Denver has long been known for its craft beer and is the home to more breweries than any city in the United States – with the exception of Chicago. It is no wonder then, that the mile high city’s appreciation for quality handcrafted beverages has resulted in a juice boom with a growing demand for true, cold pressed juice.
A few weeks ago while traveling to Denver for a conference, I decided to take the opportunity to visit some of our juice bar customers and see what they were up to. As I started doing my research, I realized that the majority of the juice bars offering fresh, cold pressed juice in Denver are part of the Goodnature family! I made it my mission to visit as many of them as I could, including two new lifestyle brands that are opening very soon. Stay tuned for juice recipes from some of these awesome juice bars!
Read on for a tour of some of the best places in Denver to find real cold pressed juice or scroll down for the list.
The Juicing Tree
This is where it all began. The Juicing Tree was the first cold pressed juice bar to set up shop in Denver, opening in 2012. Fast forward seven years, The Juicing Tree is a solid fixture in Denver with two locations. Paul started The Juicing Tree with just a few Norwalk juicers and since then has added two Goodnature X-1s to keep up with the demand.
The thing that stood out to me more than everything else at The Juicing Tree is the extensive menu with its unique and flavorful juices. Paul credits his large variety of juice and juice ingredients on his need to ‘always be creating’ and perfecting recipes that can be consistently replicated. I was able to sample many of the juices and nut mylks, all of which tasted amazing, but my two favorites were “Jumpsuit” (Arugula, fennel, celery, granny smith, ginger and lime) and “Insalata” (kale, spinach, romaine, chard, celery, cilantro, cucumber, leek, jalapeno and lemon). Jumpsuit had a very distinct licorice flavor due to the fennel,