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Accumulation - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
good

971 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 971
Reviews: 159
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 11
Gots: 56 | FT: 0
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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viking77

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

01-25-2014 02:10:39 | More by viking77
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drjits

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

11-02-2013 03:04:19 | More by drjits
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Jut

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

12-24-2013 09:15:35 | More by Jut
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ponbon63

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

11-02-2013 07:07:31 | More by ponbon63
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eatreeter34

Texas

4.4/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A very solid IPA by a very solid brewery! These guys never disappoint and this one is true to form. A very clean beer with great smell and a taste that builds to a good hop finish. If you like American IPA this is a fine choice. I will enjoy several of these while they last!

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2013 22:18:37 | More by eatreeter34
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tmm313

Georgia

4.35/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Clear, pale yellow color. I think this is the lightest beer I've ever seen. Poured a creamy 1/2 finger head. Nice sticky lacing.

S- Very nice. Really strong aromas. Tropical fruits, orange, sweet grapefruit, earthy spice, lemon, and some dank. The malt is in there too.

T/M - I had to ponder throughout... not that it was that complex, but it was definitely a mix I hadn't experienced before. To me, the mouthfeel was more intimately tied to flavors than you usually experience. It has this light/smooth thing going on... almost like the tropical fruits, citrus, pine, spice, caramel, and bready malts are flowing just underneath a thin, resinous, oily cream... I'm guessing that is the influence of the wheat.

O- I was not expecting to like this as much as I did. The 83 rating led me to believe this was going to be something else, entirely. I loved how the mouthfeel, flavors, and aromas played together in this beer! If it comes back around next winter, I promise I will have again.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 17:19:34 | More by tmm313
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jngrizzaffi

Texas

4.35/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours light golden with small foamy head that quickly dissipates., leaving a small amount of lacing on the glass. Hoppy, citrus smell with hints of pine/grass. Bitter, hoppy up front taste. Slight citrus taste but overall very grassy. Hop bitterness gets stronger and leaves a strong bitter aftertaste that persists.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 21:55:29 | More by jngrizzaffi
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

4.34/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours a light crystal clear yellow with 1 finger white. Average retention

S - Very nice! Great use of hops. Lots of lemon and citrus. Slight grassy aroma as well.

T - Man oh Man! This is the beer for me. Love the floavor of this beer. Hops level is perfect. Lemon and other citrus. Again, slight grassiness to the beer. Malts blanced the hops nicely as well.

M - A light beer that goes down smooth. This one could hurt you. I think i could drink a case

O - Wow, I loved the flavor of this beer. Something about it was perfect to me.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2014 17:56:03 | More by Goosehunter75
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PROEDGEBIKER

Florida

4.33/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Since New Belgium came to florida i have been trying all their beers as they become available in my local package store. Different but great tasting IPA, im a big IPA fan and also a citrus beer fan so this beer goes great for my taste budz. #YUMMMMmmmm

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2014 23:14:48 | More by PROEDGEBIKER
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.33/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a straw hazy yellow, half finger of white head. Looks like grapefruit juice.

Smell is 100% citrus, grapefruit, lemon, citrus peels maybe a little grassy hop character.

Taste is really impressive, was not expecting this based on the scores, tropical and citrus are all over this thing, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, light orange and tangerine, just really juicy, slight pepper like spice, like wheat character, pear and yep even more grapefruit in the bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium light but built up do to the heavy carbonation, finishes rather dry.

WOW, was not expecting this based on the score, maybe it is suffering from a little of NB biased... People seem to shit all over them because of there size and whatnot... Which I never understood as SN gets nothing but praise and they are even larger.

If you like a good Citrus, grapefruit, tropical bomb at a even better price scoop it up.

Will be scooping up a 12 or two of this!

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 17:24:40 | More by nickapalooza86
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a0lbudman

Alabama

4.3/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-clear pale gold color with a large snow white head, adn plenty of carbonation coming up the glass as it sits.
S- deep hop smell that is very floral, grassy smell, with a citrus smell in the background
T-hop flavor is not as strong as the smell, great bitter aftertaste that smooths out quickly and leaves you with a dry citrus crisp finish.
M-smooth from the high carbonation that still bubbles in your mouth after you swallow
O-enjoyed the balance of the beer. The hops did not overpower you yet was intense, just not as overpowering as some IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 23:15:40 | More by a0lbudman
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cubsfanjace

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-12-2014 19:56:42 | More by cubsfanjace
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Adkins1203

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-05-2014 19:42:34 | More by Adkins1203
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21stAmndmnt

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-09-2014 23:14:25 | More by 21stAmndmnt
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JohnnyNicks

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

03-04-2014 22:10:46 | More by JohnnyNicks
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mike_dawson

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

02-12-2014 21:06:23 | More by mike_dawson
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-02-2014 20:41:11 | More by Hendrick24
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Kevinbrently

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-07-2014 06:43:33 | More by Kevinbrently
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Cujo65

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

11-07-2013 21:46:48 | More by Cujo65
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vwbus7

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

06-24-2014 02:32:50 | More by vwbus7
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Inglewood

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

02-24-2014 20:01:38 | More by Inglewood
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pathman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

11-15-2013 22:17:58 | More by pathman
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1whiskey

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

11-05-2013 10:12:18 | More by 1whiskey
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-10-2014 04:23:13 | More by ucsbmullet
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kinmundy77

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

12-22-2013 23:14:46 | More by kinmundy77
Accumulation from New Belgium Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 971 ratings.