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Gregory Daurer

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Belching Beaver Brewery

By Gregory Daurer | May 11, 2021

Brewing & Distilling California

Co-founder Tom Vogel's brewery is expanding its distribution, innovating, and -- with 200 employees in its future -- exporting a new sudsy image of California manufacturing.

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Alf's Blacksmith

By Gregory Daurer | May 10, 2021

Built Environment Consumer & Lifestyle Industrial & Equipment Supply Chain Colorado

A crafty repairman, Alf Rudd wants people to know there's more to blacksmithing than just making knives or horseshoes -- and the trade contains its own mythology and lore.

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CMA 2021 Preview: Outstanding Craft Distiller

By Gregory Daurer | Apr 26, 2021

Brewing & Distilling Colorado

The contenders for Outstanding Craft Distiller at the 2021 Colorado Manufacturing Awards share a desire to make the best artisan spirits possible for the people of Colorado -- and beyond.

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The a2 Milk Company

By Gregory Daurer | Apr 26, 2021

Food & Beverage Colorado

As CEO of the company's U.S. operations, Blake Waltrip touts a premium milk that may cause people less stomach discomfort than other varieties.

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Woods Boss Brewing Company

By Gregory Daurer | Apr 19, 2021

Brewing & Distilling Colorado

In search of revenue for their community-friendly brewery, co-owners Jordan Fink and Chad Moore have pivoted to canning to maintain strong growth.

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Meep Records

By Gregory Daurer | Apr 12, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

Owner Adam Baumeister uses old-school record-making technology to produce small runs of albums for musicians, assorted promotions, and various bespoke projects.

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LetterPress Chocolate

By Gregory Daurer | Apr 06, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle California

Owner and head chocolate maker David Menkes applies his keen sense of aesthetics -- and ethics -- to crafting artisanal, bean-to-bar chocolate.

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Papa & Barkley

By Gregory Daurer | Mar 23, 2021

Cannabis & Hemp California

A homemade cannabis balm for his ailing father led founder and CEO Adam Grossman on the path towards manufacturing California's top-selling topicals.

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Fisher Brewing Company

By Gregory Daurer | Mar 16, 2021

Brewing & Distilling Utah

Co-owner Tim Dwyer and his partners are reviving a legacy beer brand name, while serving their very own contemporary-style brews -- as well as the needs of their local community.

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Il Porcellino Salumi

By Gregory Daurer | Mar 01, 2021

Food & Beverage Colorado

Demand for owner and President Bill Miner's cured meats and salamis has skyrocketed since expanding from his original deli business into wholesale manufacturing.