Oskar Blues http://www.kunc.org en Big Breweries Move Into Small Beer Town — And Business Is Hopping http://www.kunc.org/post/big-breweries-move-small-beer-town-and-business-hopping With more breweries <a href="http://www.exploreasheville.com/foodtopia/beer-breweries/" target="_blank">per capita</a> than any U.S. city, Asheville, N.C., has become a sort of Napa Valley of beer. Wed, 28 May 2014 17:06:00 +0000 57086 at http://www.kunc.org Big Breweries Move Into Small Beer Town — And Business Is Hopping To Grow A Craft Beer Business, The Secret's In The Water http://www.kunc.org/post/grow-craft-beer-business-secrets-water It's a good time to be a craft brewer, as Americans are thirsty for full-flavored and local beers. But when small breweries grow, they can also risk losing some of the "craftiness" their fans love. And when they expand, many brewers have to rewrite their recipes — starting with the water.<p>As we've <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/05/17/152958268/u-s-craft-beer-brewers-thrive-despite-small-share-of-the-market">reported</a> before, there are now about 2,000 breweries in ­the United States — the most ­­­since the late 1800s. Sat, 09 Jun 2012 14:13:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 28626 at http://www.kunc.org To Grow A Craft Beer Business, The Secret's In The Water Oskar Blues Hopes to Brew Success on the East Coast http://www.kunc.org/post/oskar-blues-hopes-brew-success-east-coast <p>We&rsquo;re just a few days into May, but it&rsquo;s already shaping up to be a busy month for Colorado craft beer. Last week Longmont-based <a href="http://www.oskarblues.com/" target="_blank">Oskar Blues</a> announced that it would be opening its first facility outside Colorado, with plans to open a new location in <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=brevard,+nc&amp;hl=en&amp;hnear=Brevard,+Transylvania,+North+Carolina&amp;gl=us&amp;t=h&amp;z=12" target="_blank">Brevard</a>, North Carolina. Tue, 08 May 2012 16:29:43 +0000 Erin OToole 26931 at http://www.kunc.org Oskar Blues Hopes to Brew Success on the East Coast