From Extra Pale Ale to strain-specific IPAs to an annual Fest, SweetWater Brewing has made a name for itself over the past twenty years through its connection to cannabis and the marijuana lifestyle.
The airport's no-pot-policy was implemented in lateafter a businesswoman complained that DIA officials were preventing her from selling pot-leaf-imprinted flip-flops and boxer shorts to a souvenir store. The rule makes it off-limits to "sell, display, or advertise any product bearing the image, likeness, description, or name of Marijuana or Marijuana-themed paraphernalia; and advertise a Marijuana-related business or establishment" at DIA.
SweetWater was founded in and brewed its first beer on April 20 of that year, which Brews and 420 tonight how Extra Pale Ale got its name. Over the years, it has nurtured its connections to environmentalism, outdoor activities and cannabis.
Last year, it was purchased by Toronto-based Brews and 420 tonight, which is helping the brewery grow. On July 12, SweetWater announced that it had bought the building and equipment belonging to Red Truck Brewing, which made a big splash when it opened at East Lincoln Avenue in Fort Collins three years ago but remained closed after pandemic restrictions ended earlier this year.
The Fort Collins location, which includes a 32,square-foot production facility, taproom and restaurant, will allow SweetWater "to pursue major expansion plans across the U. The announcement also included the news that SweetWater would lend its name to a restaurant and taproom on the B Concourse at DIA, ing local breweries like Great Divide and New Belgium at the airport. The SweetWater spot is scheduled to open within the next few weeks, Stegman says.
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