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How to Pair Belgian Beer with Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means heaps of food washed down by pints of beer. Sure, you could just serve any old beer that’s in your fridge, but that really wouldn’t give your guests something to give thanks for would it? For the third installment of “How to pair New Belgium with Thanksgiving,” we’ve got Grady Hull, assistant brewmaster, to walk us through all things Belgian, especially how to match Abbey and Trippel with your upcoming feast. Lauren Limbach, Wood Cellar Director and Blender, also joins the fun, helping us pair our Sour Saison with the upcoming meal. Start the night off Sour: As your guests pour through the door, replace the typical cocktail hour offering of...
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How to Pair Fat Tire Belgian Ale and Fat Tire Belgian White With Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means heaps of food washed down by pints of beer. Sure, you could just serve any old beer that’s in your fridge, but that really wouldn’t give your guests something to give thanks for, would it? Over the next week, we’re gathering some of the great minds at the brewery to point out the perfect New Belgium beer and Thanksgiving spread pairings. So, get out your notebook: Today Lauren Limbach, wood cellar and specialty brand manager, returns to tell us how Fat Tire Belgian Style Ale and Fat Tire Belgian White are pretty much the best pairing beers ever (especially with Thanksgiving leftovers). Let's start with Fat Tire Belgian Style Ale: Good id...
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How to Pair Accumulation With Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means heaps of food washed down by pints of beer. Sure, you could just serve any old beer that’s in your fridge, but that really wouldn’t give your guests something to give thanks for, would it? For this installment of “How to pair New Belgium with Thanksgiving,” it only makes sense to include our Accumulation White IPA into the mix.  As with Voodoo Ranger, it can be daunting thinking about what to pair a hoppier beer such as this one with the array of Thanksgiving offerings on the table. This foamy, bitter brew actually compliments more than you'd think-- but how about waiting to crack one open until the leftovers come out? LC Manager Michael...
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Watch: DPS Cinematic's Shadow Campaign, season 3

We teamed with our pals at DPS Skis and Outdoor Research to bring you Season 3 of DPS' Shadow Campaign. Watch the films below, and try your best to not get too hyped on winter. The Shadow Campaign // Reflections from DPS SKIS on Vimeo. The Shadow Campaign // Genesis from DPS SKIS on Vimeo. The Shadow Campaign // Gone Big from DPS SKIS on Vimeo.
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Deliver Holiday Cheer with New Belgium Beer

Let’s face it, we all have a few family members that are just impossible to buy for. They kind of like everything, but don’t actually love anything in particular. Now, there are a couple ways to address the gift giving process for these folks. You can approach the gift as the ultimate challenge, painstakingly researching their every move to find just-the-right present to light up their eyes. Or, you can give them the gift that’s guaranteed to be a hit. That’s right: we’re talking about beer, and we’ve got one for every family member. Fat Tire Few brews (maybe none?) are as much a sure-fire bet as Fat Tire. It pairs well with myriad meals, stands the test of time and is well suited for w...
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New Belgium Stocking Stuffers

Need last minute stocking stuffers? We’ve got you covered. Give your friends and family the gift of New Belgium, which — as far as we’re concerned — is the best gift of all. New Belgium Carhartt Hooded Sweatshirt Keep the cold out with our water resistant Carhartt hoodie, perfect for the family member who likes to rough it in the elements. New Belgium Globe Glass Great beer deserves great glassware. Elevate your indulgence with our famous Globe Glass. Blade Bottle Opener Crack your beers open with authority with a New Belgium blade bottle opener. New Belgium Bottle Cap T Shirt It's our best seller for a reason — grab the gift your family member is sure to love.
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How to Pair Sour Beer with Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means heaps of food washed down by pints of beer. Sure, you could just serve any old beer that’s in your fridge, but that really wouldn’t give your guests something to give thanks for would it? Over the next week, we’re gathering some of the great minds at the brewery to point out the perfect New Belgium beer and Thanksgiving spread pairings. So, get out your notebook: Today Lauren Salazar, wood cellar and specialty brand manager, walks through the perfect sour beer pairings. Good idea: Contrast “The fun thing to do with sour beers is contrast. Gamey cuts of meat. Confit. Rillettes. Pâté. Sour beers cut through the fattiness and highlight oth...
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How to Pair Voodoo Ranger with Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means heaps of food washed down by pints of beer. Sure, you could just serve any old beer that’s in your fridge, but that really wouldn’t give your guests something to give thanks for would it? For this installment of “How to pair New Belgium with Thanksgiving,” we’re taking a look at our very own Voodoo Ranger. Brewery analyst Matty Gilliland and Liquid Center manager Michael Bussmann point out some genius ways to incorporate Voodoo’s hoppier offerings into a Thanksgiving feast. OK, first things first: IPAs and imperial IPAs aren’t exactly the easiest styles to pair alongside a Thanksgiving meal. “They can be pretty overpowering,” says Gillila...
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We're coming to Massachusetts!

Fun Massachusetts facts: the Boston subway is the oldest in the U.S., Harvard was our country's first college, and it's home to the invention of volleyball. Another fun fact? Massachusetts is soon to be the 46th state in which we distribute our beer. That's right — New Belgium in New England is finally a reality! We'll start selling our brews in MA on Feb. 13, 2017. Read below for more info pulled from the press release (and get ready for NBB Massachusetts).  “Massachusetts is a great beer state with a long tradition of embracing good beer,” said New Belgium’s Northeast and Canada Division Sales Director, Rich Rush. “It’s a very competitive landscape and we aim to bring something new to ...
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Win gear from Outdoor Research, DPS Skis and New Belgium

Okay, so October may have been one of the warmest in decades, but we're near-certain that winter is on the way. That's why we teamed up with our pals at Outdoor Research and DPS Skis to give away the ultimate ski package. What awesomeness does it include? Foundation skis from DPS, Skyward and Uberlayer jackets from OR, and a New Belgium cruiser (a set of snow tires will get you pedaling straight to the hill (probably)).  How do you enter? It's pretty simple. All you have to do is follow OR, DPS, and New Belgium on Instagram. Then tag a friend in the comments of one of the giveaway photos. That's it — easy, breezy, simple. Hit this link to see a complete set of rules, and/or take a peep a...
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