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Are you going to be spending some time at the airport this holiday season? Rather than sitting around and getting frustrated with weather delays, take a load off by enjoying an adult beverage or two while you kill some time. The Denver International Airport has some great spots where you can relax before getting on that flight.

Colorado Sports Bar
B Gates, Near Gate B30
(303) 342-6831

Hours: Daily 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Colorado Sports Bar has many different types of local and imported beers as well as well drinks. There is a full bar as well as a full restaurant including tables. Do you want to spend some extra time reading a book or catching up on the news? It’s up to you, of course, and Colorado Sports Bar is the perfect laid-back place to get some work – or relaxing – done. Also, with “sports bar” in the name, you can expect to catch all of the big games during your wait.

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Boulder Beer Tap House
Jeppesen Terminal, West Side, Level 5
(303) 342-8326

Hours: Kitchen daily 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Bar daily 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Boulder Beer Tap House features Colorado’s own regular and seasonal beers. It also have TVs where you can watch some sports. If you are looking for some food to hold you over until you get home, be sure to check out Tap House’s traditional pub food. It’s the perfect place to have some simple food and drinks before heading to the family Thanksgiving dinner.

Lefty’s Mile High Bar & Grill
B Gates, Near Gate B48
(303) 342-7178

Hours: Kitchen daily 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Bar daily 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Lefty’s Mile High Bar & Grill is the perfect laid-back place to have a cold drink while waiting for your flight. There is a full restaurant with traditional pub fare, as well as a full bar. You can catch the latest news and sports on the big-screen TVs that are available or catch up on those emails. Located conveniently near the B gates, this makes for a much more comfortable waiting time than those crowded gate seating sections.

Lounge 5280 Wine Bar
B Gates, Mezzazine Level

Hours: Daily 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Lounge 5280 Wine Bar is the perfect choice if you are looking for an upscale and stylish bar to spend your time. It offers many different wines from around the world, any beer you can imagine and a list of signature cocktails. If looking for a little quiet time with a magazine or good book, this is the perfect place.

New Belgium Spoke
A Gates Commuter Facility, Near Gate A61
(303) 342-6868

Hours: Daily 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The New Belgium Spoke has a convenient full-service bar where you can find the drink you are craving. It’s the perfect one-stop shop because you can also pick up bakery items, sandwiches and snacks. New Belgium Spoke also sells books, magazines and essential travel items you might have forgotten at home.

Related: Guide To Denver International Airport

Michelle Humphrey is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found here.