Denver Happy Hour (January)

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Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby SurfNTurf » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:04 pm

I hope everyone's having a great holiday season, and I apologize for the somewhat-short notice.

WHAT: January Denver Happy Hour
WHEN: 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3
WHERE: Punch Bowl Social, 65 Broadway, Denver

This place is relatively new and we shouldn't have much trouble taking over the upstairs bar. It's not a brewery, but many local craft beers are on tap. There's also food, games and a small bowling alley. Punch Bowl is in the 1st/Broadway area, which we haven't visited, and there's a parking lot and free on-street parking after 6 p.m.

The venue is HUGE with many different rooms. Just ask at the door for the upstairs bar, which is more intimate and has both standing room and tables. The stairs are all the way in the back near the bowling alley.

Sadly, to my knowledge there is no cowboy-themed bar within walking distance.

EDIT: I was going to schedule this for Jan. 10 because of the proximity to NYE, but that conflicts with the Ouray Ice Festival.
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby BenfromtheEast » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:10 pm

I'm in. Shall we call it a streak? For my prize, I'd gladly take a replacement on that block of cheese you double-stole over another Beast Light.
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby jmc5040 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:20 pm

I will be there! Since it isn't a brewery maybe those who are trying to "drink less beer" can go the route of mixed drinks?
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby moon stalker » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:45 pm

Since it's winter, can't we swtich to Fridays? Or at least some other day of the week?
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby aliciaf » Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:01 pm

I'll be there!!
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby kushrocks » Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:42 pm

You should push it back a week to the 10th. A lot of people will still be out of town for the 3rd . . . . like myself for example.
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby 14erAddict » Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:30 pm

Thanks for not interfering with my Ice Fest plans ;)
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby SilverLynx » Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:39 pm

Not sure yet. I might be in Steamboat.
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby MtnChick » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:39 am

There is not near enough banter here...everyone feeling okay? #-o
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby wildlobo71 » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:09 pm

Everyone is up to their ears in snowflakes right now... this might be a sparse crowd.
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby ameristrat » Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:02 pm

I'll be there :mrgreen:
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Re: Denver Happy Hour (January)

Postby SurfNTurf » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:05 am

Bump because this is tomorrow.

There's not as much interest as usual, which is understandable given the short notice and proximity to NYE. Any thoughts from the peanut gallery about moving this to Jan. 10 (might conflict with the Ice Festival) or even Jan. 17 (right before MLK, Jr. Weekend)?

I'll make a decision by tonight, so send me a PM or post here if you want to weigh in. Thanks.
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