• Late summer's the perfect time to crack open some wheaty, hoppy creation from one of the country's more than 1,500 craft breweries. But don't you dare reach for the bottle opener, says Marty Jones of Oskar Blues brewery, based in Lyons, Colorado, who is busy changing industry perception as well as making six-packs of irreverent ales like Mama's Little Yella Pils. "Our beer from a can is like Big Maybelle's voice coming from Ashlee Simpson's mouth," he says. "Folks don't expect such glorious, full-throated art from the lowly can."

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  • Late summer's the perfect time to crack open some wheaty, hoppy creation from one of the country's more than 1,500 craft breweries. But don't you dare reach for the bottle opener, says Marty Jones of Oskar Blues brewery, based in Lyons, Colorado, who is busy changing industry perception as well as making six-packs of irreverent ales like Mama's Little Yella Pils. "Our beer from a can is like Big Maybelle's voice coming from Ashlee Simpson's mouth," he says. "Folks don't expect such glorious, full-throated art from the lowly can."

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