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How to pair Halloween candy with New Belgium beers

American’s love candy. Maybe not GOOD candy, as shown in this recent post by ABC News, but candy nonetheless. What else do we love? Beer. With Halloween just around the corner, it seems like a no-brainer to bring the two together. What are we up to Halloween night? Pairing awesome candy with amazing beer. Here’s how to do it: Fat Tire & Twix Fat Tire carries subtle notes of caramel and biscuit across the tongue, similar to the classic “Gimme a Break” candy bar. The added notes of Twix’s chocolate just enriches the pairing even more.   Abbey & Hershey’s Almond Chocolate Bar The combo of chocolate and nuts marries neatly with Abbey’s dark fruit, candied banana and sweet caramel notes. Ta...
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New Belgium Brewing, Ben & Jerry’s, and Protect Our Winters Partner to Create “100 Days to Change Our Ways”

A few things that go well together: beer, ice cream, and environmental stewardship. It's true! That's why we're once again joining forces with Ben & Jerry's to bring you Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale. To craft this confection, we dove into our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes for inspiration, and then whipped hefty doses of chocolate, brown sugar and vanilla into a dough-hued blonde ale base. The result is a full-bodied beer that seduces with a perfect balance of vanilla and chocolate, and finishes with just the right amount of sweetness. In celebration of our latest collaboration, our two B-Corp companies are teaming with Protect Our Winters (POW) to drink beer, eat ice cream, a...
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Colorado Artist Wins New Belgium Bike Competition and Awards $5,000 to Outdoor Alliance

Brinkley Messick’s custom paint and leather designs on a New Belgium/Detroits Bike cruiser captured the western spirit and gained love and appreciation from fans, making him the winner of New Belgium’s Art Bike competition. Brinkley is one of twelve artists who competed against one another for the opportunity to award $5,000 to their charity of choice. To compete, the artists each received an unpainted New Belgium/Detroit Bike cruiser to use as a blank canvas. The artists then turned the bikes into functional pieces of art. After about two months of working on the bikes, and one month of voting, Brinkley came out on top. His bike is now destined to be displayed at New Belgium’s new brewery i...
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