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Dig - New Belgium Brewing

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1,024 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,024
Reviews: 233
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.48%
Wants: 16
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WastingFreetime on 01-16-2012)
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WizzardOfHops

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

05-03-2013 10:53:12 | More by WizzardOfHops
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abex44

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-02-2013 01:21:09 | More by abex44
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BrianSherry

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.4%

05-01-2013 20:54:46 | More by BrianSherry
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djs467

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

04-30-2013 16:21:35 | More by djs467
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awisecrackin

Illinois

2/5  rDev -44.3%

04-29-2013 03:59:44 | More by awisecrackin
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bigbutter

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-28-2013 16:58:01 | More by bigbutter
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tmm313

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-28-2013 16:14:25 | More by tmm313
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lucasj82

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

04-28-2013 03:06:53 | More by lucasj82
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LouDogg114

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

04-27-2013 11:37:49 | More by LouDogg114
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JReites

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

04-26-2013 22:38:51 | More by JReites
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dbattey

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-24-2013 12:40:17 | More by dbattey
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Cam5sf49

Colorado

3/5  rDev -16.4%

04-23-2013 06:03:50 | More by Cam5sf49
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J_Dub

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.4%

04-22-2013 21:57:35 | More by J_Dub
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powdersoldier

Washington

4/5  rDev +11.4%

04-21-2013 17:52:23 | More by powdersoldier
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BrianJohnson

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

04-18-2013 12:25:00 | More by BrianJohnson
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RuEXP1

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Poured from 12 oz. bottle into standard pint. Pours a nice amber color with a small amount of tan/beige head. Head dissipated quickly, ~ 30 sec. Light amount of carbonation. Decent amount of striation on the glass.

S - Not an overwhelmingly strong smell to this beer. Faint earthy smells, citrus and hops.

T - Similar follow through on taste from the smell. Earthy/piney forefront. hops and citrus linger throughout. Not overly bitter, but still has that IPA feel.

M - Pretty standard here. Nice bite from the carbonation. medium-lite body to it.

O - This is a nice beer, it is very pleasurable to drink. I don't think it really brings anything 'new' to the plate. That being said I would buy it again since it is a solid beer for a good price.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2013 02:57:19 | More by RuEXP1
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ystazi

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

04-17-2013 23:09:17 | More by ystazi
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Jabartheljr

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-16-2013 22:55:01 | More by Jabartheljr
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TheQuietMan22

Iowa

3.76/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving type: 12-ounce bottle. What I assume to be the “best by” is printed on the label: “16JUN13.”

Appearance: Poured into a tulip glass. While pouring I said to myself, “That’s pretty fucking dark for a pale ale.” The color is bronze, or maybe copper, with an amber tint. Two fingers of dense foam dissipated unevenly to leave trails of foam on the glass, a billowy ring, and a spotted lacing.

Smell: Earthy/grassy hops dominate, which is fitting. I am a little surprised, though, since the citrus is hyped by New Belgium. The citrus and tropical fruit are there, but one needs to “dig” to get to them. Faint scents of mango and peach are tinged with lemon zest, lime, grapefruit, and light pine. As the beer warms, though, the tropical fruit does become more prominent, and becomes sweet in that sticky, lip-smacking way. Yesterday I tried it in a pint glass and today I switched to a tulip. The tulip tempers the earthy/grassy characters and allows the citrus and tropical fruit to shine through a little more.

Taste: Earthy, much like the smell, and somewhat metallic. However, the earthiness eventually gives way to nice balance that is neither too sweet nor too bitter. The malts emerge, but the zest and tropical fruit are still present. Sweet caramel, toffee, mango, lemon, lime, grapefruit, and pine. Despite not being overly bitter, it offers a nice bite throughout the pint.

Drinkability: This is definitely not as zesty or citrusy as I expected. The earthy and grassy hops dominate, which imparts a completely different character — though it is fitting. It is still drinkable and decent.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 20:32:49 | More by TheQuietMan22
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

04-16-2013 04:29:45 | More by Michaeldmanley
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-15-2013 02:37:56 | More by Chucker17
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Juno_Malone

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

04-15-2013 01:11:38 | More by Juno_Malone
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hyoung41

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

04-14-2013 01:06:07 | More by hyoung41
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sooner961

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

04-13-2013 21:49:56 | More by sooner961
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Peanut2074

Michigan

3/5  rDev -16.4%

04-12-2013 20:00:14 | More by Peanut2074
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