Apres Ski Cocktail Classic

This week on Mountain Edition:

Winter is coming…… don’t let these spring days fool you.

The city of Aspen has a new community development director — a veteran city employee.

The launch of a cooking school and a weekend of cocktails are keeping residents on their culinary toes.

And big news, there is road work in Glenwood Springs.

Matt Ferro

The Apres Ski Cocktail Classic just wrapped up its fourth year in Aspen this past weekend. The quick growth of this four-day festival has worked in union with Aspen’s booming mixology and bartending scene.

Woody Creek Whiskey Maker Gets In On A Growing Market

Mar 13, 2014
Marci Krivonen

The Apres’ Ski Cocktail Classic starts mixing in Snowmass on Thursday. This year whiskey will be playing a central role. The brown liquor is gaining popularity. Last year, sales of whiskey in the United States jumped 6 percent. More than 5 million cases of whiskeys were sold including Irish, blended, Single Malt Scotch and American. As Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports, one local whiskey-maker is jumping into the action.