Belgica | Great Divide Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bitterbill on 04-28-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
397
Reviews:
309
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
14.21%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Golden pour, some yeast haze to it, 1/3" white head. Aroma imparted alcohol and phenolic yeast.

Taste hit the belgian notes first, yeast yeast yeast boy. A little bit of golden promise type of toasted pale malt behind it. Hops weren't there enough to call it an ipa by any standard really. Phenols really carry the day flavor and mouthfeel wise here, everything else is behind the scenes and nothing really stands out.

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Photo of barczar
3.67/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Rated as average because of age. Vintage is 2009.

Big Belgian aroma is still there. Green apple, pear, and caramel malt dominate. There's a touch of cardboard and I get a whiff of plasticy phenols initially, but the fruity esters really dominate.

Flavor is somewhat lacking, in comparison. The caramel malt dominates here, with green apple and pear accenting, but fading to a touch of cardboard in the finish.

Wish I'd tried it fresh.

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2/5  rDev -45.4%

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4.44/5  rDev +21.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of IPA1978
3.04/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Big disapointment!! Stone cali-belgo is lightyears ahead of this! Average in every aspect and I think great divide is an excellent brewery but they missed on this one. !... i guess thats why they no longer make this one. Just trying to get to 250 characters at this point.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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Belgica from Great Divide Brewing Company
3.66 out of 5 based on 397 ratings.
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