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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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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

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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.

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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