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Hoptober Golden Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

857 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 857
Reviews: 484
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 29
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Riccymon on 08-20-2009)
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Boneheadmx

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3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours out to a clear golden copper with a 2 finger off-white head that subsides gently.

Smell is strongly of fruit with slight bits of pear, citrus, and mango (I know, weird). This is a really good smelling beer.

The taste really brings out exactly what one expects from the smell. Nice big fruity, citrusy flavor with a rather delayed and prolonged hoppy finish.

Mouthfeel is a bit grainy and thick with not too much in the way of carbonation. Really good stuff.

Drinkability isn't the greatest due to the huge fruity flavor this has. Also, it doesn't finish as crisp as I'd like, but on the whole, a very decent beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2010 23:20:56 | More by Boneheadmx
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Hoptober Golden Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 857 ratings.