Le Terroir | New Belgium Brewing

Le TerroirLe Terroir
2,409 Ratings
Le TerroirLe Terroir

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

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

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

What a beer! If you like sours but do not want to be overwhelmed with tartness this is your baby! Probably my single favorite hands down New Belgium beer ever produced. Luckily my local brewery taps this the past couple years. Not much I can say other than you just gotta try it. Some folks are not fans and this seems to be a love it or hate it kinda brew. Barring some of the Trappist sour offerings in Belgium this is one of the best to come out of the New World!

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Lots of fruit on the nose this year (pineapple, mango, guava melon sweetness, good funkiness, earthy and my god juicy!)
Very well balance of fruit to earthy funk to overall fruit quenching juiciness , this beer gets better every year!
I think the dry hop addition of Amarillo gives it some of the peachy mango like aromas but yet the slightly grassy/spicy quality of the hop?
Overall I am a huge fan of this beer it might be my favorite sour beer, incredibly refreshing and ever sip leaves you wanting more.
5/5 le terrior

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best sour ever. This beer is perfect every year and very consistent. I look forward to drinking this fresh to taste the dry-hopping goodness. The dry hopping allows it to smell like a tropical fruity IPA but with a sour, citrusy taste. It's so unique and amazing.

I can't say enough good things about this beer. Worth every penny.

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Le Terroir from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 2,409 ratings
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