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How the World’s Biggest Brewer Killed the Craft Beer Buzz

Is the party over for indie suds?

SSteve Luke had plenty to smile about. Cloudburst Brewing, the tiny craft brewery he founded two years earlier in Seattle, had just won a bronze medal at the 2018 Great American Beer Festival in Denver. It was recognition on craft beer’s biggest stage — basically the Oscars of beer — but Luke, a lanky brewing…



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Dave Infante

2x James Beard award-winning freelance journalist | email at dave [at] dinfontay [dot] com