Shift Pale Lager | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
83
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1,378 Ratings
Shift Pale LagerShift Pale Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 03-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,378
Reviews:
244
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.93%
 
 
Wants:
66
Gots:
203
For Trade:
0
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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.72/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the ancient can (2 plus years), it pours a light amber with a nice head. Lacing. Some malt with a sweetish side. Light flavor in the mouth. Acceptable even after two plus years!

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Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
3.86/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Docksidebars
4.5/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kofukasho
2.87/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Rice_Nate_25
3.43/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of weareallfalafel
3.6/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of descobar
3.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duvel1979
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of monk2021
3.59/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Howlader
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Skyjmpr
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of grnmtnman
3.89/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mrosenfeld32
3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.52/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.03/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CBrodbeck
3.31/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of akolb
3.96/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of todfug
3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BWED
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. can poured into willibecher.

A- Crystal clear golden straw. Dense off-white head holds at a half inch. Good retention and effervescence.

S- Toasty malt. Faint sweetness with a little spicy and earthy hop notes.

T- Toasty, mild earthy hop. Clean.

M- Clean and crisp. Ideal lager. Hops add a nice snappy bitterness.

O- Well made. Clean, crisp, so so drinkable. Well made.

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Photo of delta490
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours deep gold, clear, with a thick cap of moderately foamy head. It has excellent retention and leaves small sticky lacing. The taste and aroma aren't exactly packing the flavor or smells in. Both offer faint hints of light roasted grain and a little earthy hops. The body is lightly carbonated and delicate on the pallete.

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3.46/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crob3888
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of enelson
3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Shift Pale Lager from New Belgium Brewing
3.66 out of 5 based on 1,378 ratings.
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