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Spring Blonde - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
79
okay

385 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 385
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 4
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tbryan5 on 01-03-2014)
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m0unds

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -13.8%

06-15-2014 01:52:08 | More by m0unds
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MacStinson

Michigan

3/5  rDev -13.8%

06-12-2014 14:20:42 | More by MacStinson
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briandaube

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

06-11-2014 17:18:19 | More by briandaube
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HoppySeb

Washington

4/5  rDev +14.9%

06-09-2014 19:35:02 | More by HoppySeb
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

06-08-2014 17:16:48 | More by TX-Badger
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zimm421

Ohio

3.16/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip. Appears a hazy, bright yellow color with a oddly small white head that leaves great lacing.

The nose has soft yeasty characters, with breadiness, a touch of spiciness and sweetness. Beyond that, it's lacking in character. The taste is along those lines, but the spiciness is shown off more. Again, pretty laid-back and not something you want to go back for again. I expected a bit more yeast here, and a touch more malt character.

The mouthfeel is medium to light bodied, with a slightly sticky finish. High levels of carbonation finish this off. Overall, it's a decent brew but not something I'd reach out for again. Fairly laid-back and one dimensional, but refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 20:12:05 | More by zimm421
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frlrv1020

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

06-06-2014 01:20:35 | More by frlrv1020
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vancean2

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +14.9%

06-03-2014 16:30:26 | More by vancean2
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

06-02-2014 21:17:21 | More by JMUbrewz
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

05-31-2014 23:30:15 | More by bigpoppa67
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Maltyduo

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

05-31-2014 00:38:51 | More by Maltyduo
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gatorlove

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

05-30-2014 18:21:41 | More by gatorlove
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Westuh

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -21%

05-29-2014 00:54:02 | More by Westuh
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stckhndlr

Virginia

3.3/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A- This beer is impeccably clear. Light pale yellow blonde so clean you can read the newspaper through it. White crisp foam on top gives way to some clingy lace. But what really stands out above all is the clarity.

S- Light, ale aroma, citrus. Nothing over powering. Just solid enough.

T- Tart citrus up front, Belgian ale bitterness on the finish. Just a crisp flavor.

M- Everything seems spot on with this one. Easy and again, crisp. Just feels real sharp on the tongue but doesn't overdo it.

O- Pleasant light summer ale. Good working in the yard kind of beer. Nothing crazy about it, but just a good kick back after work and relax kind of brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2014 23:36:00 | More by stckhndlr
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Joe_Suave

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

05-26-2014 15:53:26 | More by Joe_Suave
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Gemini6

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

05-26-2014 01:14:28 | More by Gemini6
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

05-25-2014 03:30:34 | More by FLBeerGuy
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maviola

New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

05-24-2014 22:00:01 | More by maviola
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SamN

Colorado

3.63/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Huge, dense white foam head, like three fingers, but fades quickly. Bright and lively in the glass, surprisingly clear for a Blegian-style. Golden straw with tangerine highlights. Smell is a creamy doughiness, grassiness, hoppy florals. Quite aromatic and appetizing. Taste is right up there with what you might want in a spring-seaon ale; crisp, clean and simple. Pale malt bill right upfront with a not-to-bitter hop finish. Not much else, but quite good. A nice reminder that simple beers can be great, too.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 20:13:40 | More by SamN
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animal69

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

05-23-2014 00:10:24 | More by animal69
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Clear yellow, not much carbonation, one finger head.

S-Wheat, straw. Not much else, very bland.

T-Very similar to the nose. A bland straw-wheat note. Nothing like a Belgian Pale Ale. No grass or spice. More like a boring old lager in terms of flavor profile.

M-Lighter, watery not much carbonation.

O-A boring bland beer. Not much good. I guess not being awful is a good thing.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2014 02:48:54 | More by rlee1390
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IllicitEloquence

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

05-18-2014 05:14:27 | More by IllicitEloquence
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kew

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

05-18-2014 02:39:37 | More by kew
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cdwil

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

05-17-2014 23:27:36 | More by cdwil
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3/5  rDev -13.8%

05-17-2014 08:05:19 | More by Cramerican
Spring Blonde from New Belgium Brewing
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