Accumulation | New Belgium Brewing

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3.72/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This winter, IBUs start accumulating like snow in Colorado with our new Accumulation White IPA. Brewing a white IPA was not only a way to salute the white beauty falling from the sky, but a direct revolt to the longstanding tradition of brewing dark beers for winter. At least that’s what our rebellious brewer Grady Hull likes to claim as he shovels in plenty of new hop varietals and a bit of wheat for a smooth mouthfeel. Stack up a few cases of Accumulation White IPA to keep your long nights glowing blizzard white.

Added by ChrisCBeets on 09-23-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,746
Reviews:
323
Ratings:
2,069
pDev:
12.1%
Bros Score:
3.77
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
613
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 2,069 |  Reviews: 323
Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ArrogantB
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Lala's, the only interesting beer I saw. Served in a New Belgium globe which was nice, this was a very cloudy yellow color. Aroma was interesting, wheat and spice and hops. Flavor was a really nice citrusy lemon with hint of wheat, this surprised me.

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Photo of WVbeergeek
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Hazed apricot golden hue with bright white fine effervescent head, leaves even Belgian style lacing.

Aroma spices like coriander and citrus. Big dank citrus hops with mango tropical fruits in the back end.

Flavor bready malts spicy yeast with evident citrus and coriander. Juicy center of ripened mango and pineapple juice notes.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied nice fluffy carbonation gives nice textures on the palate.

Overall, one of the better white IPAs alongside Deschutes Chainbreaker!

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Photo of BB1313
3.39/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoy by 3/22/15. 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a pale yellow with a slight haze; chunky eggshell white head that sticks around and leaves great lacing and retention. Great looking brew. The aromas have lots of lemon zest. More subtle citrus notes. Some grapefruit. Some malts in the mix. Smells like your typical New Belgium hoppy beer. The Belgian aspects almost seem non-existent, although they're ultimately there. The flavors are bittersweet and refreshing. More citrus notes. More lemon and lime. Hints of wheat. Lots of fresh grass. Hints of caramel. There's a nice little bitterness, but it's far from overwhelming. Finishes pretty clean. Mouthfeel is nice. It's medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth and easy drinking. Alcohol goes unnoticed.

This is a fun beer to drink, but isn't overly impressive. Like I said before, it's your typical New Belgium hoppy beer with a subtle kiss of wheat.

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3.36/5  rDev -9.7%

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4.32/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.79/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.16/5  rDev -15.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.4/5  rDev -8.6%

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5/5  rDev +34.4%

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3.64/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -19.4%

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4.04/5  rDev +8.6%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.85/5  rDev +3.5%

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3/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +21%

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3.1/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.56/5  rDev -4.3%

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3/5  rDev -19.4%

Accumulation from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 2,069 ratings
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