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Belgian Style Pale Ale - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 1
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: chugalug06 on 04-27-2012)
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Bmbarnes34


3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-03-2014 23:22:11 | More by Bmbarnes34
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StoneTSR

Colorado

4.14/5  rDev +12.5%

Upslope Belgian Pale:

APPEARANCE: The BPA pours bright orange in color, but with a slight haze. A finger of stark white head lasts a few moments before settling into the wafer thin, white cap that remains atop the beer throughout. Lacing is thin, but consistent from top to bottom of the glass.

SMELL: Light banana with hints of citrus. Coriander and hints of grass creep into the nose around the edges.

TASTE: Clove, coriander, citrus and some spicy hop flavors are all tied together by a consistent, but subtle banana flavor. A very slight minty taste hits the back of the palate and a nice, spicy finish takes wraps it all up.

MOUTHFEEL: Given the style and ABV of this beer it is incredibly light-bodied and refreshing. It goes down easy with a pleasant, thirst-quenching sparkle. While there are some sweet fruit flavors, the yeast provides a dry finish, again, adding to the overall drinkability of this beer.

OVERALL: It really is hard to believe this is a 7.5% beer. It's just so easy to drink. Perfect porch beer for this time of year.

07-02-2014 00:52:30 | More by StoneTSR
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trebbates

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-30-2014 23:46:21 | More by trebbates
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

3.76/5  rDev +2.2%

Poured from the 12 ounce can into a snifter.

Golden, semi-hazy body with no visible carbonation. There's a pretty head on this, about a finger thick and burly-looking, like a blanket of pale white. It dissipates rather quickly into a layer of lace.

Sweet and malty with a hint of Brett yeast upon the first whiff. Somewhat floral in aroma, it reminds me a bit of Karmeliet Tripel. The hop presence isn't highly pronounced, aside from the floral presence.

This beer drinks nice and mellow. Still getting a floral yeast flavor and some sweet malt. I get a hint of hop flavor and bitterness, something earthy and floral, but this beer is really more malt-heavy. I do notice hints of grapefruit, but they are of the understated variety.

The beer is medium-bodied, but still retains good drinkability and has a nice effervescence. Sweetness, as I've mentioned, is big here and the bitterness only slight. The finish is yeasty and long.

I suppose I'd want a stronger hop presence from this beer. It seems to me that it has more in common with a sweet, malty tripel and than a BPA. If I ignore the style and my own expectations, I can still enjoy this beer plenty.

06-29-2014 18:10:06 | More by ONovoMexicano
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

06-27-2014 20:18:55 | More by sammyg832
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-23-2014 00:47:26 | More by Whiskeydeez
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drone

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

06-22-2014 00:19:54 | More by drone
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RyanStelzner


3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-20-2014 01:31:31 | More by RyanStelzner
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ADTaber

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-18-2014 21:51:55 | More by ADTaber
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habaceeba

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-18-2014 00:40:13 | More by habaceeba
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CeeJayEl

Arizona

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-15-2014 22:52:53 | More by CeeJayEl
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GRVrush2112


3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-14-2014 23:29:27 | More by GRVrush2112
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billab914

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-14-2014 22:06:27 | More by billab914
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Beaz18

Colorado

4/5  rDev +8.7%

06-09-2014 02:14:55 | More by Beaz18
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condorsim

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-07-2014 01:11:51 | More by condorsim
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-31-2014 02:40:26 | More by kjkinsey
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Nightwish1094

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

05-30-2014 09:59:30 | More by Nightwish1094
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denver10

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

05-27-2014 23:43:23 | More by denver10
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ScubaSteve00

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-26-2014 23:36:49 | More by ScubaSteve00
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maniaczak

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

05-12-2014 23:57:27 | More by maniaczak
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cwreay90

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-12-2014 17:20:01 | More by cwreay90
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ThurmondTX

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-12-2014 14:21:46 | More by ThurmondTX
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IllicitEloquence

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-10-2014 04:44:19 | More by IllicitEloquence
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gordo7

Colorado

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-08-2014 22:03:57 | More by gordo7
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Foyle

Wyoming

3.29/5  rDev -10.6%

Appearance: pours a 1" white head that recedes slowly with moderate lacing. Color is a cloudy golden with plenty of carbonation streaming.
Aroma: coriander is dominate, along with yeasty bread dough
Mouthfeel: light and a little slick. Warming alcohol in the swallow.
Flavor: coriander, sweetness from the malt and added sugar, quite bready sort of akin to a sweetroll, some mild hop in the finish.
Overall: very good, lacks a little bit in balance (too sweet).

04-27-2014 18:32:35 | More by Foyle
Belgian Style Pale Ale from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
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