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Skinny Dip - New Belgium Brewing

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541 Ratings
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Ratings: 541
Reviews: 328
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.96%
Wants: 1
Gots: 23 | 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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gpogo

California

3.95/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Brilliantly clear darker gold with nice off-white head that dissipates to a decent size.

A- Light malty aroma with sweet lime aroma as well as a slight hint of hops. The lime aroma seems to ride throughout the smell.

T- Sortof grainy malty sweetness, not overly sweet. It leads into a wonderful biscuit aftertaste very similar to the taste of biscuit malt in fat tire. Nice bite of lime as well.

M- Medium body with moderate carbonation. Dry finish.

D- A very refreshing brew. The lime isn't overpowering to the point of hurting my throat as that of blue moon's seasonal, rising moon. The lime plus the very faint citrus taste were great and at 4.2% abv this is a great session beer. I could imagine BMC drinkers liking this, well maybe(there could be too much flavor for them).

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2008 20:21:45 | More by gpogo
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HoppyBastard

Nebraska

3.51/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, "Best Before" date 11-16-14.

APPEARANCE: pours clear with dark gold color, one finger off-white head that dissipated slowly to a thin broken layer of bubbles, slightly above average carbonation, there was a good amount of lacing.

SMELL: sweet caramel, bread, very subtle.

TASTE: the taste mostly follows the nose, initially sweet caramel, a very mild hop profile and then the taste of bread.

PALATE: this has a slightly higher than average amount of carbonation, medium body.

OVERALL: this beer is simple and inoffensive, if you served to a wide range of guests no one would complain but, there are better more exciting beers to be had, I enjoyed this beer but will probably not buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 03:48:16 | More by HoppyBastard
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, biscuits. Taste is of caramel malts, hops are present, some biscuits, very easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a fine choice on a hot summer night.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 00:48:50 | More by tone77
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Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -34%

07-26-2014 23:44:58 | More by MikeThumel
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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

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Tennessee

3/5  rDev -12%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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mjurney

Texas

4.03/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Golden-amber color, clear. Some carbonation. Thick frothy head.

Aroma:
Spicy and herbal, a little lemony, some semi-sweet bread.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Bread crust, mild toast, biscuit. Hop bitterness is moderate, herbal, spicy, leafy. Finish is a little dry, very crisp. Body is medium, crisp, refreshing, a little tangy.

Overall:
It's a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 03:19:10 | More by mjurney
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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.24/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: Clear, semi dark gold. Medium carb. Sticky dotted white lacing with low retention.

S: Wheat barley and a touch of tangy rye. Slightly sweet doughnut like bread.

T: Slightly sweet with a tangy rye bread. A little warm nutmeg taste through the middle. Finishes carbonic and watery. Quite clean with slight sour tang finish.

M: Mildly dry and good reasonably clean finish. Fairly thin.

T: Better than a macro light beer, but only by a slim margin. It sits in limbo between styles for me: If I want water I'll have water, if I want beer I'll drink something bigger.

Serving type: bottle

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Skinny Dip from New Belgium Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 541 ratings.