Le Terroir | New Belgium Brewing

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4.29/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A sour beer barrel-aged for two years and then dry-hopped with Amarillo and Cascade hops for 8 days.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-23-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#616
Reviews:
504
Ratings:
2,425
pDev:
9.32%
Bros Score:
3.71
 
 
Wants:
489
Gots:
474
Trade:
26
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
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4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
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4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
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3.59/5  rDev -16.3%
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3.5/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.84/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
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4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
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4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a Hazy golden orange color. Quick review in SD toronado bar.

Ample hop character on the nose. Very citrusy paired with floral hop notes and lactic qualities.

Tess reminds me of a hopped fruit popsicle. Dynamic range of stone fruit character or mixed with tropical fruit. The hop character does come into play near the finish, with a low to moderate Hop bitterness.

Overall, this is A okay beer. For those who love IPAs and sours, This is right up your alley. However, if you don’t like hop character in your beer, you may not like this beer. It gets a 86/100.

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4.86/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
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4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
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3.96/5  rDev -7.7%
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A: Pours a golden orange color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a decent cap

S: A good mix of funk, citrus, tropical fruit, and oak start things off. Very fruity with plenty of funk. Some nice complexity going on

T: Starts off with a lot of funk and acetic acid notes and slowly goes into the fruitiness, both citrusy and tropical. Oak provides a nice backbone and really comes out towards the end. Again, really nice complexities going on throughout. Finishes with lingering acidity, fruity notes, and oak

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. On the drier and more acidic side

O: An incredible dry-hopped sour that gains even more complexity from the foeders. A great sipper because of the different layers and complexities going on. Definitely worth checking out for any sour lover

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4.82/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.98/5  rDev +16.1%
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3.96/5  rDev -7.7%
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4.46/5  rDev +4%
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4/5  rDev -6.8%
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4.07/5  rDev -5.1%
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3.82/5  rDev -11%
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Le Terroir from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 2,425 ratings