Craft Beer

10:03am

Tue August 7, 2012
Craft Beer

Raise A Glass To Colorado's Favorite Business: Craft Beer Sales Are Up

Besty Weber Flickr - Creative Commons

Back in May, NPR's Bill Chappell wrote "It's a good time to brew beer in America." While most Coloradans can agree that anytime is a good time for a craft beer, business can be a little more finicky.

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5:03am

Tue July 24, 2012
Science

Molecular Profiles Point The Way To A Better Pint Of Beer

The bar area of New Belgium Brewery. New Belgium is working with Colorado State University to make sure barley breeding is done with flavor in mind.
Jessica McDonald KUNC

You don’t have to look too hard to find beer on the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins. But not all of it is at keggers. In the microbiology building, it’s a legitimate study subject.

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10:39am

Sun July 15, 2012
Arts & Culture

PHOTOS: Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews

If there is a giant inflatable pig, you know there is BBQ nearby.
Jim Hill KUNC

Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews was in downtown Loveland both Friday & Saturday. If you missed it, you missed not only the aforementioned three, but also a car show, an artisan marketplace and more.

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2:17pm

Fri July 13, 2012
Business

Udall Touts Craft Beer in Boulder

Boulder-based Avery Brewing Company co-founder Adam Avery gestures while giving Sen. Mark Udall a tour and a glimpse of expansion plans.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Touring Boulder’s popular Avery Brewing Company Friday, Sen. Mark Udall said Colorado’s craft beer industry is being buoyed by a favorable regulatory climate that’s leading to brewery expansions and job creation.

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8:13am

Sat June 9, 2012
The Salt

To Grow A Craft Beer Business, The Secret's In The Water

Originally published on Sat June 9, 2012 7:47 pm

Craft brewers are reaching markets far from their home breweries. In a Washington, D.C., store, beers from California, Colorado, Louisiana, Vermont, and elsewhere are for sale.
Bill Chappell NPR

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.

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