Belgo Belgian India Pale Ale | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
86
very good
888 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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by iSip on 10-07-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
888
Reviews:
211
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
13.05%
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
71
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 888 |  Reviews: 211
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Had this bottle actually back to back with NB regular ranger IPA.

I will say that im not a huge fan of most of the belgians; i think its something about the yeasts and others that make me not the biggest fan; i will say that i do appreciate the style. This bursts of wild yeasts and hops. A nice golden to pale straw color in the glass with a HUGE frothy head that almost burst out of the glass. This had a nice smooth feel to it and was extremely drinkable for a 7%er. I will say that having this right next to the ranger and looking at the botle; im just a bigger fan of the hop profile in the ranger; it had a lot more going for it but obviously that is the focus. Overall this is a great brew.

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: Nice yellow amber color, but a minimal head. I expected more...overall though, clean refreshing looking beer.
S: You can definitely smell the belgian yeasts in this one. You cannot really smell any hops in this one, but I really really like how this one smells. (I think the taste is deceiving given the smell!)
T: You can definitely taste the hops in this beer. Initially I thought this overpowered the belgian style of the beer, but after a few more sips, the combination of the hops and the belgian yeast. The more I drink this the more I like it.
M: Crisp clean mouthfeel. Dry Finish

O: One of the first New Belgium beers I have like in awhile. Initially I did not like the beer, but I think my expectations were skewed given how much I like Flying Dogs Raging Bitch. Overall I think this is a pretty good beer, that I'm glad I bought. I'll definitely have another one of these....I bought a six pack!

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Belgo Belgian India Pale Ale from New Belgium Brewing
3.83 out of 5 based on 888 ratings.
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