Denver's ten hippest bars, or ten biggest hipster bars. Hipsters.
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What exactly is a hipster? The term lost all of the weight it had around, oh, 2008. Today, a "hipster" qualifies you as a young person and not much else. The youthful connotation has also been muddied. The term "oldster" has now fallen under the hipster umbrella as well. Sorry, Alejandro Escovedo and Bob Schneider fans, you too are now hipsters, despite your age and graying goatees.
The rise of "hipster" in Google searches, 2004 to present.
Yes, the term has sailed onward and upward -- just look at these Google Insights for "hipster." Judging from its ubiquity, any bar or restaurant could likely be pegged as hipster -- mostly by people who are not hip, because those are the only people who use the term "hipster" with any seriousness. All of that said, here are the ten biggest hipster bars in Denver.