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RATINGS: 464   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
New Belgium employee-owners work in shifts to brew to life world-class beers. Those efforts are rewarded daily with a shared end-of-shift beer. We’re passing that welcomed occasion onto consumers in this lightly-hopped Shift Pale Lager. From work to play, from bottle to can, from bold and heavy to refreshing and sessionable; Shift salutes the shift in occasion, package and beer. So, go ahead and get your Shift beer, you’ve earned it!
ABV - 5.0; IBU - 29; Calories - 160 (per can); Hops - Target, Nelson Sauvin, Liberty, Cascade; Malts - Pale, Munich, C-80; OG - 14.3; TG - 2.3

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lukedarock (246) - Howell, Michigan, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Good for a pale lager I suppose, not too bad of a beer just not anything special, will drink not buy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (9428) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"definitely sessionrific. where does pale lager end and pilsner start. light floral hopping with a great aftertaste. light and infinitely quaffable. pale lager perfected. i’ll likely bump my score if i have more than 8 oz this nice..."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (2068) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 23, 2014
12oz can. Pour color is darker than expected for a pale lager - a little on the orange side. Aroma indicates a nice sweetness. The flavor comes together nicely, with a really pleasant malt sweetness and just barely enough hops to clean up the finish. I was happily surprised by this one. Very sessionable, effortlessly drinkable. What American pale lager should be.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Barnoloid (277) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Decent lager. Most definitely better than your standard options for this style. Easy sipping, not much in the way of hops. Very crisp and clean.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkel07 (4940) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2014
Can from Archive Beer Boutique January 2014. Not my favourite beer from these guys but certainly drinkable with a mellow flavour and you have to work a bit to detect the aroma.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bnwokedi89 (106) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Pale Lager in a can. Another New Belgium classic. Crisp finish and definitely better than Miller for a football game ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (9504) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Dark straw pour with off-white head. Nose was mild hopcitrus, some fruity sweetness. Tasted of pale malt, grapefruit, resiny hops, and a crisp finish. A hopped up pale lager with much more flavor than most.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
miquelcrush (2049) - Granollers, SPAIN - AUG 11, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (5141) - FINLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Can. Golden clear. Somewhat grainy pale malts, hoppy greens, some earthyness on nose. Soft nice smooth body. Lager maltyness, light nice citrus green hoppy note. Ok. A lager as it should be. Light, flavourful malty, with real subtle hops.

-- bb

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DalzAle (2020) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Can. Light yellow pour, slightly sweet corn aroma and taste with some noticeable hops tossed into the mix. Not a bad beer, but not one I’d regularly pick up with so many other better options available.

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