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Mighty Arrow Pale Ale - New Belgium Brewing

Mighty Arrow Pale AleMighty Arrow Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

592 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 592
Reviews: 402
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.79%


Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 01-05-2008)
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Reviews by dwilson01:
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dwilson01

California

3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz into my arrogant bastard pint glass, a pale golden yellow color, nice carbonation, semi-creamy white head tops the brew.

Smells of fresh and sweet citrus, very floral like a springtime garden. Basically the equivalent of taking a deep breath in through your nose after a nice rain and everything is lush and green and invigorated.

Flavor is very mellow on the hops, floral and aromatics cleanse the palate leaving you refreshed and ready for another sip. The malt is there too which takes on a honey-like flavor without the overbearing sweetness. Very balanced between malt and hop, I think it's a great springtime fresh tasting brew.

Mouthfeel is better than expected, not watery at all which seemed likely from the look of it, the malt definitely fills your mouth with sweet liquid and leaves you feeling satisfied with a full-body and well balanced pale ale.

Quite drinkable, a more floral fresh green lush pale ale, SN is still the go to but this guy is refreshing as hell.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2010 07:12:23 | More by dwilson01
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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Utah

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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ChadA83

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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, with best by date June 15, 2014 printed on the label. Another new beer to me from New Belgium, acquired as part of the spring folly pack.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a brassy golden orange colored body with excellent clarity and two fingers of fluffy white head. Nice stringy scattered lacing. Looks very nice.

S - Smell is of bready biscuit malts and some pungent grapefruit / pine / citrus hop presence. Subtle peppery yeast presence also noticeable. A tame, but pleasant aroma.

T - Taste follows the nose - bready honeyed malt paired with a light earthy / piney / grapefruit hop bitterness. Lightly grainy. Nicely balanced. No alcohol detectable.

M - Feel is smooth, crisp, and clean. Light honeyed breadiness lingering on the palate. Lightly sticky. Medium bodied with good carbonation.

Overall, a very nice easy drinking pale ale from New Belgium. Nicely balanced, with a well-hidden, moderate 6.00% abv. Nothing spectacular or groundbreaking here, but it is good solid drinking.

New Belgium Mighty Arrow Pale Ale ---3.5/5

Serving type: bottle

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3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
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03-17-2014 00:32:48 | More by tastybeer
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Mighty Arrow Pale Ale from New Belgium Brewing
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