In Colorado, fears about InBev's entry into craft beer

In a former bakery south of downtown Denver, Matthew Fuerst makes beer flavored with ingredients like Hatch green chiles that he chops by hand. He saves money on heating bills by pushing up space heaters against his fermenting tanks and covering the tops with blankets. He's invited homebrewers who want to break into the industry to use his expensive brewing system to try making larger batches.

Beer Run

Beer Run: Calibrating our palates with cookies, of all things

Cookies and beer have become a trend for quick and casual beer pairing events

The different spices and seasonings can help you taste new flavor notes and bring out the best in certain beer styles

The trial-and-error tasting can be enlightening, but our inner cookie monsters may have been our undoing