Slow Ride
New Belgium Brewing Company

Slow Ride

Colorado, United States
4.5% ABV • IBU 40

Kicking back and relaxing with a session beer requires little more than a couch, some free time, and a few pals.

SLOW RIDE SESSION IPA

is up for this easy-going challenge, starting with a pour of sheened gold and plenty of fluffy, white foam. A blend of eight hop varieties, led by exotic Mosaic and Nelson Sauvin, twist together brilliant tropical scents of melon, peach, lime and grapefruit for a vividly fruity aroma. The flavor mirrors the aroma, while balancing a malty-sweet yet clean start and hoppy bitterness in the back. Light bodied and extra quaffable, this sessionable India Pale Ale brings the finish line to you.

Looking for Slow Ride in Texas? Our friends in the Lone Star State can find Slow Ride under the name New Belgium Session IPA. Don't worry: It's still the same green and yellow package and label with the same awesome couch bike and, most importantly, the same great beer.

Tasting Notes:

VISUAL
Clear, but with all dry-hopped beers, expect a very slight sheen on this light golden beauty.
AROMA
Lots of fruit up front with orange and lemon citrus, apricot, blueberry, mango and papaya; floral and some cedar complement in the background.
FLAVOR
Juicy, fruity sweetness up front and balanced with a clean hop bitterness.
MOUTHFEEL
Quenching, mouthwatering, juicy mouthfeel that finishes dry and crisp.
BODY
Light body.

 

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