Ah, the sights, sounds and smells of Memorial Day weekend (that unofficial start to summer) from concerts, festivals, parades and, oh yeah, barbecues. And what complements your favorite holiday BBQ edibles to nosh more than beer.
With food and beer alcohol pairings on the rise*, 2009 International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event exhibitor New Belgium Brewing Co. really does put “new” back in all-things beer, food, flavor and fun (responsibly, of course). Are you still searching for the perfect beer and backyard barbecue recipe pairing? Check out New Belgium’s “fat” –- yes, these guys and gals are the makers of Fat Tire ale -- menu of pairing suggestions to make this Memorial Day a frothy splash.
New Belgium Brewing gets high marks from us for becoming the first wind-powered brewery. Kudos to these brewmasters for their trailblazing efforts to go and grow “green.” Learn how you too can help the planet.
For starters, trade in your car, tap the inner-cyclist in you and hit the Tour de Fat trail blowing into a city near you soon. Find out this year’s schedule. We look forward to welcoming everyone to Chicago, July 11th (who knows, perhaps Portland, Ore. too, August 15th).