The Fort’s Drink Menu
Fur Trade Potables
Authentic concoctions from 170 years ago. Enjoy these unusual tastes of early America.
The 1840 Hailstorm Premiere Julep $15
The famed drink from Bent’s Fort: Your choice of well bourbon or scotch, sugar, mint and ice in a Mason jar.
Real Georgia Mint Julep $15
French brandy, peach brandy, ice, sugar and sprigs of mint served in a Mason jar.
Trade Whiskey $12
Historic old western fur trade recipe: fine bourbon deliciously flavored with red pepper, tobacco and black gun powder. Remarkably excellent in flavor. Served neat.
1732 Philadelphia Fish House Punch $14
Myer’s rum, peach brandy, brandy, sugar and lemon juice over ice.
Jim Bridger $15
A mysterious mix of 9 ingredients with rum. For those who like a citrusy, semi-sweet drink.
Last Roundup $18
Four premium rums and juices. Limit two, unless you’re riding a horse who knows his own way home.
Bear’s Blood $15
Tequila, pomegranate juice, lemon and lime.
Pomegranate Martini $18
Pama pomegranate liqueur, Absolut Citrus vodka, and a splash of cranberry juice.
Made from fresh lemon, lime, orange and apple. Then blended with red wine, a splash of brandy and served in a Mason jar.
White Ginger Sangria $16
Made from fresh lemon, lime, orange and apple. Blended with white wine, a splash of Canton Liqueur and served in a mason jar.
William Bents’ “Kick” to the Moscow Mule
A harmonious blend of Colorado Vodka, Canton Ginger liqueur, lime, and Cock & Bull Ginger Beer.
With copper cup $37 / Refill with copper cup $14
Bear Hunters Tea $11
Hot tea served with a splash of Barenjager Honey liqueur.
Hot Chocolate & Peppermint Schnapps
Served over ice with a bottle of sparkling water and lime.
The Fort’s traditional recipe. 1/2 liter pitcher $24 / Glass $12
Jose Cuervo Gold, Triple Sec and freshly squeezed lime juice. 1/2 liter pitcher $24 / Glass $12
Made with scarlet prickly pear fruit – slush or on the rocks. 1/2 liter pitcher $24 / Glass $12
Agave Margarita $12
A delish blend of Blanco tequila, lime juice and sweetened with agave nectar. Refreshing, will tame the thirstiest of travelers.
Beers and Ales ~ Pints of Colorado Brews
Avery Brewing Co., IPA $6
Coors Light $6
Coors Original $6
New Belgium, Fat Tire Amber Ale $6
Blue Moon, Belgium White $6
Hot Chocolate $5
Big B’s Spiced Apple Cider $7
Served hot with cinnamon, allspice, cloves.
Prickly Pear Cooler (Colonche) $7
Colorado’s first non-alcoholic drink enjoyed at the South Platte River fur trade forts. Made of prickly pear syrup, fresh squeezed lemon and lime juice.
Fountain Soda $5
San Pelligrino (sparkling) or Fiji (still) water $7
Pilot’s Cocktail $7
You’ll fly safely with Peychaud bitters & sparkling water. Not sweet, but clean, cold and wet!
Henry Weinhard’s Root Beer $7
Cock ’N Bull Ginger Beer $5
Iced Tea $3
Bottles of Brews $5
Buckler – Holland (Non-Alcoholic)