With the onset of spring, men everywhere turn their attention to the institution built on making clever passes, picking up rebounds, and draining shots -- and occasionally while at those bars, they also watch college basketball (hey-o!). Now combine your love for both, with Thrillist's Bar Madness.
Throw your weight behind your favorite watering hole in Thrillist's Bar Madness, a bracket-based competition to root out the best sports bar in Denver and the country, and in the process, win you a $2,011 AMEX gift card, but not a 2012 gift card, as we'd never ask you to endure 90min of Cusack. Here's how it works: a nominating round pits twelve Denver sports bars against each other, with the top two going on to represent the Mile High City against fifteen inferior ones, until on March 31st, one joint is officially named the nation's best bar, finally putting Epstein's stupid virus in its place.
Among the Denver bars battling it out are LoDo's Big Game with its focus on sustainable (and rad!) eats, Jackson's and its 65 HD sets, and Sobo 151's killer Czech food & Pac-Man, which's also the name of a hard-hitting player who doesn't worry about making passes.