Shift Pale Lager | New Belgium Brewing

1,379 Ratings
Shift Pale LagerShift Pale Lager

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 03-14-2012

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3.63/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Aroma of hoppy fruits, apricots or apples. Honey and pale malts, lots of bready aromas. Taste has a bright upfront fruity taste with a lingering malty finish, minimal bitterness. Crisp and tasty, good addition to NB lineup.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Sampled this past Saturday on 10/4/14 with a good buddy of mine. Can chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a handled glass "CHEER'S-BOSTON" stein.

Pours a clear bright yellow in color with a good 2-finger foamy white head that settles down to a good 3mm or so after a bit. A good amount of lacing is seen when sipped, almost rings. The aroma is nothing real special, just of some grains with a light hint of sulfur. Bit more going on with the taste as there is a slight hint of fruit and citrus zest in the mix as well. Does have a tad of a hoppy finish. Lighter bodied with a good amount of carbonation. Not a big fan of this style of brew overall.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Nose: light grain, a hint of sulfur.
Brilliant straw, 2” fluffy bone white foam cap.
Creamy, light bodied, above average carbonation.
Palate: light grains, creamy, slight vegetal, crisp hop finish.
Refreshing with a good balance between the hops and the malts.

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Shift Pale Lager from New Belgium Brewing
3.66 out of 5 based on 1,379 ratings.
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