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Blue Paddle Pilsner - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
80
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1,009 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,009
Reviews: 381
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 18
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-18-2001)
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LvanB

Colorado

1/5  rDev -71.8%

06-03-2012 02:37:21 | More by LvanB
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HairyToeKnuckles

Nebraska

1/5  rDev -71.8%

07-25-2012 00:04:22 | More by HairyToeKnuckles
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jbierling

Michigan

1.75/5  rDev -50.6%

07-04-2014 22:40:11 | More by jbierling
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

2/5  rDev -43.5%

08-09-2014 23:33:15 | More by ohiobeer29
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ATXRyan

Texas

2/5  rDev -43.5%

04-25-2012 21:32:59 | More by ATXRyan
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mpenske

California

2/5  rDev -43.5%

06-19-2014 04:03:23 | More by mpenske
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JHendu

Florida

2/5  rDev -43.5%

06-24-2014 00:47:38 | More by JHendu
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rah1734bones


2/5  rDev -43.5%

05-20-2012 03:41:35 | More by rah1734bones
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thsSAMO

Ohio

2/5  rDev -43.5%

03-02-2014 22:49:01 | More by thsSAMO
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poogas

Indiana

2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

05-11-2012 05:23:08 | More by poogas
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McAndrew

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

06-30-2013 21:44:32 | More by McAndrew
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harrymel

Washington

2.38/5  rDev -32.8%

Reviewed 06/22/10
Light golden straw. No head. continuous bubbles from etching in glass. Superb clarity. Smells a touch skunky over the base of straw scented malts. Bitter pilsner flavor. Taste is a bit too bitter for a good pilsner style, more like a kolsch.

12-21-2010 06:30:41 | More by harrymel
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beeragent

Texas

2.48/5  rDev -29.9%

Poured from a 12oz. bottle, into a pint glass. The beer poured a clear straw, forming a very thin 1/4 inch head, that faded quickly, leaving very light lacing on the glass. The aroma is extremely skunky. Unfortunately, that is all I can detect. The taste is a light balance of hops and malts. Nothing that really stands out. Light mouthfeel. Overall, its an easy beer to drink, but far from enjoyable. The smell is terrible, and the taste is anything but great. I would recommend looking elsewhere for a German style pilsner. Maybe I got a bad bottle, but if this is the what it normally tastes like, I wont be trying this again.

03-10-2007 10:01:06 | More by beeragent
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javlin624

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

03-05-2014 19:32:04 | More by javlin624
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Benjamin_Setzer


2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

08-15-2014 20:27:32 | More by Benjamin_Setzer
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TheWillMitch

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

08-02-2014 02:41:23 | More by TheWillMitch
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BESTIALEX

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

06-12-2014 08:00:44 | More by BESTIALEX
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jandadeboer

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

05-14-2014 00:32:12 | More by jandadeboer
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Soto

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

08-22-2014 03:12:00 | More by Soto
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hippityhophead24

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

02-09-2012 03:28:58 | More by hippityhophead24
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DrNo

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

01-12-2012 02:52:32 | More by DrNo
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

04-05-2012 00:05:01 | More by MarkyMOD
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Carlwalker

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

06-26-2014 05:34:16 | More by Carlwalker
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barnzy78

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

11-28-2011 05:10:18 | More by barnzy78
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Bagman007

Texas

2.53/5  rDev -28.5%

Served in a bottle poured in a pint glass.

A- Very transparent yellow color with about two+ finger width's of head.

S- Very light hop and malt scents. Very close to not really having that much of a scent, but there is a slight presence of both in the aroma. Also has somewhat of a yeast-like scent.

T- If there is one thing I can say for certain about the taste it's that it is a little sweet. Wouldn't really say that is too malty or hoppy. Sort of a bland yeast like taste.

M- Bland flavor makes it a smooth beer. Definitely not too bitter or malty.

D- It's fairly drinkable, but a little too bland for me.

Overall it's too bland of a beer for me.

01-06-2009 05:07:59 | More by Bagman007
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Blue Paddle Pilsner from New Belgium Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 1,009 ratings.