Time Of The Season Belgian Pale Ale | Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
Colorado, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Spring

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Added by Rayek on 03-20-2010

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 4
Photo of emmasdad
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this one on tap at the Rackhouse today. Poured into a 10 ounce glass. Golden yellow, with a half inch or so of white foam. Aromas of green apples, Belgian yeast and a very light spiciness. On the palate, sweet malt, pears and a nice yeasty finish.

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Photo of ArrogantB
3.36/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

10oz pour at the Rackhouse pub. Yellow color with some bubbles, not many but enough. The smell was belgian yeast. The taste was apples, belgian yeast, and a bit of sweeteness. Overall, not bad and much better than the Pale Ale and IPA they can, those were bad. I may have to actually revisit their canned offerings.

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Photo of Rayek
3.67/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at City O' City in Denver. Served in a shaker pint glass.

A: Deep gold with great clarity and the most minimal of carbonation. The beer arrived with zero head, but poured to the rim of the glass. Me thinks no one told the bartender that head is good. However, a vigorous swirl of the glass didn't provoke the least bit of new fizz. Leaves no lace.

S: Quite fruity. Green grape, pear and the slightest hint of bubblegum do most of the work. A light whiff of alcohol balances out all that sweetness.

T: The flavor is more complex than the nose, which made me happy. The sweet fruits and bubblegum carry through nicely from the aroma. They're balanced by a quick coriander and clove bite that has just enough power to calm down the sweeter flavors. Alcohol provides the rest of the balance and adds a nice warmth going down.

M: The medium body is slick and doesn't have quite the oomph of carbonation this style requires.

D: This was a pleasant surprise from the folks at Upslope. I have no idea if this is a one-off, or destined to be a new regular offering. The only real downside was the nonexistent head. The rest of the beer was quite nice.

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Time Of The Season Belgian Pale Ale from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
3.66 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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