NBB Love's Leopold | New Belgium Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged in Blackberry Flavored Whiskey Barrels.

Added by MacQ32 on 03-03-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
54
Reviews:
2
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
7.04%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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4.4/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had NBB Love's Leopold at WTF. One of the Highlights of the Entire Night.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.16/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

this is excellent beer, maybe not quite as good as the lower alcohol one, but so sour and intense, lacto heavy, highly acidic, and just fruity enough from the whiskey barrels. the vanilla character in the whiskey and the oak really comes through too, sweetening it up just enough to make it not decay all my teeth out of my head. its super sour, nose and taste, really intense in that regard. i wish it was a little more carbonated or a little bigger in body. as it stands, it feels thin and a little lifeless, only the sourness carries it along. barely a prickly of carbonation. the fruit from the whiskey is more and more forward as it moves along, and so is the sourness. by the end its almost a blackberry sour, which is pretty cool. this seems way mature to me, like it took a long time to put it together, or it aged awhile. one of the better new belgium beers, i wish they could package this stuff and get it out there for the people. it would restore their teetering reputation among hardcore beer geeks in a flash, so darn good!

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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NBB Love's Leopold from New Belgium Brewing
4.26 out of 5 based on 54 ratings.
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