Brewers Association 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 As Craft Beer Starts Gushing, Its Essence Gets Watered Down http://www.kunc.org/post/craft-beer-starts-gushing-its-essence-gets-watered-down There was once a time when it was easy to throw around the term "craft beer" and know exactly what you were talking about. For decades, craft was the way to differentiate small, independently owned breweries – and the beer they make – from the brewing giants like Coors, Budweiser and Pabst Blue Ribbon.<p>But the line separating craft brewers from large multinational companies is growing blurrier. Fri, 09 May 2014 13:32:00 +0000 56324 at http://www.kunc.org As Craft Beer Starts Gushing, Its Essence Gets Watered Down 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 New Belgium, Left Hand Among Notables On 2013 Top 50 Craft Brewery List http://www.kunc.org/post/new-belgium-left-hand-among-notables-2013-top-50-craft-brewery-list <p>Boston Beer, Sierra Nevada and New Belgium continue to have a hold on the craft beer market. The Fort Collins icon sits at number 3 on the top 50 U.S. Craft Brewing Companies based on sales volume. It’s not just the brewers of Fat Tire, five other Colorado beer makers can be found on the Brewers Association’s annual list.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:03:55 +0000 Nathan Heffel 55058 at http://www.kunc.org New Belgium, Left Hand Among Notables On 2013 Top 50 Craft Brewery List