Jonathan Shikes is a contributor at Westword who writes about business and beer news.
2 days ago | Beer Man
Here’s a bit of local knowledge: When Great Divide Brewing opened in 1994, owner Brian Dunn was taking a huge risk. Although it seems strange to think about now, there weren’t any breweries in Denver back then that didn’t also serve food. There we...
4 days ago | Beer Man
Elevation Beer Company is revamping its packaging again. This time, the Poncha Springs brewery will phase out twelve-ounce glass bottles in favor of cans for its core lineup, which includes 8 Second Kolsch, Wave Wheel Wit, First Cast IPA and ...
6 days ago | Beer Man
Denver, get ready for garlic beer. Next month, Andrew Moore and Ben Gettinger plan to open the Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project, a brewery that will specialize in "internationally inspired twists on traditional beer styles." That means the Belgian-...
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9 days ago | Beer Man
When Kelissa Hieber and Bess Dougherty first began talking about Makin Noise: A Pussy Riot Beer, it was as a way to help support women and GLTBQ causes and to stand up for all of the people who are underrepresented or belittled and who are in dang...
10 days ago | Marijuana
It’s April 20, but Mason Hembree isn’t celebrating. Instead, the owner of Dad & Dudes Breweria will be fighting the federal government over a beer brewed with non-psychoactive CBD. Last September, Dad & Dudes was the talk of the town when ...