature tasting event. Both industry and consumers have the opportunity to sample spirits from America’s top artisan distillers and sample an array of handcrafted cocktails prepared by the barmen and women of the Colorado Bartenders Guild. Private Industry Hour from 6:00‐7:00pm.
Culinary pairings from: Salt & Grinder, Old Major, Williams & Graham, Luca d'Italia, Colt & Gray, Osteria Marco, Stoic and Genuine, Work & Class, Glazed and Confuzed and Dead Dog Chocolate.
Enjoy more than THE SHOWCASE this year and get in on the American Spirit Package which gains you access to both THE SHOWCASE & DSTILL ROCKS CONCERT.
DSTILL ROCKS CONCERT & THE SHOWCASE
Show everyone your Craft Spirit! This package includes access to both the DSTILL ROCKS CONCERT & THE SHOWCASE. You know you're going to go to both. Golden Ticket specials to be announced.
DSTILL bar at Denver Union Station
In addition to the public events taking place during the week, DSTILL is hosting three invitation-only POP-UP BARS featuring complementary craft spirit and cocktail tastings. These private happy hours will be hosted at Denver Union Station’s Lower Level (underground) Gallery Bar from All pop-up Bars are sold out. Stay tuned for next year's festivities.