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Accumulation - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
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885 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Ratings: 885
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.99%


Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ChrisCBeets on 09-23-2013)
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BeerWizard

Colorado

3.66/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pearly straw yellow, big white head that has good retention and lacing. Smells heavy citrus, with notes of grapefruit, mango, and tangerine. Flavor is medium-bitter and citrus-dominant with the grapefruit and tangerine. Medium to light mouthfeel, balanced bitterness from start to finish, and medium carbonation levels.

Overall, it's the return of Belgo! Without all that darn alcohol. Which I actually liked. OK, Belgo was superior, but this is pretty good. This is like Belgo Light. I'll probably get it again. It's good and the 6.2 makes it a good selection for an evening of football and snow.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2013 01:30:47 | More by BeerWizard
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12oz bottle with a best-by 4/20/14 date. Poured into a tulip, just above 40 degrees.

Pours with a short white head over a very pale yellow colored body, with a slight foggy/cloudy look to it. Very nice lacing.

Aromas are a light and bready. Plenty of yeast comes through, and just a touch of pineapple-to-apple fruit.

Mouthfeel is pretty light, and easy drinking. This goes down quickly, with just light carbonation. Flavors have a lot of apple in the middle, with a light finish of pine. Some lingering bitterness in the aftertaste reminds you that it's an IPA. Finish is nice and dry.

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Pours a pale clear lightly-golden straw yellow. One finger of white head, good retention, excellent lacing. A lazy stream of bubbles rising slowly up the center of the glass, mirroring my late-afternoon energy.

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Accumulation from New Belgium Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 885 ratings.