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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
When we set out to brew, we use imagination and salvation to guide us- not necessarily style guidelines. It’s the Belgian way. So, Ameri-Belgo and IPA both being styles, the branding begged for New Belgium whimsy to liven things up. Hmmm Belgo sounds like a Belgian disco. Hops like to party. Next thing you know, we bust out a disco-ball and brewers started groovin. Hops started hoppin. Add in an authentic Trappist yeast strain and the place brewed into a frenzy of citrus hoppy folly.

Note: Moved to the Explore Series in 2011, making it available year-round.

Fatehunter's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fatehunter (2270) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 14, 2012
Poured into a wide flute glass.. Amber, transparent with a two fingers of white head. Great lacing. Amazing smell. Pine, lemon, malt undertone and hint of banana. Really good and unique profile. Sharp grapefruit taste, lemon too. A short malt flavor attempts a breakthrough to no avail. The bitterness is gripping well after the drink. Soft texture, moderate carbonation and medium body. Superbly made beer. It was really a wonder to drink. The combinations of taste, smell and mouthfeel are one-offs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cousin_Larry (878) - - OCT 15, 2016
Aroma is very sweet and a little floral. Flavor has mild sweetness but is muted with a bit too much water. Aftertaste is massively bitter. Unbalanced IMO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (929) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 2, 2016
Bottle from gary....thx mate...enjoyed after intense driveway kickball match....lol....only 2 fights kids r getting better....i really liked the beer a little funk and some citrusy hops...great flavor...solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aggiebob (794) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - SEP 14, 2016
Bottle. Orange gold in color. Nice frothy white head that is maintain with strong carbonation bubbles. Aroma is Belgian yeast fruit esters. Nice malt background. Mild bitterness on the backend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brownaler (553) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - SEP 5, 2016
Strong Belgian malt aroma with it transferred to the body. It. Is backed up with of hop profile, yet it is more like a strong Belgian ale than an IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2016
Pours a nice hazy deep gold color. Aromas of hops, citrus, a touch of fruit. Strong hop flavors with a great malt mixture and a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (2358) - Georgia, USA - APR 22, 2015
Old rating. Golden pour. Dominated by Belgian yeast, but still had mild citrus hop presence. Biscuit body, decent,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikedevilsfan (225) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Light color with lots of white head and lacing. Smell is very belgiany with a touch of the stank (in a good way). Taste is nice blend of citrus and Belgian yeast. Very nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (10231) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2014
"especially next to a Ranger, the hops in here just aren’t up to par. that said it’s a decent beer. lots of yeast, and it’s tasty, but the hops are overshadowed. just some bitterness. Stone set the bar on the style and this one falls well short for the same coin."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
noid1985 (99) - Broadview, Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Six pack at the local target, 12 oz bottles very good taste, flavor, and aroma...without much of the bitterness of American IPAs

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Pours from 12 oz bottle a nice copper color with a sticky, fluffy white head. Aromas are a nice fruity Belgian yeastiness, bready malts, apples, pears, a touch of banana move into lemony citrus and floral field grass, bread dough, touch of yeasty spice, honey, vanilla. Flavour of floral hops bitterness with yeast, spices, and a slight tart apple. Medium body, smooth, almost creamy mouthfeel, and a very clean finish. Well made and likable, delicious.

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