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Skinny Dip - New Belgium Brewing

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78
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534 Ratings
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Ratings: 534
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.91%
Wants: 1
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dreadnatty08 on 04-06-2006)
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davidchollar

Washington

3.93/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a sort of clear copper-orange with a thin white head that settles down but never fully goes away. Smells very grainy. I get almost a watered down rice and wheat heartiness that is not very strong, but certainly smells good. Deeper sniffing reveals some definite citrus hoppiness. The label says it has lime leaf ...

The label also says it is full-bodied. I didn't think a 4% abv beer could be full-bodied... and I still don't. It could pass for medium. Again though, just like the smell foretold, the taste and mouthfeel are not strong but not bad. A surprising amount of bitterness and overall kick. Lots of flavor. One of the best beers I've had at under 5%! Definitely recommended for a summer session.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2010 06:06:30 | More by davidchollar
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Aroma:
Spicy and herbal, a little lemony, some semi-sweet bread.

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Skinny Dip from New Belgium Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 534 ratings.