Belgian Style Pale Ale | Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
Colorado, United States
upslopebrewing.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by chugalug06 on 04-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
150
Reviews:
29
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
11.53%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
29
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 150 |  Reviews: 29
Photo of ControlVolume
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CreedeSon
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jasoncpace
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wasatch
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

14 Ju1 15
On-Tap 10oz. (The Ale House)

Pours a nice clean/clear golden yellow color, nice carbonation, with a nice one-finger creamy white head, some sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, very nice yeast note, nice touch of bananas and coriander. The taste is malty/yeasty, very nice touch of bananas, and coriander. Medium body. Overall a tasty brew.

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Photo of kovfer
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BIll_Currie
3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WDJersey
3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ccosper4
4.23/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cbcrunch
3.54/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TetonMike
3.59/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of allforbetterbeer
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A very solid American Belgian style pale ale. Nice and smooth, with a creamy white head and slightly cloudy dark straw body. The yeast flavors are restrained (in a flavorful but not spicy way) and contribute to an overall level of smoothness not often seen. I think the can helps this with slightly lower than normal carbonation feel. This is one of my favorite Upslope beers, and I like the higher ABV too. I am sad to log in to review it and find that it is listed as discontinued.

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Photo of Severdali
3.9/5  rDev +4.6%

Pours a thick light golden color with nice assertive bubbles and minimal lace. The head sticks to itself more than anything.

Smells of yeast, coriander, apples and bananas, floral essence, tastes fairly similar. Foamy mouthfeel and on the sweeter side for a belgian pale, with a slight cinnamon note also, which actually is in a nice place. must be the coriander, and the coriander must be fairly fresh. hides the ABV ridiculously nicely.

I would actually rate this beer higher but since I have a bias towards belgian pales I am going to hold back. But honestly it drinks better than a 3.9

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Photo of Redemption575
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of nicksanch81
3.7/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of gleemonger
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of braican
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of JohnParadee
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of Robloc303
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Poured a dark yellow, little head, lots of yeast sediment. Not much on the nose besides yeast. Pretty pale and yeasty on the first sip. Pretty dry and not much complexity or flavors. A small hint of toasted nuts, but that is really about it... It was just okay. Not their best and surprising because everything else I have tried from them has been pretty spot on.

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Photo of MrJolly
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of cotj73
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of allengarvin
3.98/5  rDev +6.7%

A: 3.5 - Hazy straw color with a small, thin layer of foam on top.
S: 4.0 - Highly fruity nose, with notes of peach and banana, with a touch of spiciness as well.
T: 4.25 - Sweet flavor and lots of fruitiness. Bitterness is fairly low, and malt clean. Lots of coriander in the finish!
M: 3.75 - A tad watery, but also nice and light despite the strength.
O: 4 - Well-done beer, though I would appreciate more hops.

Weighting (percentages): 20, 20, 40, 5, 15. Avg: 3.98

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Photo of layman9
4.76/5  rDev +27.6%

Photo of BeerRunner
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Belgian Style Pale Ale from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
3.73 out of 5 based on 150 ratings.
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