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:
29
For Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Chiefy770
3.61/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle poured into a New Belgium globe. "Enjoy By" date: June 15th, 2014.

Clear golden body with a slightly weak white head. Lacing was about average.

Very grainy nose. Subtle notes of citrus and apple.

Sweet notes of citrus, apples, and pears up front. Decent hit of tangy hops. This one has a pretty strong grainy backbone.

Moderate-high carbonation. Finishes semi-dry. Light-medium bodied.

Overall this was a pretty average Belgian Pale Ale. It really tasted more like a solid Pilsner. Whichever way you would classify it, New Belgium put out a fairly light and refreshing beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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2/5  rDev -43.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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2.87/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.25

Pours a clear yellow with a nice foamy white head. Smells like lemon and yeast. Taste is subtle lemon and a very strong grassy flavor. The grass throws off the whole beer for me, reminds me of dirt. Overall it’s okay, but I wouldn’t go out of my way for another.

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2/5  rDev -43.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle labeled 'enjoy by 15jun14'

pours a pale yellow with a big airy head that sticks to the glass. smell has belgian clove-like spicyness, some grass, mostly neutral. very easy drinking, not getting too much belgian flavor other than some pear-like esters and some 'dirt' in the bitter finish.

rating this as a blonde ale, it's pretty good. not a good belgian

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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