Craft Beer


Thu September 29, 2011
Great American Beer Fest

Brewers And Beer Lovers Tap Into Craft Beer Craze

Originally published on Thu September 29, 2011 9:15 am

Thousands of craft beer makers, distributors and just plain beer fans are descending on downtown Denver Thursday for the start of the annual Great American Beer Festival.

The event's 40,000 public tickets sold out in just a few days — an indication of how well this growing industry is doing even in a poor economy.

Nearly 150 small craft breweries have opened their doors in the U.S. this year, including Pateros Creek Brewing Co. in the craft beer mecca of Fort Collins, Colo.

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Mon September 26, 2011
Brewing Industry

Got Beer? Denver Offers Plenty of Chances During ‘Beer Fest’

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This week Colorado’s passion for craft brewing will be front and center in Denver. The city is hosting more than 70 special events—in addition to the Great American Beer Festival, which kicks off later this week.

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Fri September 2, 2011


Wed August 10, 2011
Brewing Industry

"Mountain Brew" Profiles Colorado's Breweries, Large and Small

courtesy of History

Colorado is home to a thriving culture of breweries – from large companies such as Molson-Coors in Golden, to small, homegrown operations like Dry Dock Brewing in Aurora. For two years,  journalist and beer enthusiast Ed Sealover, traveled the state visiting more than 100 breweries. He’s now released Mountain Brew: A Guide to Colorado’s Breweries. 

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Tue August 9, 2011

Craft Beer Sales Outpace Expectations

Brewers Assoc. director Paul Gatza stands in front of his Boulder office's new "tap room."
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Sales of craft-brewed beer continued to soar nationally and in Colorado in the first six months of this year, according to new figures released by the Boulder-based trade group, the Brewers Association.

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