Spark Dispensary
Apples & Bananas, Grape Cream Cake, Pancakes, Sunset Drive
TGS
Apple Fritter , Cherry Punch , Frankenberry , Frozen Dessert , Horchata , El Chivo #4
The 404 Dispensary
Citrus Cake , Divine Kush Breath , Milky Weigh , Rotten Cherries , Tropsanto , Peking Duck #6, Root Canal #2
The 64 Store
Cherry Diesel, OG Sin
The Dispo
Apples & Bananas, Cherry Diesel, Double Deja Vu , Frankenberry , Pancakes , Papaya Cake, Passionfruit , Scooby Snax, Sour Diesel, Tangidos , The Sauce, Toxic Boo , El Chivo #4, GG #4, Item #9, Melonade #8, Peking Duck #6
The Happy Camper
Apples & Bananas , Big Bubba Diesel, Cherry Hills , Frankenberry , Frozen Dessert , Interdimensional Cable, Mac N Cheese , Mandarin Cookies , Milky Weigh , OG Sin, OG Sin , Pancakes , Passionfruit , Pruno, Quatro Kush , Rotten Cherries , Sour Apple , Street Urchin, Tangidos , Toxic Boo , Veritas Cookies , El Chivo #4, GG #4, Item #9, Melonade #8, Muffinz Breath #1, Root Canal #2
The Joint By Cannabis
Cherry Punch , Frozen Dessert , OG Sin, Pruno, Street Urchin, Melonade #8
Third Day Apothecary
Cherry Diesel, Garlic Breath, Marmot OG, Sour Diesel, GG #4, Peking Duck #6
Top Crop
Cherry Hills, Item #9, Sueno
Tumbleweed
Apples & Bananas, Big Bubba Diesel, Cherry Hills , Double Deja Vu , Electric Lemonade , Frankenberry , Georgia Pie , Horchata , Interdimensional Cable, Mac N Cheese , Scooby Snax, Sex Grenade , Sour Diesel, Sueno, The Sauce , Tres Leches , Apples & Bananas, Durban Kush #8, El Chivo #4, Item #9, Muffinz Breath #1, Root Canal #2, Sunset Drive
Twin Peaks
Frozen Dessert , OG Sin, Sex Grenade , Street Urchin, El Chivo #4, Item #9, Melonade #8, Muffinz Breath #1
Unity Rd.
Apples & Bananas , Toxic Boo , El Chivo #4, Item #9
Zipz
Cherry Diesel, Garlic Breath, Sherb Crasher, Peking Duck #6
ANNA
OG Sin, Pruno, Street Urchin, Root Canal #2
Best High
Apples & Bananas, Big Bubba Diesel, Cherry Hills , Cherry Punch , Electric Lemonade , Frankenberry , Mac N Cheese , Mandarin Cookies , OG Sin, OG Sin , Oreoz , Pruno, Pruno , Quatro Kush , Sex Grenade , Melonade #8, Root Canal #2
Blue Heron
Interdimensional Cable, OG Sin, Pancakes, Pruno, Street Urchin, Peking Duck #6, Root Canal #2
COS Confidential
Apple Fritter , Apples & Bananas , Double Deja Vu , Electric Lemonade , Horchata , Oreoz , Scooby Snax , Strawberry Guava , Triangle OG , El Chivo #4, Melonade #8, Muffinz Breath #1, Sugar Rush #2
Canna Cabinet
Apples & Bananas , Pancakes , Toxic Boo , Veritas Cookies , El Chivo #4, Item #9, Melonade #8, Muffinz Breath #1
CannaCo
Apples & Bananas, Cherry Diesel, Garlic Breath, Pancakes, Scooby Snax, Sour Diesel, The Sauce, GG #4
Cannabicare
Apple Fritter , Apples & Bananas , Cherry Diesel, Cherry Hills , Garlic Breath, OG Sin, Sherb Crasher, Sour Diesel, Durban Kush #8, El Chivo #4, Melonade #8, Muffinz Breath #1, Sugar Rush #2
Cherry Peak
Apples & Bananas , Electric Lemonade , Frozen Dessert , OG Sin, Pancakes , Street Urchin, Toxic Boo , Tres Leches , El Chivo #4, Item #9, Melonade #8, Muffinz Breath #1
Colorado Harvest Company
Apple Fritter , Apples & Bananas, Apples & Bananas , Big Bubba Diesel, Cherry Hills , Cherry Punch , Electric Lemonade , Frankenberry , Frozen Dessert , Georgia Pie , Horchata , Interdimensional Cable, Mac N Cheese , Marmot OG, OG Sin, OG Sin , Oreoz , Pancakes , Papaya Cake , Pruno, Pruno , Rotten Cherries , Sex Grenade , Snickerz, Sour Apple , Street Urchin, The Sauce , Toxic Boo , Tres Leches , Veritas Cookies , Apples & Bananas, El Chivo #4, INFVSED Scooby Snax, INFVSED The Sauce, Item #9, Melonade #8, Muffinz Breath #1, Peking Duck #6, Root Canal #2, Sugar Rush #2, Sunset Drive, Tart Pops #3
Dark Matter
Cherry Hills, Item #9, Sueno
EMJ's
Apples & Bananas, Big Bubba Diesel, Cherry Diesel, Scooby Snax, Snickerz, Street Urchin, Sunset Drive, The Sauce, GG #4, Peking Duck #6
Elevated
Electric Lemonade , Sex Grenade , The Sauce , Toxic Boo , El Chivo #4, INFVSED Sueno
Emerald City Wellness
Cherry Diesel, INFVSED Oreoz, INFVSED Sour Orange Zkittlez, Peking Duck #6
Green Dragon
Apple Fritter , Electric Lemonade , Horchata , Oreoz , Pancakes , Pruno , Toxic Boo , Veritas Cookies , El Chivo #4, Item #9, Melonade #8, Muffinz Breath #1
Green World Express
Apples & Bananas, Frankenberry , Mac N Cheese , Snickerz, Sour Diesel, Tres Leches , El Chivo #4
HERBS 4 YOU
Electric Lemonade , Sex Grenade , Root Canal #2
High Class
Cherry Hills, Item #9, Sueno
Igadi
Cherry Diesel, Electric Lemonade , Frozen Dessert , Garlic Breath, OG Sin , Pancakes, Rotten Cherries , Snickerz, Sour Diesel, Sunset Drive, El Chivo #4, GG #4
Kind Care of Colorado
Toxic Boo , El Chivo #4, INFVSED Apple Fritter, INFVSED Peking Duck #6, INFVSED Scooby Snax, INFVSED Sherb Crasher, INFVSED Sueno, INFVSED Sunset Drive, INFVSED The Sauce, INFVSED Yuk Mouth, Melonade #8
LA CASA CANNA BIS
Apples & Bananas, Frankenberry , Mac N Cheese , Snickerz, Sour Diesel, Tres Leches , El Chivo #4
LIGHTSHADE
Apples & Bananas , Frankenberry , The Sauce , El Chivo #4, INFVSED Sueno, Item #9
Lightshade
Apple Fritter , Apples & Bananas, Apples & Bananas , Electric Lemonade , Frankenberry , Pruno , The Sauce , El Chivo #4, Item #9
Livgreen
Apples & Bananas, Apples & Bananas , Big Bubba Diesel, Cherry Diesel, Cherry Hills , Double Deja Vu , Frankenberry , Funyunz, Georgia Pie , Oreoz , Pancakes, Pancakes , Scooby Snax , Snickerz, Sour Diesel, Sunset Drive, The Sauce, Veritas Cookies , El Chivo #4, GG #4, Item #9, Melonade #8
Lucky Monkey Buds
Apples & Bananas, Garlic Breath, Pancakes, Scooby Snax, Sour Diesel
Magnolia Road
Chemdawg , Divine Kush Breath , Milky Weigh , OG Sin , Tropsanto , Watermelon Sorbet , Durban Kush #8, Root Canal #2
Magnolia Road
Apples & Bananas , Chemdawg , Cherry Hills , Cherry Punch , Divine Kush Breath , OG Sin, OG Sin , Papaya Cake, Pruno, Scooby Snax , Street Urchin, The Sauce, Tropsanto , Watermelon Sorbet , Durban Kush #8, El Chivo #4, Item #9, Peking Duck #6, Root Canal #2
Makena
Apples & Bananas , Rotten Cherries , El Chivo #4, Item #9
Mellow Harvest
Cherry Hills, Item #9, Sueno
Munchiez
Sueno
Native Roots
Apple Fritter , Apples & Bananas , Cherry Hills , Cherry Punch , Double Deja Vu , Electric Lemonade , Frankenberry , Frozen Dessert , Horchata , Interdimensional Cable, Mac N Cheese , OG Sin, OG Sin , Oreoz , Pancakes , Pruno, Pruno , Rotten Cherries , Sex Grenade , Street Urchin, The Sauce , Tres Leches , Veritas Cookies , Durban Kush #8, El Chivo #4, INFVSED The Sauce, Item #9, Melonade #8, Muffinz Breath #1, Peking Duck #6, Root Canal #2
Oasis Cannabis Superstore
Cherry Hills , OG Sin, Veritas Cookies , Item #9
Peak Dispensary
Electric Lemonade , OG Sin, Pruno , Sex Grenade
Peak North
Horchata , Tres Leches , INFVSED Apple Fritter, INFVSED Scooby Snax, INFVSED The Sauce, INFVSED Yuk Mouth, Item #9
Roadrunner Cannabis
Item #9, Sueno
Rocky Mountain Blaze
Big Bubba Diesel, Electric Lemonade , Horchata , Papaya Cake, Sex Grenade , Tres Leches , El Chivo #4, Peking Duck #6
Rocky Mountain Cannasol
Eagle Scout , Horchata , Pruno, Rotten Cherries , Scooby Snax , Toxic Boo
Rocky Road
Apple Fritter , Apples & Bananas, Big Bubba Diesel, Cherry Punch , Electric Lemonade , Horchata , Interdimensional Cable, Papaya Cake, Sueno, The Sauce, The Sauce , Tres Leches , El Chivo #4, INFVSED Pineapple Blast, INFVSED Scooby Snax, Peking Duck #6, Root Canal #2, Tart Pops #3
Rocky Road Remedies
Apples & Bananas, Big Bubba Diesel, Cherry Diesel, Funyunz, Garlic Breath, Interdimensional Cable, Marmot OG, Pancakes, Papaya Cake, Snickerz, Sour Diesel, Street Urchin, Sueno, Sunset Drive, GG #4, Peking Duck #6, Root Canal #2
Roots Rx
Cherry Hills , Cherry Punch , Citrus Cake , Divine Kush Breath , Eagle Scout , Frankenberry , Mac N Cheese , Mandarin Cookies , Milky Weigh , OG Sin , Oreoz , Passionfruit , Quatro Kush , Rotten Cherries , Scooby Snax , Sour Apple , Sour Diesel , Toxic Boo , Tres Leches , Tropsanto , Veritas Cookies , Durban Kush #8, GG #4, Item #9, Peking Duck #6, Root Canal #2
Sandia Botanicals
Cherry Hills, Item #9, Sueno
Simply Pure
Apples & Bananas , Rotten Cherries , Toxic Boo , El Chivo #4, INFVSED Sherb Crasher, Item #9, Melonade #8, Muffinz Breath #1
Solace Meds
Apples & Bananas , Electric Lemonade , Sex Grenade , Toxic Boo , El Chivo #4, INFVSED Sour Orange Zkittlez, Melonade #8

October 17, 2022

Months after selling his groundbreaking brewery, Oskar Blues’ founder is on to new adventures Oct 6, 2022, 3:03pm MDT

In the early months of 2022, Dale Katechis found himself out of a job and wondering what to do. He was a pioneer in the canning of craft beers who had maxed out his credit cards to launch Oskar Blues Brewery and built Dale’s Pale Ale into

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ED SEALOVER | DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL
Dale Katechis hoists a pint at his Oskar Blues Grill & Brew location in Lower Downtown Denver on Oct. 5, 2022. An iconic national brand, but that trajectory changed this year. Monster Beverage Corp. (NYSE: MNST) purchased Oskar Blues and its multibrewery CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective for $330 million in January from private-equity firm Fireman Capital Partners and the owners of the breweries that were part of the company. Twenty-five years after opening his original blues-music-themed Cajun restaurant in Lyons and 23 years after getting the idea to add a beer-making operation there, Katechis severed himself from CANarchy.

But because he had sold the restaurant division of Oskar Blues to his wife, Christi, in 2004 when the business moved from brewpub status to a manufacturing brewery, the former high school sweethearts with four kids retained control over the four eateries under the OB moniker. After a break from everything, the entrepreneur decided to dive back in, this time going back to his roots as a restaurateur. “Now that I’m out of the beer business completely, I needed something to do,” Katechis said on Wednesday, sitting on the front porch of his Oskar Blues Grill & Brew in Lower Downtown and sipping a beer as industry leaders gathered inside before the now 40-year-old Great American Beer Festival. “I could only do so much Sudoku at home without my wife telling me, ‘OK, you need to get out of the house.’ And this is what started us.”

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Although he owns restaurants in Lyons, Longmont and Colorado Springs as well, Katechis particularly wanted to understand what was happening in LoDo, which got hit hard as the pandemic drove workers out of downtown and was suffering from the same labor shortages as the rest of the industry. So, he rented a place within walking distance of the bar and restaurant and poured himself into 16-hour days there for three months, sometimes mopping the floors first thing in the morning and sometimes working a shift in the kitchen if a worker failed to show.


He wants to transform Oskar Blues Grill & Brew, at 1624 Market St., from a sometimes-overlooked part of the greater Oskar Blues family into a center of the craft-beer scene in Denver. Oskar Blues beers, appropriately, still take up a dozen or so of the draft lines at the Cajun restaurant with a downstairs music venue, but that leaves roughly 35 more draft lines that Katechis intends to fill with products from other craft-beer makers. With the restaurant back on its post-pandemic feet, he plans to hold more events showing off the small and local breweries that have been where he once was in their efforts to grow into something bigger. And he’ll do it, as he always has, with a beer in one hand and maybe a spatula or maybe a bar rag in the other. With the restaurant is humming once again, and now it’s one of the many activities Katechis is juggling in his life after Oskar Blues. But he’s relaxed — as he always has been — and happy and looking forward to new challenges, even if they may seem less daunting

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than growing from scratch and operating what became the seventh-largest craft brewery in America. “It is very weird. It is bittersweet,” he said of not having ownership in a brewery that’s occupied roughly half his life. “I’ve probably spent more time with Oskar Blues than I have with my children. And it was like a child to me. I’m still proud of what has happened there.”

Just three years into its run as a brewpub, Katechis got the idea of canning Dale’s Pale Ale at a time when the craft sector eschewed the vessels because of their longtime association with the light beers that dominated the American drinking scene in the second half of the 20 century. Fellow brewers laughed at him at first. Then they realized he was right about the increased sustainability and protection against beer-ruining light that cans provided, and now almost every member of the industry has ditched bottles for cans.

In the 20 years after that fateful decision, Katechis built a brand that not only was the first Colorado craft brewery to be sold in all 50 states but that had started buying other craft breweries that were in financial trouble and in danger of being gobbled up by an international company. His equity partners then found what they considered the ideal buyer CANarchy — a pioneer in the energy- drink space that was looking to take its first steps into alcoholic beverages.

While many people wondered how Katechis felt handing his company over to such a big corporation — he didn’t comment when the sale was announced — he said Wednesday that he is very

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happy with who is guiding Oskar Blues’ future. He liked the history of Monster, the team that was running it and their goals to let the CANarchy brands grow on their own. He said he continues to have a good relationship with them now that his Oskar Blues-branded restaurants are buying Oskar Blues beers from Monster to serve. “I don’t know if there are too many better marketers in the world, and they had a desire to be in the space,” he said. “And they still kind of operate in a sense like a small company. You can still talk to both owners.”

In addition to being a restaurateur, Katechis is now an investor. He’s bought into Bootstrap Brewing of Longmont, which keeps his hand in the industry, even if he is more of a silent partner to owners Steve and Leslie Kaczeus as they grow their distribution-focused brewery. But he’s also invested in Veritas Fine Cannabis, as he’s always been fascinated by an entire industry that is trying to break new ground. He’s invested in Ursa Major Technologies, a Berthoud-based company that prints 3D rocket engines, because his father was an aerospace engineer. And he’s bought into Denver’s Wander + Ivy winery, in tribute to his father’s long-time efforts to make his own vino. “Growing up, every closet in our house had a five-gallon carboy in it,” Katechis remembered. “That was my first experience with fermentation.”

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Katechis, one of the most influential craft-beer makers of all time, is an entrepreneur again. And he’s excited. “It’s been fun to be a big part of this space for as long as we have,” he said. “I just wonder what the next 25 years holds for me.”

Ed Sealover
Senior Reporter
Denver Business Journal

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