Friday, February 27, 2015

New Belgium Brewery Tour



Both sons, my daughter-in-law, and I took the 90-minute New Belgium brewery tour this afternoon.  The tour was led by Derek, an outgoing young man who was unfailingly affable and knowledgeable, absolutely the best tour guide I have seen.

There were five beer tasting stations during the tour.  The sample beers ranged from New Belgium's flagship beer Fat Tire to some rather peculiar niche beers, including a chocolate-and-chile beer offering a deceptively sweet start followed by a burning finish and a sour beer called La Folie that would have deranged my innards if I had dared to take more than three sips.

I am ambivalent about New Belgium's beers, but I can wholeheartedly recommend their marvelous beer tour.
  

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