Last month, the governor-appointed Amendment 64 task force recommended that retailers taking part in the recreational marijuana industry be required to grow 70 percent of their product under a business model known as vertical integration that's currently imposed on medical marijuana outlets. Yesterd ... More >>
Colorado craft breweries and their many fans enjoyed a spectacular year in 2012, as the options for consuming locally made beer continued to grow and fill our tastebuds with joy. If the state's 160-plus breweries weren't expanding, then they were adding new beers or welcoming friendly competitors. A ... More >>
Is that beer craft or "crafty"? Last week the Boulder-based Brewers Association -- which puts on the Great American Beer Festival -- blasted the nation's two largest beer makers for not labeling some of their smaller brands with the names "MillerCoors" or "Anheuser-Busch." But the big boys have take ... More >>
When the Brewers Association blasted the nation's two largest beer makers last week for not labeling some of their smaller brands with the names "MillerCoors" or "Anheuser-Busch," the Boulder organization risked losing a lot of money. After all, the two companies kick in at least $20,000 annually to ... More >>
Colorado -- home to the Great American Beer Festival, the Brewers Association and 161 breweries -- is the center of the universe when it comes to craft beer.
But is it also the center of the "crafty" beer universe?
On Thursday, the Brewers Association, which represents small brewers nationwide, fi ... More >>
Tivoli Brewing, which resuscitated one of the oldest names in Denver beer history earlier this year, is getting ready to dive back into the vaults for a second historically themed beer.
The first was based on the name and recipe for Tivoli Beer, which was brewed in Denver in the building of the sam ... More >>
craftcans.comCraft brewers and craft beer fans have a particular fondness for April's Fool Day. Here are some of the good jokes we've seen so far.
When [Oskar Blues's] newest offering, Twen Teny Triple Imperial Stout, hits shelves it will be far and away the strongest can ... More >>
Ale House at Amato's
Pour a little liqua' out for Goose Island: The famed Chicago brewery was purchased this week by Anheuser-Busch for $22.5 million. And although the mega-brewer will probably try to keep things the same, gigantic corporations aren't usually very good at that.
Goose Island ... More >>
Not only is the Wynkoop Brewing Company making a special beer to commemorate brewery co-founder John Hickenlooper's gubernatorial inauguration party on Tuesday, it will deliver that beer, Hickelooper's Inaugurale, via horse and carriage.
The party, which is being held at the Fillmore auditor ... More >>
The offending white meatPerhaps you've heard by now about the legal scuffle that's pitting The New White Meat against The Other White Meat.
Here's a primer, if not: About a week ago, the Pork Board sent a cease and desist letter, via Denver's Faegre-Benson legal team, to ThinkGeek. The lette ... More >>
Lance Armstrong at rest.Mason Tvert is brilliant at making any subject about marijuana -- but he's really outdone himself this time. In his latest media jeremiad, the head of SAFER (Safer Alternative For Enjoyable Recreation) goes after bicycle racer Lance Armstrong for becoming the new spoke ... More >>
Courtesy of www.komar.orgRockies fan Kyle Komarnitsky enjoys a gluten-free hot dog.While cheering the Rockies on to victory tomorrow at Coors Field, why not check out the stadium's newest and most unusual concession location: the gluten-free stand behind Section 147 on the left-field concours ... More >>