PORTLAND, Ore. ( TheStreet) -- As someone who's spent much of his brewing career pouring big beers into relatively little cans, Oskar Blues founder Dale Katechis has made condensing his life's work.Katechis founded Oskar Blues in 1997 in Lyons, Colo., and lent his name to its top-selling Dale's Pale Ale. After five years in the business, he started looking for a way to get a bigger return out of his brewing outfit and draw visitors to the small town of 1,400 in the Rocky Mountains where they could get a plate of jambalaya, a shrimp po' boy and a beer at his brewpub. His answer at the time was fairly novel: Put the beer in cans.
How Dale Katechis Made Oskar Blues Beer a Can-Do Beer
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