• How hops affect these 5 New Belgium beers

    These days, hops are popularly associated with the aggressive, dominant profile they lend to IPAs and imperial IPAs (see Rampant, Ranger and Slow Ride), but what if I told you that they’re also capable of subtlety? It’s true: Hops can be a team player, too. Hops excel at elevating a beer with nuance, just as much as driving a palate wrecking IPA. So, let’s take a look at the different ways hops affect ...

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  • Pucker up for Hop Tart

    Great news! Our new hoppy American sour pale ale—appropriately named Hop Tart—is officially out, hitting taps at a bar near you. The latest beer in our draft-only Hop Kitchen series combines the stainless lacto souring process used in Snapshot, with a large helping of rad hops, including Galaxy, Nelson Sauvin, and Experimental Hop 522. It’s tropical up front, with an assertive sour punch in the back, and clocks in at 5% ABV and 30 ...

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  • We’re brewing a Peach IPA with Hopworks Urban Brewery

    Now that’s one good-looking crew, and there’s a reason they look so happy. Conditioning in the tanks is really kick-ass beer: B-Side Organic Peach IPA. The beer, part of our Beers with Vrienden series, is a collaboration between New Belgium and our fellow bike enthusiast and B-Corp buddies Hopworks Urban Brewery from Portland. So, what’s the deal with the beer? B-Side Organic Peach IPA is, well, a certified organic India pale ale brewed with peaches, ...

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