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Lips Of Faith - Wild2 Dubbel (Ale Brewed With Schisandra) - New Belgium Brewing

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Reviews: 44
Hads: 307
Avg: 3.67
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 7
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
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Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 10-25-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of NeedBeerHere
4.63/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours out really dark brown at first and seems black when you get the glass full, Really nice brownish-white head about two and a half fingers with really good retention. Smell is your typical Belgian yeast with bananas and cloves -- really no hops in the nose and some sweet malts to be sure. Taste is much like the nose. Pretty sweet with likely Belgian sugars. Mouthfeel is decently thick. I guess it is what I would expect. Overall a pretty good beer.. Thanks Lauran. Nothing that will blow your socks off but pretty good all the same. Certainly tastes like a Belgian but not as good as a true Belgian to be sure, That being said I really like this beer.

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Photo of bubseymour
4.28/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Shared a bottle with my beer nerd pals on a nice Memorial weekend closure on the deck.

Appearance is a dark brown with slight purple tint. Smell is what I love. The infamous horse blanket / barnyard smell is in full effect here. The smell really got me excited for this beer.

The taste was solid but a little bit of a let down. It was extremely funky but nothing really blowing me away here. Not really sour or tart at all. Solid Belgian style beer with noticeable funk.

Overall this was a decent wild ale and was at a good price point on sale ($8.99). Worth under $10 a bottle if you can find it.

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Photo of ZoomanCru
4.19/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Wild Dubbel 2 – Ale Brewed with Schisandra (8%) - New Belgium Brewing Co. (Colorado)

App: Pours a gorgeous, sanguine red. Two finger reddish-tan head rises and falls rapidly, leaving splotchy lacing with a ring stuck to the liquid level. An enticing looking beer.

Smell: Slightly bright and medicinal, with hints of sassafras and winter green. Some notes of dried fruit, specifically fresh prunes. Some pulpy, fig like notes in the background. Probably from the Schisandra. Smells pretty fungal.

Taste: Pleasantly sweet on the foretaste. More berry like than in the smell. Malt is caramelly with hints of darker color malt, perhaps chocolate. What really shines here though is the Schisandra, which has a massive flavor like pomegranate, mint, sassafras, ginseng, and a slight root like spiciness. Hints of cinnamon and clove. Tastes a little poisonous. Alcohol is present. Hops are minimal, what bitterness there is is slight and lingering, which does seem to help kill the wallop from the Schisandra. Yeast is present and very complementary, with lots of belgian funk. Some hints of banana long after swallowed.

Mouth: Creamy and pretty heavy bodied. It's not syrupy however and drink pretty easy. Elevated alcohol level lends slight warmth that plays well with the natural spice of the berry.

Home tasting, 22oz Bomber into Snifter. 1/17/14

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Photo of MattyG85
4.16/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a New Belgium Globe glass.

Appearance: Pours a deep dark brownish amber ruby with a moderate amount of rising bubbles. About two fingers of off white head which slowly fade into a thin creamy layer. Leaves a lot of creamy lacing around the glass.

Smell: A yeasty, sweet, and fairly tart Belgian aroma with big hints of fruits and spices. Belgian yeast with some hints of clove, pepper, and cinnamon spicing. Scent of Brett funk giving a tart cherry like smell. Fruity hints of banana, pear, and apple as well as some bubblegum hints. Citrus fruit hints of pineapple and grapefruit. Roasted malts with hints of caramel, toffee, chocolate, biscuit, grains, and toast. Dark fruit hints of dark cherry, plum, raisin, prune, and fig. Sweet hints of Belgian candied sugar and brown sugar. Subtle earthy hops. A very solid aroma.

Taste: Like the aroma previews, a yeasty, sweet, and tart Belgian style taste with good notes of spices and fruits. Belgian yeast upfront with a mix of spices including clove, cinnamon, and peppers. Tart fruity cherry notes from some Brett funk. Other fruit notes include banana, apple, pear, and some citrus pineapple, orange, and grapefruit. Notes of bubblegum and some sweet candied Belgian sugar and brown sugar. Roasted malts with notes of biscuit, toffee, caramel, chocolate, toasted bread, and grains. Dark fruit undertones with notes of plum, dark cherry, prune, raisin, and fig. Light earthy hop notes. A pretty interesting and good taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Creamy, slick, and spicy. Sweet but finishes fairly dry. Alcohol heat is light.

Overall: An interesting and solid tasting twist on a Dubbel. Good mix of spices and fruit esters. The Brett adds an interesting kick.

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Photo of beerbart
4.11/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This is a delicious drink.

Dark as coffee with a little frothy head.

Smells like a savory cola in a good way. Not yeasty but very alive. Dank (see slang).

Tastes peppery -- it's an umami slant, bittersweet. Complex and distinct. Smoky. Rich.

Not molasses, but still thick and smooth.

I like it a lot. Is there more?

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Photo of AgentMunky
4.09/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a Becher glass.
A: Voluminous head tops the mulberry-red, clear beer.
S: It's tart. Tart, but fruity and deep. Lactic and delicious. Potent.
T/M: Hm. There are a lot of conflicting flavours going on...Initially malty (with a gingerbread spice), then fruit, ever-so-light bitterness, then spice again. The aftertaste is dryish, but not quite enjoyable. Robust.
O: It smelled so sour, but it tasted nothing like that. Weird, and confusing, but not unpleasant.

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Photo of JamieDuncan
4.08/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Went to my beer guru's house for a snobbery session and he broke this one out. The taste did not march up to the look and smell but this was a very good beer. It is definitely got a little horse blanket working and is definitely funky. Overall I enjoyed the beer very much and would love to have again.

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Photo of rhoadsrage
4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(Served in a teku)

A- This beer pours a dense walnut brown body with an auburn glow at the base and a thick sticky off-white head that pulls up into a meniscus and has some nice lacing with each sip.

S- The dry woody toffee aroma has some dark red wine hints to it as it opens and some fruity hints that take on a bit of plum quality. There is a banana and clove note in the finish aswell.

T- The delicate blend of dark fruit and toffee are soft and have a plum and raisin character if anything. The finish is a herbaceous slightly bitter note but it remains soft. As the beer opens more hints of flavor come through with some citrus rind and circus peanut notes being notable.

M- The medium mouthfeel is followed by a soft fizz and an alcohol warmth.

O- There is a fullness to the flavor but there is a delicate depth to the flavors aswell. It is a nice American dubble and I'm not sure what flavors the schisandra fruit contributed but I couldn't pull it out specifically.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.02/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

i was a little bummed to miss this one in a bottle when it came out, but given some really lackluster beers in this series, i sort of avoided it, so it was nice to see it reappear on draft this weekend. its either really underrated, or has evolved really well since its release, because i thought it was delicious. looks the part, minus the head, it has a nice dark amber red glowing color, without much head, the part that makes it less appealing visually. smells and tastes funky and belgian at the same time, but not like a saison or anything, i think the wild comes first, bretty and a little acidic at this point, with a lot of dark fruit in the malt profile and bubbles that tickle my nose. there is a cool spice to the flavor that goes really well with the dark sweet malt, but again, not like a saison at all, and has a ton of funk to the finish. dries out quick after a sweet start, with some molasses and berry flavors, but totally yeast driven still. something special here, and something totally unique, which makes it one of a kind. i prefer that, being challenged and exposed to something new like this. as good as this series has been, but i can see it being a lot better now than it was, might not be so good without all this weird yeast. very well done, i want to find a bottle now to hang on to. potentially influential stuff, ive seen some posers already.

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Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at the Bryant Lake Bowl (from notes): It arrives dark amber with a slight haze and a thin foam collar. Fruit, malt and banana aromas. Banana, bread and fruit flavors with some pepper and herbs. Medium to medium full body, medium carbonation.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a medium to dark red amber with a fine two finger khaki head with good retention and lots of pillowy lacing. Aroma of bready malt, Belgian yeast, cake-like spicing of cinnamon, clove, hints of ginger. Flavor starts with caramel malt, Belgian yeast, dark fruit, like a sweet dark dubbel, familiar (cinnamon and clove) and odd (schisandra?) spicing develop and carry into the finish, which is mostly dark fruit, spicy bitterness and medicinal, presumably also from the schisandra. Medium bodied with a hint of creaminess. I was a bit leery of this one, Lips of Faith has been a mixed bag for me, and a bitter strange fruit I'd never tasted was a bit daunting. However, I enjoyed this odd little beer. Although there is dubbel character (the first few seconds is like a very sweet dubbel), other strange flavors develop quickly and become the dominant theme here. Although the schisandra flavor seemed initially herbal medicinal, I grew to enjoy it and it did fit nicely into the sweet body of Wild2. If I had to tell someone what this tasted like, I'd say it was much like a winter warmer with the addition of a mildy bitter exotic spice. I waited a long time to try this and it disappeared from the market, almost to my relief, but I found a stray bottle and got to sample it now. I often have tasted beers that I was happy to try, but never again; I would absolutely buy this again if I saw it. Off beat but enjoyable. A bit on the sweet side, with an odd medicinal aftertaste, but for me it invited repeated tasting. Nicely done.

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Photo of Chaney
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Okay, thanks to Wikipedia, I'm now armed with a working knowledge of Schizandra.

A: Poured a poo brown color, fairly clear, and with a slight 1/4 finger head.

S: Weird, weird, weird. Almost like a brown ale with added Brett and tree bark.

T: I got a little sour kick on the end, which was kinda fun in its own right. This reminded me of a Dubbel I had 2-3 years ago at Goose Island Clybourne. They had a Dubbel with Brett on tap. The funkiness cut through the brown sugar in spades and made that Belgian yeast strain its bitch.

M: Right on point: A tinge of carbonation, but not too much and with some slippery bubbles that fell back into the glass.

O: Not a big dubbed fan, but New Belgium pulled it off.

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Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.94/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy reddish brown color with a finger width foamy head. Head retention and lacing are good. Aroma of Belgian yeast with dark fruits and slight funky edge. Taste is very similar to aroma. Belgian yeasts with dark fruits but with a very slight funky edge. I was expected a little more sourness with it called "Wild 2", but I guess that doesn't mean a wild ale. Very good nonetheless. Smooth aftertaste, kind of creamy. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

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Photo of BigRedDog
3.86/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer pours a very dark brown, with amber colors around the edge. Nice khaki colored head with good lacing.

Smells malty and yeasty. Slight smell of bananas as well as some floral notes

Tastes like it smells. Malty sweet, but not over the top. Some floral taste, no hops to speak of. Also a slight salty flavor. Not overtly present, but still there. Good herbal flavor as well. Herbs and spice on the finish.

Mouthfeel is light, without much carbonation. Smooth and easy to drink.

Overall a good dubbel, but I definitely get more of an herbal/floral taste than with others of the same style.

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Photo of Bitterbill
3.81/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Purchased at Liquor Shed.

It pours a clear dark brown with a huge head of foam and plenty of lacing.

The smell is very nice..yeasty, spicy(peppery, cinnamon), very malty, something else.

The taste follows suit. Nice peppery spiciness, holiday like use of cinnamon, yeasty like a Dubbel should be. Some clove. There's some warming after the swallow that is king of chili like vs alcohol like. This is pretty tasty and a step up from the last 2 NB bombers I've tried recently. I just may buy another bottle.

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Photo of StoutHunter
3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I picked up a bottle of New Belgium's Wild2 Dubbel from their Lips of Faith series last month for $8.59 at The Lager Mill. This beer seems pretty interesting and I know for a fact that I've never had a beer brewed with Schisandra and I didn't even know what it was till I googled it, so lets see how it goes. 2013 Vintage. Poured from a brown 22oz bottle into a Belgian tulip.

A- The bottle looks nice, there's a nice western theme to it with a nice looking wood grain background, it's a little eye catching. It poured a nice and fairly clear crimson brown color that took took on more of a crimson and dark ruby hue when held to the light with two fingers worth of light tan head that died down to a thin ring that stayed till the end and it left some nice patchy lacing behind. This is a pretty good looking, I have no complaints.

S- The aroma starts off with a higher amount of sweetness that has a slight candied sugar like aroma to it and it's followed by a slight roasted malt aroma being the first to show up and it's quickly followed by some Belgian yeast being the fist to show up and it imparts a light bubble gum and a pretty noticeable banana like aroma that mixes nicely with some other fruity aromas with some dark fruit and plum like aromas showing up next. Towards the end comes some somewhat lighter funky farmhouse yeast aromas that are a little brett like and there's also a spice and almost cinnamon like aroma. The aroma was pretty nice, it was pretty unique and interesting, but it was a little on the sweet side.

T- The taste seems to be fairly similar to the aroma, but it's lighter and it starts off with a higher amount of medium sweetness that has a slight brown sugar like flavor to it followed by some nice malt flavors that's a little Dubbel like and it's quickly followed by the same Belgian yeast and fruity aspects that I got in the aroma, but there's also a little tartness to it. Up next comes some funky farmhouse and brett like flavors with a higher amount of low bitterness and a sweet, Belgian yeast, and brett like aftertaste. This was a pretty nice tasting beer, it was unique and fairly complex.

M- Fairly smooth, pretty crisp, lively, medium bodied with a higher amount of medium carbonation. This beer had a pretty good mouthfeel that worked nicely with this beer.

Overall I thought this was a pretty nice beer, it for sure wasn't a true to style example of style, but that wasn't what New Belgium was going for and it worked out nicely, it made for fairly complex, interesting and unique beer. This beer had nice drinkability, it was fairly smooth, crisp, a little prickly, not too filling and the taste did a nice job at holding my attention, one pint seems like a good amount for me, I could probably take out the whole bottle but the sweetness and lively carbonation might start to wear on me so I think sharing it is the way to go. What I like the most about this beer was how unique it was, I don't think I've had a beer that has tasted similar to this one. What I liked the least about this beer was nothing, there isn't anything that I disliked or would change about this beer, it's fine just the way it is. I would buy this again and I would like to throw one in the cellar and see how it changes over time. I would recommend this to people that don't mind a Dubbel with a little funk to it's that's a little more fruity then you usually get with the style. All in all I was pretty happy with this beer and I really liked how different it was. It's not a favorite from the Lips of Faith series, but it's still pretty good and I would like to see more breweries try something like this. Good job guys, keep up the good and unique work.

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Photo of Celtics17
3.77/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours a dark, clear brown color with auburn finish, looked like wine for a moment.

Smell - Slightly sweet, with berry / cherry aroma. Light sugary notes.

Taste- Fruitcake, banana bread notes, cherry as well, very slight pepper notes. Has some barley wine flavor as well. Warming as you keep sipping.

Overall not bad. I was a bit worried about this beer,but enjoyed it.

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Photo of vette2006c5r
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Wild pours a hazy dark maroon color with a nice small lacing head. There is a sour and sweet aroma. The taste is mild, nice sweetness, dry berry flavors. Good dry body, nice flavors, not overpowering. Overall its a nice beer, I like the dry berry flavors on top of the dubbel backbone, sweet, but not crazy overpowering.

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Photo of andyfrancis
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear brown-amber body with a bubbly almond head that settled quickly, lingering only on the edges of the glass.

Floral, clove aroma with some sweet boozy plum.

Malty and sweet but not overly. Spice on spice. Some alcohol on the finish.

Medium-full bodied with a velvety pepper mouth coating and lingering clove aftertaste and breath.

Dubbels are normally not my favorite, but this one is okay for me. I don't know that I'd buy it again, but it's worth trying once. I had never heard of Schisandra berries and didn't look them up until after the review, and somehow I like it more now.

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Photo of russpowell
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a crimson hued brown with a pinky of cream colored head. Above average lacing & average head retention

S: Plums, cinnamon & red hots candy, plus funk once warm

T: Follows the nose, a touch of leafy hops & funk up front. Funk picks up once warm, more cinnamon, a bit of leafy hops & oaky dryness, a bit of green bananas. Finishes dry, oaky with a fruity kiss of plums, persimmons & cinnamon

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation

Drinks easy, not mind blowing, but enjoyable. If you want mucho funk or hate cinnamon, this is not your beer I'm betting..

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Photo of spoony
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a 650 ml bottle (code says 13070931) into a chalice.

A-The head is pretty thin, maybe a finger at most, and light, gray-hued tan in color. Retention is poor at less than a minute. The brew is an interesting ruby-tinted brown. It is dark in color but some light gets through towards the edges revealing surprising clarity.

S-First, the odd scents: I smell a bit of cocoa (which probably isn't cocoa, but it has that aroma), some wine-like alcohol gives suggestions of red grapes and oaky dryness. Once the brew gets near room temp, I smell more traditional flavors like prune, tobacco, and spice.

T-The taste is similar with some odd dry (cinnamon and oak, for example) flavors to begin with. Then the prune, leather, tobacco flavors that are more typical of a dubbel. The pepper and clove spices really come out as the beer warms to a decent peppery finish.

M-The feel is medium to heavy with a soft carbonation that produces good volume on the palate.

O-This brew is pretty dry for a dubbel, which sort hurts the complexity and flavor profile. However, it grew on me as it warmed up, which is surprising because I started it at around 50-55 degrees. By the time it reached room temperature, many of the unusual flavors (like cinnamon and oak) had faded into the background, which improved things. In any event, this was not the best dubbel I've had, but not a bad effort, either.

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3.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear dark dark mahogany as any dubbel should. Bubbles are a bit pop-like though.

Smells of quite a bit of licorice. A wierd malt I can't quite explain.

Taste is strong licorice, cinnamon, maybe some pepper. Sort of sharp, but not in a bad way. Alcohol is VERY well hidden.

Mouthfeel is a bit thin and pop-like. The fizz turns into a sheet of spice on the tounge. It's wierd.

Overall, this ain't bad. It was only $6 for a bomber, the other similar bottles were $9-12. You do get what you pay for, but at $6 it was worth the try.

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Photo of Auraan
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured a deep reddish brown with a half-finger off-white head. It looks alright, not the best looking dubbel around though. Scents of Belgian yeast, candi sugar, dark fruit, raisins and some molasses, some spice, some banana, faint alcohol, with a very, very slight hint of funk. Very much a dubbel in it's aroma, not the most complex, but good. Taste follows the aroma. Begins with Belgian yeast spice and candi sugar, moves into figs, dark fruit, raisin, dark brown bread, some sweet spices, particularly cinnamon and slight brown sugar with an extremely faint hint of sour funk on the finish. Again, a standard dubbel, with just a little funk. Not bad, but not the best. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a semi-drying finish, probably from the brett. Overall this is a good dubbel. It's got the qualities of the style, the sweetness, the dark fruit, the Belgian yeast, just not as good as some examples. The brett and schisandra used in the fermentation was barely perceivable however, so this ended up just being a dubbel.

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3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

16oz glass at the Craft Beer Market in Cowtown, where the New Belgium Alberta release party is in full swing. Imma gonna have to look up what Schisandra is later.

This beer appears a clear, dark reddish brown colour, with a thin cap of loosely bubbly ecru head, which leaves a pockmarked wall of painted lace around the glass as things slowly sink away.

It smells of sour pale grain, peppery yeast, edgy, yet generic black fruit, a light funkiness, some metallic flintiness, and earthy leafy hops. The taste is sour dark fruit, gritty pale and caramel malt, a kind of band aid like astringency, a further touch of toffee sweetness, funky yeast, mild abstract roast, and earthy, weedy, and perfumed hops.

The carbonation is quite soft, just a trilling frothiness, the body an adequate medium weight, and perhaps a bit tacky in its smoothness. It finishes off-dry, yeasty, funky, and semi-sweet in its lingering graininess.

What we have here, is apparently a wild dubbel, we do, with all its attendant characteristics, bolstered somewhat by some peculiar Asian fruit adjunct. Evenly sour, exotically fruity, and more drinkable than yer average American wild ale, this much is certain.

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3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into signature globe glass, bottled on 9/7/2013. Pours crystal clear ruby red color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of raisin, plum, red berry, pear, apple, clove, pepper, cinnamon, caramel, toast, candi sugar, herbal, floral, grass, light funk, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Nice and unique aromas with good complexity of malt, yeast ester, and spice notes; with good strength. Taste of raisin, plum, red berry, pear, apple, toast, clove, pepper, candi sugar, cinnamon, herbal, floral, grass, light funk, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Slight fruity tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of raisin, plum, red berry, pear, apple, toast, clove, cinnamon, candi sugar, herbal, grass, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice complexity and robustness of malt, yeast ester, and spice flavors; with a nice malt/yeast flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, fairly creamy, and lightly slick/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice spiced dubbel style. Good balance and complexity of malt, yeast ester, and spice flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Lips Of Faith - Wild2 Dubbel (Ale Brewed With Schisandra) from New Belgium Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.