Our Favorite Overseas-Inspired
You may recall the herbaceous, bitingly hoppy fund-raising IPA we brewed four years ago to help provide relief for Japanese earthquake and tsunami victims. And if you do, we know you loved it every bit as much as we did. We originally brewed Baird/Ishii/Stone Japanese Green Tea IPA with our friends Toshi Ishii, owner of Ishii Brewing Co. in Guam, and Bryan Baird of Japan's Baird Brewing Company, and we couldn't be happier to announce that it's back with the original crew on board. The recipe has been updated slightly, using a new Australian hop variety, Helga, in place of 2011's New Zealand Pacifica hops, but the 2015 version is still packed with all of the unique flavor combinations that you loved the first time around.
This spectacular, tea-infused IPA will set sail beginning Monday, January 12. You can prepare for its arrival by watching the new video and reading up on the tasty details on the official webpage before the general public gets to see it next week. Check the Stone Beer Finder for help finding Baird/Ishii/Stone Japanese Green Tea IPA at a retailer or bar near you.
Our Newest Creation - Belgian Porter Now In Stores!
Rêve De Londres
A beer with an identity crisis. Stuck somewhere between a London Porter and a Belgian Dark Ale, Rêve de Londres possesses a Dark, complex malt centric body with spicy, fruity, Belgian Abbey yeast notes. Dedicated to all those brewers who dream of one day brewing in the Old World. Santé.
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New Belgium Brewing’s New Year-Round Release, Slow Ride Session IPA,
Invites You to Kick Back and #GoSlowMo
This easy-drinking IPA features eight hop varieties and inspires relaxation, fun and…
your best slow motion videos
Ft. Collins, Colo., January 12, 2015 – New Belgium Brewing knows kicking back and relaxing with a session beer is about as good as it gets and the brewery’s new year-round release, Slow Ride Session IPA, offers the perfect easygoing companion. This IPA satisfies any hop lover’s craving while coming in at a sessionable 4.5 percent ABV and 40 IBUs. Slow Ride is available in bottles and on draft across New Belgium markets and it will debut in cans this March.
Slow Ride starts with a pour of sheened gold and white, fluffy foam. A blend of eight hop varieties twist together fruity scents of lemon, peach, lime and grapefruit for a tropical aroma. Target, Cascade, Nelson Sauvin and Centennial hops are added to the boil and Mosaic, Simcoe, Amarillo and Citra are featured in the dry hop process. Pale and caramel malts balance a sweet, yet clean, start with a hoppy bitterness in the back.
"The fun part about making this beer was balancing eight different hop strains into something smooth, bold and sessionable," said New Belgium Assistant Brewmaster, Grady Hull. "We pitch Cascade, Target, Nelson Sauvin and Centennial hops in the kettle and we dry hop with Mosaic, Simcoe, Amarillo and Citra. It's amazingly flavorful, and it still comes in at 4.5% abv."
To encourage people to slow it all down, starting in February, New Belgium will celebrate Slow Ride by highlighting slow motion antics of its faithful beer fans. Those who submit videos of their IPA adventures in slow motion via Twitter, Vine, Instagram and Facebook using #GoSlowMo will have a chance to win New Belgium swag and ultimate bragging rights. Don’t have slow motion camera capabilities? Don’t worry, go ahead and act it out. Fans can also win prizes signing up for New Belgium’s Grand Cru Rewards program at NewBelgium.com/GrandCru. For more Slow Mo fun, check out promos and events using New Belgium’s Beer Mode app.
To find New Belgium beers near you, use the New Belgium Libation Location tool: http://find.beer. Pricing varies by location.
For more information about New Belgium Brewing, visit www.newbelgium.com. You can also follow New Belgium on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/newbelgium and Twitter @NewBelgium.
About New Belgium Brewing Company
New Belgium Brewing, makers of Fat Tire Amber Ale and a host of Belgian-inspired beers, is recognized as one of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work and one of the Wall Street Journal’s Best Small Businesses. The 100% employee-owned brewery is a Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Business as designated by the League of American Bicyclists, and one of World Blu’s most democratic U.S. businesses, and a Certified B Corp. In addition to Fat Tire, New Belgium brews nine year-round beers; Ranger IPA, Rampant Imperial IPA, Shift Pale Lager, Snapshot Wheat, Sunshine Wheat, 1554 Black Lager, Blue Paddle Pilsener, Abbey Belgian Ale and Trippel. Learn more at www.newbelgium.com.