Christmas in Aspen; Things to Do & See

Picture that winter snow globe you would eagerly shake as a kid. It likely had a skating pond and snowy bridges covering ice cold streams. Towering mountains stood sentry over a quaint town with twinkling lights, and colorful ribbons and decorations hung from the street’s lamp posts while couples stood underneath them kissing in the… Read more

The Best Après-Ski Cocktails in Aspen

Nothing beats a fireside cocktail after hours of skiing. The ability to dress down and warm up with your fellow travelers is as much of the Aspen Experience as the mountain itself. Aspen has countless après-ski bars and lounges, suitable for all preferences, but beyond the atmosphere, there are a handful of handcrafted cocktails made… Read more

UNCORKED & UNPLUGGED

Master Sommelier is more than just a title; it’s a badge of honor, and to earn it you need to be a wine expert in mind, body, and spirit – an achievement measured by passing one of the world’s most difficult exams. For those who pass, admittance is gained into a club with fewer than… Read more

Vote for Ajax Tavern in USA Today’s 10Best Survey!

USA Today has nominated The Little Nell in its 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest! Their expert panel selected Ajax Tavern as a contender for Best Après-Ski Bar. When we think of après-ski at Ajax Tavern, we think ski-in/ski-out, truffle fries, mussels, rose wine, cozy banquette seating inside and a sun-soaked patio outside, Clicquot in the… Read more

Dom Perignon Lounge – Debuting December 2015

This winter season at element 47 is shaping into its most elegant to date. We’re thrilled to unveil our new Dom Perignon Lounge at element 47, which will debut over the holidays and remain in place throughout ski season. Aspen’s most chic après-ski setting will be branded with Dom Perignon’s signature black and gold palette,… Read more

Iron Bartender… the battle continues

Iron Bartender is back! Each Sunday night from 5:30-6:30 we’re pitting Aspen’s best bartenders in a head-to-head competition in the Terrace Bar. The winner will receive a trip to “Tales of The Cocktail” in New Orleans to party with some of America’s greatest cocktail creators. This Sunday, it’s Strider from the J-bar and Kayla from Jimmy’s…. Read more

Colorado Cocktails

With the opening of Element 47 next week, we’re finalizing all of our menus, training our servers, quizzing our bartenders and generally buzzing with excitement. One of the things we are most excited about at Element 47 is our Colorado Cocktail list. All of our cocktails will feature Colorado’s artisanal distilleries, such as Caprock Gin… Read more