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New Belgium's Dig
« on: February 20, 2012, 10:46:46 AM »
I haven't tried this one yet but plan to give it a try very soon.

Anyone care to share a review of this new seasonal?
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2012, 11:10:54 AM »
Haven't see it yet, but I'll look around.
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2012, 07:14:00 PM »
I bought a six pack of this after buying a single, and I am quite pleased with it. Definitely not overwhelming, but very pleasant, and certainly something I am looking forward to enjoying when it gets a little warmer out. Has a kind of "white wine" aroma that I hear is associated with Nelson Sauvin hops, and a little bit of lemony flavor from the Sorachi Ace. Other than that, I really like Sorachi Ace  in Pale Ales (more so than IPAs, or Saisons), and it seems to work well with the Nelson Sauvin. So, I recommend it.
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2012, 07:36:20 PM »
My husband and I have been drinking dig for almost a month now. we like it very much. Mild with a pleasant hop flavor.

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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2012, 04:16:30 PM »
If and when I find some, I will try this beer...thanx for the heads up Ron
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2012, 04:33:48 PM »
Drinking one right now, without reading anything about it.  My first impression was that it's a bit odd.   It has some of the strong malt/biscuit character of Fat Tire but with a firm, lingering, earthy and herbal bitterness.  The aroma and flavor is kind of winey, though.   Not my favorite.

Of course, I do have a cold right now.
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2012, 06:24:50 AM »
It was pretty tasty stuff. IIRC it is SA hops.
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2012, 07:28:08 AM »
It was pretty tasty stuff. IIRC it is SA hops.

I think you're right on the SA.
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2012, 07:57:17 PM »
Sampled a glass today.  Good beer, not 2 below good or Mighty arrow good but not bad.
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2012, 07:13:58 AM »
Had some at the brewery a few weeks ago.  Thought it was pretty tasty pale ale.

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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #10 on: March 11, 2012, 12:10:48 AM »
i had a bottle last night.  Not bad.
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2012, 07:49:45 PM »
Had it on draft the other day and it was a lot better.  The bottle just wasn't fresh, and lost a lot of the hop flavor.
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2012, 09:31:58 PM »
Usually a big fan of anything from New Belgium for a number of reasons, but this one didn't do it for me.  I think it's the hops.  I'm not a fan of Sorachi Ace, and found the aftertaste to be a little off-putting to my pallet.  Way too piney for me.  To each their own.
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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #13 on: April 24, 2012, 07:22:39 AM »
I found it a bit earthy but still tasty.  It's not something I'm looking for again though, I've tried it and I'm moving on.

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Re: New Belgium's Dig
« Reply #14 on: April 24, 2012, 07:51:59 AM »
I was expecting more hops from it after I read the description on the bottle.  It was a pretty underwhelming beer, though it may make a good lawnmower beer once it gets hot outside(tomorrow).
I'd really just rather be brewing in sunny Carlsbad New Mexico