RATINGS: 591   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Accumulation White IPA was inspired by the white beauty that falls each winter from our Colorado sky. Flurries of Mosaic and Amarillo hops bring soft fruit and citrus flavor, followed by a layer of bitter. Piled high in IBUs, Accumulation will make your winter brighter.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chickenflea (351) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2013
bottle. light gold and hazy with a medium sized, fizzy white head. Hop aroma is noble and grassy with a touch of lemon. Taste is mildly sweet with bitter finish. Clean finish. Mouthfeel is both smooth and crisp. Texture is light for an IPA. Overall impression is perfect for its name. Its snowy. This IPA does not hit you over the head with hops and leave you disoriented and dazed. It satisfies the same impulse that makes us want ice cream when it cold. It doesnt make sense until you do it. A really beautiful IPA. The hops are where they should be...in the aroma and not in the taste-bud destroying bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PugUglyBrewer (386) - - FEB 24, 2017
Clear golden color with a fluffy Snow White capped head of foam. Light sweet citrus, hint of pepper, and fresh cut pine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarrettB (1537) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 20, 2017
November 22nd, 2014 - New Belgiums tact to winter has always seemed a little different, and a little deviant. Instead of pushing out a slew of heavier beers, winter warms and brown, sweet brews, they go with lighter approaches. Take, for example, the Accumulation, which is a light gold beer with a slight haze and a slight transparency, topped with a centimeter and a half of mottled foam. To all appearances, this could be a pilsener, though the light hops in the aroma gives the style away. This scent is lightly floral but not too intense. The palate is light and refreshing, with a good carbonation that Id sooner expect in a summer style beer. Notes of white grape and dandelion also play to the summer season, with a dankness in the aftertaste. It seems like New Belgium has borrowed some of the flavor of the famous San Diego IPA and plopped it into this beer, creating a miniature and milder version. All of this is quite unexpected, especially when I look out the window and confirm that it is still indeed cold, with lines of snow left on the ground. But it does work well when the house or cabin is warm and the body temperature hits summer highs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElCapitan22 (360) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2017 Pours a pale yellow color and has some decent lacing. It has an aroma of lemony hops. It has a juicy, citrusy taste without being too bitter. This is a really smooth beer. Like this a lot!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (1464) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - FEB 5, 2017
Light flowery grapefruit smell, lots of floaties, smooth grapefruit taste of the same smell, light complexity...Good for an IPA, but not great...Lightly sweet...At home day before superbowl

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
monkeychugg55 (1064) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2017
Hazy straw yellow with a small white head. The aroma is pretty mellow tropical fruit cocktail. Mango, pineapple, and orange, with a small amount of yeast esters, but pretty low key altogether. The flavor is also like mellow tropical fruit, but with a bit of noticeable wheat. Low IBU, and pretty bland. Although it is fruity, I would not call it hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rex_Remes (184) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - JAN 20, 2017
Good nose, herbal, green, light yeast and pine. Light pale yellow. White head. Good ale taste, solid bitter middle, some celery and citrus. Palate: smooth and round. Overall: good dry ale. Lacking in malt flavors but ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alphadelic (2202) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 14, 2017
A pale and light hued beer. A zingy little citrus nose. Its very light bodied with very little malt character to it. It has a citrus/herb flavor which is pleasant. It just has nothing out of the ordinary.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HourGlass13 (740) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 14, 2017
Pours up a clear golden color with some haze, topped with a thin white head. Nice hoppy aroma, a little floral with some dank. Medium body with medium carbonation. Nice smooth IPA with well balanced malt sweetness and strong hop flavor. Not too bitter, with medium hoppy finish. Nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (6846) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 13, 2017
On tap at growler guys meridian. Pours out a pale straw color topped with a white head. Nose is light tropical notes grass spice and cereal malts. Taste is more of the nice tropical fruits citrus sweetness and a light bitterness on the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinfull (1554) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 7, 2017
Clear , golden color . Big , white head . Aroma of tropical fruits and malt . Moderate bitterness in taste with some malt on background.Decent IPA . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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