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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tbryan5 on 01-03-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
428
Reviews:
69
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
12.96%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
28
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mothmanscott
3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
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 Squire123
3.65/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ITDoc
4.24/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JordanlikesAles
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matt141
3.4/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hozersr
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of aratcliffe
3.29/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
3.35/5  rDev -5.6%
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 +6.8%
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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Photo of ESEbrew
3.32/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of elglueckert
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of erushing
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Corn-fed
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of spycow
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of a77cj7
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of ButtomsUp
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Torey
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of RinZo
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Bmiller628
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of hophugger
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of t2grogan
3/5  rDev -15.5%

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Spring Blonde from New Belgium Brewing
3.55 out of 5 based on 428 ratings.
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