Somersault | New Belgium Brewing

SomersaultSomersault
BA SCORE
61.9%
Liked This Beer
3.77 w/ 1,106 ratings
SomersaultSomersault
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:
#17,870
Reviews:
286
Ratings:
1,106
Liked:
685
Avg:
3.77/5
pDev:
14.06%
Alströms:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
116
Gots:
119
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,106 |  Reviews: 286
Photo of UnoMasBelgian
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scott2269
3.41/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kmace929
4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of doowhat
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of quadhog
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of walkinginplace
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChrisCage
4.51/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a slightly chill hazed yellowish amber color, perhaps there is some suspended yeast in this one. The head starts off think, and is super white, dissipating fairly fast into a thin cover over the brew. The carbonation appears to be fine and the lacing is decent, with small patches of whispy foam clinging to the side of the glass. Good overall look!

S- Citrus like hops, from the Centennial variety, are prominent, with peach/apricot kernels blended in. There is also a fresh piney aroma on the back, that is subdued and balances a light biscuit aroma. Very nice!

T- Front loaded flavor, which includes a good dose of malt sweetness, balanced by citrus rind tartness that is mild and very natural in flavor. The hops on the finish keep this beer super refreshing and clean, not really leaving any lingering tastes on the palate. There is possibly some sweeter fruits such as nectarine/apricot in the profile as well....super nice taste overall!

M/O- Very smooth and leans into more of a medium body, this beer keeps the flavor close to the palate, and exits with a clean feeling that makes me crave more. I would think this is an excellent brew to enjoy with some spice such as a light Thai dish! I will definitely pick this up again when in Montana....highly recommended!

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Photo of Donkster46
4.26/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jerid
3.6/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Leschber
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of arini10
4.21/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MaximumYuks
3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Poloplaya
4.33/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yancey82
3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kark
3.92/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wasted_Youth
3.1/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Kramerbarthomer
3.29/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hotdogtornados
3.92/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Knobs303
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pretty similar to the last time I had it in the Summer of 2011. Nice Summer Beer.

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Photo of Nctide
3.89/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pacioli1445
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tim007007
3.79/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of broncoshock
4.9/5  rDev +30%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

My favorite beer of all time. It just sucks that I have to buy 8 inferior beers to get 4.

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Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Somersault from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 61.9% out of 100 with 1,106 ratings
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