Distiller and brewer

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Bill to protect microbreweries receives bipartisan support

DENVER – Microbreweries across Colorado have some friends at the Capitol who showed them some love on Valentine’s Day. Senate Bill 134 would separate the retail and wholesale portions of...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Liquor joins beer, wine ballot battle to enter Colorado supermarkets

DENVER – Distillers have joined the ballot fight to allow full-strength alcohol sales in supermarkets, competing with grocery stores that have been pushing for beer and wine sales. Distillers on...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado lawmakers struggle to find compromise on alcohol sales

DENVER – State lawmakers are working on legislation that they hope strikes a compromise in an effort to eliminate a ballot proposal that would allow beer and wine in supermarkets. The details of...

DATE: March 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Raise a glass; raise the bar

Drink up, Durango. Colorado makes a lot of craft beer. About 1.5 million barrels a year. According to the Colorado Brewers Guild, there now are 232 identified craft brewers in the state, a 109...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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What’s more local than a homebrew bar?

Mancos is now home to a brewing company on Railroad Avenue that plans to cultivate community by giving homebrewers an outlet for their work. Owner Kathy Hands and brewer DeWayne Jackson opened the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

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16th annual Brewfest making its way to Durango

Attention beer aficionados: The 16th annual San Juan Brewfest will take place Aug. 23 at Buckley Park. More than 50 breweries in conjunction with the Durango Business Improvement District will...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Founding beverages?

Local candidates for elected office carry on a democratic legacy of the Founding Fathers.They campaign for votes at places where people drink.Recently re-elected City Councilor Christina Rinderle...

DATE: April 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New craft brew craze sends aspirants to Old World

Aficionados making beer out of their house created the craft brew industry, but now they’re leaving the country to get ahead in an increasingly competitive field.Jeff Albarella, 35, credited...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, beer city USA?

Durango is in the final running for “Beer City USA 2012,” hosted by the Examiner.com, a “go-to” website for craft-brewing aficionados. Locals and fans of Durango’s breweries are urged to cast a...

DATE: May 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News