Brews and Booze

Brewery getting into distribution game

A South Cherokee brewery is hoping to help other startup microbrew operations boost their reach with a quality testing lab and distribution business.

Boulder brewery sues Ariz. beer brand

Two Boulder and Arizona breweries with the same name are leaving their fate up to the courts after the two clashed over branding at events like the Great American Beer Festival.

New brewery bets on gluten-free beer

A brewery sensitive to the dietary demands of gluten-free drinkers will launch next week in Lakewood, hoping to capitalize on the growing gluten-free industry.

Brewery unveils new RiNo facility

The first half of a major expansion has wrapped up at a Denver brewery, which is launching its new RiNo location Friday.

RiNo bar puts taps in customers’ hands

A new bar has 40 bars on tap, but no bartenders. Instead, customers pick and pour their drink themselves using touch-screen tablets, and electronic wristbands track their tab.

New Belgium outpost brewing in RiNo

The beer giant plans to open a small brewery in an upcoming hotel project in RiNo, joining Blue Moon as big names to set up in the growing neighborhood.

Infinite Monkey Theorem expands canned line

After popping the top on the canned wine market, a RiNo winemaker is adding a fizzy drink made with Palisade peaches to its list of single-serve cocktails in aluminum packaging.

Aurora brewery aims for expansion

A family-run brewpub is hoping to raise $2 million that will be used to get its beer flowing outside of the state and launch new locations.