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Belgorado - Wynkoop Brewing Company

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52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 16.91%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wynkoop Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBUs: 60

(Beer added by: Rayek on 10-15-2010)
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SlurpDooberstank

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

02-11-2014 05:14:08 | More by SlurpDooberstank
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Beaver13

Colorado

3.53/5  rDev +1.1%

12 oz can. Pours hazy straw yellow with a big rocky white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is bready malts and spicy, peppery, slightly funky yeast with some grassy hops.

The flavor is sweet bready malts and slight banana with some earthy yeast and some spicy, peppery grassy hops that give good bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a very nice Belgian IPA. I usually don't like this style, but this is more of a Belgian pale with amped up peppery bitterness. A nice surprise from Wynkoop.

03-01-2013 02:39:43 | More by Beaver13
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Guden

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

07-06-2014 04:20:03 | More by Guden
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

10-09-2013 18:38:26 | More by acurtis
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GilGarp

Colorado

3.49/5  rDev 0%

12oz can served chilled into a pint glass.

Belgorado is a hazy orange amber with creamy white head. It settles slowly and leaves some nice lacing behind.

Aroma is fresh, fruity, and full of nice Belgian yeast esters. It's a little spicy too which is not uncommon for the style.

Flavor is strong and fairly bitter with an apple-like sweetness. Again, spicy and yeasty but not necessarily in a good way. Lacks the delicacy and balance that the really great versions have.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and appropriately carbonated.

Overall an okay example of the style but lacking in cohesion.

09-03-2013 23:59:55 | More by GilGarp
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jtnord

Colorado

1/5  rDev -71.3%

08-30-2014 00:48:49 | More by jtnord
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev +1.1%

A thanks goes out to woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of fruits, some mild spices. Taste is hops, spices, a bit of fruits, some light malts, good flavor. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

08-22-2013 11:09:24 | More by tone77
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crankdatank

Washington

3.8/5  rDev +8.9%

08-31-2014 19:20:58 | More by crankdatank
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stampfler07

Colorado

4/5  rDev +14.6%

01-13-2013 22:24:56 | More by stampfler07
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-04-2014 14:49:32 | More by jaydoc
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

11-15-2013 00:38:54 | More by HattedClassic
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stumac

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

06-12-2013 18:15:18 | More by stumac
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jadler16

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

05-02-2014 16:45:00 | More by jadler16
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-24-2014 20:26:31 | More by anticipation23
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ajmitch4

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

08-07-2013 03:51:56 | More by ajmitch4
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +11.2%

Another CAN from my CANorado visit to see The Old Lady! The CANQuest (TM) was in high gear in the Mile High City.

From the CAN: "Meet our small batch Belgium-meets-Colorado thriller. It's built with Colorado-grown malts and whole leaf hops, then fermented with a Belgian yeast. Luscious and balanced, it features pale malt flavors, layers of hops from start to finish, and spice notes."; "2011 Great American beer Festival Bronze Medal - Experimental Beer".

Following an innocuous Crack, I went with an inverted Glug just to see what would transpire. It has been a slow day here at Chez Woody. I got about two fingers of dense, tawny head with moderate retention, but the lacing that it left in its wake was amazing. Color was a slightly-hazy golden-yellow (SRM = > 5, < 7) and my yahoos, Mammon, King Midas and Croesus, were fighting for a taste. The nose was biting with a black pepperiness from the yeast along with a mintiness (peppermint?) from the hops. The CAN calls it an IPA, but man, I have not had anything like this. I like that this site calls it a Belgian Strong PA as it fits better. Mouthfeel was medium and the pepper was immediate and unabating on the tongue. It is really wild the way the yeast and hops interacted in this one, since it created a real bite for the senses.

10-20-2013 23:13:59 | More by woodychandler
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banger7

New York

4/5  rDev +14.6%

08-18-2014 04:27:09 | More by banger7
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smcolw

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +24.1%

Lasting head that leaves some chunky/streaky lace. Dark amber color with a moderate haze.

Strong biting aroma of grapefruit and evergreen.

Starts with flavors of biscuit and light toast. The hop takes over and lasts throughout the tasting and well into the aftertaste. I do not detect any Belgian yeast and the alcohol is there as an afterthought. Full body with elevated level of carbonation.

10-24-2012 13:26:17 | More by smcolw
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev -14%

12-20-2011 03:36:02 | More by ROGUE16
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

10-12-2013 17:30:58 | More by SocalKicks
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

11-23-2013 16:08:04 | More by thebigredone
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ALeisher

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

09-21-2013 06:04:23 | More by ALeisher
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BDeibs

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

04-10-2014 16:35:46 | More by BDeibs
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.88/5  rDev +11.2%

Is this my first Wynkoop Belgian? Not sure, I'll have to look. Anywho...

A bright light gold, semi hazy beer that has a nice fluffy pillow of a head atop. Lacing seems slick

Somewhat weird aroma, not that anything is off. I get banana, clove and white pepper up front with alcohol cleansing out the back side. Some fruit in the middle. It's quick and tough

The clove and banana move to the back and up front we have citrus--grapefruit, pineapple maybe some apricot too. There's a sharpness up front. Spice and some hops, white pepper and alcohol round out the flavors. Nice feel to it, easy drinking

09-18-2011 16:18:32 | More by Mebuzzard
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Daffron24

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

08-04-2013 20:49:44 | More by Daffron24
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Belgorado from Wynkoop Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.