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

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BA SCORE
79
okay

491 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 491
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.79%
Wants: 6
Gots: 33 | FT: 3
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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EnojysAnyBeer

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

07-20-2014 22:04:59 | More by EnojysAnyBeer
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-20-2014 06:22:29 | More by CraigTravor
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

07-20-2014 05:42:34 | More by Howlader
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bulldogops

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +14.9%

07-20-2014 02:58:35 | More by bulldogops
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RyanStelzner


4/5  rDev +14.9%

07-18-2014 01:36:33 | More by RyanStelzner
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AnthonyD12

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

07-17-2014 16:05:09 | More by AnthonyD12
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Sparty55

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

07-17-2014 01:59:12 | More by Sparty55
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Stillyman11

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-15-2014 04:46:09 | More by Stillyman11
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -1.4%

Pour is hazed golden amber with lots of white head. Nose has a bit of stale grain, some sweet candied sugar, lemon, passion fruit, and a hint of peppery spice. Taste is pretty much the same, a bit sweet of candied sugar, some fruitiness and a hint more peppery spice. Medium body, a touch syrupy and heavy in back, moderate carbonation.

07-14-2014 21:49:19 | More by cpetrone84
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UncleEmu

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-14-2014 17:31:52 | More by UncleEmu
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BH712

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-14-2014 05:15:30 | More by BH712
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morimech

Minnesota

3.34/5  rDev -4%

Clear golden color with an attractive two finger head that had great retention before settling to a thick cap. Massive amount of lacing is left down the glass.

Rather timid and uninteresting aroma. A touch of floral and earthy notes. I pick up a little honeycomb as well. Not much going on.

Not sure what they are going for. Probably a mediocre amber ale if not for the chiles. And the chiles do not add that much just a little spice kick in the finish. Seems the brewers thought people would be scared off by them. Has some interesting citrus hop qualitie however that picks up the score a bit.

The feels deceptively light in body. Superb carbonation gives the beer plenty of life without being harsh.

Probably one of the more disappointing collaborative efforts put out there. The brewers must of put out there B team for this effort.

07-13-2014 18:29:33 | More by morimech
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Kevin_Chapman

New York

3/5  rDev -13.8%

07-13-2014 02:16:51 | More by Kevin_Chapman
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jhhansen

California

2/5  rDev -42.5%

07-13-2014 01:44:03 | More by jhhansen
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-13-2014 01:43:52 | More by bismarksays
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barczar

Kentucky

3.69/5  rDev +6%

Hazy light between with a lingering cream head. Aroma is heavily cherry, with a hint of phenol. Vegetal character, and the chilis don't chime out until the taste. Flavor is not quite as cherry laden, more smoky spice, with a hint of cherry tartness.

07-12-2014 20:34:56 | More by barczar
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thirdeyeo4

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14.9%

07-12-2014 20:15:52 | More by thirdeyeo4
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

07-12-2014 19:55:31 | More by FLBeerGuy
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AGoodStout

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-12-2014 18:45:03 | More by AGoodStout
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-10-2014 22:35:42 | More by Kegatron
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joemetric

Kansas

3/5  rDev -13.8%

07-10-2014 16:54:26 | More by joemetric
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KAF

Iowa

3/5  rDev -13.8%

07-07-2014 02:40:40 | More by KAF
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n2pux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-04-2014 18:55:55 | More by n2pux
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goodshiz

Florida

4/5  rDev +14.9%

07-04-2014 14:21:05 | More by goodshiz
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AtrumAnimus

Texas

4.76/5  rDev +36.8%

This one pours a nice cloudy umber color with a thick off white head that is very long lived and is staying for a very long time. The lacing is super thick as well with an amazing fluffy texture.

The nose is spicy, savory and sweet all at the same time. Great malty complexity with lots of floral and fruit notes with some peppery, pine, grass and bread hints are there as well.

The taste is rich with lots going on here. The malt is sweet and dry and the same time. There are distinctive fruity tones with shard sharp dry ones that must be a result of the chilies mixed with malt. The hops are a nice bitter ride from beginning to end that are only enhanced by the mild chili bite. The pepper is sweet and mild. The hop finish is bitter and clean.

The mouthfeel is perfect for this one, just the right amount of richness.

Overall this one is surprisingly good. Most brew masters that try a chili combination often get too much of the negative chili affect without the good flavor. This one blends the hops to chili ratio just right.

Excellent, just got to try it!

07-01-2014 23:04:17 | More by AtrumAnimus
Lips Of Faith - Cigar City Collaboration (Ale Brewed With Chilies) from New Belgium Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.