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Belgo Belgian India Pale Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

813 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 813
Reviews: 199
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 31
Gots: 34 | 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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RWNay

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

04-13-2012 21:43:50 | More by RWNay
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Chucker17

South Dakota

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

10-12-2012 20:16:31 | More by Chucker17
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marcobrau

Illinois

2.98/5  rDev -21%

Pours a clear, dark gold with a persistent albeit flat head. Complex, spicy, grassy aroma with notes cinnamon fades to an aroma of cooked canned vegetables. Tastes a little better than it smells. Nicely peppery and spicy hop flavors mingle well with Belgian yeast esters, but the lingering aroma of cooked cauliflower lingers and spoils it a bit. I do appreciate the lean body and dry finish though.

02-04-2012 05:12:25 | More by marcobrau
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Living816

Northwest Territories (Canada)

2.98/5  rDev -21%

Exceedingly unbalanced. Nice IPA-type aroma from the hops. But the Belgian yeast that is much touted produces rather horrifying phenolic assault on the mouth. It is a medicinal, peppery, sting that accentuates the bitterness all down the tongue. It detracts from, rather than adds to, the character of the beer. The finish is unpleasant. Bitter, spicy, and lingering.

I don't get much of the fruit character from this, which both the hops and many Belgian type yeasts will contribute.

On the plus side, it has 7% abv which is hardly noted at all. Exceedingly smooth for the alcohol content.

This is a puzzling combination that comes across as confused, chaotic, and isn't well suited together.

09-13-2012 05:57:06 | More by Living816
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beerbrains

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-08-2012 04:36:52 | More by beerbrains
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JasonMinck

Texas

3/5  rDev -20.4%

09-08-2013 10:10:27 | More by JasonMinck
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-13-2014 01:14:51 | More by CUbeerfan
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Sanchezrox23

Virginia

3/5  rDev -20.4%

04-23-2014 09:49:22 | More by Sanchezrox23
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campofapproval

Kansas

3/5  rDev -20.4%

12-20-2011 20:50:47 | More by campofapproval
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100200300

Georgia

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-03-2013 03:17:21 | More by 100200300
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Travisnin

Idaho

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-14-2012 22:06:09 | More by Travisnin
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rrski198

Georgia

3/5  rDev -20.4%

04-13-2014 19:45:54 | More by rrski198
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -20.4%

05-16-2013 02:13:54 | More by MinorThreat
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yokken

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -20.4%

02-27-2012 20:57:41 | More by yokken
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ryandelaney

Indiana

3/5  rDev -20.4%

02-02-2012 17:03:08 | More by ryandelaney
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Reed

Kansas

3/5  rDev -20.4%

05-02-2012 19:45:14 | More by Reed
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beerbtl

California

3/5  rDev -20.4%

06-23-2013 20:04:29 | More by beerbtl
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beerrooster

Colorado

3/5  rDev -20.4%

09-05-2012 11:23:41 | More by beerrooster
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DerwinWentworth

Utah

3/5  rDev -20.4%

08-03-2012 08:39:18 | More by DerwinWentworth
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Klif

Indiana

3/5  rDev -20.4%

08-27-2012 00:48:28 | More by Klif
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lpstar

California

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-23-2013 02:50:06 | More by lpstar
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TexAggie011

Texas

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-09-2012 16:17:28 | More by TexAggie011
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MordorMongo


3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-14-2013 16:55:56 | More by MordorMongo
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Moose90

Colorado

3/5  rDev -20.4%

05-26-2013 04:45:38 | More by Moose90
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javi10653


3/5  rDev -20.4%

05-08-2012 04:09:16 | More by javi10653
Belgo Belgian India Pale Ale from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 813 ratings.