New Belgium earns highest “zero-waste” certification

New Belgium Brewing has received the highest certification level possible (platinum) from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC) for its waste reduction efforts. Businesses with a 90 percent waste reduction rate can apply for the certification. New Belgium has exceeded this rate since it began tracking the data more than 10 years ago, and … [ Read more]

New Belgium and Ben & Jerry’s new cookie dough ice cream beer

It’s a fact—chocolate chip cookie dough is one of, if not the, greatest of all ice creams. Now, thanks to a collaboration between Ben & Jerry’s and New Belgium Brewing, the quintessential ice cream flavor will be available in beer form this fall. The second ice cream-inspired beer developed by New Belgium and Ben & Jerry’s, … [ Read more]

“Big Beer” descends on Denver’s River North district

A fine report in the Denver Post today details the influx of “Big Beer” labels building breweries in Denver’s River North district. 10 Barrel Brewing announced that it will open a brewery and pub in the neighborhood by mid-summer. The Oregon-based brewer was purchased by Anheuser-Busch InBev in November 2014. This announcement comes fast on … [ Read more]

New Belgium and Odell announce FOCOllaboration

Two heavy hitters in the national craft beer game are teaming up for a neighborly collaboration. Conveniently located just one short mile apart in Fort Collins, CO, New Belgium and Odell announced today they will work together on a “collaboration for the ages.” The beer, a 6.7% (55 IBU) American Pale Ale cleverly named FOCOllaboration, is available … [ Read more]

New Belgium Brewing’s Clips Beer & Film Tour Seeks Submissions for 2014 Season

Approximately 20 Short Films Will Make the Cut for the Coast-to-Coast Tour Ft. Collins, CO – New Belgium Brewing is now accepting film submissions for its 2014 Clips Beer & Film Tour. Selected films will be viewed in 21 cities across the U.S., starting in May. Clips Beer & Film Tour is a unique film festival where … [ Read more]

New Belgium Accumulation Winter Ale

New Belgium Accumulation Winter Ale ABV: 6.2%, IBU: 60 Accumulation by New Belgium Brewing is a winter seasonal white IPA. With fresh floral notes and a malty sweet finish, this winter ale goes against the grain as typically winter beers are darker in color and tend to be heavier in the belly. This brew has a … [ Read more]

New Belgium Coconut Curry Hefeweizen

New Belgium Brewing ABV: 8%, IBU: 14 Take a leap of faith with Coconut Curry Hefeweizen from New Belgium’s Lips of Faith series. This truly unique beer has a bright and hazy golden color, that would leave King Midas himself envious!  It’s 8% ABV is flawlessly disguised among a menagerie of spice notes including cinnamon, nutmeg and … [ Read more]

Apple Valley Liquors Reviews Some Brews for October-November 2013

Apple Valley Liquor Municipal Store #3 5470 157th St. W Apple Valley, MN 55124 952-953-2525, ext. 3   Apple Valley Liquor 3 is the newest and largest craft beer destination store in the south metro. Established in 2008, our store can proudly profess to the largest selection of beer, wine & spirits south of the … [ Read more]