West End Tavern

Boulder’s West End Tavern delivers big, bold flavors on BBQ & Bourbon

Spring is here and beer and bourbon are flowing at The West End Tavern, a great place to start if you’re looking for a stiff drink and a piece of meat in Boulder. With 25 taps and 75 whiskeys on the menu, ordering can be a bit overwhelming. Luckily for you, we’re here to walk you […]

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Jul-IPA Fest: Recap & Highlights

On Saturday, July 11, hop lovers headed to The Millennium Harvest House in Boulder for Jul-IPA Festival. The hotel, in conjunction with The West End Tavern, hosted over 35 breweries, each pouring samples of its finest IPAs. While the festival is in its seventh year, this was the first one I had attended. I am a big […]

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Seventh Annual Jul-IPA Festival

This Saturday, July 11th is the 7th Annual Jul-IPA Festival, presented by The West End Tavern in Boulder. The event will be held at the outdoor pavilion of the Millennium Harvest House Hotel from noon-4 p.m. This year’s festival will host over 35 breweries, mostly local but with some well-known out-of-state breweries too, such as Dogfish Head, Firestone Walker, […]

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Scotch me up, Beamie!

Is there a season for scotch drinking?  Should there be?  Maybe a national holiday, called, oh, I don’t know…National Scotch Drinking Day?  Maybe just simply “Scotchy Scotch Days.”  If there were such a celebration, the fest known as Scotch & Wild Game, held on April 28th, at the West End Tavern (Pearl, between 9th and […]

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Dave Query, Big Red F & the Restaurants That Make Your Mouth Water

Dave Query has several theories on the meaningless need for raccoons in this world and the obscene challenges of not drinking a delicious Top Rope beer with cereal in the morning. If he were only allowed 5 spices/herbs in his kitchen, he would choose fresh basil, fresh bay leaves, hot curry, New Mexican red chile […]

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Bourbon for Breakfast

Video Recipe: Tangled up in Bloom “Do you want to drink this?” It’s 9:45am on a Thursday morning, I have a dentist appointment in 15 minutes, and Caroline Johnson (the Bar Manager at West End Tavern) is offering me a bourbon drink she calls “Tangled up in Bloom”.  Mmmmmm…bourbon for breakfast. The new Wheaties. And […]

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