Jonathan Shikes is a contributor at Westword who writes about business and beer news.
8 hours ago | Beer Man
After five years in Broomfield, Big Choice Brewing will pick up and hop across the freeway, opening a much larger tap room in a former Buddhist temple in Brighton. Although brewery owners Nathaniel and Andrea Miller are being forced to move becaus...
13 hours ago | Beer Man
Over its 23 years in Denver, Great Divide Brewing has seen a lot of beers come and go, with a lineup that has changed with the times. But some of those beers are missed more than others, and now the brewery is giving people a chance to vote ...
8 days ago | Beer Man
A pair of small breweries had some big news this week. Caution Brewing in Lakewood began canning and selling a beer called The Earl for the first time. An English mild, this taproom favorite is brewed with lots of Earl Grey tea and a small amount ...
14 days ago | Beer Man
Two local breweries had big years in 2016 and are hoping for even more in 2017. Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project "saw the culmination" of its $3 million customized brewery — one that includes a coolship; a new hard-piped, stainless-steel ferment...
15 days ago | Beer Man
In the three weeks since Donald Trump became president, the United States has seen protests by millions of people in dozens of cities who disagree with Trump’s policies and views — and there are many more protests that have been scheduled for the ...
16 days ago | Beer Man
After just two and half years on Colfax Avenue, in the heart of Aurora's Cultural Arts District, Mu Brewery will close its doors for good later this month. It is one of just a very few Denver-area craft breweries to shutter in the past decade, but...