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Dig out with an Accumulation...

by New Belgium Webmaster | Jan 06, 2014

Winter hit, hard. Big parts of this great country are completely covered in snow. My (dear) hometown of St. Louis, MO is sitting under a foot of the cold, white stuff (OMG, you guys). And it's not that we didn't see this coming, or that we shouldn't expect it, but when a winter blast blasts you still have to remember how to buckle down, find your warmest socks, and pair up with the best snowstorm beer of all time: Accumulation White IPA

Let's go through this beer, shall we? 

Visual: Accumulation pours a cloudy gold and the head is bright white and billowing.

Aroma: Hops, hops, hops. Tropical fruit, citrus, herbal, awesome... 

Taste: Big, bold, and bitter. There is a kiss of maltiness, but the hops own this beer. Citrusy and full of mango, Accumulation is a delicious sipper. The wheat addition smooths everything out for a very enjoyable drinking experience. 

Body/Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a resinous mouthfeel from the abundant hopping. But the finish remains dry and clean. And the wheat buffs a bit of the bitter edge.  

Overall: Totally great, if you like hoppy beers and/or wheat beers. This beer is hoppy and creamy and warm at 6.2% ABV. Accumulation is perfect in cold, snowy weather, and it is proven to delay the onset of cabin fever by at least 12 hours. 

Find some here: The Beer Finder

Cheers to snow and snow beers! 


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