Skinny Dip | New Belgium Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Skinny Dip is a full-bodied, figure-friendly tribute to the lightly attired summer months. This guilt-free lager’s frisky character and sunny flavor make it the perfect choice for kick-starting seductive summer fun. Lively Cascade hops and complementary peaches brighten a wash of bready malts with sunny citrus flavor and a slight fruity pucker, creating a crisp sip as invigorating as a frothy dip in a mountain pond. Shed your inhibitions this season and take the plunge: Grab a friend, go bottoms up, and share a Skinny Dip.

Skinny Dip makes its returns as the summer seasonal in 2015, and to celebrate we're supporting swimable waters by donating $1, up to $10,000, to Waterkeeper Alliance for every use of the hashtag #WaterkeeperDip. Post and donate!

Added by dreadnatty08 on 04-06-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
917
Reviews:
379
Avg:
3.44
pDev:
13.95%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
197
For Trade:
0
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Photo of kmanjohnson
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of HoppyBastard
3.51/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, "Best Before" date 11-16-14.

APPEARANCE: pours clear with dark gold color, one finger off-white head that dissipated slowly to a thin broken layer of bubbles, slightly above average carbonation, there was a good amount of lacing.

SMELL: sweet caramel, bread, very subtle.

TASTE: the taste mostly follows the nose, initially sweet caramel, a very mild hop profile and then the taste of bread.

PALATE: this has a slightly higher than average amount of carbonation, medium body.

OVERALL: this beer is simple and inoffensive, if you served to a wide range of guests no one would complain but, there are better more exciting beers to be had, I enjoyed this beer but will probably not buy it again.

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Photo of tone77
3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, biscuits. Taste is of caramel malts, hops are present, some biscuits, very easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a fine choice on a hot summer night.

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Photo of MikeThumel
2.25/5  rDev -34.6%

Photo of KyleSweetsema
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of BenMartin
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of DougGilley
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of Meibs
4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of FatBoyGotSwagger
4/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Seattleman
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of CraigTravor
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of DrMindbender
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of mjurney
4.03/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Golden-amber color, clear. Some carbonation. Thick frothy head.

Aroma:
Spicy and herbal, a little lemony, some semi-sweet bread.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Bread crust, mild toast, biscuit. Hop bitterness is moderate, herbal, spicy, leafy. Finish is a little dry, very crisp. Body is medium, crisp, refreshing, a little tangy.

Overall:
It's a very good beer.

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Photo of lucasj82
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of qcbrewer
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of Rborre321
2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of constantine_272
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: Clear, semi dark gold. Medium carb. Sticky dotted white lacing with low retention.

S: Wheat barley and a touch of tangy rye. Slightly sweet doughnut like bread.

T: Slightly sweet with a tangy rye bread. A little warm nutmeg taste through the middle. Finishes carbonic and watery. Quite clean with slight sour tang finish.

M: Mildly dry and good reasonably clean finish. Fairly thin.

T: Better than a macro light beer, but only by a slim margin. It sits in limbo between styles for me: If I want water I'll have water, if I want beer I'll drink something bigger.

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Photo of Holland
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of bismarksays
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Fettpopps
2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of WiscoTerr
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of Nick4202
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of DrBier
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Skinny Dip from New Belgium Brewing
3.44 out of 5 based on 917 ratings.
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