New Belgium adds four states to complete nationwide distribution

By the end of April, New Belgium beer will be available in all 50 states. The Fort Collins, Colorado, brewery announced today they’re expanding distribution into Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Oklahoma. After opening a second brewery in Asheville, North Carolina, in 2016, New Belgium now has the brewing capacity to lock in the national footprint. Oklahoma […]

PHOTOS: New Belgium visits Indeed to brew Strawberry Fields Ale

Last Friday it was Indeed’s turn to host New Belgium in the ongoing collaboration between the two breweries. The beer of the day? Strawberry Fields Ale, a kettle-soured fruit beer that utilizes New Belgium’s house lactobacillus strain. Expect the beer to pour a hazy red with aromas of tart strawberries and citrus, a light mouthfeel, and noticeable […]

The story behind Indeed and New Belgium’s recent collaboration beers

Indeed Brewing Company head brewer Josh Bischoff remembers when a trip to Colorado wasn’t complete without smuggling back a trunk full of Fat Tire. Before 2007, when New Belgium Brewing Company began distributing to the Minnesota, that was the norm for New Belgium devotees. Fast-forward nine years. Now, not only can Bischoff get his Fat […]

Win tickets to New Belgium & The Current’s Micro Show with Bob Mould

New Belgium Brewing Company and 89.3 The Current’s series of “Micro Shows” have seen the likes of Jack Garratt at the Weisman Art Museum, Frank Turner at the Turf Club, and more. The series returns to the Turf Club on April 21, this time with Bob Mould, who’s in the midst of promoting his most […]

New Belgium and ‘Old Belgium’ partner on new Lips of Faith four-packs

  As a part of New Belgium’s 25th anniversary celebration, the brewery announced the debut of a special Lips of Faith four-pack made in partnership with four “Old” Belgian breweries. The Fort Collins–based brewery worked with Oud Beersel, Hof Ten Dormaal, Orval, and De Koninck—which have a combined 359 years of brewing history between them—to […]

Photos: New Belgium and Indeed brew honey wheat wine collaboration beer

“Beers with Vrienden” (Flemish for “friends”) is New Belgium’s draft-only collaboration series with other breweries from around the country. Late last month, representatives from Minneapolis’ Indeed Brewing traveled to New Belgium headquarters in Fort Collins, Colorado, to brew Come Together, a 9.0% ABV and 40 IBU honey wheat wine brewed wildflower honey, strawberry-scented Belma hops, […]

New Belgium and Indeed to collaborate on honey wheat wine

Indeed Brewing Company has teamed up with New Belgium Brewing for the latest in New Belgium’s Beers with Vrienden series. The two breweries will create Come Together, a honey wheat wine, to be released this spring. “Come Together will be a super-heady sipper packed with tons of wildflower honey,” says New Belgium, via press release. “Strawberry scented Belma hops and New Belgium’s […]

New Belgium hosting Micro Shows with Frank Turner & Jack Garratt

To celebrate the release of their new Citradelic Tangerine IPA, New Belgium Brewing is partnering with 89.3 The Current to throw a series of “micro shows” in the Twin Cities that feature big names in small venues, and The Growler has your tickets to get in. We’re giving away five pairs of tickets Frank Turner at the Turf Club […]

New Beers: New Belgium Citradelic Tangerine IPA & Glütiny Pale Ale

Santa came early in the form of the New Belgium Beer Fairy today. Due out in early January are two new year-round beers from the Fort Collins, Colorado, brewery. Citradelic Tangerine IPA is a fruity, citrusy 6% ABV IPA brewed with tangerines and citra hops. It’s intensely aromatic and the fruit character comes through clearly […]

Sour Notes: The story and people behind New Belgium’s funky beer

With 336 total entries at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival, the American-Style India Pale Ale category remained the event’s most competitive. One of the fastest-growing trends, however, is sour beer. In fact, this year’s GABF competition featured four categories for sours, each with various sub-categories for fruited and barrel-aged varieties. While many American breweries […]

New Belgium gives the world the Ben & Jerry’s beer it’s been waiting for

Admit it, somewhere in your brain, whether it’s the deepest depths of your subconscious or the very front of your frontal lobe, there exists a craving for a Ben & Jerry’s beer. It’s OK, you’re among friends, you can come clean. New Belgium Brewing and Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream have peered into the collective […]

Autumn Brew Review 2015 Recap

There is a quote often attributed to Benjamin Franklin that reads, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” While the evidence suggests the original quote was about wine and not beer, craft beer fans will never argue with the sentiment. Nor would anyone argue with the phrase, “Autumn Brew Review […]

New Belgium to tweak Abbey and Trippel recipes

Two of New Belgium Brewing’s longest running beers, Abbey Belgian Style Dubbel and Trippel Belgian Style Ale, are being reimagined and updated for a new era, according to a press release from the brewery. Both beers started as homebrew recipes more than 25 years ago and new developments in hop and malt manufacturing have been […]

New Belgium Slow Ride IPA

New Belgium Brewing Company Slow Ride IPA 4.5% ABV, 40 IBU Summer in Minnesota means beaches, bikes, beers, and backyard hangouts. There’s no better beverage option on an adventurous day than a can of bright, delicious, low-ABV session IPA, and New Belgium’s Slow Ride delivers. Savor the generous aromas of fresh grass, grapefruit, and lemon […]

PRESS RELEASE: New Belgium Brewing to Release Summer Helles

Ft. Collins, Colo., March 26, 2014 –New Belgium Brewing has released Summer Helles, the brewery’s summer seasonal. It was originally created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of both Telluride’s famed Bluegrass Festival and Rockygrass Festival. Due to its popularity at those events, New Belgium decided to give more people a chance to enjoy Summer Helles and made it the […]