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Shift Pale Lager - New Belgium Brewing

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Shift Pale LagerShift Pale Lager

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,132 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,132
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 31
Gots: 57 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-14-2012)
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Notacraftdrinker

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

04-12-2014 18:18:55 | More by Notacraftdrinker
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HopGrazer

New York

4/5  rDev +11.1%

04-12-2014 15:20:38 | More by HopGrazer
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52P48

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

04-12-2014 04:18:59 | More by 52P48
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afsdan

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

04-09-2014 05:00:39 | More by afsdan
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AC-Mivsek

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.1%

04-04-2014 21:27:37 | More by AC-Mivsek
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JeffH

Washington

3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16oz can into a tulip glass.

Golden amber pour with a bright white a frothy head. This beer is crystal clear with lots of carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass. The lacing is fine but irregular but does stay with the glass. The aroma is classic lager- biscuit and grassy, mild hops. There are hints of tropical fruits, but they are illusive at best. The body of this beer is heavier than expected from a lager, but the difference is welcoming. The palate is crisp and clean with nice malty notes balanced nicely with a piney hop bitterness. The hops continue through the finish and linger for a good 20 seconds. Overall, a very well done lager and a fantastic sessionable beer.

Serving type: can

04-04-2014 03:31:19 | More by JeffH
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DeepSouthSipper

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-03-2014 01:28:25 | More by DeepSouthSipper
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Danobold

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-01-2014 11:22:38 | More by Danobold
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G-Hawk

Colorado

4/5  rDev +11.1%

03-31-2014 19:50:13 | More by G-Hawk
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marzenfannm

New Mexico

3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Unremarkable but pleasant enough aroma. Gorgeous, classic head with considerable staying power. Blond appearance belies a tasty beer. Medium body with clean finish.

[I am copying these notes over from RateBeer ... it does not require as long of review. I tasted this some time ago so I can't add anything.]

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2014 02:34:32 | More by marzenfannm
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-30-2014 20:07:22 | More by bumchilly25
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MenardMa

Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

03-30-2014 16:48:36 | More by MenardMa
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GMan

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -16.7%

03-27-2014 15:26:41 | More by GMan
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Robertparker

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-26-2014 23:11:12 | More by Robertparker
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PGVG

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-24-2014 23:53:13 | More by PGVG
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BrewJ_Okland

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16.7%

03-24-2014 03:45:22 | More by BrewJ_Okland
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trubeernick

California

3/5  rDev -16.7%

03-23-2014 05:08:26 | More by trubeernick
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lostinfla

Florida

4/5  rDev +11.1%

03-22-2014 12:16:22 | More by lostinfla
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jman005

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-21-2014 04:49:31 | More by jman005
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ralerwen

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-20-2014 18:58:35 | More by ralerwen
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-20-2014 14:23:19 | More by rudabegga9
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WallyHop

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-20-2014 02:41:11 | More by WallyHop
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BillHilly

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-20-2014 00:17:22 | More by BillHilly
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Rohkey

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-19-2014 23:21:57 | More by Rohkey
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-19-2014 23:14:15 | More by DaftPatrick
Shift Pale Lager from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 1,132 ratings.