New Belgium Red Hoptober now available

New Belgium Red Hoptober Ale

Press Release:

(Fort Collins) – New Belgium Brewing’s ( new fall seasonal, Red Hoptober, is now available, offering a taste of autumn with cooler temperatures just around the corner.

Red Hoptober is a dark garnet ale with a bright head and three varieties of hops. El Dorado hops from Central Washington are bold and present with a distinct, piney flavor as well as citrus notes. The caramel malt and roasted barley provide a sturdy backbone. Centennial and Cascade hops bring more hints of citrus, and a subtle roasty tone follows through each sip.

“Fall seasonals are a terrific transition from hot weather’s lighter beers into the warm embrace of winter beers,” says New Belgium Brewer Grady Hull. “Red Hoptober is perfect for a cool day fishing or a relaxing night around the campfire.”

Red Hoptober is 6% ABV, 45 IBUs and is available in most New Belgium markets now through October.

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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

3 thoughts on “New Belgium Red Hoptober now available

  1. It’s July. When they say “cooler temperatures just around the corner”, do they mean 3 months from now?

    Still, honestly, I’m kind of ready for the fall beers, but mainly because the summer beers came out so early. It’s a chain effect. If they’d just put the beers out in the right season in the first place, people wouldn’t get sick of them early and be hunting for the next thing…

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