Big idea: Colorado could extend to-go cocktails beyond coronavirus to make them the “law of the land”
A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to let restaurants sell to-go cocktails, beer and wine forever. Liquor stores want the brakes pumped.
Colorado lawmakers want to keep your to-go quarantinis flowing beyond the coronavirus crisis
But not everyone is toasting the bipartisan proposal, which would extend the policy allowing restaurants and bars to sell take-out beer, wine and mixed drinks for two more years
Colorado governor orders closure of restaurants, bars for at least 30 days to stem coronavirus spread
The order comes after Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and several mountain communities made the same decision just hours earlier to stem the spread of coronavirus
Which was worse: A Colorado man’s bachelor party hangover or the hangover from his ER bill?
Cameron Fischer’s case is a sobering illustration of America’s health care system
In Denver, a binge drinking capital, the sober curious movement is gaining popularity
Social groups with names like “Sober Not Boring” and “Sober AF” are seeking like-minded members tired of the drunk scene
Colorado researchers are getting mice drunk to study alcoholism and genetics in humans
There is no single “alcoholism gene,” but scientists hope more study will lead to better medications and treatment plans to curb alcohol abuse
Presidents’ affinities for foods reveal their humanity, but alcohol has proven a dicier deal throughout history
In "The President's Kitchen Cabinet," renowned food writer Adrian Miller explores the African Americans who fed First Families, but also how different administrations handled the fraught topic of temperance
What the new law on beer sales means for Colorado craft brewers
The state’s craft brewers are facing major decisions about their future and facing increased competition from out-of-state beer makers
The end of 3.2 beer in Colorado: What to know about the law taking effect Jan. 1, 2019
The largest grocers in Colorado plan to stock full-strength beer for the first time on New Year's Day, a change made possible by a sweeping overhaul of the state's Prohibition-era laws.
Nicolais: Former Broncos QB Chad Kelly isn’t an idiot, but he might be an addict
One in three Colorado suicide deaths followed binge drinking, study finds
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment study was the first to examine link between suicide and alcohol