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Get stoked! This post will be a full combination.

Portland, are you ready?

The Midwestern World is my oyster, watch me crack it.

Can it be? A new Tap Handle with folly?!

Goodbye 2008...

Tour de Fat Austin Video!

The new unit of measurement: 6-pack

It's Simple Who Loves Our Beer

How to drink through a winter Folly Pack

Voodoo Ranger Pairings

Let's talk GABF, the Pro-Am Division and Colorado Hoppy Red

Let's look at pics from the Twin Cities Tour de Fat!

A taco in disguise

The end of the line…

Look, new foeders! (with more sour beer to come)

I got Lost in the Woods...

Let's go to the Chemistry Lab!


Who Wants a Beer Cocktail?

Beer and the books that pair.

May is here and with it comes excitement.

The Dawn of a New Era....

San Diego Summer-time Fun


Coast to Coast Post Toast

To & Fro Part #1

Here’s what New Belgium’s pouring at GABF

New Belgium lands on Outside’s ‘100 Best Places to Work’

Pear Ginger cocktail: Mothership

#WorthTheWait: win a New Belgium cruiser and pair of Zeal shades

3 fantastic reasons to love International Beer Day

Press Play Wednesday...

It's can season!

We cleaned out the New Belgium cooler (and it was a blast)

Press Play Wednesday!

I promised a recipe, and a recipe you shall receive...

It was a fun couple days at the Great American Beer Festival

What does the Tour de Fat taste like?

Meet the sumo wrestling Sanger brothers (and their mullets)

Let's go to Western Heritage, the coolest little foundry in the west.

Beer and food, you should make this for dinner!

This stuff will be a good time.


Just the facts....

I wanna trade my car for a bike in PORTLAND

Seattle Itinerary

Swapping Frenzy

Yes you CAN!

7 hops that shape the New Belgium portfolio

Press Play Wednesday!

Did you notice the change to 1554?

Press Play Wednesday!!!

Baking cookies with Fat Tire

Patagonia Beer And The Beer Makers Behind it...

Tour de Fat's look back at Boise

Some things are happening soon, and other things are happening now.

We made a beer with G. Love. Should we have a sip?

Let me introduce you to Mighty Arrow.

When drinking beer, do you drink from a jug?

Let's go to the corking line!

Thursday. Yep.

Here we go again.

let's do some catching up.


Tempe, I just woke up.

Tour de Fat line up, organic hops and more snow

Perfect Skinny Dipping weather

And the bikers of Fort Collins rejoiced!

Let's hear from Seattle!

Field-tested and employee-approved

Book of Ballyhoo Chapter 1

San Fran - You're Next! (Itinerary)

Props to our print

Big news: We're reimagining Abbey and Trippel

Weekend is over, get back to work!

Austin was a hoot!

Taco Tuesday and the Perfect Beer to Pair!

Rolle Bolle (the game, not the beer)...


A fine day for beer pairings and story swapping.

And the light was just right.


It Is 2010.

Thursday, lets talk.


VACATION!!!!! Then "work"

I wanna trade my car for a bike in Denver

Release notes: ‘Tis the season for Frambozen

How will we celebrate our 50,000th batch of beer?

DC, you were lovely... (to the Tour de Fat)

San Francisco Tour de Fat got soggy, then it got fun

My favorite way to win a bike...

I put a can of Fat Tire into that Chicken's can!

Pow Wow Week

Beer drinking and winter sports.

Rebecca Allen Memorial Screening

San Fran, we're a fan

Let's hear it for Chi-bike-go!

Beer and ice cream: Pour-over pairings

The 2014 Boise Tour de Fat (was amazing!)

Press Play Wednesday!

Some more pics from the DC Tour de Fat

A bit more on how to win a Colorado ski trip

Press Play Wednesday (Part 2 — Triumph at GABF)

Tour De Fat: It was gentle on this first-timer

April 1st, and stuff...

Dear Brewery Vivant,

Well, it's over...

Stage 2, the Tour de Fat meets the Tour of Colorado...


Let's go to the carnie shop.


Trade my car for a bike: Portland

HOLY COW!!!!!!!!!

with disdain he says "blog about that!"

Festive and filled with folly

Passing the torch: Another Portland bike commuter is born

I wanna trade my car for a bike in Boise

Seattle Loves Bikes

Today's special: DOGFISH

New Belgium’s pilot brewers: The most interesting job in beer?

Check out this aerial shot of New Belgium

How to build a Slow Ride couch bike

New Belgium CEO Kim Jordan named one of the most innovative women in food and drink

Let's talk New Belgium, Cigar City and homemade hot sauce

Well, the world didn't end... Let's drink Frambozen!

Surly Bikes Can (and do) Carry New Belgium Beer

It's Friday, drink Sahti.

The Tour de Fat; A photo essay (as seen through the eyes of my telephone).

The mothership Tour de Fat was a blast!


That smelly groundhog doesn't know anything.

San Fran-Party-Street

I want to trade my car for a bike in Chicago! by Steven

Costume Ideas

Just a quick note for Friday.

Boise busts out the bikes


Rocket bikes retreating

Bikes were streaming

The Book of Ballyhoo, Chapter 2

New Belgium: Best place to work in America!

Pear Ginger cocktail: El Gorrion

Press Play Wednesday!

Press Play Wednesday!

Press Play Wednesday...

Let the #SnapshotWheat Tour begin!

Have you perused the New Belgium Beer Masher?

Coconut Curry Hefeweizen, huh?

Drink some beer, then create a card (for any occasion)!

Vote For the World You Want to Live in...

Last Call for Filmmakers!

Helping dogs is delicious.

New Belgium and Allagash together in a bottle.

Lets go to the Thunderdome...

SF and a quick catch up.

Trade my car for a bike: Boise

Chicago kicks off Tour de Fat real nice

Hometown Tour de Fat this Saturday!

Pics of Portland

Tuesday was fun.

Welcome Wonderbikers!

Behind the new Abbey: How we changed the malts

Recap: Lost in the Woods 2015 was epic

Share your Snapshot photos, enter to win prints from Social Print Studio


Aloha, Hawaii: We’re coming to your state

Photos: Our mega collab with Charlotte breweries

This is how we make NBB Love

Inside look: Grilled Pineapple Berliner Weisse with J. Wakefield

This is how we build foeders

Video: 6 key differences between stainless and wood cellar souring

Pucker up for Hop Tart

Eric's Ale peach sour is back

Inside look: New pics of our Asheville brewery

How to drink through a Folly Pack

What’s the deal with Trappist beers?

From Forbes: A look inside New Belgium's festivals

2015 Durham Tour de Fat was (once again) DuRadical

How hops affect these 5 New Belgium beers

Inside Look: Our secret Slow Ride dry-hopping process

Oatmeal IPA on tap near you

Say hello to our newest brew: India Paw Ale

Inside Look: How we blend La Folie

Check out the San Diego Tour de Fat!

The 2014 Beer Bloggers Conference is a wrap!

Take a look at the back of your bottle!

Press Play Wednesday: The Beer Mile

Let's sip on some RyePA

Daylight Saving Time is a jerk!

Riding shotgun with Team Optum...

Tuesday Musings

THAT DAY! is here. And it's today!

Pen Pals, Mighty Arrow, and the late great JD Salinger.

Mini-apolis, Mega-fun

Have you ever wanted to ride in a gold limo?

Friday is upon us, isn't it great?

We're kind of a big deal in small workplaces

Look what bubbled up on a blog

Truckee Itinerary

Tour de Fat Chicago 2008

Hop Stout packs big hoppy, malty punch

Pear Ginger cocktail: Split Rail

Press Play Wednesday!

15 reasons to sign up for the New Belgium newsletter

Tour de Fat San Diego: dopeness incarnate

You should make this for dinner.

Tour de Fat Milwaukee, 1st ever and SWEET!

Eating dinner at the Smooth's.

Tuesdays are not as cool as Sundays

Just another Tuesday.

Things are heating up...and it's not even summer yet.

Lucky for us, we got a visit from Grist

Tour de Fat Fort Collins Bike Parade Route

Team WonderBike is alive

Holy moly, it’s Cocoa Molé!

A trip to the Singlespeed World Championships

Sign up for New Belgium email alerts!

Friday is upon us

Tour de Fat announces 2014 dates and locations

The holidays are over, time to treat yourself...

Prickly Passion Saison, some history (and some drinking)

I had a bottle of Le Terroir, then I drank it.

Let's go to Brewhouse 2.

The time has come.


Look at the big, bad award on Bryan

I wanna trade my car for a bike in Fort Collins

What is the Car Swap?

CHICAGO gets Tour de Fat!


The secret ingredient in Ben & Jerry’s Salted Caramel Brown-ie Ale ice cream

Big news from the Fort Collins Tour de Fat

This is how we make our sour beer Oscar Worthy Coffee

A look back: 10 rad fruit-spiked Lips of Faith beers from the archives

New Belgium Brewing and Ben & Jerry’s Donate $100,000 to Protect Our Winters

Vader lives in our wood cellar

Watch: The history of sour beer

New Belgium's beer in review 2015

Our foeders have some pretty funny names

Get to know our flagship sour La Folie

Sour innovation: Le Terroir, Tart Lychee

Our first seasonal of 2016: Meet Side Trip Belgian-style Pale Ale

Play this: The New Belgium BIG GAME Bingo Game

What if New Belgium beers played football?

Eat this: New Belgium’s favorite BIG GAME beer and food pairings

Check out Todd Van Fleet's bicycle landscape photography

Take the leap with Hoppy Blonde

Hop Kitchen Botanical Imperial IPA is hitting taps near you

New Belgium's wood cellar won its new foeder on a bet

Try our latest beer — Hairball Hefeweizen

Fat Tire flowing from Asheville

Lips of Faith four-packs kick off with new Hof Ten Dormaal collab

Our brewers are in Belgium right now making a stinging nettle beer

How to drink through a summer Folly Pack

How is your New Belgium beer soured?

Make this: Heavy Melon margaritas

Ediza Ferris, a cruiser bike and a lot of pizza

How to drink through the Fat Tire & Friends pack

How to pair your burger with New Belgium beers

Flowering Citrus Ale is in bloom, get it today

Watch: Critters of the wood cellar

The secret origin of New Belgium’s sour beer program

Brewery Tours Start in Asheville, showcases Asheville artists

Bake this: Pumpkin ale cupcakes with bourbon caramel frosting

How to pair Fat Tire with (almost) anything

How to pair Halloween candy with New Belgium beers

We ride our talk

The Trip: Seattle Sessions

Accumulation Pairings

Denver Itinerary

These craft breweries are blowing our minds at New Belgium

We’re brewing a Peach IPA with Hopworks Urban Brewery

Release notes: Portage Porter trekking your way

Make this chocolate cake with Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout!

Really?! It's already GABF time again?

Chicago things made better by New Belgium beer


So I walked into Finance and Accounting...

Belgo IPA, it is good.

Let's go to IOWA! (part 2 of 2)

Happy Bike to Work Day!

Lets get back together.

Austin Itinerary

Do you want a job at New Belgium?

Head’s up: More sour beer on the way!

Check out the Denver Tour de Fat

2014 Chicago Tour de Fat: it was muddy, it was good

Press Play Wednesday, Clips edition...

The Durham Tour de Fat is a wrap!

Press Play Wednesday!

New Belgium's un-bustable Final Four Bracket

Press Play Wednesday: Football Edition!

Shift (and other things that shift, too)

Chicago & Tour de Fat 4 Ever

Oh my goodness, oh my goodness...

I drank beer with Team RadioShack, and other things that happened in Denver.

Tempe Schedule

San Fran celebrates another convert

Car Swappers needed!!!

Make this: The best burger we've ever tasted

The art of blending sour beers

Come to our birthday bash in Asheville!

Inside this year’s vintage of Le Terroir dry-hopped sour ale

Celebrating New Belgium's Female Brewers on Women's Equality Day

How to drink through a fall Folly Pack

We're coming to Massachusetts!

Sour beer pairings

Press Play Wednesday!

The first Tour de Fat of 2014 is tomorrow!

So what goes into Spring Blonde? Well, let me tell you ...

Let's drink a Rewind and look back at the 90s

The Craft Carve Off is Complete!

The Queen stage brought to you by New Belgium Brewing

May I compliment you on the rear end of your week?

It's Friday, what does your weekend look like?

Let's go to the micro-lab!

Organic Mothership Wit wins gold

New Belgium and Elysian

We’re rolling into the Keystone State

Press Play Wednesday: Behind every Ranger is a Ranger

Press Play Wednesday!

Tempe: the last of the Tour de Fats

The Great American Craft Beer Carve Off!

Fort Collins was callin' our name

Phones Replaced With Fat Tires.

Let's go to the New Belgium Scavenger Hunt at Taos!

Beer and chocolate anyone? A pairing for Valentine's Day

Fort Collins Tour de Fat Bike Parade Route 2009

Trade my car for a bike: Minneapolis

Ride on AnnaLisa in Seattle!

Keep thinking

Tempe Itinerary

Durango Itinerary

Portland Itinerary

The elephant in the brewery

Party at the Beer Factory!

The story of pH1, craft beer’s most prolific sour beer barrel

“We must leave this terrifying place to-morrow and go searching for sunshine.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald

Matty Smooth on RyePA

Hawt Dang! Denver did it big, ya'll

Rampant IPA

Stage One, then Shift Pale Lager...

Don't miss your chance to win the bike!

The weekend just passed, and I barely noticed.

Is there a beginning to this end?

Dunk tanks, water slides, and further weekend shenanigans.

Durango.... more like FUN-rango

Denver does good deeds

Beer, bikes and bloggers

BOISE was bike-light-ful

Look out we come.

This is simply a test

Make this: Salted Caramel Brownie Brown Ale Malted Milk Shake

Get your tickets for Lost in the Woods

New Belgium sours from barrel to bottle

The art of blending sour beers

How to choose the right sour for you

Hop the pond with Transatlantique Kriek

How does sour beer become sour?

Watch: The history of New Belgium's sour beer program

Watch: 6 differences between stainless and wood souring

How we build foeders

Pair this: Blackberry Barley Wine and cheesecake with blackberry reduction sauce

Tune in, hop out with Citradelic Tangerine IPA

ICYMI: Chatting Citradelic with the folks who created the beer

How Citradelic fits in the New Belgium IPA family

Do this: 50 ways to make BIG GAME 50 50-times better

Here’s the secret to getting good head (aka foam) on your beer

Geek out on New Belgium IPAs with this cool spider graph

We're celebrating 25 years of Fat Tire by collaborating with your favorite breweries

To celebrate our 25th anniversary and 25 years of Fat Tire, we reached out to collaboration partners who were long time friends and innovative brewers and asked them to create their own take on Fat Tire.

From Forbes: New Belgium hired a full-time doctor

How to select the perfect hoppy New Belgium IPA

Meet New Belgium's wood cellar brewer and cooper

Here's our whole Lips of Faith collaboration lineup for 2016

Get ready to crush some Heavy Melon Ale

Here's your first look at New Belgium's 25th anniversary bike

Watch: Brewmaster Peter Bouckaert and the origin of NBB sours

These are New Belgium's core values

The epic journey of Transatlantique Kriek

5 must-try beer cocktails to drink outside this summer

New Belgium and Dick Cantwell team on Ales for ALS

Inside look: New Belgium’s sour beer collab with The Rare Barrel

NPR: Brewers Are Churning Out Tangy Sours Without The Hefty Price Tag

Let's chat 100 percent employee ownership and our core values

Dozens of craft breweries for sale (but not us)

Inside Look: The evolution of Le Terroir

New Belgium President and COO Christine Perich to assume CEO position

Meet our rarest beer series: Beers with Vrienden

Zealots of Zag: Annie Korenjak

Yep, our foeders have pretty rad names

Here comes Hop Tart, our new hoppy sour ale

10 answers to prep you for the return of Eric's Ale

Don't miss: Grilled Pineapple Berlinerweiss on tap Thursday

Pull up a chair: Long Table Farmhouse Ale is out now

The Beer Advocate Reveal: It's a girl

From Outside: The ultimate party bike

Which summery New Belgium lager's right for you?

Future of IPAs? Trending toward the tropics

Release Notes: Accumulation White IPA is back!

Release notes: Super IPA returns!

Release notes: Slow Ride Session IPA rolls into town

The photos we couldn't show you from the Chicago Tour de Fat

Dinner idea...

Some pix from the Durham Tour de Fat

Summer Helles

The other side of American Craft Beer Week

Summer is here...

Press Play Wednesday!

Frambozen? More like Fram-Bitchin'

Frambozen is coming...

I drank a Fat Tire in Aspen, and then there was a bike race or something.

Some pics from the Clips Beer and Film Tour

Can-toting, New Belgium promoting

Fort Collins Itinerary

Release notes: The 2015 blend of La Folie is out now

Inside Look: Our sour beer program

Let's relive the DC Tour de Fat

Let's stop and talk Salmon Safe hops

Scenes from the first night of GABF

Press Play Wednesday! (#SnapshotWheat)



Let's chat about the Olympics (and drink a beer while we're at it)

Press Play Wednesday!!!!

Dig out with an Accumulation...

Tour de Fat 2013: let's revisit the fun times

New Belgium beer pairs well with high altitude...

Happy Birthday America!!!!!

Let's talk about Paardebloem...


Matty Smooth loves Jambalaya and Trippel.

Are you a film-maker in disguise?

Denver.... then SSWC!

I wanna trade my car for a bike in Tempe, Arizona!

I wanna trade my car for a bike in DURANGO

PlumTV visits New Belgium Brewing

Bike week in Fort Collins

Tour de Fat recap 2015

A guy named Glen LOVES Blue Paddle

This is a confusing picture of a foeder

Go find yourself some FOCOllaboration

Snapshot Wheat, and Press Play Wednesday!

Outer space is cool. Fat Tire in outer space is cooler.

What to do at the last Tour de Fat

For the love of Pumpkick: fall-esque ways to enjoy our fall seasonal

Music and beer.

Tour de Fat: Fort Collins photo dump

Tour de Fat 2011 stats, beer, stuff.

An (almost) perfect pairing...

Friday catch up.

The last week...

First Kriek and now Biere de Mars?

Fruita is in the books and Sunshine Wheat tastes really good.

Well it sure ain't Monday anymore.

Chicago here we come (oh, and Minneapolis too).

Mural Project: NBB, Jesse Ledoux, Andenken

Did you notice our SpOoKy October tweets?

The Boise Tour de Fat is here!

Press Play Wednesday!

Yay to the 4th of July!

Spring is the new fall...

The First Clips is Thursday...

@NewBelgium on Instagram

#SnapshotWheat is back on the road

Press Play Wednesday!

It's all over but the beer drinking (and there's still plenty of that to do).

Total sports coverage

Tour de Fat in Durham, it was Duradical!

Beers Made by Walking indeed...

Renold Yip makes a great bicycle, and other photos from Boulder, Colorado...

So, I spilled beer on the guy who won the race; and other highlights from Independence Pass.

I went to GABF and lived to tell the story...


There was nothing"mini" about it....

It's a tank-ful time of year

Team Wonderbike: Bike More. Drive Less.

Hop selection: The hops behind New Belgium IPAs and more

The bikes of Tour de Fat

Bill the Brewer Talks PCR's and Deep, Deep Connections

At long last, Skinny Dip for all!

2nd brewery, Asheville, here we come...

A New Year’s Resolution to Slim Down Packaging

1554 has a history that you might not believe

Tour de Fat likes San Francisco, and here's why

Let's talk about IPA DAY!

Well dang, it's the new year...

A collaboration (and a beer dinner!)!

Great News!

A week for re-cap

It is time for GABF!

When I get to Chicago....


BIKE-IN Cinema

Turkey Day is best with a Frambozen


Trade my car for a bike: Portland

Summer Bike-In Movie Series Starts Thursday

Seattle=good time

David Bryne, Steven Seagal, and some carnie surgery

Get your vote on!

We hear you, California

Pick up your Docs

We are sick of these political attack ads!

Tour de Fat San Francisco was francastical

Press Play Wednesday!

This is why you should drink Snapshot during the Super Bowl

Want to try Cocoa Molé?

It was me, I was the one who cursed spring.

The World Series and Some New Lips of Faith

Loose Lips... explained.

Are you ready for this? Another awesome food pairing!

Pow Wow week is over and a re-calibration is needed.

Boise and Buckhunter..... does it get any better?


I want to trade my car for a bike in Chicago! by Paul

We know her as Kim

Who knew Portland could be so warm...

I want to trade my car for a bike in Seattle!

From JOE - Our Hero & Chicago Car/Bike Swapper


Fat Tire in Cans!

New Belgium Brewing Urban Assault Ride

Press Play Wednesday!

Press Play Wednesday!

Rampant gets a meme makeover! (memeover?)

Press Play Wednesday

Boy oh howdy ... Boise was big!

This is what Portland's Clips Beer and Film Tour looked like

The Tour de Fat just happened in Nashville, and it was awesome.

Have you got a Fat Tire Story? I bet you do.

Let's go to the New Belgium bike rack!

The holiday weekend.

Glorious Days Abound

Let the Monday begin.

Another voting opportunity? Yes you can!

Ride on San Fran!

Who will be THE CHOSEN ONE in Chicago?!

Let's recap the 2014 Tour de Fat

Press play Wednesday: the science of Shift

Ice, a bucket, and a challenge

Press Play Wednesday!

Bill The Brewer Talks Gruit...

Snapshot Wisconsin!

Well Chicago, we had a lot of fun

Happy Thanksgiving (time to get the beer and turkey together).

Red Hoptober is a new beer for fall, and it is really good...

You like beer and skiing right?

Some interesting stuff... seriously.

It is Tuesday, which is my Monday, but (alas) your Tuesday.

The View From Here...

I want to trade my car for a bike in Chicago! by Vic

Where does the time go?

Durango tango

Get ready for our Ben & Jerry’s collab Salted Caramel Brownie Brown Ale

Save the Dates: New Belgium Asheville 2016

Pear Ginger cocktail: Brown Betty

How to pair New Belgium beer with basketball

Fat Tire pairings

Let's talk new beer, zombies and full moons

New New Year's Eve traditions (with Ranger)

Minneapolis Tour de Fat: Is it summertime?

Rolle Bolle Ale, let's have some.

2012, A CollaBEERative Year


It's Friday, and man does that feel good.

Going Platinum

Austin, you're the best...

Another lovely season of bike-in rides into the sunset

Off to work we go

Austin Schedule

Team Wonderbike: Bike More video

Outside includes New Belgium on ‘best places to work’ list 2014

Press Play Wednesday with Fat Tire!

Press Play Wednesday!

Press Play Wednesday!

Let's relive Tour de Fat Minneapolis

Dear Diary...

Senator Craft Goes to Washington (and other places too)...

The turkey coma has worn off (mostly).

Tomorrow is St. Arnold's day.

Tuesday is upon us again, and with it: more blog.

Denver TDF this Saturday

Truckee.......I Love You

I wanna trade my car for a bike in San Francisco

A good Speech

Chicago Tour de Fat video from Klunkerbell!

Recycling cyclers NEEDED in Chicago!

Bikes, Fruit Bats and Shellfish — the 2015 Doe Bay Music Festival

Pear Ginger cocktail: Recipes from Star Bar, The Proper Pour

Have you visited the Le Tigre tent?

Fort Collins Tour de Fat, how I love thee

Snapshot Chicago, Dawg!

Press Play Wednesday!

Time to paddle up the Steam-er Creek

Lost in the Woods


The hunt is on!

Beer labels, leaked on the internets.

Beer, Food... Together

Vacation Time.

From festival to festive

The home show is upon us.

Trade my car for a bike: Seattle

Things are looking up

A new home for The Tinkerer

Streams of bikes

New Belgium's hometown throw-down Tour de FAT!

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