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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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Photo of Beaver13
3/5  rDev -17.1%

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
Photo of jaminjohnson
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

jaminjohnson, 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%

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 Birdlegs
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Birdlegs, Apr 10, 2013
Photo of jnoelani
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

jnoelani, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of Smurf2055
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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

thebigredone, Oct 17, 2012
Photo of Lare453
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Lare453, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of rudy0908
2.75/5  rDev -24%

rudy0908, Nov 11, 2012
Photo of Doodler
4.15/5  rDev +14.6%

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
Photo of Thedaver4220
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Thedaver4220, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of strongaf
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

strongaf, Mar 22, 2013
Photo of grittybrews
3.98/5  rDev +9.9%

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 savagepm
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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

Happyhopper, Dec 21, 2012
The Trip XIII (Blonde Ale) from New Belgium Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.