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Layoffs at MillerCoors, but craft beer incubators avoid the ax

Colorado Native at the Coors plant (Joe Amon, The Denver Post)<p>Brewing behemoth MillerCoors announced Monday it is firing 200 workers and eliminating …

More big beer makers are happy to go hoppy

The giants are following the lead of small craft brewers by offering more flavorful styles.<p>Beer makers, big and small, are tapping into consumer willingness to experiment beyond traditional brews.<p>Bored with Budweiser? Crack open a new vanilla bourbon-flavored lager from the market leader's "Project …

High school beer brewing assignment draws controversy

A biology assignment at a Colorado high school involving beer has raised a few eyebrows among parents.<p>A teacher at Ralston Valley High School in Arvada is asking 15-year-old biology students to study the beer brewing process as part of a lesson on alcoholic fermentation, KDVR.com reported.<p>The …

Big beer brewers seek ‘craft’ cred

Perched in the beer aisle, with their foil-wrapped necks and labels sporting tranquil nature scenes, Golden Knot and Crimson Crossing look like refugees from the wine shelf, misplaced by a supermarket clerk.<p>They’re sold not by the six-pack, but in single 25.4-ounce bottles. And they don’t taste …

Who Actually Owns Your Favorite Beers

Thirsty? Nothing like an ice cold Leinenkugel or a Goose Island. Infinitely better than that watered-down Natty Light or, worse, Keystone.... right? …

America's Coolest Breweries (PHOTOS)

The last decade has brought a resurgence of craft breweries across the country. The coolest not only make outstanding beer, but also are designed with a sense of place in mind, offering activities, brewery tours, and personality to match.<p>No matter the location, these breweries are on a mission to …

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It's a Good Thing When Your Brewery Sells Out

Your days spent calling up friends in Kansas or anywhere else to secure your favorite craft beers are over. Welcome to the global economy and long live it.<p><b>If you missed it,</b> last week Duvel Moortgat acquired Kansas City'sBoulevard Brewing...and beer geeks immediately lost their shit. How could their …