Brews and Booze

Breweries duke it out at GABF

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Dozens of Colorado breweries took on national competition at the annual Great American Beer Festival over the weekend, and many left the event with additions to their trophy cabinets.

Brewery’s big plan to double its beer flow

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A $2.6 million real estate purchase, major investments in new equipment, and a deal with a large distributor — that’s the route Denver Beer Co. is taking to spread its suds across the state and pump out twice as much beer.

Distillery kicks off $2M capital raise

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Hoping to expand the reach of its new canned cocktail, a Ballpark distillery has launched a capital raise and is already nearly halfway to its goal.

Beer startup concocting custom brews

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Two home brewers have built a business for themselves churning out tailor-made batches of beer for weddings, parties and other events.

Brewery getting into distribution game

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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

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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

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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

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