Hop Kitchen - Rewind | New Belgium Brewing

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Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
An homage to our roots and the craft-brewing heyday of the early 90's. Maris Otter and Special B malts give a big sweet background to a palette of Horizon, Williamette and Galena hop varieties.

Added by Schwegler on 12-07-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 86 |  Reviews: 18
Reviews by bennett_loves_good_beer:
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3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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Apearance: Dark amber, three thick fingers of solid pale white, almost tan, head. Lots of lacing. A great looking beer.

Smell: Lots of sweet malts, brown sugar, coffee and chocolate even present in the aroma. Piney hops take a backseat to the malt.

Taste: Initially, i get a nicely balanced hit of sweet, lightly chocolatey malts with a nice background of hops. Hops bring stonefruit, pine, and some tropical fruit to the mix. Hop profile seems similar to how rampant IIPA from new belgium tastes.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light bodied. Overall, pretty good.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes. Had at the Red Stag. Pours brilliant amber under a 1” off white clingy foam collar. Fruit and herbal aromas blend with malt. A dose of bitter balances and gives character to peach, melon, herbs and a light malt sweetness. Medium body and carbonation. A big flavored beer that is very easy to drink.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of secondtooth
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This nineties-style "retro" IPA pours a dark, deep amber with a lovely head of fine white foam. Detailed and frilly lace.

Aroma is pine hops, and some pungent garlic herbal notes, almost. Not bad.

Taste definitely reflects the earlier days before "American IPA" was the norm. Pine hops dominate, rather than citrus, while the malt profile is reasonably heavy as well. In fact, I couldn't help but think that this could easily pass for a modern-day pale ale, rather than an IPA. Think more like Sierra Nevada's Pale Ale rather than a typical West Coast IPA.

As it is, I enjoyed this one, but towards the end of the 22 oz. bomber, I had to force this one down.

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3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours two and half fingers of head on a clear dark straw colored body. Looks great.
The aroma carries a little citrus but the pine sap dominates.
The taste is surprisingly sweet for an IPA. It's well balanced though with lemon bitterness.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of LampertLand
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

New Belgium Brewing 'Hop Kitchen-Rewind IPA' @ 7.0% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $7.50

A-pour is gold from the bottle to a clear dark amber in the glass with a medium size off-white head leaving a streaky lace along the pint

S-smell's of big hop's

T-taste is big hop's

MF-ok/good carbonation , feels full bodied

Ov-good IPA ,

prost LampertLand

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Hop Kitchen - Rewind from New Belgium Brewing
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