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Belgica - Great Divide Brewing Company

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393 Ratings
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Ratings: 393
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 04-28-2009)
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SleepyMonk

Australia

3.38/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Chilled bottle poured in to a sniffer.

The body is a very dull golden hue with a moderate quantity of haze. Fluffy and tight head that initially stands at 3 fingers and falls away to a tough thinned layer with a aerated loose cloud on top.

A rather aromatic beer that gives of yeasty notes even as the beer is being poured to the glass. Floral hops with a very smooth banana tangibility. Peppered spice mixes with the yeast to create a bright aroma.

Taste stays true to the aroma profile but takes away some of the sweet citrus sensations the nose almost leads to expect.

Medium body with a little more than moderate degree of carbonation. Refreshing and smooth with a well defined taste profile that doesn't always achieve what it promise in the examination of its aroma. The bitter finish holds on and sustains itself well after the the beer has been swallowed.

Is it an exact replica of a belgian? No not really, but then again the exact belgian style is never disclosed so I am led to believe that perhaps this is perhaps a blended interpretation.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2010 12:53:14 | More by SleepyMonk
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Belgica from Great Divide Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 393 ratings.