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Somersault | New Belgium Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 04-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,871
Reviews:
286
Ratings:
1,106
pDev:
14.06%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
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115
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Photo of dhannes
4.02/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had a tap at Pizzeria Uno...from memory:

A=Slightly amber golden hue...some cloudiness? Head was present but not memorable.

S=Citrus and hops.

T=Rather strong citrus and hop presence. Paired with pizza and other appetizers...was refreshing but not spectacular.

M=Nice, with minimal carbonation.

O=I am not overly familiar with the style, but felt that this was worth trying...will only try again if nothing else intriguing on the menu.

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Photo of allengarvin
4.02/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

New summer beer from NB--oh, man I hope they didn't ditch Loft/Skinny Dip which was my fave. This is a bright, light gold colored beer with a small head. The nose is very perfumy, with lemony, lightly hoppy, wheat malt notes. The taste is the same, but it's very nicely balanced between hops and malt, with both providing interest. Slightly fruity yeastiness is apparent at the finish, together with a touch of spiciness.

Very quaffable beer, quite appropriate for the summer. But I still love Skinny Dip.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tried the Summersault at a school soiree held by some friends of ours. The beer pours light copper in color and mostly transparent. The fairly thin, white head that recedes pretty quickly but leaves some nice strings of lace in its path. The smell includes spicy and fresh hoppy aroma. The taste has a mellow malt backbone belgium style. Fresh and lively hop flavor, mostly pine and ginger spice notes. Dry and refreshing flavor. The mouthfeel is lighter in body and well carbonated. Smooth even texture with a dry, crisp finish. Overall this would be an excellent summer seasonal. Highly refreshing. Bright, fresh flavors and very drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Somersault from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 1,106 ratings
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