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Winner’s Circle: Pete Crowley on The Defender

The Defender took home a gold medal for the American-Style Stout category and a gold in that same category at the 2014 World Beer Cup.

Farmer Brewer Winter Weekend

Andrea and Christian Stanley malt between 5 and 6 tons of grain per week, between their 4-ton malting system and the floor malting operation.

Beercation Boosts the Economic Impact of Craft Beer in a Big Way

Beer tourism used to be what we beer geeks just called vacation, but in the past decade “beercation” has become a lucrative trend with a catchy name.

Winner’s Circle: Scott Witsoe on Jean-Claude Van Blond

When Witsoe opened Wit’s End Brewing Co. (named as a play on his last name) in 2011, he started brewing one barrel at a time and quickly made a name for himself as one of Denver’s best brewers.

Breckenridge Brewery’s New Digs

Breckenridge Brewery, which started as a small pub in Breckenridge, Colorado, in 1990, has expanded to Denver and created a 35-state distribution footprint.

Craft Beer By The Numbers: September 2014

Here’s a numerical round up of some of the craft-beer industry’s biggest headlines in September.

Denver Airport Launches Beer Festival in Terminal

In celebration of the upcoming Great American Beer Festival, Denver’s airport is hosting Beer Flights at DIA, a multi-day craft beer festival.

Happy 25th Anniversary, Odell Brewing!

This fall, Fort Collins, Colorado’s Odell Brewing Company will turn twenty-five years old.

Craft Beer-Kombucha Hybrids

We’re not so far off from a possible new trend: kombucha-craft beer hybrids.

Hop The Vote: Upper Chamber Pale Ale or Representative Saison?

This year, seats in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate will be contested one month after the Great American Beer Festival.