PHOTOS: New Belgium visits Indeed to brew Strawberry Fields Ale

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Former Indeed/current New Belgium brewers Matt Pollock, left, and Travis Burge, middle, empty the mash tun as they reminisce with Indeed brewer Nick Walby // Photo by Aaron Davidson

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 lacto tartness on the tongue with a hint of sweetness from the strawberry, which will be added post-fermentation.

Strawberry Fields is expected to be ready by late May or early June and will be available at Indeed’s taproom in addition to a few locations around town that are still TBD.

For the full story behind the collaboration between the breweries, click here.

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Photos by Aaron Davidson

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