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Shift Pale Lager - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,219 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,219
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 36
Gots: 89 | 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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3/5  rDev -16.4%

DrMindbender, Sep 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

edhead, Sep 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

ahommell, Sep 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

JKG, Sep 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Nose: light grain, a hint of sulfur.
Brilliant straw, 2” fluffy bone white foam cap.
Creamy, light bodied, above average carbonation.
Palate: light grains, creamy, slight vegetal, crisp hop finish.
Refreshing with a good balance between the hops and the malts.

pat61, Sep 24, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +10.3%

FFATS, Sep 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

qcghost, Sep 24, 2014
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2.45/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Nice golden bright color with a thin head but keeps a constant plate.
Light aroma with notes of peaches, bread and butter (DMS), sulfur, melon and lemon sourness.
Flavor with lots of nectarines, spices, oranges, lager yeast, herbal hops, tobacco and peaches. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light body with proper carbonation.
Very fruit beer with a slight tartness, though something was out of balance here.

FLima, Sep 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

wrightst, Sep 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Lionhearted1987, Sep 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

gchl_arrm, Sep 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

MJHolsey, Sep 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Brams17, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

jaredtp, Sep 19, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -1.9%

cody176523, Sep 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

chefbigjon, Sep 15, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Robloc303, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

jaymo18, Sep 13, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -1.9%

CBack465, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Midwestbrew18, Sep 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

SteveMcGlone, Sep 09, 2014
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1/5  rDev -72.1%

hbrodgers, Sep 08, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +12.5%

Ngntjp, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

gshackles, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

mdaschaf, Sep 05, 2014
Shift Pale Lager from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 1,219 ratings.