Wash Park beer advocates to Denver’s craft breweries: Brew 3.2!

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The proposed ban on all alcohol in Wash Park has been vanquished!  The zero-tolerance policy spearheaded by Councilman Chris Nevitt was intended to curb public drunkenness and make for a safer, more respectable park experience but opponents claimed it was the lackadaisical enforcement of the rules which resulted in unruly crowds and that many of […]

Colorado Beer Laws – For Better or Worse, Part 1

Colorado Beer Laws

This is the first article in a three-part series spotlighting the divisiveness of current Colorado beer laws in comparison with other states. Rep. Kevin Priola, R-Henderson, is hard at work drafting legislation that changes current Colorado beer laws for retailers, allowing grocery stores and convenience outlets to sell full-strength craft brews. The upcoming proposal will […]

5 Myths of Having Full-Strength Beer in Colorado Grocery Stores

Full-Strength Beer in Colorado

Full-strength beer forces market in a corner   2013 will be the fifth consecutive year lawmakers attempt to tackle the state’s aging alcohol regulation. Rep. Kevin Priola, R-Henderson, wants to propose a statute that permits the retailing of full-strength beer in Colorado grocery stores. What’s more than interesting is that brewers and liquor stores oppose any […]