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Accumulation - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
good

995 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 995
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 12
Gots: 64 | 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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bigbeers84

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

11-01-2013 04:05:36 | More by bigbeers84
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-01-2013 03:08:10 | More by Chucker17
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-01-2013 00:46:36 | More by KevinGordon
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eatreeter34

Texas

4.4/5  rDev +19.9%

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!

10-31-2013 22:18:37 | More by eatreeter34
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Travis1221

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

10-31-2013 22:17:50 | More by Travis1221
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Dshep1340

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

10-31-2013 02:12:38 | More by Dshep1340
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

10-31-2013 01:53:39 | More by dmorgan310
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Shatter

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9%

10-31-2013 01:25:26 | More by Shatter
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.33/5  rDev +18%

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!

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

Indiana

4/5  rDev +9%

10-30-2013 10:55:41 | More by bzach
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baos

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12 ounce bottle into pint glass.

A: Decent head and lacing that dwindles down into a nice sheen.

S: Nice centennial hops hit of wheat malts, and pale malt. Pale malts and citrusy-piney-kindbuddy hops rule the nose.

T: Definitely not the normal winter-brew characteristics, but good nonetheless. Big hops and pale malts, smallest sweet flavor from the wheat malt. I could dig this by a winter's fire for sure.

M: Nice medium feel.

O: Great brew. Please keep up the good work New Belgium!

10-30-2013 04:12:54 | More by baos
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Zorro

California

3.74/5  rDev +1.9%

Pale yellow colored beer with a small white colored head. The base is obviously a wheat beer.

Smells strongly hoppy. Scents of pine and grapefruit and a eucalyptus tree funk. Weirder scents too, Aspirin, and cedar wood.

Starts out mildly sweet with a strong grapefruit rind taste. Medium bitterness it tastes better than it smells, but you had better like hops. Slight woody aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall an OK beer. Still I liked the old seasonal 2 Below better.

10-30-2013 01:25:44 | More by Zorro
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jwel24

California

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

10-30-2013 01:00:13 | More by jwel24
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plinythederek

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

10-30-2013 00:39:32 | More by plinythederek
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.71/5  rDev +1.1%

12 oz bottle served in a Belgian snifter. Stamped (best by) 23 Feb. 2014.
Pours quite light, true to the white IPA claim, with a lighly hazed golden-yellow body and an undersized head. Leaves spotty lacing.

Nothing light about the aroma or flavor; instead, this beer packs a solid load of citrus hops. Seems to have a slight tart note along with a somewhat restrained bitterness. Some bready underpinnings from the malts add to the nice mix of fruity flavors.

O: a great beer to pair with say, a schwarzbier, to show people that light beers are not always light and dark beers are often not strong.

10-29-2013 01:05:19 | More by chinchill
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Kerrie

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

10-29-2013 00:35:22 | More by Kerrie
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

10-28-2013 23:46:35 | More by UncleAddie
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

10-28-2013 19:01:43 | More by tdm168
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mkel0365

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

10-28-2013 02:50:13 | More by mkel0365
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Palsie

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

10-28-2013 02:24:27 | More by Palsie
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Oakasfan

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

10-28-2013 01:28:50 | More by Oakasfan
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hopkrid

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

10-28-2013 00:45:14 | More by hopkrid
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crobinso

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

10-28-2013 00:02:32 | More by crobinso
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deereless

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

10-27-2013 22:50:20 | More by deereless
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Hoganlaw

Texas

4/5  rDev +9%

10-27-2013 22:35:42 | More by Hoganlaw
Accumulation from New Belgium Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 995 ratings.