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Accumulation - New Belgium Brewing

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1,273 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,273
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 20
Gots: 177 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This winter, IBUs start accumulating like snow in Colorado with our new Accumulation White IPA. Brewing a white IPA was not only a way to salute the white beauty falling from the sky, but a direct revolt to the longstanding tradition of brewing dark beers for winter. At least that’s what our rebellious brewer Grady Hull likes to claim as he shovels in plenty of new hop varietals and a bit of wheat for a smooth mouthfeel. Stack up a few cases of Accumulation White IPA to keep your long nights glowing blizzard white.

(Beer added by: ChrisCBeets on 09-23-2013)
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4.51/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is coming from a guy who has not had very many WIPAs that he has really liked.

A - A ninety percent clear pale yellow/gold brew, with a head retention that mostly went away within about 5 minutes or so, then stayed to cover the top layer of beer for the entirety. Leaving lace on the glass that was thin and of no particular pattern.

S - Wonderful, I could not figure out the hops, but I really like it. First part of the smell is very much a slap in the face of hops, then ending in obvious bitter bliss.

T - Citrus off the bat with an extra earthy tone, then a split second of light malt flavor with complicated specialties; as the hops set in to a very special bitterness I really enjoy with a subltle fruityness. Followed by a slight throte alcohol taste, but of course not too strong at all. Infact it's very drinkable, smooth, and asking for another drink (gulp) Tasted a slight hint of pine that drink. Yum.

M - Not too much or little carbonation, full bodied, and not too thick. The flavor intrudes my perception of the mouthfeel as its bitterness tingles my tounge, mouth, and throte.

O - Seriously enjoy the S**T out of this beer, the drinkability is high and easy to have more than a few (Look out) it's strong ABV takes it's hold quickly as the third cap is popped off. I will cry the day this beer is no longer brewed, rather hoping for the next winter to roll around. (crosses fingers)

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4.5/5  rDev +22%
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

Better than good, crisp White IPA Taste is hoppy goodness. Color is Brilliantly golden. Head a good 3/4 inch after the poor. Lacing is good at first but dissipates towards the end. This is a damn good beer. Color is ...oh who cares As I said Damn good beer.

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Accumulation from New Belgium Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 1,273 ratings.