Things have gone so well that the brewery near Buckley Air Force Base has already upgraded its brewing equipment a full year earlier than owner and brewer David Levesque had hoped. We sat down with David to talk about his time maintaining nuclear missiles in the Air Force, brewing “big” beers, $2 PBR pitchers and the future of the craft beer scene.

Tom and Caren Teves, parents of the Aurora Theater shooting victim Alex Teves, proudly pose July 20 during the third annual "A Night to Remember" event at Four Mile Historic Park in Denver. Hundreds of people poured into the park to show their support for the 12 victims and their families and friends. (Lenn Stout/For the Aurora Sentinel)

Aurora’s breweries teamed up to brew a special beer under the direction of The Fermentologists home brew club. The Aurora Strong Ale will release at Dry Dock Brewing Co., Dad & Dude’s Breweria, Launch Pad Brewery, Two22 Brew, Ursula Brewery, Copper Kettle Brewing Co., and Mu Brewery.