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How to pair your burger with New Belgium beers

It’s summertime, which means it’s grilling season (which also means it’s drinking outside season). Nothing screams lazy summer afternoon more than kicking it in your backyard with friends, flipping burgers on the grill, and knocking back some beers. This summer, up your grill game by nailing the perfect burger and beer pairings, one topping at a time. Here’s how: START WITH: The classic: Tomato, lettuce and onions Beer: Fat Tire Amber Ale Why: Classic meets classic. Fat Tire’s sweet, biscuity malts draw out the inherent sweetness in the burger and bun, while the beer’s grassy bitterness cleans up each bite and sip. Meanwhile, the tomato’s umami draws out similar notes hidden deep in th...
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Make this: The best burger we've ever tasted

We love burgers. Yep, burgers are pretty swell. But, we recently discovered a burger to end all burgers, and now it’s the only burger we ever want. Allow me to introduce you to the Bacon Jam Burger from local Fort Collins favorite food truck The Tramp About. You can always find The Tramp About outside our Liquid Center on Fridays (sometimes they’re here on Tuesdays, too), where they serve up gourmet street tacos, po’boys, Cubano sandwiches and a rotating selection of burgers. The Bacon Jam Burger is heavenly. Made with tomato-bacon jam and jalapeno aioli it’s absolutely packed with flavor. Pro-tip: Pair it with a hoppy Citradelic Tangerine IPA, or draw out the burger’s darker flavors with ...
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How to drink through the Fat Tire & Friends pack

We really wanted to do something special in celebration of New Belgium’s 25th anniversary, so we got together with friends from five different breweries, gave them the keys to the Fat Tire recipe, and said, “Surprise us.” The result is Fat Tire & Friends, a collaborative variety pack featuring five unique spins on the original fave, plus a couple bottles of Fat Tire for good measure. This is the wildest pack we’ve ever released, and probably the wildest variety pack of the year. There’s Avery Fat Wild Ale (brewed with Brettanomyces Bruxellensis Drie), Allagash Fat Funk Ale (bottle conditioned with Brettanomyces Allagagensis), Hopworks Fat Sour Apple Ale (brewed with Lactobacillus and apple...
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