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The new breweries at DIA combine to make the most unlikely beer crawl in Colorado

The Denver airport now boasts six breweries. Can you visit them all in one day and still make a flight? We tried to find out.

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To appeal to calorie-counting drinkers, Colorado’s craft brewers are taking new approaches

The trend toward low-calorie beers and hard seltzers is catching on in Colorado, in part because of the state’s active lifestyle

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Colorado’s forgotten beer boom 160 years ago shows parallels to today’s industry

The History Colorado Center’s “Beer Here!” exhibit offers a glimpse at the original beer movement in the state

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June is the best month for beer in Colorado. Follow this guide to find the good stuff.

A series of great Colorado beer festivals kicks off the summer months from Greeley to Buena Vista, and plenty of breweries in between

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What is a Brut IPA? An unlikely mashup of two different beer styles

The key to making the new IPA style is an enzyme called amyloglucosidase, which traces its origins to light domestic beer

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Armstrong: Congress should free Colorado’s brewers from onerous regulations

Opinion Columns

The first bill Jared Polis will sign into law involves beer

The legislation expected to clear the House on Wednesday fixes an issue with law allowing full-strength beer sales

Politics and Government

Colorado grocery, convenience stores are now selling full-strength beer

Grocery store chains were previously able to operate a liquor shop at just one of their locations in the state. Now, they can own up to five licenses.

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Beer of the Year: A look at the best Colorado breweries from 2018

The inaugural Colorado Sun survey of the state’s beer industry and fans showcases the top trends and what’s to come

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A revamped Avery Brewing looks to keep its beer cred after 25 years

The brewer’s sale of a minority stake to Mahou San Miguel in 2018 offers a roadmap to financial stability in a crowded market

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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.

Politics and Government

130 new beers in one year? A Colorado brewery’s experiment led to an unexpected result

WeldWerks Brewing in Greeley tested the limits of the trend toward new beers and styles, and it offers lessons for what’s next

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Grand Junction used to be a place young people fled. Now, millennial entrepreneurs are flocking there for opportunity.

The Western Slope city is shedding its image as a Shangri-La for shuffling seniors. Could it be that Grand Junction is now cool?

Growth

William “Bill” Coors, grandson of the namesake brewing company’s founder, dies at 102

Bill Coors revolutionized the beverage industry with the creation and development of the aluminum can

Business

Oskar Blues thinks the future of craft brewing is in the collective

The Longmont-based brewer looks to its Canarchy Collective of seven breweries to keep the company's independent spirit alive, even as it grows more complex

Business

A GABF 2018 guide to the best beers for everyone — from hazy IPAs to sours

GABF is a huge festival but this guide will help you navigate the crowds and find the secret stashes of great beer

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Great American Beer Festival makes New England IPA an official style — but it can’t end the haze debate

A beer that broke barriers is now confined to guardrails in a competition with huge stakes

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What’s new at GABF 2018? A whole new format, for one

One thing that won’t change: the beer.

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