Love and (Citrus) Hoppiness: New Belgium Brewery’s Citradelic Tangerine IPA Welcomes 2016 in Style

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A new year brings a new year-round release from New Belgium Brewing. In its Citradelic Tangerine IPA (6% ABV, 50 IBUs), tangerine-kissed Mandarina Bavaria, tropical Azacca, and fruity Galaxy hops complement Citra, balanced with a touch of malty sweetness.

“This hop profile really lends itself to that big citrusy, juicy fruit nose, so the next logical step was to riff off of that with actual Tangerine,” said Assistant Brewmaster Grady Hull. “The result is a brightly citrus, slightly bitter, and pleasantly balanced IPA.”

SRP: $8.99-$10.99 per six-pack

Seasonal Release: Side Trip Belgian Style Pale Ale
In addition to the new year-round release of Citradelic, New Belgium’s Side Trip Belgian Style Pale Ale (6 % ABV, 22 IBUs) also hits shelves this January. When New Belgium’s brewmaster, Peter Bouckaert, stumbled upon the Belgian brewery Brouwerij Van Den Bossche and its Buffalo yeast strain during an anniversary retreat to Belgium, he knew he wanted to bring back the taste to the U.S.

The pale ale includes Belgian Chateau Abbey and Cara Ruby malts with Belgian Magnum, Saphir and Target hops, providing a bready, caramel-sweet wash with traces of stone fruit and balanced herbal bitterness for a dry and pleasing finish.

SRP: $8.99-$10.99 per six-pack

Glütiny 
This month, also marks the official debut of two beers from New Belgium’s Glütiny series, a line of gluten-reduced beers. For both Glütiny Golden Ale and Glütiny Pale Ale, New Belgium brewers used an enzyme to break down the gluten proteins. Glütiny Golden Ale (5.2% ABV, 20 IBUs) starts sweet and ends crisp. Glütiny Pale Ale (6% ABV, 30 IBUs), has a light sweetness that slides into balanced bitterness.

SRP: $9.99 per six-pack

To find all four of these beers near you, use the New Belgium Libation Location tool:
NewBelgium.com/Beer/Finder.

For more information about New Belgium Brewing, visit NewBelgium.com and follow New Belgium on Facebook at Facebook.com/NewBelgium and Twitter @NewBelgium.

All images courtesy of New Belgium Brewing Company
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