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The Trip XIII (Blonde Ale) - New Belgium Brewing

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The Trip XIII (Blonde Ale)
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BA SCORE
83
good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Doodler on 08-27-2012)
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Ratings: 16 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Smurf2055
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Smurf2055, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of savagepm
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

savagepm, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of Lare453
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Lare453, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of Birdlegs
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Birdlegs, Apr 10, 2013
Photo of strongaf
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

strongaf, Mar 22, 2013
Photo of grittybrews
3.98/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a hazy orange with a finger of bright white head. Aroma of honey, lemon, and caramel with floral notes.

Moderate carbonation and a full mouthfeel. Caramel and honey sweetness up front with a solid biscuit backbone. Chamomile is subtle but present. Only a slight bitterness on the tail end, which finishes fairly dry.

Nice overall, good balance.

grittybrews, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of Happyhopper
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Happyhopper, Dec 21, 2012
Photo of jaminjohnson
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

jaminjohnson, Nov 11, 2012
Photo of rudy0908
2.75/5  rDev -24%

rudy0908, Nov 11, 2012
Photo of ste5venla
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

ste5venla, Oct 31, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.85/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a light to medium golden amber. Fine white one finger head with good retention and great lacing. Aroma of biscuit and perhaps a bit of toasted malt, with an unusual herbal element. Flavor is light and sweet, almost floral. The honey has a distinct presence and a pleasant herbal overtone from the chamomile. Finishes with light hops and malt and the honey leaves a light reminder. Light bodied. A light, subtle blonde ale, but quite pleasant and perfect for a hot day in summer.

LiquidAmber, Oct 18, 2012
Photo of thebigredone
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

thebigredone, Oct 17, 2012
Photo of Beaver13
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle. Pours clear copper orange with a medium frothy white head that quickly goes to a thin film that leaves some lacing.

The aroma is sweet floral clover honey.

The flavor is grainy malts and sweet floral clover honey with a light bitter finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and a bit watery.

Overall, an OK honey beer.

Beaver13, Oct 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Thedaver4220, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of jnoelani
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

jnoelani, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of Doodler
4.15/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bomber. Golden amber pour with nice fluffy head. A refreshing Belgian style blond. Light caramel, little yeast flavor, dry mouthfeel. Decent carbonation. Balanced finish with a hoppy character overall. This is a nice beer and a great collaboration between New Belgium and Elysian. Keep it up!

Doodler, Aug 27, 2012
The Trip XIII (Blonde Ale) from New Belgium Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.