Miracle, Sippin’ Santa and more

The holidays are officially here and what better way to make your spirits bright than by sipping festive beverages at a themed pop-up bar?

In recent years, a growing number of bars have gone the way of Clark Griswold, decking the halls with an almost unfathomable number of holiday lights, endless strands of garland and ornaments that glitter. All the while the bartender shakes and stirs up a plethora of seasonal beverages — both hot and cold — for revelers looking to indulge on holiday cheer.

There are now so many in and around Denver, we broke this year’s down by theme. Here’s where to drink and be merry, whether you’re looking for classic Christmas vibes, a winter getaway or a holiday haunting that would give Scrooge nightmares.

Quintessentially Christmas

miracle, perhaps the best-known holiday pop-up bar, returns to Colorado this season with five locations along the Front Range. Staff at the Terminal Bar at Union Station (1701 Wynkoop St., Denver), The Eddy Taproom & Hotel (1640 8th St., Golden), Rouge Wine Bar & Patio (7939 E Arapahoe Rd., Suite 190, Greenwood Village), Cousin Pat’s Pub & Grill (451 S St. Vrain Ave., Estes Park), and /pôr/ Wine House (701 Main St., Louisville) have decked the halls and stocked the bar for all your holiday needs. In addition to buying festive libations, like the Christmas policy and Snowball Old-Fashioned, guests can purchase thematic glassware they come in. Trust us, these shot-sized Santa mugs are the gifts that keep on

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