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
Photo of Luigi
4.53/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Rich amber color with a frothy three finger head and a one finger to half finger head retention. Great lacing sticking around the glass. Some carbonation bubbles from the yeast partials found in the ale.

The aroma is a blend of Belgium yeast and fruitiness, yet blended very well with the hop bitterness of an American IPA. Pine notes and citrus as I would expect.

Again the flavor is a great blend of both worlds. The sharp bitterness of American hops blended with with the yeasty bread flavors of a Belgium ale. Finishes a little slick on the tongue with some alcohol sweetness yet has that American IPA dry hop dryness in the end. Medium bodied and easy to drink.

Overall this is an IPA I will always look forward to drink when I want something a little different than the straight forward in you face hopped American IPA. This IPA just gives me some different for a change and does a great job at it!

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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Photo of Fatehunter
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a wide flute glass.. Amber, transparent with a two fingers of white head. Great lacing.

Amazing smell. Pine, lemon, malt undertone and hint of banana. Really good and unique profile.

Sharp grapefruit taste, lemon too. A short malt flavor attempts a breakthrough to no avail. The bitterness is gripping well after the drink.

Soft texture, moderate carbonation and medium body.

Superbly made beer. It was really a wonder to drink. The combinations of taste, smell and mouthfeel are one-offs.

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