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Lips Of Faith - Le Terroir - New Belgium Brewing

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world-class

1,740 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,740
Reviews: 407
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 439
Gots: 275 | 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.

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4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
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4.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The beer pours a fairly vigorous and creamy white head that dissipates moderately. The beer itself is a clear solid gold. The beer smell is pretty complex and delicious. The beer has both a tarty component and a fruity/tropical part. The tart sour (similar to that of grapefruit and Granny Smiths) is pretty strong and dominates the smell but is delightful when the tropical part comes out. The tropical smell is a little bit like watermelon and melon with a bit of sweet papaya. The beer taste is similar but the tart is stronger and the tropical part is harder to make out. The tropical part still comes out and is pretty good but it's hard to keep the beer in your mouth for that long. The tropical portion is generally stronger after the beer has warmed a little and stronger in the aftertaste. The same melon notes from before are present. The tart comes out with the same notes but is amplified by the bitter citrus hops.

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Fantastic beer, actually comes close to my favorite Dry hopped sour from the same state. Batch 60. and a touch behind love buzz that share similarities. Highly recomend.

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Bottle Date: 08-19-2014
Poured into a Heady Topper stemless goblet.
This amazing mystery liquid from New Belgium's Sour Forest
is ALL OVER THE PLACE.
So many different aromas and flavors...it's an adventure.
It's so tart up front, not sure it's actually beer.
THEN, the payoff...a luxurious, lingering finish of malty sweetness.
A roller coaster ride of deliciousness.
This brew touches all the bases.
Batter up!

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Lips Of Faith - Le Terroir from New Belgium Brewing
96 out of 100 based on 1,740 ratings.