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Lips Of Faith - Le Terroir - New Belgium Brewing

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1,425 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,425
Reviews: 378
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 447
Gots: 206 | FT: 19
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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Le Terrior 2013 Bottle to chardonnay glass

A. Color is dark golden. Poured a 2 finger white, semi-frothy head. The head very slowly retreated an absolutely flat appearance after about 30 minutes. No lacing.

S. Slight tartness with big tart fruit. Fruity notes of sour green grapes, figs, persimmon, elderberries, and blueberries. A mild neutral oak is apparent but I do not pick up on the hops.

T. Mildly to moderately tart. No bitterness. Follows the nose with notes of grapes, neutral oak, and berries. Not much hops.

M. Light to moderate carbonation. Smooth as silk. Light bodied.

O. A very nice sour. I took my time with this beer, which certainly may have influenced the appearance. This ale leaves a very gentle aftertaste that is awesome. I didn’t see the hops but I’m not holding it against the beer because it’s flat out great. I highly recommend this to sour fans.

macher0, Dec 16, 2013
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Got lucky to find a bottle shop where nobody is noticing these on the shelf. Lucky to be able to grab a few of these over the last month.

Pours a really rich citrus like orange color. The citrusy look is echoed in the smell as well. The smell on this one is really making me excited to imbibe.

The taste is immediately tart. It's exactly what I was hoping for in the sour department. The end is refreshing and fades away really well for me. Really struggling to not sip this one every other second.

This beer was exactly what I was expecting. Glad I have a couple more to sip on.

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Lips Of Faith - Le Terroir from New Belgium Brewing
96 out of 100 based on 1,425 ratings.