New Belgium Fruit Fly, a new interpretation of the berliner weisse style, is hitting taps now.
The base beer gets its tartness from Lactobacillus bacteria, aged in stainless steel. The beer is then dry-hopped with Citra hops. During fermentation, New Belgium Fruit Fly is blended with 800 pounds of tropical passion fruit.
Last year, our Pilot Brewers were challenged with creating a few stainless steel sour recipes featuring our proprietary lacto blending process and beautifully tart house lacto strain. While all recipes were great we felt the Passionfruit Citra Sour just killed it.” – Andrew Emerton, New Belgium Specialty Brand Manager
New Belgium Fruit Fly is a draft only, specialty release across the brewery’s national network.
Debut: August, 2016