Dos Luces Brewery

Denver, CO

1236 S Broadway, Denver 80210, CO
For thousands of years, Chicha and Pulque were the two bright lights illuminating the way for brewers in the Americas. Brewed from gluten-free ingredients, corn and aguamiel, these beers are rich in flavor and deep with history. Little known in the US, Dos Luces looks to these traditions for inspiration and aims to explore the vast possibilities these truly American ingredients hold. Come join us and drink something old and new, complex and simple. Come follow the lights, come follow Dos Luces.
1236 S Broadway, Denver 80210, CO
Dos Luces Brewery, Bars, Interior Design
Dos Luces Brewery, Bars, Interior Design
Dos Luces Brewery, Bars, Interior Design
Dos Luces Brewery, Bars, Interior Design
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For thousands of years, Chicha and Pulque were the two bright lights illuminating the way for brewers in the Americas. Brewed from gluten-free ingredients, corn and aguamiel, these beers are rich in flavor and deep with history. Little known in the US, Dos Luces looks to these traditions for inspiration and aims to explore the vast possibilities these truly American ingredients hold. Come join us and drink something old and new, complex and simple. Come follow the lights, come follow Dos Luces.

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How does the design of your space (or an element of the design) impact the experiences people have there?

"We have two main areas of impact. First is our lighting ring, a custom designed and fabricated to emulate the radiating sun – the sun was the center of the ancient cultural mythologies – life-giving force. Jutting out from the ring is a series of string lights that create a visual impact that can be seen, day or night, even as you drive past on busy Broadway.The second area of impact is our murals, which the artist created to tell the story or Maize and maguey – and how these elements wove culture and community through growing, harvesting, and consuming. Taking up the majority of the North wall, these works of art feature bright colors and depictions of the spirituality and cultures of Pre-Columbian America, a perfect reflection of the drinks we serve."
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What is the interior design style of your space?

"The closest term might be earthy-industrial. The design is about conveying the purpose of Dos Luces - to create a place that imagines “what if” pre-Columbian cultures had been left to develop without colonial influence."
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What Custom/Original Element do your guests notice most often? What do they say about it?

"The mural paintings mentioned above are the most often commented on. Guests say that the murals really resonate and fit in with the overall design, and the question they ask most often is where they came from."
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What was the biggest source of inspiration?

"The design creates a contemporary community place that is inspired by the modern interpretation of ancient beverages and the cultures that created them. The design uses ancient stories of culture and community expressed through the organization, the lighting and the murals.Whether you choose to enter and relax in our Zócalo (or “Central Plaza”) or venture to our long communal Brewer’s table, we want you be a part of the Dos Luces community, and we want to be a part of yours."
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Who did you love working with on this space? Any memorable moments or unique craftsmen?

"Pirie and Associates, the architects who designed the space, were a joy to work with and truly understood the vision for the place. BUILT Construction brought great ideas to the table and provided great insight on practical designs."
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