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New Belgium’s new hemp beer is on tap now. Except in Kansas. Here’s why.

Beer aficionados and hemp advocates across the country can now toast a pint of New Belgium’s Hemperor HPA. Except in Kansas, where the craft brew — like hemp — is banned. The “hemp pale ale” three years in development blends

Cannabis-infused beer is coming to Colorado

The man behind Blue Moon Belgian White Ale wants consumers to drink more beer. So his new suds sub out alcohol for THC. Brewmaster Keith Villa on Wednesday unveiled his latest beer venture: Ceria Beverages, an Arvada, Colo.-based firm developing a

All hail The Hemperor: New Belgium Brewery launches hemp beer

New Belgium brewmasters knew they were onto something when their Fort Collins brewery smelled like somebody had a “loud bag of weed” in their pocket. After three years of development, they’re debuting that dank brew, dubbed The Hemperor HPA, on

Launch of cannabis beverages in Canada could be “big business” for alcohol Goliath

Published: Feb 22, 2018, 12:15 pm • Updated: Feb 22, 2018, 3:26 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabis is a “big business,” and Constellation Brands has big aspirations in the space, the alcohol beverage company’s president said this

Molson Coors calls legal marijuana a “risk factor” for its beer business

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 4:36 pm • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 4:36 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Molson Coors Brewing Co. now considers legal cannabis a potential “risk factor” to its business. Molson Coors, which maintains headquarters in

Marijuana will be “way bigger” than craft beer, Lagunitas Brewing founder tells cannabis industry leaders

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 5:54 pm • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 6:04 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A former Budweiser executive was “way, way wrong” when he likened the cannabis industry to craft beer, the founder of Lagunitas