Declaring independence – Local brewers proud to call themselves independent
Craft Beer

Declaring independence – Local brewers proud to call themselves independent

By Jeffrey V. Smith FRONT RANGE Beer lovers gathered in Denver in October at The Brewers Association’s 36th annual Great American Beer Festival to sample some 3,800 beers from more than 800 breweries around the country. The same association—a not-for-profit trade group dedicated to “promoting and protecting” America’s small and independent craft brewers—is working to … Continue reading

Dostal Alley crafts multiple-award-winning stout
Craft Beer

Dostal Alley crafts multiple-award-winning stout

Photo by Jeffrey V. Smith By Jeffrey V. Smith CENTRAL CITY Embrace the winter with an award-winning stout from Central City’s Dostal Alley Brewpub & Casino. The brewery’s Shaft House Stout—served at their bar from a nitrogen tap with optional animal crackers or pie—has been awarded three medals at the prestigious Great American Beer Festival, … Continue reading