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Giddy Up! - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
82
good

256 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 256
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15.28%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Maudite on 08-22-2008)
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

OBeerMeGreatOne, Dec 16, 2013
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3.76/5  rDev +4.4%

12oz bottle with a date. bottle swiped out of a buddies NB sampler pack. poured into globe, review from notes

Light amber color with not much head or lacing to note. smell is like a light wheat beer but with touches of coffee and lemon. taste is light lemony wheat beer infused with roast and coffee grounds.

interesting beer that actually worked. not sure i'd develop a taste for this, but it was worth trying.

jimmah120, Dec 15, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

muswellbeerbelly, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

dmk91, Dec 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

jlivings757, Dec 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

ZachKelly, Dec 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

dylntbrown, Dec 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

JohnBender, Dec 09, 2013
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3.34/5  rDev -7.2%

Best by: FEB032013.

Saturated copper color, good clarity, some rising carbonation visible. Frothy collar of tan foam, spindly lace in the glass. Good surface coverage, creamy surface texture.

Earthy aroma of mild coffee, odd yeastiness.

Coffee is present in the taste, though subdued and mellow. Earthy mellow coffee and light toasted malt. Carbed a little high, it feels frothy across the palate. Overall its fun to try this retro beer, but wasn't all that exciting.

emerge077, Dec 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

JoninVT, Dec 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +25%

Spider889, Dec 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

MidwestBA, Dec 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

gregu2, Dec 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

maxk, Nov 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

jsprain1, Nov 30, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

Yesdog, Nov 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

leroybrown10, Nov 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

yaksurf, Nov 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

DaveMiller, Nov 26, 2013
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3.83/5  rDev +6.4%

Pours ruby brown with a thin to wispy off-white head. Trailing lace drapes down the glass.

The smell is of lemon, floral notes, mint, spiced bread, roasted coffee.

The taste is of medium, approaching dark, malt (dark toffee), roasted mild coffee, hint of tangy lemon. Spicy, dry-ish finish.

It is smooth, effervescent/spritzy, but not fizzy. It leaves a fresh, pleasant aftertaste.

This is a unique beer - blends a malty character with coffee and lemon, without the porter/stout character - more towards amber ale (as it is categorized). Didn't know by the description if it would work, but it sure does!

jwc215, Nov 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

mkf629, Nov 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

sgttibbs, Nov 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Mrose78, Nov 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

jsanford, Nov 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

dhbiker0889, Nov 21, 2013
Giddy Up! from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 256 ratings.