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Accumulation - New Belgium Brewing

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1,269 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,269
Reviews: 189
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 19
Gots: 172 | 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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Photo of Andnkuhn
4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

Presentation: Tulip Glass

Appearance: A light golden color w. a haziness.

Smell: A great floral, hoppy, fruity, citrus, wheaty wonderful aroma.

Taste: It has a powerfully floral taste with a bite of hop. A wheat undertone makes the beer taste more rounded.

One of my favorite beers I wish i could get all year-round. Has a delightfully balanced floral/hop taste that makes for a great "have to try beer".

Photo of DesertRunnerIPA
3.12/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of HeightsEats
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Initial flavor and aroma is IPA, but the white beer element gradually sinks in after a few more sips. Plenty of citrusy hops--mostly lemon and lime--in the aftertaste, but there's a good malt body as well. The coriander and wheat is really nicely integrated with the hops.

Photo of mschipper
3.7/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.28/5  rDev +16%

Photo of Tbrodsky
4.08/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of RedWeizen83
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of ONUMello
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a tulip
A: Hazy pale yellow with a one-finger head
S: Generic citrus/tropical fruit/yeast/wheat
T: Citrus/spice/yeast, a hint of grass & tropical fruit
M: Light to medium-bodied with a bit of spice
O: No flaws but nothing outstanding. Glad I tried it but not at the top of the re-buy list

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3.56/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of NailtheAle
1.92/5  rDev -48%

Photo of cgrunin
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.48/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of vinylrooster
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of Rakohbeer
3.76/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of SHODriver
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

A: poured into a tulip to a cloudy pale yellow with a half finger of dense white head that fades to a collar around the glass and leaves decent lacing
S: smells of citrus, yeastyness and some slight fruity esters
T: taste is citrusy hops, fruity esters, spicy yeast, and cracker malt. swallow is juicy citrusy hops with some lingering spice and fruitiness.
M: fairly light on the palate but not watery with slightly prickly carbonation and a refreshing finish
O: A good beer with a decent hop profile and some nice yeast driven aspects. solid complexity and good flavors.

Photo of maddog1495
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of Nick2000
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Lelampp
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of nicholas2121
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Accumulation brewed by New Belgium Brewing, with an ABV of 6.20% This brew pours out a nice cloudy amber color with a nice white head. Accumulation is a unfiltered brew. This brew is cloudy you can not see thought it. The smell is citrus, with some grains and malts. There is nothing bad so far. Now for the taste, it is rich with citrus and hops. You pick upon some grains at the end of this brew. New Belgium Brewing did a nice job with this one. Accumulation has a nice balance to it there is nothing overpowering in this brew. The mouthfeel is bold and clean. At first it is citrus with some bitterness ,then it is smooth. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4 out 5. I would buy this brew again. Thank You New Belgium Brewing.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.36/5  rDev +18.2%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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4.36/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Accumulation from New Belgium Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 1,269 ratings.