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Accumulation - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
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1,477 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,477
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 23
Gots: 248 | 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:
Beer added by: ChrisCBeets on 09-23-2013

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.
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Photo of ta_hagen
4.92/5  rDev +33%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

A very nice wheat style white IPA, very enjoyable.

Photo of bmac093
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Unfiltered wheat beer appearance. Grapefruit & slightly harsh bitterness similar in taste to their ranger IPA but with a better body.

Photo of mr8073
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of toothirsty
3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of woogidyboogidy
3.92/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sonofalime
2.86/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Easy drinking but not that flavorful. Hop presence on the nose though. Enjoyed smelling it more.

Photo of VeritasBJJ
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Captain_Komamura
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of twofacedmonster
2.98/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of IrishBarrister
4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SmellTheGluv
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KillerJigger
4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very solid! Very crisp without that over sweet finish. Different but good.

Photo of Bierwolf
3.7/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a pale gold slightly hazy at first but clearing. A finger of white foam to a thin white froth that leavs some nice lacing. Nice carbonation in the glass.

Aroma: Main thing is hops but there is citrusy and fruity aromas right there with it. A little yeast smell is there but not huge.

Taste: Nice mild hoppy flavor right off the bat. Piney and grassy notes. I personally really enjoyed the mix of flavors.

Mouth Feel: Light to medium light bodied. Very nice lasting finish

Overall: This is a really good, refreshing tasty beer. I am sorry it is only a winter seasonal.

Photo of Taybeh
3.62/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IPA1978
3.55/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Damian74Shensky
3.34/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DavidSummers
4.07/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DruC4
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SouthernBuckeye
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Atom_Bomb
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ToddSoonerFan
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gymkhana86
3.71/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Crisp and clean. Very good, but not too strong for a white IPA.

Photo of tommy5
3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Accumulation from New Belgium Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 1,477 ratings.