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Burly Belgo India Pale Ale | North Peak Brewing Company

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93 Ratings
Burly Belgo India Pale AleBurly Belgo India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
North Peak Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
northpeak.net

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by alexgash on 02-15-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,622
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
93
pDev:
8.21%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
11
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 93 |  Reviews: 46
Photo of AJmon13
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DbbC
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of blinding
3.46/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Billolick
4.17/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz stubby bottle.

Cloudy lighter amber, dull golden perhaps. Frothy and long lasting lite khaki head. Leaves a thick collar and nice looking scattered and fine lacing

Peppery spice, and fresh tropical fruits on the nose.

Bursting with more pepper, yeasty phenols, coriander, melon, mango...more and more...complex, fresh and thoroughly delicious

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Photo of stadmo1
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gjl75
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pat61
4.6/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: hazy amber, 2” fluffy foam collar, delicate lace S: Spicy citrus, yeast, light malt.
T: Some biscuit from the malt way in the background but mostly light fruit and hops.
F: Belgian foam and carbonation – medium high carbonation, fine delicate bubbles, medium to full body
O: A nice marriage of American hops and Belgian yeast.

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Photo of aratcliffe
3.81/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukass
4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lochef81
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Get_Lowell
4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brentk56
4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a hazy honey color with a moderate head that leaves a few shards behind as it fades

Smell: Grapefruit, papaya and spicy yeast tones

Taste: Shortbread malt backs up the tropical fruit flavors, with grapefruit, papaya, banana and lychee; after the swallow, the Belgian yeast phenols kick in, bringing peppery spice and herbal elements

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Been looking to try this for a few years now and am glad I finally found a bottle; this is an extraordinarily well-balanced Belgian IPA; a real pleasure to consume

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Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of patpbr
3.71/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L - Into a pint glass with a hazy orange appearance and nice white head.
S - Yeast and sweet
T - Like the smell plus Im picking up a little pine and hop bite, caramel is coming though as well.
M - Medium body with a bitter finish.
O - This one was bottled a little over 4 months ago so I think its a little old to be fair.

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Photo of randomhero68
3.2/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Taste change after a few beers

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Photo of cjgator3
3.77/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 2dogbrew
3.62/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Started off well, turned average.

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Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a cloudy golden orange with a two-finger sturdy white head. The head dissapates slowly leaving some spotty lacing.

S - Aroma is Belgian yeast, candied sugar, and some light piney hops.

T - The flavor starts with lots of grapefruit, orange peel, piney hops, and Belgian yeast. The finish has a peppery finish with more piney hops producing a lingering bitterness.

M - Meidum bodied with medium carbonation. Very crisp mouthfeel with a sticky finish.

O - This is a nice Belian IPA. A bit on the bitter side, but still a very enjoyable beer.

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Photo of chrismattlin
3.74/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gemini6
3.97/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HardyA
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of marcb105
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.87/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Desimoaj
4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zeff80
3.76/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Burly Belgo India Pale Ale from North Peak Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 93 ratings
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