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First Look: The Bar at Echo Spirits

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On Saturday, December 5, Echo Spirits Distilling officially opened up their bar to the public at 985 W. Sixth Ave. Dubbed “The Bar at Echo Spirits,” the space offers the local distillery a place to showcase cocktails made with their signature products, which they began selling earlier this year.

Echo Spirits was conceived by owners Nikhil Sharoff and Joe Bidinger with a unique product focus. The current lineup includes Rum, Rye Whiskey and Genever — the latter being an older cousin of Gin.

“Genever, I think, is by far the most complicated spirit to make, and, yes, we knew that getting into it, but we still decided to do it and I don’t know why other than it’s fun,” Bidinger told CU Associate Editor Susan Post during an interview in November.

The Bar at Echo Spirits features several COVID precautions including touch-free menus and outdoor seating with heat lamps, but for those who want to stay even safer, the bar has both to-go cocktails as well as an attached retail store for grabbing a bottle to drink in the comfort and safety of your own home.

For more info, visit www.echospirits.com.

All photos by Walker Evans.

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