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Blue Paddle Pilsner - New Belgium Brewing

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80
good

1,075 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,075
Reviews: 386
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.71%
Wants: 21
Gots: 83 | 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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Ratings: 1,075 | Reviews: 386 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

mojohawk21, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13%

Lionhearted1987, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of Gmann
3.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear straw color with hints on honey. Big soapy pure white head that settles into a puffy cap.

The aroma is of a crackery pils malt with some grainy notes. A bit of a spicy hop but quite subtle. I prefer not to have that strong of a grainy aroma.

The taste is light and crisp. Dry crackery malt mixes with a grassy/peppery/spicy hop to give the beer that pils flavor. Light metallic notes in the finish.

The feel is light, almost watery. Plenty of fizzy carbonation to add to the crispness of the beer. Finishes fairly clean with a light hoppy bitterness in the finish. Overall it is a bit lacking on the feel.

A decent pils but has too much of a grainy flavor and the body is a bit watery.

Gmann, Sep 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

bluehende, Sep 19, 2014
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2.88/5  rDev -18.6%

CraigTravor, Sep 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

mikeincharleston, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Electros, Sep 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

M1k3y, Sep 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

sandanders, Sep 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

atlbravsrno1, Sep 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Jack_Frost79, Sep 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

rbmjr1, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

BlueAndBrew, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

bushwack, Sep 13, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +2.8%

CBack465, Sep 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

Basoos1, Sep 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

A pretty average pilsner. I’d say sub-par for New Belgium. Refreshing and drinkable on a hot summer afternoon, but pretty low on flavor and/or character.

jpro, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13%

gentryka, Sep 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

SteveMcGlone, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

neckbeered, Sep 08, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -0.6%

mthomp081, Sep 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

ruckus232, Sep 07, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev -26.6%

butlermattj, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

The light hop scared my bud drinking relatives. I think it is a nice lawn mower beer.

scottieie, Sep 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

alexsergio, Sep 06, 2014
Blue Paddle Pilsner from New Belgium Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 1,075 ratings.