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Hoptober Golden Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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Hoptober Golden AleHoptober Golden Ale

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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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msmezher

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3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I like this better than last year's Fall seasonal from New Belgium. Purchased in a Folly Pack (probably the most solid 12 pack you'll find at a grocery store) and poured into a 12oz mug. Hoptober is as advertised, hoppy. But not too hoppy, or too anything for that matter. In it are hints of dry citrus and fairly medium hops, with a decent amount of carbonation that adds an initial sharpness to the beer. As with many beers from New Belgium this beer tastes of good ingredients and modest aims. For what it is, and more importantly what it costs (Folly 12-Pack for 18.99reg, 13.99sale at your local Albertson's) Hoptober is pretty darn good.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2010 08:25:48 | More by msmezher
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Hoptober Golden Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 857 ratings.