A view from the bar in the taproom at Crooked Stave Artisanal Beer Project
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One of the country’s fastest growing beer types is defying traditional ideas of taste. Ranging from tart and sweet to strongly acidic, lovers of sours—called “sour heads”—are driving up demand for the brews.
The Colorado Malting Company almost happened by accident. Owner Jason Cody started experimenting with malt and then gave it away to local breweries. When word got out about his new business, he decided to expand
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How does a new craft brewer stand apart from the pack? A few have hitched their brewery onto the local food bandwagon. Sourcing the ingredients that form beer’s DNA straight from the fields around them.