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Lips Of Faith - Cigar City Collaboration (Ale Brewed With Chilies) - New Belgium Brewing

Lips Of Faith - Cigar City Collaboration (Ale Brewed With Chilies)Lips Of Faith - Cigar City Collaboration (Ale Brewed With Chilies)

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347 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 347
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.54%


Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 10-25-2013)
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-14-2013 22:16:06 | More by russpowell
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

04-22-2014 01:56:10 | More by millerbuffoon
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-20-2014 21:54:35 | More by LXIXME
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

2.69/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

650ml bottle into a tulip. From notes.

A: Pours a clearish amber color. The head is a finger high, white in shade, and almost fluffy in the glass. Retention is decent. As it fades, streaks of lacing remain on the glass.

S: Sulfur? I'm surprised by the strong initial presence of noble hops. After a bit, the chiles come forward with faint fruity touches. Really mild and simplistic.

T: Much like the nose, it opens up with a sulfury hop bite. The finish is little more than a very mild chile taste. It's as bland and simple as can be, but it's somewhat drinkable.

M: Light, clean, bitter; I'll give this beer some credit - it's easy to drink for 8.5%. Some of the chile oils linger on the palate, as expected. Carbonation is good.

O: Freakin' insipid, plain and simple. Not much chile - or anything else, for that matter. Next!

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 19:51:06 | More by ThisWangsChung
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vikinghorn

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -13.5%

04-20-2014 01:30:36 | More by vikinghorn
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

04-18-2014 17:25:28 | More by billhelm
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Pencible

Virginia

3.53/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: This poured a hazy gold with a little white head.
S: It smelled like sweet honey and earthy barley, with some spicy chili.
T: It tasted like it smelled, with mostly sweet honey and earthy barley and a little spicy chili. It had a mild earthy aftertaste.
M: It was watery with moderate carbonation. Decent body.
D: This was not a very spicy beer, which made it easier to drink, but also boring. The scent and taste and body didn't have much character otherwise, which compounded the problem. Not difficult to drink, but too simplistic. I expected more out of this brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 18:18:20 | More by Pencible
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +15.3%

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Florida

2.5/5  rDev -28%

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Florida

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bnes09

Illinois

3.34/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Light amber color. Nice see through. Rich, creamy head with exceptional stick and smooth foamy lacing.

Aroma is clean with hints of malt and spices.

Biscuity malt flavor with hints of butter and diacetyl. Herbal leafy hop, descent balance. Touch of spices without a hint of heat. Yeast is not prominent as expected.

Sturdy medium bodied. Smooth, creamy texture. Slight warmth from the alcohol. Well carbonated.

Descent brew overall just weak for a pepper beer. Lacks the spice level and heat I was hoping for. Just a little dull in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2014 21:13:40 | More by bnes09
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Ohio

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Lips Of Faith - Cigar City Collaboration (Ale Brewed With Chilies) from New Belgium Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 347 ratings.