Brewery receives America’s first Federal approval for cannabis beer
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Brewery receives America’s first Federal approval for cannabis beer

AURORA Dude’s Brews, the packaged-beer arm of Dad & Dude’s Breweria, (6730 S Cornerstar Way in Cornerstar Shopping Center) announces their cannabis infused line of beers has been given the country’s first Federal approval for cannabis infused beer utilizing extract from full grown cannabis sativa stalk and stem. On June 13, 2016, Dude’s Brews received … Continue reading

Gilpin couple revives ‘soul’ of state’s oldest brew
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Gilpin couple revives ‘soul’ of state’s oldest brew

By Jeffrey V. Smith DENVER Almost anyone can revive a brand, but it takes a devoted, dedicated individual to bring back its “soul.” Tivoli Brewing Company’s co-owner Corey Marshall, who painstakingly brought the state’s oldest brewery and one of Denver’s most popular brews back to life in 2012, is that person. Years of work, by … Continue reading

Great American Beer Festival celebrates 35 years with largest showcase of American breweries ever
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Great American Beer Festival celebrates 35 years with largest showcase of American breweries ever

Ticket sales begin August 2 For the 35th year in a row, beer lovers will gather in Colorado at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), the premier beer festival and competition in the U.S. With 379,000 square feet in the tasting hall, an anticipated 60,000 attendees will have the opportunity to sample some 3,800 beers from more than … Continue reading

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Oskar Blues Fooderies to open new restaurant and music venue in downtown Denver

New 11,000 Square Foot Space in Historic Market Center Will Serve up Burgers, Beer and Live Music in Denver Lyons – Oskar Blues Fooderies, the purveyors of handcrafted food to pair with Oskar Blues Brewery’s handcrafted beer, has announced its third project in 2016, a joint restaurant and music venue in the historic Market Center … Continue reading

Smithsonian announces new initiative to document brewing history
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Smithsonian announces new initiative to document brewing history

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History announced today at the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America in Philadelphia that it will launch a three-year initiative to collect, document and preserve the history of brewing, craft brewers and the beer industry to explore how the beverage and brewing connect to larger themes … Continue reading

Oskar Blues Brewery’s Burning Can Beer Fest returns to Lyons Outdoor Games, June 4
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Oskar Blues Brewery’s Burning Can Beer Fest returns to Lyons Outdoor Games, June 4

LYONS – Oskar Blues BURNING CAN Fest, the country’s original active beer festival and CAN’d Aid Fundraiser, returns to celebrate CANned craft beer, beats and bikes in the brewery’s hometown of Lyons, CO on June 4. The all-day festival is part of Lyons Outdoor Games and includes 60+ craft breweries (more than 200 beers in … Continue reading

Colorado Welcomes Perrin Brewing Company to craft beer scene
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Colorado Welcomes Perrin Brewing Company to craft beer scene

Michigan’s Perrin Brewing selects first out-of-state market bringing cans and draft for Colorado distribution.   Comstock Park, MI – Located just off the beaten path in Comstock, MI, Perrin Brewing has earned a cult like following with beer drinkers that until now have been confined to the Grand Rapids area. Beginning next week, that beer … Continue reading

Small, independent brewers continue to grow double digits
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Small, independent brewers continue to grow double digits

BOULDER – The Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing small and independent1 American craft brewers, today released 2015 data on U.S. craft brewing2 growth. With more breweries than even before, small and independent craft brewers now represent 12 percent market share of the overall beer industry. In 2015, craft brewers produced 24.5 million barrels, and … Continue reading