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Hoptober Golden Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

862 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 862
Reviews: 484
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 29
Gots: 24 | 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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quaybr

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3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sits in the pint glass light and golden. A bubbly head.

Smells of clean floral hops.

Tastes hoppy for a golden ale, but it works for me. Light sweet malts come through before the bitters wash down. Some modest spices present themselves that go unnoticed in the nose. Pretty tasty.

Feels particularly light given the hop profile. Its seems balanced, however. Maybe a bit overcarbonated. Had this from the bottle a few weeks back and don't recall having the same feeling.

Overall this is a very drinkable beer. I kind of wish this was New Belgium's summer seasonal instead of the fall.

Serving type: on-tap

11-11-2011 06:11:33 | More by quaybr
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Hoptober Golden Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 862 ratings.