Somersault
New Belgium Brewing Company

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From:
New Belgium Brewing Company
 
Colorado, United States
Style:
American Blonde Ale
ABV:
5.2%
Score:
85
Avg:
3.77 | pDev: 14.06%
Reviews:
286
Ratings:
821
Status:
Retired
Rated:
May 11, 2019
Added:
Apr 11, 2011
Wants:
  116
Gots:
  118
SCORE
85
Very Good
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Rated: 4.14 by Dalbeast from Wyoming

May 11, 2019
 
Rated: 3.75 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Apr 27, 2018
 
Rated: 3.42 by Foxman27 from Iowa

Mar 26, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by adusso415 from Colorado

Jan 31, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by SaisonRichBiere from Michigan

Apr 06, 2017
 
Rated: 4.6 by Jeremiah_Nelson from California

Feb 19, 2017
 
Rated: 3 by BrewskiBrandon from Missouri

Oct 08, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by Cuervo_PCB from Florida

Aug 27, 2016
 
Rated: 3 by Boomersooner656 from South Carolina

Jun 12, 2016
 
Rated: 3.38 by Boblemo from Iowa

Jun 05, 2016
 
Rated: 3.88 by Squire from Mississippi

May 23, 2016
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Reviewed by BWED from Colorado

3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
12 oz. bottle poured into a tumbler.

A- Golden, with good clarity. Head is a dense half inch pad of white. Good lacing.

S- Soft biscuity malt. Some citrus, lemon notes as well as stone fruit.

T- Pale malt, citrus and stone fruit.

M- Light body, crisp dryness finishes this well.

O- Solid. Good, light summer drinker. Recommend to your BMC friends.
Apr 26, 2016
 
Rated: 4.1 by craigbelly from Iowa

Jan 02, 2016
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.28/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Bright and yellow, 1/2" white head. Aroma was minimal, toasty spring like florals and grain.

Taste, high bitterness, light body, noble hopped. Aspects of lager. Not a bad spring beer.
Dec 25, 2015
 
Rated: 3.94 by LukeGude from Iowa

Dec 06, 2015
 
Rated: 4.48 by heyheymdn from Iowa

Nov 11, 2015
 
Rated: 3.25 by sweemzander from Illinois

Nov 11, 2015
 
Rated: 3.43 by hophugger from Virginia

Oct 21, 2015
 
Rated: 3.84 by InsaneBeerLover from Illinois

Oct 17, 2015
 
 
Rated: 3.83 by RedbirdsFan1985 from Arizona

Oct 10, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by gulli from Michigan

Oct 04, 2015
 
Rated: 3.73 by Tracker83 from Michigan

Sep 29, 2015
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Reviewed by Wer34truh from Minnesota

4.24/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Cloudy amber color with a two finger thick head. A fairly passive looking beer with little carbonation activity.

As far as the taste goes, it's dominated by mild malt and a sweet fruitiness. Passion fruit comes to mind. The beer is very crisp, and incredibly drinkable. Carbonation is light, which suits my preference.

This is pretty damn close to a perfect summer ale. Despite the light feel, this has quite a lot of complexity. Kudos to New Belgium!
Sep 27, 2015
 
Rated: 4.1 by sporklift87 from Colorado

Sep 11, 2015
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Rated by J_Chavez15 from California

4.51/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
Golden yellow apperance. Minimal lacing on the glass. Get the hops and fruitiness all together. Smells of citrus.
Really good ale. Cheers!
Sep 07, 2015
 
Rated: 4 by petewheeler from Maryland

Sep 07, 2015
 
Rated: 4 by Magister_Beav from Vermont

Sep 05, 2015
 
Rated: 4.1 by ArmyATCBrewer from Korea (South)

Sep 05, 2015
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Reviewed by hoptheology from California

4.08/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
From the bottle only.

S : cracker malts, lemon rind, orange zest.

T: some of the same, with melon notes and biscuit malt. Kolsch-like.

F : medium bodued but still refreshing.

O : I loved this Blonde Ale. Having it with a friend on his back patio, so the review is short and sweet. I'd rather savor the moment and conversation than bother with the review, but I had to take notes as I more than likely won't be buying it soon. However...I'd have it again.
Sep 03, 2015
 
Rated: 3.38 by wilfonzo from Florida

Aug 31, 2015
 
Rated: 3.59 by lzepplin01 from Arizona

Aug 29, 2015
 
Rated: 3.93 by CreedeSon from Illinois

Aug 24, 2015
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Reviewed by timontheroad from Colorado

3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz bottle, bottled on 6/27/15. Clear dark golden color, thick and fluffy one finger head. Good retention and lace quite nicely. Grassy and piney aroma, with just a hint of cracker or bread. Just a hint of ester on the taste, followed by a nice piney taste and cracker flavors. Mouthfeel was thick and juicy and well carbonated. Overall, I wasn't expecting much from this beer and was pleasantly surprised, pretty good stuff, I can see why the Bros rated it the way they did.
Aug 24, 2015
 
Rated: 3.68 by Flathead_Monster from Montana

Aug 23, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by Birdlegs from Washington

Aug 17, 2015
 
Rated: 3.59 by enelson from Illinois

Aug 16, 2015
 
Rated: 3.56 by Carolvs from Texas

Aug 13, 2015
 
Rated: 4.14 by tux_alin from Romania

Aug 12, 2015
 
Rated: 3.82 by beaulabauve from Louisiana

Aug 12, 2015
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Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 1107 ratings