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Shift Pale Lager - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,134 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,134
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 32
Gots: 59 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

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Westuh

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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mathmalicious

Wisconsin

4.43/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into clean New Belgium stemmed globe. 3/4" head quickly diminished into a 1/4" head with some staying power.

Nose: Very clean, inoffensive— honey, a bit of yeast and citrus

Taste: Nascent "hoppyness" turns to a more familiar, sweeter fresh grapefruit, finishes the slightest bit smokey with the alcohol presence quite evident.

Mouth: Mild carbonation, "chewy" for a pale lager.

Overall, this offering almost transcends the category for me. It would be a great beverage for a plethora of meals.

Serving type: can

05-28-2014 11:18:07 | More by mathmalicious
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California

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

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New York

4/5  rDev +11.1%

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Shift Pale Lager from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 1,134 ratings.