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Hoptober is coming!
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Hoptober is coming!

By Joe Ruvel · September 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments


The fun filled folks from New Belgium have come up with a new brew. Welcome Hoptober Golden Ale. Brew Notes:


Five hops and four malts make Hoptober Golden Ale a veritable cornucopia of the earth.  Pale and wheat malt are mashed with rye and oats to create a medium-bodied ale with a creamy mouthfeel. Centennial, Cascade, Sterling, Willamette, and Glacier hops form a bonfire of citrus notes, fruity cheers and a bold finale. 40 IBU – 6% ABV

Can’t wait to try – should be coming soon hopefully.

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 jesse // Sep 16, 2009 at 11:24 pm

    I saw this for sale at City Beer this afternoon… didn’t try it though

  • 2 Joe Ruvel // Sep 17, 2009 at 10:11 am

    Thanks Jesse – a trip to City Beer is needed (for more then just Hoptober)

  • 3 Ethan // Sep 22, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    I know people hate the word, but I thought this was a fantastic session beer (even though it is 6%). Thought the name is misleading, as it is neither overly Hoppy, or something I would think of as a fall seasonal. At only 40 IBU, the hop flavor/aroma is certainly noticable. I could see myself knocking a lot of these back during the hot summer days, which we still seem to be having :)

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