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RATINGS: 430   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4024) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Pours a clean golden yellow with a sticky white head. Nose shows some raw hops, very nice. Vinous and resinous with some citrus. Lightly grassy with a touch of wet hay. Lightly grainy notes show in the flavor. Citrus flesh and peppery notes on the finish. Light bitterness.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkel07 (3381) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bnwokedi89 (11) - - 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

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7854) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
miquelcrush (1365) - Granollers, SPAIN - AUG 11, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (2132) - 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DalzAle (1984) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Lanny (1) - - JUL 19, 2014 does not count
a beer with hop and citrus taste. Somewhat fruity. Could almost be a breakfast beer for those grapefruit lovers.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tiong (3746) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2014
355ml can from Saveur-biere.com

BBE 13 JUL 14 - Pours clear copper orange with a thick white head. Aroma of crisp bready malts, grassy hops, citrus and fruits. Taste is crisp, slightly bready and earthy with some grassy hoppiness and mild fruity notes. Finish is crisp, grassy and bready. Okay, moderately hoppy lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bubblehouse (381) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Not bad. A pretty average beer all around but still very drinkable. Even better on vacation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7382) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUL 7, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein kräftig goldenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, getreidig, angenehm hopfig, blumig. Geschmack sehr hopfig, malzig, fruchtig, herb, süffig.


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