Spirit sales up 35 percent in Colorado since 2010. That means hard liquor sales have grown three times faster than beer.
The first sake tasting room in the state, Colorado Sake Company, is now open in RiNo.
For nine years, Montanya Rum has been distilled in the Colorado mountains. It is now being exported to seven countries and recently received an award as a notable Colorado export business.
A bill would let cities decide when bars close, but not all barkeeps think later hours are a good idea.
Colorado is the nation’s most active state. More troubling though, are the state’s numbers when it comes to substance abuse.
The new law creates the most significant changes to Colorado’s liquor laws since Prohibition. But they won't go into effect until 2019.
What happens when rape victims are coerced into recanting? We have the story from ProPublica. Then, state lawmakers who want to spur development and bring down housing costs have tried -- with no success -- for years to make it harder for condo associations to sue over construction defects. Also, some history: Denver had its first electrically-lit Christmas Tree in 1914 in the yard of a local electrician. And, holiday parties can lead you to have one too many and we have some advice on saying "that's enough."
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a misdemeanor under current Colorado law, no matter how many prior convictions a driver has.