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Loft - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
79
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251 Ratings
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Ratings: 251
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.83%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-31-2002)
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vickersspitfire

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-29-2013 21:25:37 | More by vickersspitfire
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lucasj82

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

09-22-2013 20:19:50 | More by lucasj82
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doowhat

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-18-2013 20:31:06 | More by doowhat
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Libragirl213

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-14-2013 14:37:30 | More by Libragirl213
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lovelibeam

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-13-2013 20:04:27 | More by lovelibeam
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -12.8%

09-12-2013 02:10:30 | More by jaswilson2
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9%

09-11-2013 01:06:25 | More by tdm168
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.28/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a New Belgium globe
4.2%

A - The sweaty globe shines with vibrant clear golden beer that's filled with carbonation rising to the loose, lofty white head. Thick lace coats the glass as the foam erodes, making for one sexy beer.

S - Crisp and hoppy, the uplifting aroma features soft wheat and light sweetness to ground the beer while also allowing the citrus zest and earthy hoppy notes to soar.

T - Suggestions of mango and sweet orange peel offer some citrusy characteristics but are blown past by cut grass earthy qualities, landing softly on dry pale malt.

M - Wheat softens the crisp, lighter mouthfeel while carbonation scrubs the tongue for a balanced and drinkable beer that goes down exceptionally well on a summer day.

O - Loft has suggestions of fruit complexity but at it's core this is an easy drinking and rather simple pale ale that wishes to provide crisp refreshment for the hotter days of the year, and it certainly does!

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2013 22:14:20 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Yoda22

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-03-2013 21:00:54 | More by Yoda22
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Best before 11/3/13.

Pours a hazy gold with a foamy beige head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and some peppery and floral aromas. Taste is much the same with floral and citrus flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the smells are fairly faint in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 06:05:42 | More by UCLABrewN84
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, golden colored with a foamy white head that lingers leaving some lacing, clear

S: not much, yeasty bread, light hops

T: light fresh flavors of grain, lemon hops, grassy

M: thin and light, higher carbonation

O: light refreshing brew for a hot day, flavors are approachable

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 01:57:42 | More by M_C_Hampton
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vkv822

Oregon

3.45/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz : tulip

Fairly clear, golden color with a foamy white head.

Grassy, lime, floral notes initially transitions to pleasant, sweet fruit towards the finish.

Medium-light body with a crisp, fizzy, foamy carbonation.

An easy drinking beer, though with some subtle complexities if one takes the time to appreciate them.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 07:52:49 | More by vkv822
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Celtics17

California

3.35/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

T- Sweet breadiness, but not overly so. This is an easy drinking beer. It's good, but not great. I feel like New Belgium should keep this one out. This was apart of the revival series. It taste similar to Fat Tire, if you takeout the caramel notes, and sweeter notes that Fat Tire has.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 07:27:17 | More by Celtics17
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

08-27-2013 13:31:19 | More by MN_Beerticker
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bump8628

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-27-2013 01:50:06 | More by bump8628
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emwild12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-26-2013 12:42:33 | More by emwild12
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Sarmartay

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-25-2013 23:10:29 | More by Sarmartay
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

08-19-2013 23:47:39 | More by MNBeerGeek
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dpage27

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-19-2013 16:42:46 | More by dpage27
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mweso2000

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

08-17-2013 18:50:30 | More by mweso2000
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elglueckert

Montana

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

08-16-2013 23:27:39 | More by elglueckert
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Auraan

Arizona

3.4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a cloudy, yet transparent amber, with a half finger white head. Pretty nice looking, standard, but not horrible. Scents of slight tropical fruit, some sweet malt, and very slight citrus and pine. Okay, nothing offensive, but very light. Flavor is light, with hints of floral hops predominating, with a bit of wheat cracker, slight citrus peel, and that earthy, dirty New Belgium yeast. It's a very light flavor to be sure, but it's not bad. Good for a light session beer like this. Mouthfeel is light bodied with fairly high carbonation. Again, a light, sessionable sort of mouthfeel. Overall it's decent enough, nothing I'd seek out, but good enough to drink on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 06:28:13 | More by Auraan
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sooner961

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

08-11-2013 16:35:33 | More by sooner961
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-10-2013 20:18:07 | More by kmos27
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

08-10-2013 14:27:32 | More by sendbeer
Loft from New Belgium Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 251 ratings.