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6 months 1 week ago

Colorado brewing boom

DENVER (AP) - Colorado added 56 beer breweries in 2003, bringing the total to 217, the third-highest in the nation. The Denver Post reported Wednesday the numbers reflect active breweries with licenses from the federal Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, and they include brewpubs. One company might own...

2 years 6 months ago

Super Bowl Super Costs

Were the bowls at your Super Bowl party just not that super this year? You're not alone--apparently, the rising cost of food was a foul to many Super Bowl party hosts. "This bag used to be two fifty," Charlene Maneafaiga said, holding up a bag of chips. "And now...

2 years 8 months ago

Tebow's own beer?

Bonfire Brewing's "Tebrew" is a barley wine, a high-alcohol type of beer. Tebrew has a logo featuring a man crouching as if in prayer but holding a mug of beer, with the tagline "The Sunday Sipper." Bonfire Brewing is in Eagle. The brewery plans to enter the beer in a...

3 years 5 months ago

Trouble brewing over state beer laws

Battle lines are being drawn in Colorado over House Bill 1284 which gives the right to sell full strength beers in convenience and grocery stores. As it stands, those stores can only sell beer that's 3.2% alcohol or lower. Sean Duffy who represents both King Soopers and Safeway super...

3 years 5 months ago

Low strength beer battle

DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers say they will hold a hearing to determine why Gov. John Hickenlooper, a former brew pub owner, changed rules on the sale of low-strength beer to make it easier for restaurants and liquor stores to sell those brands. Rep. Larry Liston, R-Colorado Springs, and...

3 years 6 months ago

Microbreweries turn from glass to metal

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - Canned beer isn't just for swilling anymore. Baxter Brewing, a craft-beer brewer in Maine, is the latest to distribute its brew in cans, just like mainstream mass-produced beers such as Budweiser, Coors and Pabst Blue Ribbon. A decade ago, it's believed there weren't any...

3 years 11 months ago

Oktoberfest at the Union Depot

German music, Bavarian dancers, ethnic food and plenty of beer will be available at the Pueblo Union Depot Friday and Saturday, for the 20th Annual Oktoberfest. The 2-day festival has grown to include everything from beer tasting-- 55 varieties available-- to brat eating and beer chugging contests. German...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Conn. shooter was stealing beer, selling it

The president of a beer distribution company says the employee who went on a shooting rampage there had been systematically stealing beer and selling it to a third party. Ross Hollander, president of Hartford Distributors in Manchester, said the investigation into thefts by warehouse driver Omar Thornton led to...

4 years 3 months ago

Pueblo beer-wielding robbers arrested

Bud Light has been using the slogan, Real Men of Genius in commercials for several years. A pair of robbers in Pueblo probably won't rate a commercial. Police report that two men, Dominic Julian Lujan and Demetrio Junior Rivera, stole three cases of Bud Light from a Loaf 'n...

4 years 3 months ago

NFL beer deal may go to Anheuser-Busch

A person close to the National Football League says Anheuser-Busch is in talks to become the official beer sponsor of the league. Rival MillerCoors says it won't renew its sponsorship. The person - who is familiar with the negotiations but requested anonymity because the deal isn't complete - says...

4 years 4 months ago

Lunch-only beer rule prompts strike

Scores of Carlsberg workers walked off their jobs in protest Thursday after the Danish brewer tightened laid-back rules on workplace drinking and removed beer coolers from work sites, a company spokesman said. The warehouse and production workers in Denmark are rebelling against the company's new alcohol policy, which allows...

4 years 5 months ago

Craft beer sales up

It's a business that puts Colorado on the map. We're talking about craft brewing. Once a bunch of guys brewing beer in their basements, the industry is booming across the country. According to the Brewer's Association, craft breweries posted volume increases of 7.2% and sales dollars increases of 10.3% in...

4 years 5 months ago

Craft beer sales up

According to the Brewer's Association, despite U.S. beer sales being down in 2009, craft beers are bucking the trend. In fact, craft breweries reported a sales dollars increase of 10.3% last year. John Romero is talking with the brewers of Bristol Brewing, Rocky Mountian Brewing and Black Fox to...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado brewers worried over house bills

Beer brewers from all over Colorado converged on Colorado Springs Saturday of the annual Firkin Rendezvous at Bristol Brewery. In a growing industry they would usually be celebrating another year of prosperity. But this year they say state House Bills 1186 & 1279 threaten their very being. The bills would...

4 years 6 months ago

Beer could be good for bones

Men, if you threw back a few beers on super bowl Sunday, there's some good news for you. It appears beer could help make your bones stronger. New research suggests that beer is a significant source of dietary silicon, which increases bone mineral density. A University of California-Davis study examined...

4 years 10 months ago

Sam Adams, German brewer team for new beer

Boston Beer Co., maker of Samuel Adams, will team up with a venerable German brewery to jointly produce a new craft beer to be marketed in Germany and the U.S. next spring. Boston Beer CEO Jim Koch and Josef Schraedler, managing director of Weihenstephan, told The Associated Press Wednesday...

4 years 10 months ago

Attention All Artists!

A Colorado Springs brewer is giving you a chance to design the label for one of their seasonal beers. Bristol Brewing Company brews four community beers a year and gives all the earnings to local non-profits. We're getting close to the label contest deadline for the Smokebrush Porter, which...

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