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Loft | New Belgium Brewing

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Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by kbub6f on 07-31-2002

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Ratings: 264 |  Reviews: 142
Photo of Celtics17
3.33/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

T- Sweet breadiness, but not overly so. This is an easy drinking beer. It's good, but not great. I feel like New Belgium should keep this one out. This was apart of the revival series. It taste similar to Fat Tire, if you takeout the caramel notes, and sweeter notes that Fat Tire has.

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Auraan
3.38/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a cloudy, yet transparent amber, with a half finger white head. Pretty nice looking, standard, but not horrible. Scents of slight tropical fruit, some sweet malt, and very slight citrus and pine. Okay, nothing offensive, but very light. Flavor is light, with hints of floral hops predominating, with a bit of wheat cracker, slight citrus peel, and that earthy, dirty New Belgium yeast. It's a very light flavor to be sure, but it's not bad. Good for a light session beer like this. Mouthfeel is light bodied with fairly high carbonation. Again, a light, sessionable sort of mouthfeel. Overall it's decent enough, nothing I'd seek out, but good enough to drink on a hot summer day.

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Photo of sooner961
4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of garymuchow
3.39/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Slightly doughy, mild neutral yeast that moves to soft spice. A little fruit.
Very clear. Gold. Fizzy head that is off white. Some lacing
Pale malt forward with the classic NB toasty, biscuit taste. Very soft yeast flavors. Touch of drying.
Good body for how small a beer it is. Quite soft in both carbonation and general feel. Ample carbonation.
KInda' boring really.

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Photo of Tone
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, gold color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Decent retention and good lacing. Smells of floral hops, pine, slight earthy malt, sweet malt, and a hint of sugar. Fits the style of a Belgian Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, pale malt, floral hops, lemon, and a hint of pepper. Overall, decent appearance, the aroma and body are highlighted by the lemon/pepper notes, and the blend is good.

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Photo of larryarms847
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a standard clear golden yellow.

Slight earthy and mild Belgian yeast spiciness.

Earthy and spicy noble hop bitterness, yeasty.

Light-bodied, medium carbonation.

Overall, very light but easy drinking.

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Photo of birchstick
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale yellow with a fizzy head. Nose is sweet, lemon and grassy, citrus hops mixed in with some cereal malts. Taste starts off with citrus zestiness, which moves on to a cereal malt flavor. A lemony, grassy hop flavor finishes off the palate. Mouth is creamy and smooth. Overall, this is a refreshing summer beer, just as it is supposed to be.

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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2/5  rDev -41.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +38.5%

Photo of TheBeerDog
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of schnarr84
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Loft from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.43 out of 5 with 264 ratings
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