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Red Hoptober - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

783 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 783
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 31
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Centennial, Cascade & Eldorado hops

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 07-20-2012)
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1/5  rDev -73.5%

drewkennedy, Nov 22, 2012
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1/5  rDev -73.5%

BEERWOLF1951, Oct 07, 2012
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1/5  rDev -73.5%

ajzy, Jun 10, 2013
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1/5  rDev -73.5%

tnflyguy, Oct 27, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

harrylee773, Sep 03, 2012
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1.95/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Was surprised at how little I enjoyed this beer. I just couldn't get over the musty smell. It was something like furniture polish! The taste was similar. I'm not sure if I just got a bad batch or what, as I think New Belgium usually makes solid beers.

alysmith4, Aug 17, 2012
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2/5  rDev -46.9%

Joel12, Nov 03, 2012
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2/5  rDev -46.9%

Joefisherman, Sep 06, 2012
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2/5  rDev -46.9%

SavvyStudent, Oct 30, 2012
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2.08/5  rDev -44.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Dated: Best by November 12

DARK, dark brew; deep clear brown in color. Head is white with an odd green tint.

Smokey, roasty, caramely. Slight fart aroma.

Thin, watery, nothing special. Carbonation is high too. There's an odd sweetness going on in this one.. Funky flavors that don't blend. Dark chocolate and leather are very thin draped over some spacy dull flavored hops.

This brew is a mess. A total turn off with too many random flavors/aromas. I can't recommend this, it didn't end up in my drain, but it's certainly one you drink fast; not in a good way.

chugalug06, Nov 12, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -40.3%

Zbeetleman, Jul 09, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -40.3%

Moose90, May 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

FFATS, Oct 30, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

AlexNobody, Oct 14, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

Chokobo, May 24, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

artvandelay44, Aug 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

Herky21, Sep 10, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

mojohawk21, Jan 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

bismarksays, Feb 04, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

lunacy, Dec 12, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

Cormega, Sep 19, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

randomjazzr, Aug 16, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

ejw127, Aug 27, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

terence, Aug 10, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

wtkphoto, Feb 13, 2013
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Red Hoptober from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 783 ratings.