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Lips Of Faith - Le Terroir - New Belgium Brewing

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94
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1,635 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,635
Reviews: 396
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 442
Gots: 258 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A sour beer barrel-aged for two years and then dry-hopped with Amarillo and Cascade hops for 8 days.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-23-2005)
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A: poured a yellowish brown in color with orange highlights which had a nice half finger of head and left a little lacing sticking to the glass.

S: Mango madness struck on the first whiff which also had bretty funky notes, a bit of passion fruit character and a hint of vinegar.

T: the mango fruitiness was also dominate on the palate alongside, passion fruits, oaky character, funky bretty flavors, and some good tart qualities.

M: the brew was light to medium in body with a good amount of carbonation which had a fruity, oaky, bretty, sticky, and tart finish.

D: very interesting beer thast was drinking quite well and is probably one of my favorites from the lips of faith line.

Gobzilla, Nov 20, 2011
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A: Golden, straw like color, looks cloudy

N: Fresh citrus and oily hop aroma blast, bubblegum, rock candy; fresh pineapple, orange zest, tangy tropical fruit aromas like kiwi, all pinned against a brett funkiness.

T/M: Smooth carbonated sourness, velvet-like and rollicking along the palate; heavy on the tangy fruits and citrus-like hop character, fresh pineapple, tangerine, more of the orange zest; a great Champagne-like spritziness. Not hop-forward by any stretch but they are definitely present and it's an interesting interplay between the puckering tartness and the hop character

D: Love this beer and would love to see dry-hopped sour beers become the new barrel aged imperial stout.

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Lips Of Faith - Le Terroir from New Belgium Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 1,635 ratings.