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Blue Paddle Pilsner - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
81
good

943 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 943
Reviews: 375
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 13
Gots: 40 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

06-01-2013 19:53:21 | More by randymanar
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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

06-01-2013 01:00:41 | More by Tatuchris
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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-28-2013 00:47:56 | More by runlikeakenyan
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RedWeizen83

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-27-2013 19:39:07 | More by RedWeizen83
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Kromes

Georgia

3.91/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

It's a nice looking beer...clear gold color with a thick white head that leaves laces down the glass. It smells like a typical pilsner, sweet honey malts with a touch of herbal hop. Maybe a little waxy in the aroma. The spicy hop jumps out at first with grassy flavor and then the beer finishes with some grassy and floral hop and sweet malt. Finish has a nice spicy bitter bite. Overall a good pilsner.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2013 16:37:28 | More by Kromes
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-26-2013 17:31:58 | More by Ljoreilly
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csfcmitchell

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-23-2013 15:54:52 | More by csfcmitchell
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-20-2013 16:35:32 | More by InspectorBob
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iHeartMNBeer

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-17-2013 04:54:40 | More by iHeartMNBeer
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-16-2013 02:14:21 | More by MinorThreat
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Ohio

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-14-2013 21:48:27 | More by meetyouoverboard
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jsanford

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-12-2013 00:03:24 | More by jsanford
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lsummers

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-10-2013 05:08:25 | More by lsummers
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rph97

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-10-2013 01:02:29 | More by rph97
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Morockm

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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Kentucky

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-07-2013 20:16:42 | More by dalepryor
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BucannonXC5

California

3.36/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Hotel glass (half pint, half snifter)
From: Wilbur’s Total Beverage in Fort Collins, Colo.
Price: Part of a variety 6-pack for $9.99
Purchased: May 2, 2013
Consumed: May 2, 2013
Misc.: Best by Sept. 8, 2013

Poured a golden yellow color with one finger of frothy white head. Lots of bubbles underneath. Lots of foamy lacing on the sides. Very good retention on the tops on the way down.

Smelled a weird mix of blueberry and shit to start. Not a good start. Some bread, hay, corn and cereal were involved, but the skunky poop malt kept hanging around.

Tasted no poop, so that was good. Pretty plain though, with some light noble corn hops. Still grassy and grainy.

Light body. Thin texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Abrupt finish.

Just wasn’t a fan of this beer. Would never try it again.

Serving type: bottle

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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Illinois

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Wisconsin

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Colorado

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lucasj82

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-28-2013 03:06:27 | More by lucasj82
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powdersoldier

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

04-27-2013 17:24:29 | More by powdersoldier
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kristenrae8

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

04-25-2013 02:44:16 | More by kristenrae8
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-23-2013 23:39:03 | More by Bamarooster
Blue Paddle Pilsner from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 943 ratings.