A new seasonal release from North Coast Brewing… Alt Nouveau.

The “alt” in Altbier has dual meaning, referring both to the top-fermenting yeast used to make the beer (Latin— altus— high) and to the ale itself, literally the old style of beer in a country now famous for its lager beers (German—alt—old; from an earlier time).

Made famous in the city of Dusseldorf, Altbier has a varied profile, depending on the brewer, from malty to hoppy. North Coast Brewing’s Alt Nouveau is a decidedly hoppy take on the style, reviving a brand the brewery first released in the early nineties.

Available for a limited time. Use North Coast’s beer locator to find Alt Nouveau in bottles or on draft near you under the category: “Heritage Seasonals.”

The Art Nouveau style illustration on the label is inspired by the artichoke plantings at North Coast’s partner, Fortunate Farm.

Check out the video below featuring their on-farm sustainability initiatives:


North Coast Brewing Co. has partnered with a local farm to compost spent grain and hops to reduce waste and improve soil fertility.


Alt Nouveau Vital Statistics:

Style: Altbier
Color: Copper
ABV: 4.7%
Bitterness: 38 IBUs



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