World of Beer opens in Glendale's City Set with sixty brews on tap

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World of Beer Cherry Creek Facebook page
World of Beer, a Tampa, Florida-based chain of beer-centric tap houses, opened its 37th location this week in the new City Set development in Glendale, behind the Hilton Garden Inn at the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Cherry Creek Drive.

The bar has sixty rotating taps (consisting primarily of craft beer) and also lays claim to 500 different beer bottles and cans; there are two entire coolers dedicated just to Colorado beers.

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World of Beer is located in a free-standing 2,850 square-foot building and boasts a 1,500-square-foot patio. It doesn't serve food.

Tonight, as part of Colorado Craft Beer Week, World of Beer will pour a surprise firkin from Oskar Blues, along with Ellegance Lady Beer, a Wynkoop Brewing-based collaboration between eight women who work in the brewing industry in Colorado.

World of Beer was founded in 2007 and each location features live music Thursdays through Saturdays as well as plent of TVs for watching sports. Weekly promotions in Denver include: Service Industry Night on Mondays; Loyalty Night on Tuesdays; WOB University Nights on Wednesdays, Ladies' Night on Thursdays.

City Set, located along the Cherry Creek behind the Hilton, will eventually include a second hotel, along with a Jax Fish House, an Udi's and a Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria.


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World of Beer Cherry Creek

660 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO

Category: Music

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tada
tada

How does this place compare to Yard House?  It seems like fewer beers on tap, more bottles for WoB.

avs1cup
avs1cup

There is waaaaaaaay too much stuff crammed into this new development.  Cherry Creek Drive and Exposition Avenue cannot handle the amount of traffic now that City Set is open.  It's already bad over there with the new King Soopers and Sam's #3 nearby, and this will make the whole area a disaster.

Sarah Gore
Sarah Gore

Lots of great beer, but no food. ;(

Mantonat
Mantonat topcommenter

@avs1cupGod, you really put the "waaaaaa" into that whine about traffic. Seems like any time a new place opens up, one of the first comments is about traffic or parking.

RustyShackleford
RustyShackleford

@avs1cup Not only that, but that entire development should have been built further south, adjacent to the RTD light-rail stop.

ScubaSteve
ScubaSteve topcommenter

@RustyShackleford 

Which light rail stop?  There's no space available adjacent to any light rail stops south of Glendale that already isn't already spoken for.

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