Spring Blonde | New Belgium Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by tbryan5 on 01-03-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,410
Reviews:
69
Ratings:
428
pDev:
13.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
30
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 428 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of mothmanscott
3.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear deep straw/pale gold, producing just over 1.5 fingers of frothy, white, somewhat lasting head that leaves a motes, streaks & webs of lace. Aroma is light but clean cracker malt with notes of grass, apples & New Belgium yeast. Taste more like a thin & fruity Czech pilsner than a Belgian pale ale with cracker/biscuit malt, grass & lemon hints, yeast & white fruit hints in a dry finish that yields a hop bitter aftertaste that is out of character with the style. Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied, moderately carbonated, light pepper prickle, smooth & dry.

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Photo of Squire
3.65/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ITDoc
4.24/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JordanlikesAles
3.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matt141
3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hozersr
3.52/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of aratcliffe
3.29/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
3.35/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Good representation of the style.

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Photo of IPA1978
3.79/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

So, I may be a bit biased because I got twelve packs of this stuff for $9.99 on clearance in early summer of 2014. Didn't expect much but really hit the spot, typical belgo pale flavors nothing stood out but a good warm weather quaff.

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3.32/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of elglueckert
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of spycow
3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of ButtomsUp
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Torey
2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

Photo of RinZo
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of Bmiller628
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

Photo of hophugger
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of t2grogan
3/5  rDev -13.3%

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Spring Blonde from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 428 ratings