Shift Pale Lager | New Belgium Brewing

Shift Pale LagerShift Pale Lager
BA SCORE
47.8%
Liked This Beer
3.6 w/ 1,379 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
Ranking:
#36,813
Reviews:
245
Ratings:
1,379
Liked:
659
Avg:
3.6/5
pDev:
13.89%
Alströms:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
65
Gots:
202
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,379 |  Reviews: 245
Photo of djrn2
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of klub24
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewqueno
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MazeWest
4.01/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Barnoloid
3.15/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CIBoy10
4.19/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look - Pours a nice golden lager color. Head is persistent and lacing is very nice.
Smell - Bready lager-type smell with a nice hoppiness. I found it very appealing.
Taste - Piney, floral, hoppiness up front with a beautiful, bready lager finish
Feel - Extremely refreshing with a minimal aftertaste. It feels like a high quality lager with more taste than any AAL would ever ever have.
Overall - To each his own, but I find easy to drink beer with great taste very appealing.

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Photo of fishstick_pete
4.18/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Keelin
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of double2chin
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of SteveMolli
5/5  rDev +38.9%

Photo of silverking
3.9/5  rDev +8.3%

A- it pours a pale clear golden color with one finger of coarse off white head. The head fades fast, leaving a thin cap of foam. There is a small amount of visible carbonation.

S- pine and floral hops atop a lightly bready lager. A little lackluster on the nose.

T- nice. Bright pine and crisp lager. Lightly bitter finish with a good malt backbone.

M- light, crisp, refreshing.

O- good. Easy drinking and satisfying.

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Photo of jonaspb
3.08/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of Chritter
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of jkinnairdgt
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of RBorsato
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Jerm2401
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Blazer22
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%

Photo of ironchefkook
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of UlfAndreas
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of MatthewMoskal
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of JScoot
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Corn-fed
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of bushwack
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Shift Pale Lager from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 47.8% out of 100 with 1,379 ratings
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