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Roughly 50 lucky diners got a double sneak peek November 9 at The Brewer’s Table dinner at New Belgium. Attendees enjoyed an unforgettable six course meal, featuring preview dishes from The Brewer’s Table, a restaurant and brew pub opening in Austin early …
It was announced earlier today via The Coloradoan, that former U.S. President Bill Clinton will speak at a rally at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins on behalf of his wife and Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.
The 42nd President of the United States will address crowd goers at the country’s fourth largest craft brewery Friday afternoon from 4-6pm. Doors open at 2:30pm on Friday and those looking to attend the event can RVSP via the Clinton campaign website.
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This weekend, Denver Flea returns to City Park showcasing some of the best local artisans and makers as well as the crafted goods they produce for sale. In addition to the wide array of jewelry, Colorado’ed out merch, and random hand crafted snack foods, we thought we’d spice up your Flea experience with a 2016 Summer Flea Drinking Game.
So toss back a few sips of delicious New Belgium Beers if you happen to spot one of these predictably prevalent Denver Flea finds during Saturday and Sunday’s shop-a-thon event.
OK, I admit it. I’m a little late getting on the Parks & Recreation train – but thanks to an obsessed roommate, recent downtime, and my Netflix account, I can now confidently say that I am a fan. A big fan. In fact, one of my most recent life goals is to be more like Leslie Knope.
When brainstorming for this week’s Ultimate 6er, I couldn’t help but pair some of my favorite brews with the lovable, relatable, hysterical Pawnee Parks crew. Let’s take some of our original favorites from the NBC hit comedy and give them some deserving beer, shall we? We hope that these will be a good fit for a picnic in the park sometime soon.
If you live in Colorado like I do, you may be thinking that it isn’t actually spring just yet. Not with the weather we’ve been having lately, at least. That’s why New Belgium Brewing and Belgium’s Hof Ten Dormaal‘s …
New Belgium Brewing Company’s annual event celebrating the releases of La Folie and TranksAtlantique Kriek is back and this year, Lost in the Woods is providing a magical sour beer experience for fans across the country. While they’re best known to most people for their flagship hoppy amber ale Fat Tire, New Belgium has advanced their barrel aging program to one of the industry’s most revered by both peers and customers.
Photo by: Will Dozier
ABV: 6.0% | IBU: 50
New Belgium Brewing Citradelic Tangerine IPA, which officially hit stores yesterday, kicks off what I expect to be one of the bigger trends for the new year. Mark it down, coming in 2016… to a snifter glass not so very far away. Craft Beer: The Fruit Awakens.
ABV: 10% | IBU: 50
New Belgium Brewing Blackberry Barleywine is just the fruit forward jammy jam beer you needed this winter.
It should come as no surprise that New Belgium Brewing Company holds a special place in my heart. As I’ve documented before, I first fell in love with craft beer in the winter of 2009 while taking advantage of free tasters in the New Belgium Brewing Liquids Center (tap room). At the time, I was an AmeriCorps member serving the Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer Co, with a living stipend that was below minimum wage. So free tasters of beer was about all the entertainment I could afford at the time.
Great American Beer Festival is a unique opportunity for people that enjoy beer to rub elbows with the amazingly talented people that have propelled the craft beer scene into the vastly successful industry you see today. Here is a quick guide to some of the beer celebrities you may see in Denver this year during GABF. By no means is this a complete list of everyone to look for. If you have a favorite brewery, author, blogger or personality that is not on this list, try to find them on Twitter to see if you can meet them.
As one might expect from the name, New Belgium Brewing has a long-standing reputation built on producing solid Belgian-style beers including their Abbey ale, Trippel, and even Fat Tire, a ubiquitous brew which undoubtedly marked the beginning of many a casual beer drinker’s insobrietous journey to certified beer geek. As such, I was excited to find Wild² Dubbel, a new entry in their Lips of Faith series in a local bottle shop. What makes this dubbel wild? Well, it’s brewed with Schisandra berries, also known as the “five taste fruit” and finished with Brettanomyces. The five flavors promised by the berry are sour, sweet, salty, bitter, and spicy. Brett is something I generally enjoy, but not being familiar with Schisandra, I wasn’t sure what to expect as I opened the bottle.
Happy Passover, Jews and non-Jews! If you’re a shiksa like me, you’ll probably be forced to celebrate one way or another. What is a shiksa, you ask? Oh, just a non-Jewish girl trying to temp a Jewish boy into marriage (I think it might be working). Whoever you are, its always fun to celebrate Passover and all Jewish holidays because they usually require a constant supply of food. And whenever food is involved, there’s always a way to incorporate beer. Along with the latkes and kuge, I decided to slow cook a brisket in beer for 6 hours. The beer of choice was Trippel by New Belgium. This ale is brewed with coriander, which makes it the perfect herbal addition to the dish. It’s also the perfect addition to your belly. Since this recipe requires three bottles, you’ll be forced to buy a six-pack. I won’t force you to drink the rest but I highly recommend it.
I don’t like to shop. I need to have a carrot dangled in front of me in order to even get in a car and head in the general direction of a mall or department store. Typically that carrot is beer. Do I get to get to go to a liquor store? Fantastic. A good liquor store? Even better. Target doesn’t qualify as a good liquor store, or even a liquor store, but it has an aisle that I can wander and at least acts as a distraction from the buzzing overhead lighting and constant eyeball assault of red and happy imagery. We made this trip recently, and I was lured with the promise of a new coffee maker and beer. This is the way to my heart, friends.
As October gets into full swing and the morning temperatures continue to drop, an Ultimate Fall 6er designed specifically for this beautiful season only seems appropriate. Get your mittens and your pumpkins and your s’mores and lets do this.
Curry and beer sounds like a terrible idea. Curry is such a unique, robust flavor that is very unforgiving. But curry is also full of familiar and comforting spices. As the weather begins to turn colder, …
Hey America, Summer has definitely arrived. Clearly, we here at PD promote porch (outdoor) imbibing. However, it doesn’t matter what region you’re in right now, melting in humidity or frying in the desert, it’s HOT out there. I found myself at a beer fest the other day where I was sipping ice cold sangria (gasp!) There was just no perfectly refreshing summer beer available to help beat the scorching heat. Which brings us to my Ultimate 6er for a hot-as-hell summer.
New Belgium’s Rolle Bolle (Seasonal) 5.2% ABV, 30 IBU
In the midst of nearly killing ourselves riding our bikes through the Rocky Mountains a few weeks back, my friend Brennan and I, along with our stalwart sherpa, Ryan, found our way …
Every summer for the past 24 years, over 10,000 visitors have travelled up north to The Centennial State’s beer-loving haven: Fort Collins. The City and its Downtown Business Association, renowned for their love of craft beer, has put on one of the greatest gatherings of brewers in the country known as the Colorado Brewer’s Festival 2013. This weekend-long event showcases a plethora of some of Colorado’s finest, from the tiny nano-breweries like Boulder’s Asher or Loveland’s Verboten, up to the near-macros such as Fort Collins’ own New Belgium and Golden’s Blue Moon.
As we inch into the sunny days of May, the impending summer vacation for teachers beams like a beacon of hope, eclipsing the flickering fluorescent lights and mounting stacks of ungraded papers. As teachers, my wife (Sarah) and I use the summer months as we did as children – as a time for relaxation and recreation (albeit with supplemental jobs and some mandatory professional development trainings scattered about). But we travel, stay up a little later, work in our garden, and try to cram everything into that brief span when students aren’t around.
Please stop! I know the sound of beer cans smashing against the human skull is an invigorating sonic sensation but, I must digress, I’m not talking about the kind of beers you drink straight-from-the-can in a dark alley before the AC/DC metal show. I’m talking about the brews that make the true metalhead feel like a Viking rowing a giant battleship into war!