Reader: Yay for Craft Beer! Now If the Prices Would Just Come Down...

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Dry Dock just celebrated its tenth anniversary of brewing and serving beer in Aurora — and starting a wave that has spread across the metro area. Today hundreds of entrepreneurs – and more every day – make their living in Colorado doing the exact same thing, but ten years ago, that's not how the beer industry worked. There were no tap rooms to speak of, and the existing breweries made their money either by packaging, kegging and distributing their beer or by selling it alongside food, brewpub style. Now, though, you can raise a glass at hundreds of places in this state. But is the glass full? Says Daniel: 

Yay for craft beer!! Now that so any others are coming up on line, maybe the pricing will come down a bit. I'm a little over the $6 pint that's usually not even a real pint ($5 plus $1 tip)... 

Is craft beer too expensive? And are most pours light? What's your favorite spot in town?

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