New Belgium Brewing Co. Inc.

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    May 5, 2014

    Oh, Snap: New Belgium Snapshot Is An Approachable, Refreshing Sour

    Beer: Snapshot Brewery: New Belgium Brewing Co. Style: Berliner Weisse ABV: 5 percent If we're ranking sour beer styles by "intensity of flavor" and "likelihood of making an inexperienced craft beer drinker puke," the Berliner Weisse would be right near the bottom. Their tartness is generally mild ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    Government Shutdown Means Bad News For Craft Beer

    The list of people and industries affected by the government shutdown seems to grow longer everyday and now, it seems we have to start wondering about the impact on our favorite craft brews. Because of the shutdown the The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, or TTB, new breweries and new bee ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013
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    July 12, 2013

    5 Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate. Bastille Day On Sunday, July 14, the French and francophiles around the world will celebrate the national French holiday, Bastille Day. Mostly, we'll be using it as a good excuse to indu ... More >>

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    April 24, 2013

    Cigar City Jai Alai: Take It in the Can

    Beer: Jai Alai Brewery: Cigar City Brewing Co. Style: American IPA ABV: 7.5 percent The journey from brew kettle to drinking vessel is long and hard, and not all beer gets there in perfect condition. To taste right, a beer must battle many foes along the way: diacetyl, a yeast compound that tastes ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    Beer for Brains RAREaffair 2012: Tons of Brews, a Dozen-Plus Restaurants, and No Flippin' Drink Tickets

    A wise man (Homer Simpson) once said, "To alcohol! The cause of and solution to all of life's problems." And if the problem happens to be how to raise brain cancer awareness, then the Beer for Brains RAREaffair has glasses full of the solution. From 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, November 10, Bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    New Belgium/The Lost Abbey Brett Beer

    Beer: Brett Beer Brewery: New Belgium Brewing/The Lost Abbey Style: American Wild Ale ABV: 7.5 percent A little bit of wildness is an indispensable quality. Consider the duo of Roger Murtaugh and Martin Riggs. Murtaugh tempers Riggs' madness; Riggs pushes Murtaugh to do shit he thinks he's too old ... More >>

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    April 30, 2012

    New Belgium Tart Lychee

    Beer: Tart Lychee Brewery: New Belgium Brewing Co. Style: American Wild Ale ABV: 7.5 percent To get to know many of New Belgium's sour ales, you must first acquaint yourself with Oscar and Felix. An odd couple of beers (see what I did there?), these two act as the base for a majority of the wild a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Good Gourd! The Top 10 Pumpkin Beers

    ​Like Linus awaiting the Great Pumpkin, we find ourselves plopped outside our local brew shops each October, anticipating the arrival of the season's bounty of pumpkin ales. The selection is vast -- this year there seem to be more gourd-based brews on shelves than ever. Some are mediocre; some are ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    New Belgium Clutch

    Zach Fowle ​Beer: ClutchBrewery: New Belgium Brewing Co. Style: American stoutABV: 9 percent It's well-known that most brewers are major fans of rock and roll. Walk into a brewhouse when brewers are hard at work crafting beer and you're likely to some heavily distorted, high energy stuff com ... More >>

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    April 9, 2011

    Scottsdale Culinary Festival, Day One: 5 Things Worth Weathering the Storm For

    ​Today's Great Arizona Picnic at the Scottsdale Culinary Festival was the least attended we've seen in years, owing to the disconcerting weather forecast, grey skies and chill in the air. Vendors were bundled in thick hoodie sweatshirts and wool gloves, and even patrons inside the S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Arizona Beer Week Events Announced

    ​We like beer and so do you, which is why we're psyched to announce the list of events currently on tap for the first-ever Arizona Beer Week. Months ago, we announced plans to organize the inaugural festival for February 19-26. Sponsored by the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild, this first-ever statewi ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010


    Jovial bike festival rules the roads

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    October 12, 2009

    Tour de Fat, Phoenix Mercury, Wanda Jackson and Shizzfest Over the Weekend

    ​Tour de Fat at Tempe Beach Par New Belgium Brewing maintains that Tour de Fat is a bike festival first and a beer festival second. To prove it, they got a Tempe citizen to donate his car and agree to utilize only a bike he received at Tour de Fat as his means of transportation. Talk about putting ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009

    Trans Phat

    New Belgium fest celebrates bikes, beer, and bands

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    March 9, 2009

    Brew Review: Great Arizona Beer Festival

    Jonathan McNamaraSee more shots in our Great Arizona Beer Festival slide show. Walking in to The Great Arizona Beer Festival on Saturday, we promised ourselves that we would not stumble out like blithering idiots. Well, you know what they say about best laid plans. So once again, the Brew Review ... More >>

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    January 17, 2002

    A Serious Ale-ment

    Strong Beer & Ale Festival isn't for the weak of heart