Half of the nation’s 3.2 beer market was in Oklahoma and an additional 20 percent was in Colorado.
The partial shutdown halted operations at the federal agency that regulates alcohol production and distribution.
Colorado's journey from Prohibition to microbrewery dominance crosses paths with WWI, the Temperance Movement and 1960s protest culture.
Virtually every aspect of life in the Centennial State has been transformed in some way over the governor's two terms in charge.
The independent craft beer industry arguably faces more challenges today than at any other time since Prohibition.
The NPR podcast "How I Built This" hosted by Guy Raz profiled the Fort Collins beer entrepreneur.
According to the World Trade Center, Colorado exported $2.7 billion worth of goods through NAFTA in 2017.
Big beer companies like AB InBev are fighting to gain access to the lucrative craft beer market.