Charlie Papazian, a founder and former leader of the Brewers Association, speaks from the stage at the 2018 Great American Beer Festival in Denver. (John Frank, The Colorado Sun)

A Colorado icon and father of craft beer steps away. Here are Charlie Papazian’s parting words.

The 70-year-old founded the American Homebrewers Association and an organization that would later become the Colorado-based Brewers Association

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After nearly a half-century of pasta, historic Denver landmark will serve up … miniature golf

There’s plenty of backstory to how the space that once housed the Old Spaghetti Factory will become an artsy place to putter around