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Local Bartending School of Colorado welcomes you!

Bartending in Colorado offers a compelling career choice for both newcomers and career changers, thanks to the state's vibrant drinking culture and unique opportunities. Statistics highlight the state's flourishing hospitality industry, with Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs emerging as hotspots for bartending. Colorado's rich history in brewing, underscored by its thriving craft beer scene, adds an exceptional flavor to the bartending experience.

Colorado's tipping culture tends to be generous, reflecting the appreciation for quality service. Engaging in regular events such as music festivals, ski competitions, or cultural gatherings provides bartenders with avenues to earn extra income, especially in areas like Aspen or Breckenridge, popular among tourists. The state's iconic cocktails, like the Colorado Bulldog or Rocky Mountain Martini, contribute to the diverse mix of beverages served.

Cities near the Rocky Mountains offer stunning landscapes, drawing tourists and creating additional earning opportunities for skilled bartenders. Overall, Colorado's blend of a rich drinking heritage, vibrant cities, special events, and tourism makes bartending an exciting and lucrative career path in the Centennial State.

LBS has 4339 of graduates working in the state of Colorado.

Number of LBS students working in COLORADO Bars: 4317

Average Friday night tips for LBS alumnus in COLORADO : $600

Get Certified in as Little as 7 days

    • Equipment: All equipment and learning materials will be provided. This includes a workbook, bartending tools, and drinks.
    • Location: We can come to your home or teach at one of our multiple locations in Colorado.

Legal Age Requirements:

    • Legal Learning Ages: 18 through 98 (Under 21 is permitted in Colorado)
    • Course Availability: Bartending 101, 201, and 301 Courses.

The Colorado Department of Revenue – Liquor Enforcement Division

    • Colorado is a dual licensing authority for the state's licensed retailers and special event permittees. Liquor licensing in Colorado requires retailers to first obtain license approval at the local government level.
    • For more details and how to get license or permit you may visit


    • A step-by-step Mastering Bartending Program includes a comprehensive workbook (takes you from beginner to advanced ). You will learn the art of crafting a wide range of cocktails, including local favorites like the Rocky Mountain High and the Denver Daisy, which are popular in the Denver, Colorado area. Additionally, our bartending school emphasizes the creation of unique cocktail menus tailored to Colorado's vibrant and diverse drinking culture, helping you stand out in the local scene.


Best bars in Colorado

Death & Co Denver
1280 25th St, Denver, CO 80205, United States
Ratings : 4.6
Williams & Graham
3160 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211, United States
Ratings : 4.7
530 E 19th Ave, Denver, CO 80203, United States
Ratings : 4.3
Room for Milly
1615 Platte St Suite 145, Denver, CO 80202, United States
Ratings : 4.4
Cruise Room
1600 17th St CO, Denver, CO 80202, United States
Ratings : 4.7

School Details :

Next bartending class in the center of Colorado is starting Tuesday July 23
In-personal bartending lessons are available 7 days a week, LBS students can choose the schedule!

Bartending School of Colorado was founded to help bartenders start a successful career. Our teachers are ready to teach 1-on-1 and customized lessons to all ages and abilities.

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LBS also offers Personalized bartending services for private parties, corporate events and weddings.

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  • Our Colorado Online Bartending Certification Course.
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