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Belgian Style Pale Ale - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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BA SCORE
83
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91 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chugalug06 on 04-27-2012)
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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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5/5  rDev +36.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

10-13-2013 05:49:41 | More by famous_mortimur
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

09-02-2013 10:05:44 | More by backslide311
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blackie

California

3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

single from the boulder liquor depot

a: served in a large snifter, the pour creates a short-lived cap of white carbonation, falling back to a small island in the center of the honey amber colored ale

s: malty, slightly sweet nose of mostly pale grain with a touch of caramel, subtle coriander, sweet tropical fruit, light hops bring a touch of lemon rind, some yeasty spice

m: carbonation on the lower end of the moderate range,

t: pale malt structure with a sweet, light caramel flavor, delicate floral coriander, yeast, fruit, sugar, mild lemony hops

o: not particularly impressed, but a fine ale, I look for the style to be a little more crisp and bright, too much residual sugar here for me, but tasty enough, works okay as a non-traditional “belgian” ale

Serving type: can

08-31-2013 03:58:25 | More by blackie
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andy_c

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-12-2013 02:47:32 | More by eawolff99
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - pours a copper color with a light head that sticks around.

S - nose is fruity and earthy with some herbal spiciness to it

t - starts off fruity from the yeast and moves on to a touch of cereal malt. Following this, bubblegum fruitiness blasts through and overpower anything else that is underneath, save for a modicum of citrus, earthy hops.

M - mouthfeel is a touch light, but smooth and goes down well

D - overall, this is a nice Belgian Pale Ale. The yeast definitely adds a lot of fruitiness to the pale ale base. I would drink it again, but also wouldn't necessarily seek it out.

Serving type: can

07-20-2013 22:35:12 | More by birchstick
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ClassicallyTrained

New York

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour nicely with plenty of head retention. Notes of the Belgian yeast right up front which also dominated the up front flavors. Not a lot going on in the middle of the flavor profile, but some residual from the Belgian flavors. A little bit of late hop bitters, but not overpowering.

I would classify this a lot more on the Belgian side than on the Pale Ale side. Almost tsted like a hopped saison.

Serving type: on-tap

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2.28/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

Nanner, nanner, nanner... A bananna smoothie does taste this fruity. Pours slightly opaque with a head that disappears as fast as a freshman coed's bra. Strong bananna taste overpowerers everything else. No bite. Marginal aroma. That same coed mentioned before would probably love it. Sorry boys, it's just not my type of beer. Glad I ordered a "shorty."

Serving type: on-tap

05-18-2013 01:02:24 | More by AlfaMale
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BeerWizard

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4.2/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from what looks like one of those generic "BEER" cans they used to sell at the supermarket into a Chimay goblet. Not much of a head; what was there quickly dissapated, and not much going on in there now, save for the steady bubbles coming off the bottom of the goblet where it's etched. Looks medium-amber in color. Experience improves with the aroma, which is candy-coriander-alcohol-yeast. Nice. I literally went "Mmm!" after the first sip, as I wasn't expecting it to be that big of a flavor, but it is really nice. Sweet, floral, coriander, and alcohol is present just a bit on the back end, as well as some herbal funkiness. I'm pleased with the oiliness of the mouthfeel, but would like more carbonation. Other than that, I think this stuff's great. I'm always on the lookout for sixers of domestic Belgian-styles, and this one says it is a limited release so I will for sure try to get it again before it's gone.

Serving type: can

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Zimbo

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Marty enthused about this and he was right to do so. Typical of the style to the eyes but its the other senses which really luck out with this beer. The sweet damp fruity (banana-ish) nose and core is beautifully dominant and is well supported by a supple but concentrated core which goes the distance. Gloss and silk on the way down too. Easily the most authentic and deep American made Belgian PAle Ale I've tried. Tip top.
Thanks again Marty.

Serving type: can

10-17-2012 08:37:25 | More by Zimbo
Belgian Style Pale Ale from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
83 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.