Monday, January 21, 2013

Become Lost in the Woods with New Belgium

New Belgium's Lost in the WoodsSour beer fans take note. New Belgium Brewing is hosting a party to celebrate their sour beer program at the start of February and you're all invited to get tickets. Here's a press release announcing an event to help you get "Lost in the Woods".

New Belgium Brewing to Host “Lost in the Woods” – A Sour Soiree

2013 La Folie Launch Party Includes Live Music, Food Pairings and Sour Goodness

[PRESS RELEASE] Ft. Collins, Colo. – January 21, 2013 – On Friday, February 1, New Belgium Brewing will host a soiree that is sure to end on a sour note. The first annual “Lost in the Woods” sour soiree celebrates New Belgium’s passion for sour beers, highlighting the brewery’s expanded wood cellar and the third collaboration with Frank Boon for the latest version of Transatlantique Kriek, a sour cherry beer. Boon, founder of Boon Brewery in Lembeek, Belgium, is a world-renowned sour beer expert.

The party will also feature the premiere of New Belgium’s 2013 version of La Folie, the award-winning sour brown that launched New Belgium’s wood beer program back in 1997. Attendees will enjoy beer and food pairings as well as live music from Mamma Lenny and the Remedy. The event will include presentations by New Belgium’s own sour impresarios, including a session on blending with brewmaster Peter Bouckaert, and feature wood beer specialists Lauren Salazar and Eric Salazar. On-site blending during the event will create a one-time only sensory experience.

When: Friday, February 1

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Where: New Belgium Brewing - 500 Linden Street - Ft. Collins, CO 80524

Cost: Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at http://lostinthewoods.eventbrite.com/# or at the brewery. Tickets include food pairings and a take-home bomber.

Entertainment: Mamma Lenny and the Remedy
http://www.reverbnation.com/mamalennyandtheremedy

For more information on New Belgium Brewing, visit www.newbelgium.com.

About New Belgium Brewing Company
New Belgium Brewing Company, makers of Fat Tire Amber Ale and a host of Belgian-inspired beers, began operations in a tiny Fort Collins basement in 1991. Today, the third largest craft brewer in the U.S., New Belgium produces nine year-round beers; Fat Tire Amber Ale, Sunshine Wheat, Ranger IPA, Belgo IPA, Shift Pale Lager, Blue Paddle Pilsner, 1554 Black Ale, Abbey and Trippel, as well as a host of seasonal releases. In addition to producing world-class beers, New Belgium takes pride in being a responsible corporate role model with progressive programs such as employee ownership, open book management and a commitment to environmental stewardship. For more information, visit www.newbelgium.com.

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