Blue Paddle Pilsener | New Belgium Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by kbub6f on 07-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,355
Reviews:
428
Ratings:
1,363
pDev:
12.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
248
Trade:
0
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1.75/5  rDev -50.4%

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2/5  rDev -43.3%

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2/5  rDev -43.3%

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2/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2/5  rDev -43.3%

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2/5  rDev -43.3%

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2/5  rDev -43.3%

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2.16/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

It's Budweiser mixed with Labatt Blue...

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2.25/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

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2.3/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Coors light feel. Ehh ok

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Photo of harrymel
2.34/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Reviewed 06/22/10
Light golden straw. No head. continuous bubbles from etching in glass. Superb clarity. Smells a touch skunky over the base of straw scented malts. Bitter pilsner flavor. Taste is a bit too bitter for a good pilsner style, more like a kolsch.

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2.38/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

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2.39/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle, into a pint glass. The beer poured a clear straw, forming a very thin 1/4 inch head, that faded quickly, leaving very light lacing on the glass. The aroma is extremely skunky. Unfortunately, that is all I can detect. The taste is a light balance of hops and malts. Nothing that really stands out. Light mouthfeel. Overall, its an easy beer to drink, but far from enjoyable. The smell is terrible, and the taste is anything but great. I would recommend looking elsewhere for a German style pilsner. Maybe I got a bad bottle, but if this is the what it normally tastes like, I wont be trying this again.

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2.4/5  rDev -32%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

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Blue Paddle Pilsener from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 1,363 ratings