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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Ale brewed with Lemon Peel and infused with Espresso
Giddy Up is a delicious juxtaposition of coffee, sustainably grown in Brazil and espresso-roasted locally, pressed into an ale with the deep color of a copper cowboy kettle. First whiff is full of sweeet caramel, toffee, latte. Then, a hint of lemon scone flavor from the addition of lemon peel. Body is creamy, resonant of espresso, yet the finish is bright, even a bit frisky. An ale to git along with...


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bagalagalaga (109) - Indiana, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Iím used to coffee stouts and porters (and am a big fan), this one was great in a totally different way. Very good balance between coffee and lemon, which I never thought would work, not as earthy or toasty as the flavors in coffee stouts or porters. So far Iíve only seen this as part of a sampler, at least you get 4 of them in it though.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11316) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 26, 2014
12oz bottle. Medium beige head atop crystal clear copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, coffee, light toffee. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some coffee, light lemon, chocolate. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Busick (349) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Have I mentioned that most of New Belgiumís beers taste like Fat Tire except for many of the Lips of Faith series?

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Butters (3725) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Wow, this is actually pretty good. Clear mahogany brown pour with very faint diminishing offwhite head. Nose smells of chestnuts and espresso beans. Big malty/nutty flavor with more toffee and caramel. I donít find the lemon peel other than perhaps a slight bitterness of zest. The coffee is very remote, and in my opinion, the way it should be. A slight bit metallic and vegetal though. Decent job on this.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EyeAmBaldman (184) - Illinois, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Man, this is a pretty good beer. Dark with a nice espresso kick and a twist of lemon. Thereís very little bitterness, just enough to know youíre drinking beer. This is a fine one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4276) - Utah, USA - DEC 16, 2013
12oz bottle at the Christmas party, 2013
Dark brown with a beige head and good lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Flavors of roasted, chocolate, roast coffee and resin
Nice

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jebert (492) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Pours a very dark amber with a small tan head mostly dissipating. Nose is coffee and malt. Fairly creamy on the palate, the taste is of coffee, slightly burnt malt, toffee and a slightly dry hop finish. Lemon peel is lost in the coffee flavor. Good beer but not top tier.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hartung32 (206) - Indiana, USA - DEC 12, 2013
An unexpected new favorite for me. Won't replace Breakfast Stout anytime soon, but it's got a great coffee nose/taste for such a (relatively) light beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tongan77 (115) - Ventura, California, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle! Aroma is citrus with a slight coffee smell. Taste is coffee with a lasting after taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdInSaltLake (584) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Dark amber/brown color. Coffee/jalapeno-ish, caramel aroma. Sweet, caramel, mocha coffee flavor. A little of the jalapeno. Lemon peel is subtle; Itís there, not sure if I would have picked it out if I didnít know about it, though.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scooterbub (813) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - NOV 28, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a brown amber with a half inch beige head that lasts. Taste is of coffee, malt, chocolate and lemon. Similar aroma. Has a decent body. Easy to drink and rather enjoyable. A nice surprise.


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