Craft Beer http://www.kunc.org en Breweries Double Nationwide With The West Leading The Way http://www.kunc.org/post/breweries-double-nationwide-west-leading-way <p>If you’re a fan of craft beer, you’re not alone. Breweries nationwide have doubled between 2007 and 2012, with shipments of $28 billion. That marks a 33.6 percent growth in revenue within a five-year span. Colorado is one of a handful of states that have led the way.</p><p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 16:28:18 +0000 Dan Greenwood 58594 at http://www.kunc.org Breweries Double Nationwide With The West Leading The Way Colorado Craft Breweries Generated $826m http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-craft-breweries-generated-826m-report-finds <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kvnf/audio/2014/06/CO_Breweries_LP_051514_2.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A recent report finds Colorado has more than doubled its number of craft breweries since 2009.&#160;</span><p>The state’s craft brewery industry is doing well, according to the report by the&#160;<a href="http://www.colorado.edu/leeds/">University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business</a>.<p>The study, commissioned by the&#160;<a href="http://coloradobeer.org/">Colorado Brewers Guild</a>, found the state ranks third in the nation, just behind Calif Mon, 26 May 2014 12:09:24 +0000 Laura Palmisano 57000 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Craft Breweries Generated $826m Saving Water, The Key To Beer's Success http://www.kunc.org/post/saving-water-key-beers-success <p>With over 200 breweries and brewpubs, Colorado is one of top beer producers in the country. All that beer requires a lot of water. Brewers large and small are working to conserve the precious liquid that is crucial to creating the other precious liquid.</p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 13:33:46 +0000 Sam Fuqua 56205 at http://www.kunc.org Saving Water, The Key To Beer's Success Conference Highlights The Art - And Business - Of Craft Beer http://www.kunc.org/post/conference-highlights-art-and-business-craft-beer <p>Thousands of craft beer professionals from the U.S. and around the world are gathering in Denver this week for the annual <a href="http://www.craftbrewersconference.com/" target="_blank">Craft Brewer’s Conference</a>. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:56:51 +0000 Erin OToole 55275 at http://www.kunc.org Conference Highlights The Art - And Business - Of Craft Beer Federal Rule Could Dry Up Beer Brewer-Rancher Relationship http://www.kunc.org/post/federal-rule-could-dry-beer-brewer-rancher-relationship <p>Few people connect craft breweries with cattle feed. But passing along the spent grains from the brewing process, like barley and wheat, to livestock ranchers is a common practice. But that relationship could be in jeopardy.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:57:36 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 55122 at http://www.kunc.org Federal Rule Could Dry Up Beer Brewer-Rancher Relationship