September 1, 2012 7:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House has released its long-sought recipe for beer. President Barack Obama has been talking about the White House brew, but he and other officials have refused to disclose details of how it's made, despite an online petition and repeated questions from reporters. Well, beer lovers,... more »
February 5, 2012 9:47 PM
Were the bowls at your Super Bowl party just not that super this year? You're not alone--apparently, the rising cost of food was a foul to many Super Bowl party hosts.
"This bag used to be two fifty," Charlene Maneafaiga said, holding up a bag of chips. "And now... more »
December 19, 2011 7:36 AM
Bonfire Brewing's "Tebrew" is a barley wine, a high-alcohol type of beer. Tebrew has a logo featuring a man crouching as if in prayer but holding a mug of beer, with the tagline "The Sunday Sipper." Bonfire Brewing is in Eagle. The brewery plans to enter the beer in a... more »
September 5, 2011 8:06 AM
If you like fine wine or just a great tasting beer, you may want to attend the Wine and Beer Tasting event coming up this weekend.
The event will take place Friday, September 9th from 5:30p.m. to 8:00p.m at the River's Edge, in Pueblo. The event will have music... more »
March 23, 2011 11:31 PM
Battle lines are being drawn in Colorado over House Bill 1284 which gives the right to sell full strength beers in convenience and grocery stores. As it stands, those stores can only sell beer that's 3.2% alcohol or lower.
Sean Duffy who represents both King Soopers and Safeway super... more »
March 8, 2011 11:02 AM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers say they will hold a hearing to determine why Gov. John Hickenlooper, a former brew pub owner, changed rules on the sale of low-strength beer to make it easier for restaurants and liquor stores to sell those brands.
Rep. Larry Liston, R-Colorado Springs, and... more »
January 30, 2011 1:59 PM
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - Canned beer isn't just for swilling anymore.
Baxter Brewing, a craft-beer brewer in Maine, is the latest to distribute its brew in cans, just like mainstream mass-produced beers such as Budweiser, Coors and Pabst Blue Ribbon.
A decade ago, it's believed there weren't any... more »
November 6, 2010 11:58 PM
Hundreds gather in Colorado Springs to enjoy one of our states tastiest industries, beer. It's all a part of the All Colorado Beer Festival. "I think there's nowhere else you can go to find so many different styles of beers as you can in the front range of Colorado." says... more »
September 17, 2010 3:14 PM
German music, Bavarian dancers, ethnic food and plenty of beer will be available at the Pueblo Union Depot Friday and Saturday, for the 20th Annual Oktoberfest.
The 2-day festival has grown to include everything from beer tasting-- 55 varieties available-- to brat eating and beer chugging contests.
German... more »
August 24, 2010 10:33 AM
Colorado Springs Police arrested a 52-year-old man for alleged sexual assault on a 17-year-old girl.
According to police, the pair drank beer together at a mobile home, followed by the assault.
Under arrest: Timothy Kiner, 52. more »
August 5, 2010 3:24 PM
The president of a beer distribution company says the employee who went on a shooting rampage there had been systematically stealing beer and selling it to a third party.
Ross Hollander, president of Hartford Distributors in Manchester, said the investigation into thefts by warehouse driver Omar Thornton led to... more »
July 15, 2010 2:11 PM
The Sangre de Cristo Arts Center kicks off its evening Farmer's Markets tonight at 5 pm. The market will run every Thursday evening through Sept. 2.
In addition to fresh produce, the Farmer's Market will feature grass-fed beef, artisan breads, specialty brews and music.
The Arts Center is... more »
May 17, 2010 10:26 AM
Bud Light has been using the slogan, Real Men of Genius in commercials for several years. A pair of robbers in Pueblo probably won't rate a commercial.
Police report that two men, Dominic Julian Lujan and Demetrio Junior Rivera, stole three cases of Bud Light from a Loaf 'n... more »
May 4, 2010 3:35 PM
A person close to the National Football League says Anheuser-Busch is in talks to become the official beer sponsor of the league. Rival MillerCoors says it won't renew its sponsorship.
The person - who is familiar with the negotiations but requested anonymity because the deal isn't complete - says... more »
April 10, 2010 10:00 AM
Scores of Carlsberg workers walked off their jobs in protest Thursday after the Danish brewer tightened laid-back rules on workplace drinking and removed beer coolers from work sites, a company spokesman said.
The warehouse and production workers in Denmark are rebelling against the company's new alcohol policy, which allows... more »
April 8, 2010 9:09 AM
Colorado lawmakers have given initial approval to a plan that would allow a grocery store to transfer ownership of a liquor store license.
The measure approved Wednesday by the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee would also allow businesses to convert a retail liquor store license to a liquor-licensed... more »
March 17, 2010 4:26 PM
Over the lunch hour The Shamrock Brewing Co. in Pueblo was packed with people celebrating St. Patrick's Day. The Shamrock was serving green beer on tap. "It's just a good time to get out and celebrate your heritage and everbody's Irish today and it's just a good time to be... more »
March 9, 2010 7:47 PM
It's a business that puts Colorado on the map. We're talking about craft brewing. Once a bunch of guys brewing beer in their basements, the industry is booming across the country. According to the Brewer's Association, craft breweries posted volume increases of 7.2% and sales dollars increases of 10.3% in... more »
March 9, 2010 12:37 PM
According to the Brewer's Association, despite U.S. beer sales being down in 2009, craft beers are bucking the trend. In fact, craft breweries reported a sales dollars increase of 10.3% last year.
John Romero is talking with the brewers of Bristol Brewing, Rocky Mountian Brewing and Black Fox to... more »
February 21, 2010 4:46 PM
Beer brewers from all over Colorado converged on Colorado Springs Saturday of the annual Firkin Rendezvous at Bristol Brewery. In a growing industry they would usually be celebrating another year of prosperity. But this year they say state House Bills 1186 & 1279 threaten their very being. The bills would... more »
February 10, 2010 11:56 AM
Colorado lawmakers are in the middle of another fight over who gets to sell full-strength beer, but this year the battle is more complicated. Convenience stores and supermarkets once fought together for the right to sell more than 3.2 percent alcohol beer, but now they're going it alone. A bill... more »
February 8, 2010 10:54 AM
Men, if you threw back a few beers on super bowl Sunday, there's some good news for you. It appears beer could help make your bones stronger. New research suggests that beer is a significant source of dietary silicon, which increases bone mineral density. A University of California-Davis study examined... more »
January 28, 2010 11:34 AM
Beer drinkers at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo could get more freedom under a proposal advancing in the state Legislature.
A bill headed to the House for a vote would end the fair's ban on open containers of alcohol outside vendor areas.
Currently beer drinkers at the... more »
January 25, 2010 10:48 AM
At one eastern Pennsylvania restaurant, getting a cold one is no problem: Everything is on ice - and under it, and surrounded by it. Damenti's Restaurant in Butler Township has set up a temporary freestanding bar with a pirate theme in its backyard that is almost completely made of 50... more »
January 20, 2010 12:19 PM
It's an intense battle, pitting strength against strength. But the competition is in the kitchen, it's called the "IronCupcake" - as in cupcakes made with beer.
Two dozen bakers going head to head for prizes and bragging rights.
This is not the place to show off your grandma's... more »
January 12, 2010 11:38 AM
A Washington state blood center is offering donors a deal: Give a pint of blood, get a pint of beer. Cascade Regional Blood Services in Tacoma says its "Give blood, get beer" promotion has worked so well that it's being expanded.
The News Tribune of Tacoma reported Monday that... more »
December 22, 2009 11:53 AM
At Seattle's Blue Marble Energy, chemists are cooking up a perfume made from the waste products of a local organic brewery, including rancid beer grains, green algae and a "sludge" consisting of 50,000 different kinds of bacteria. The grains replace petroleum in the production process making the perfume, called Eos,... more »
December 4, 2009 10:15 AM
Japanese beer maker Sapporo on Thursday unveiled a new brew that may be out of this world. The new "Space Beer" is brewed with barley grown aboard the International Space Station.
A researcher said the barley was taken into space and it didn't change in size, color or protein... more »
November 9, 2009 9:29 AM
An industry group says Colorado's alcohol tax revenues have increased 6 percent since Sunday liquor sales took effect last year. New state figures show that tax revenue from spirits, beer and wine generated through liquor store sales grew to $36.3 million from $34.3 million from July 1, 2008, through June... more »
October 24, 2009 10:57 PM
With the abundance of so many beers in the U.S. it may be hard to choose which one is for you. Well one Colorado Springs man is doing his best to put our state on the map. "I've always loved maps and it seemed to me to be a good... more »
October 21, 2009 1:22 PM
Boston Beer Co., maker of Samuel Adams, will team up with a venerable German brewery to jointly produce a new craft beer to be marketed in Germany and the U.S. next spring.
Boston Beer CEO Jim Koch and Josef Schraedler, managing director of Weihenstephan, told The Associated Press Wednesday... more »
October 7, 2009 8:32 PM
A Colorado Springs brewer is giving you a chance to design the label for one of their seasonal beers.
Bristol Brewing Company brews four community beers a year and gives all the earnings to local non-profits. We're getting close to the label contest deadline for the Smokebrush Porter, which... more »
September 14, 2009 12:17 PM
It's a dream come true for ice cream and beer lovers.
An ice cream shop in Missoula, Montana has created a beer-flavored ice cream. The Big Dipper Ice Cream Shop partnered with Kettlehouse Brewery in order to create "Cold Smoke" ice cream.
Kettlehouse's "Cold Smoke Scotch Ale" is... more »