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Belgo Belgian India Pale Ale | New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.77/5
Very Good
891 Ratings
Belgo Belgian India Pale AleBelgo Belgian India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by iSip on 10-07-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,966
Reviews:
211
Ratings:
891
pDev:
13.26%
Bros Score:
3.93
 
 
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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

12oz : tulip

Golden-orange on color with a foamy, bubbly white head.

Pleasant blend of citric, fruity hops and phenolic, clove from the Belgian yeast.

Taste follows the nose, with citric and tropical fruit hop notes backed by spicy, clove, Belgian yeast notes.

Medium body, prickly, active carbonation.

A solid, well done Belgian IPA.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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

Pours a clear yellow with a large white head. Very few bubbles in it.

Smell starts out sweet, then the floral hops kick in. Kind of an outdoor smell, grass and floral.

Strong hops presence with this one. Floral and pine hops notes, finishes with a lingering hop bitterness.

Decent feel to this, goes down smoothly.

Not sure I'd call this a Belgian IPA, more like a standard one. A true Belgian IPA should have less hops, and a bit more complexity. Not a bad beer, but I think is closer to an American IPA than a Belgian one.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours a orange color with a short 1" head that falls quickly.

Smell: nice belgian yeast aroma with some bitterness comes through and is picked up by the nose.

Taste: the belgian yeast flavors are very strong here, with some milder caramel, bread, citrus, and a moderate bitterness to round it out.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Lighlty crisp from start to finish with some drying late. Aftertaste is long lasting as the belgian yeast tones last on the tongue a while.

Overall: I found this to be a bit unbalanced as the yeast flavors overpowered the other flavors in the beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Belgo Belgian India Pale Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 891 ratings
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