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RATINGS: 760   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Pull on your wool socks and crack open a 2° Below Ale. This tasty winter warmer started life as a small batch beer brewed for the Al Johnson Uphill Downhill – a telemark ski race in Crested Butte, Colorado. The Uphill Downhill celebrates the exploits of Al Johnson, letter carrier extraordinaire, who delivered mail by ski in the late 1800’s. Dry hopping during fermentation creates a floral nose with a hint of pepper and spicy, subtle undertones. 2° Below provides a bright, hoppy palate and a cheery warm afterglow.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bs476 (80) - - NOV 27, 2012
Cigar box, mild smoke. Not too bitter. Coke-brown color. Enjoyable but would probably pass up for either a hoppy amber or a smokey stout.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidm (1955) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 26, 2014
well balanced ale. Aromas of spices, and long lasting flavour. Quite enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bwyu (37) - - DEC 23, 2014
Nice easy drinking malty and caramely beer with some herbal and citrus hop character.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
boxofrane (2258) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear copper with a medium sized white head. The aroma has toasted malt, happy floral notes. The taste has a light bitterness, a sweet malty finish. Odd. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
George999 (137) - Colorado, USA - DEC 14, 2014
From the bottle the aroma is a little hops, taste is sweet of the very front but the overall flavor is similar to an amber ale, finish is wheat and roasted finish

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (1771) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
Backlog. From bottle in 2007. Aroma of flowery hops, with aromatic hops, caramel malts and some fruit and herbs retronasal. Flavor is light caramel malts, but hardly sweet. Medium bodied. Moderate bitter finish.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bnwokedi89 (57) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Light hop-based aroma. This beer is pretty light even though it is an IPA. Also very thin composition. Color is golden but more yellow than auburn. Zero head and almost no carbonation. Not the worst IPA but also not the best. Worth skipping this beer for another one of New Belgium's products.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
geeklimit (208) - USA - DEC 2, 2014
Pours a bright orange with a lumpy foam head. Decent carbonation with a light malt aroma. Biscuity malt taste with light hops spice. Clean palate feel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (3057) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle, dark gold pour, white head, nose is caramel, taste is bitter, a little soapy, some nuts, meh

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NaburJ (6) - - NOV 29, 2014 does not count
Strong hoppy cold weather seasonal, not quite as good as the Accumulation, but still a great winter drinker

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MunBro (537) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 24, 2014
Mmm! A lovely white IPA. Big citrus flavours with a nice blend of spices and fresh flavours. A new holiday favourite!


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