MadTree Session Ale Tasting

I got a special invitation to join MadTree in a session ale tasting and hear a special announcement. What follows part 1 of 2, with part 2 coming at a soon but as of yet undetermined time.

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New Belgium Release Event Madness!!

As of today New Belgium is officially available throughout the state of Ohio!! Though a few distributors let slide last week you can get it everywhere now, better yet Ranger, Fat Tire, and Triple are all $2.99 a bomber! Yes… two dollars and 99 cents, 299 pennies, 1 cent less than $3 also translated to the fucking cheapest I’ve ever seen a god damned bomber of good beer in my entire life. If you feel like getting out and hitting up an event then read the massive list after the jump

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Beer Review: New Belgium Fat Tire

In the continuing run up to New Belgium’s appearance in Ohio I’m doing a review of their flagship beer, Fat Tire. Like Accumulation and Ranger  New Belgium sent this to me to review and help introduce our readers to their beers. Also like Ranger I previously reviewed this beer while on vacation in North Carolina, where New Belgium will soon be opening a new, second, brewery to compliment their original location in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Named in honor of our co-founder’s bike trip through Europe, Fat Tire Amber Ale marks a turning point in the young electrical engineer’s home brewing. Belgian beers use a far broader palette of ingredients (fruits, spices, esoteric yeast strains) than German or English styles. Together with co-founder Kim Jordan, they traveled around sampling their homebrews to the public. Fat Tire won fans with its sense of balance: toasty, biscuit-like malt flavors coasting in equilibrium with hoppy freshness. Fat Tire: Pairs well with people.

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