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Belgo Belgian India Pale Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

818 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 818
Reviews: 199
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 31
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: iSip on 10-07-2011)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Best by 04APR12

Pours a nice golden ale with a finger of fine, white foam. Excellent clarity. Smells of classic belgian yeast with hint of funk and earthy hops. No citrus, or fruit in the nose for me, yeast and earthy, grassy hops.

The yeast is what takes me first, with a medicinal quality in it and an odd, obscure flavor I remember, but can't finger. It reminds me of the aftertaste of some kind of medicine it seems I keep gravitating toward. I don't really get any kind of hop presence, but my tongue is perplexed by the aforementioned flavor.

Medium on thin with moderate carb and some decent slick on the finish. This beer has the one flavor that kills it for me overall in this beer, wish I could pinpoint it, but nonetheless, it's a no go for me.

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The aroma featured a good pine and floral hop aroma upfront with a slightly odd yeasty spice note in the background. The flavors were very similar to the scents, just not as bold or well-defined. The hops weren't as well defined, there wasn't much of a malt profile and the weird yeast/spice flavor was just wrong.

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Belgo Belgian India Pale Ale from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 818 ratings.