Brewing & Distilling

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Profiles

Young & Yonder Spirits

By Glen Martin | Jun 15, 2021

Brewing & Distilling California

Founders Sarah and Josh Opatz have created their own niche producing premium distilled spirits in California's wine country.

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Black Bear Distillery

By Gregory Daurer | Jun 14, 2021

Brewing & Distilling Colorado

Master chef and distiller Victor Matthews brings a culinary -- and spiritual -- approach to the creation of unique spirits.

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Fenceline Cider

By Eric Peterson | May 24, 2021

Brewing & Distilling Colorado

Co-founder Sam Perry is elevating craft cider to lofty heights with a largely local supply chain in the Mancos Valley.

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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 exporting a new sudsy image of California manufacturing as it approaches 200 employees.

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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 Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery

By Eric Peterson | Apr 22, 2021

Brewing & Distilling California

Founder Tim Obert sees a path to a relaunch after COVID-19 stymied production in 2020.

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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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CMA 2021 Preview: Outstanding Craft Brewer

By Angela Rose | Apr 12, 2021

Brewing & Distilling Colorado

The finalists in the Outstanding Craft Brewer category of the 2021 Colorado Manufacturing Awards weathered the pandemic with quick thinking and nimble footwork to come out ahead.

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CMA 2021 Preview: Colorado Winery of the Year

By Margaret Jackson | Apr 05, 2021

Brewing & Distilling Food & Beverage Colorado

One thing this year's finalists for Colorado Winery of the Year at the Colorado Manufacturing Awards have in common is the desire for consumers to embrace the wines that are produced in the state.

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Handicapping the Colorado Manufacturing Awards: Here's the list of finalists

By Bart Taylor | Mar 28, 2021

Aerospace & Electronics Brewing & Distilling Bioscience & Medical Built Environment Cannabis & Hemp Consumer & Lifestyle Energy & Enviro Food & Beverage Industrial & Equipment Colorado

Finalists were announced last week in the 6th annual Colorado Manufacturing Awards. It's our own March Madness, and the brackets are incredible.