This one goes out to all the beer lovers in NC! In celebration of our 25th anniversary and grand opening in Asheville, NC, our Asheville brewing team is sending their first limited release, one-off beer out of our Asheville brewery to draft lines across North Carolina. The 25th Anniversary Ale is an unfiltered citrus pale ale hopped like an IPA but at a drinkable 5.7% ABV. Beer fans can find the hoppy pale ale on draft at our Asheville Liquid Center now, and at taprooms across the state starting this week!
“The 25th Anniversary Ale is really us just brewing something we love to drink and wanting to share it with our new home state,” said John Swanson, New Belgium Lead Brewer. “We used our house ale yeast and a malt bill with wheat and some groats for body and mouthfeel. We threw Galaxy and Manderina hops on the back end, with a touch of orange peel and dry hopped with more Galaxy. We chose to keep it unfiltered. It was a worthy brew for our awesome anniversary party and I’m excited to get it out to the rest of the state.”