Wurstküche Opens Outdoor Patio & Starts Serving Delicious, Hot Spiced Wine

I've posted on this blog before about Wurstküche's opening on Broadway & 20th and their amazing beer and sausages. The sausages are still just as delicious (my current favorite is the Sun Dried Tomato & Mozarella) — as is the beer (try the 10.5% La Trappe quadrupel). But my favorite part is the new additions:

Fireside Outdoor Patio & Hot Spiced Wine

It's the perfect weather for it. When there's a bit of chill in the air, there's nothing like curling up by the fire and drinking some hot spiced wine. So it's a good thing that Wurstküche has now opened it's outdoor (and rooftop) patio and started serving hot spiced wine! Here's us enjoying it:

outdoor patio at Wurstküche

I first discovered hot spiced wine when I was living in Germany, where they call it glühwein. It's what you drink to warm up in the winter — like when you're walking around the beautiful outdoor Christmas markets lit up with hundreds of little lights. (I admit, I have a bit of nostalgia associated with the drink.) Here in the U.S., you may have heard it called mulled wine, and I'm glad it's catching on. Basically, it's red wine (and usually also a bit of brandy — if you do it right), cooked with spices like cloves, cinnamon, orange peel, and whatever else you want.

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Colorado Bites is a food blog devoted to all the delicious food in Colorado, with a focus specifically on Denver. And it’s not just about the latest and greatest, although there’ll be plenty of that. I try to include the oldies-but-goodies, holes in the wall, and hidden gems. This blog is completely unbiased and uncensored — so pick up a glass of booze, grab some bacon, and read on. Here’s to eating with love and prejudice!