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Skinny Dip - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
78
okay

547 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 547
Reviews: 329
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 15.25%
Wants: 1
Gots: 25 | 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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unHipHopHead

Washington

3.8/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

For a light beer this is incredibly good. Compared with other blonde ale's it might not be as good but considering its something like 110 calories its pretty damn good.

It's very crisp and refreshing while also having some body and complexity to it. Great for a hot summer day, good session beer, could easily go through a 6 pack of this and not be too full.

All in all a great summer beer for outdoor activities like softball, BBQ's or working in the yard. One of my favorites from new belgium and certainly the best light beer I've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2010 21:33:18 | More by unHipHopHead
More User Reviews:
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MaxPowers

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

08-02-2014 02:41:24 | More by MaxPowers
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AJClauss

Indiana

1.5/5  rDev -56%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Skinny Dip is the absolute worst beer I've ever had. It tastes like cigarettes. I am at a loss as to how this beer has a score of 78 (at the time of this review). I made the severe mistake of buying a 12-beer New Belgium sampler pack that included this beer. I haven't liked a single New Belgium beer that I've ever tried.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2014 22:31:11 | More by AJClauss
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assman79

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-31-2014 20:46:03 | More by assman79
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Deatherage

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

07-30-2014 04:59:29 | More by Deatherage
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jwp2007

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10%

07-29-2014 20:45:33 | More by jwp2007
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kmanjohnson

California

3/5  rDev -12%

07-29-2014 17:15:12 | More by kmanjohnson
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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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MikeThumel

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -34%

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

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-26-2014 23:37:22 | More by KyleSweetsema
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BenMartin


3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-26-2014 02:49:57 | More by BenMartin
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DougGilley

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12%

07-25-2014 16:35:07 | More by DougGilley
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Meibs

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

07-25-2014 13:01:44 | More by Meibs
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FatBoyGotSwagger

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.3%

07-25-2014 00:50:47 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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Seattleman

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +10%

07-24-2014 06:13:01 | More by Seattleman
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

07-21-2014 21:00:37 | More by atlbravsrno1
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -12%

07-20-2014 06:23:01 | More by CraigTravor
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -12%

07-18-2014 13:46:16 | More by DrMindbender
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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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lucasj82

Indiana

3/5  rDev -12%

07-17-2014 03:05:17 | More by lucasj82
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -12%

07-17-2014 03:01:39 | More by qcbrewer
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Rborre321

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

07-17-2014 02:35:29 | More by Rborre321
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constantine_272

Oregon

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

07-16-2014 02:25:19 | More by constantine_272
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Holland

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

07-15-2014 03:29:29 | More by Holland
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Skinny Dip from New Belgium Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 547 ratings.