05/20/2010 04:29 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

National Craft Brew Week: The Best New Breweries In Colorado

As the country celebrates National Craft Brew Week, we thought we'd take a look at some of the best new breweries in Colorado. The brewing industry has been one of the few sectors to defy the recession and actually expand over the tumultuous period beginning in late 2008. Colorado, long one of the nation's most prolific beer-producing states, has been no exception. Promising new microbreweries have been inventing delicious beers throughout the state over the last year.

Here are a few of our favorites:

Colorado's Newest Micro-Breweries