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Hoptober Golden Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

861 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 861
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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silver0rlead

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4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear golden with a delicate white head that leaves nice lacing. The aroma has some piney and minty hops upfront, along with some biscuit, honey, esters and alcohol...pleasing though lacking complexity. The flavor also has juicy hop notes initially (piney, citrusy, minty), along with biscuit, caramel and honey, fruity esters, minerals, and some alcohol. The mouthfeel is smooth and light, and drinkability is very good. This is easily the best blonde ale I've had, but really should be considered a pale ale or IPA and against stiffer competition it wouldn't fare so well.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2010 02:39:50 | More by silver0rlead
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Hoptober Golden Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 861 ratings.