Craft Beer

6:12am

Fri May 17, 2013
Craft Beer Week

Three Designers On Their Art Of Beer (Labels)

Crooked Stave's Vieille Saison, 'Art in the bottle, art on the bottle' carries to packaging too - seen in the background
Jim Hill KUNC

You're standing in front of a beer cooler staring at a sea of crafty looking labels. Like a puppy at the pound, each is designed to catch your eye and to get you to take them home.

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12:54pm

Thu May 16, 2013
Craft Beer Week

Udall Brings BEER Act Back For Another Round

Beer on display at Vail's Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival.
Jim Hill KUNC

4:00am

Thu May 16, 2013
Craft Beer Week

Craft Crazy Colorado Looks To A New Obsession: Sour Beers

A view from the bar in the taproom at Crooked Stave Artisanal Beer Project
Jim Hill KUNC

One of the country’s fastest growing beer types is defying traditional ideas of taste. Ranging from tart and sweet to strongly acidic, lovers of sours—called “sour heads”—are driving up demand for the brews.

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6:19am

Wed May 15, 2013
Craft Beer Week

Banking On Local Orchards, Colorado Ciders Hope History Repeats

The Colorado Cider Company of Denver, makes hard cider from Colorado apples. It also produces perry, made from pears.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

4:00am

Tue May 14, 2013
Craft Beer Week

Brewing A Beer That's Colorado Through And Through

The Colorado Malting Company almost happened by accident. Owner Jason Cody started experimenting with malt and then gave it away to local breweries. When word got out about his new business, he decided to expand
Luke Runyon KUNC

How does a new craft brewer stand apart from the pack? A few have hitched their brewery onto the local food bandwagon. Sourcing the ingredients that form beer’s DNA straight from the fields around them.

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