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Lips Of Faith - Le Fleur Misseur? - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

177 Ratings
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 15
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gueuzedude on 05-30-2008)
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Photo of vfgccp
4.05/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Light yellow body with a mixed bubbled head. Moderate retention and nice lace.

S - Huge rosewater and tart dandelion nose. Pear and lemon backdrop.

T - Bright floral opening. Green, semi-tart, bitter plant stem center. Rosewater finish.

M - Light frame with nice carbonation throughout.

vfgccp, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of seth72104
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

seth72104, Aug 20, 2012
Photo of beerbrains
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

beerbrains, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of chugalug06
4.4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

What a find this one was! Bottled 6/25/09, almost 3 years after the release date... Thank you Telluride for keeping this brew around cellar temps.

Three-finger, white, fluffy, foamy, head. the head looks a lot like a nice pillow-y cloud. Brew stands a vibrant golden yellow color. Lacing is a bit sparse.

Very nice light Belgian flower aroma. Lots of dandelion, bittering hops, lemon, light banana, and coriander.

A bit on the rough end of the bitter spectrum, but it with held 3 years of sitting and waiting to be consumed. Lots of light lemon, chamomile, and coriander. Perfect light carbonation and very light mouthfeel; silky and thin. Drinks a lot like a saison.

Brew is VERY refreshing for a 100+ degree day. A great find in a great town! I would highly recommend this brew! Evrything combined in thie brew fits and works. I wish NB would still brew this like this!

I miss the old bottle caps...screw major marketing.

chugalug06, Jun 23, 2012
Photo of dollarbill
3/5  rDev -19.8%

dollarbill, Jun 07, 2012
Photo of Irrationalist
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Irrationalist, Apr 29, 2012
Photo of hopfacebrew
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

hopfacebrew, Mar 13, 2012
Photo of bthomas
2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

bthomas, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of steamboatbrewer
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

steamboatbrewer, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of gpogo
4.03/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Crystal clear pale yellow body with a small white head. The head dissipated to a small foam covering.

A- Fruity notes. Smells a lot like a saison, lots of esters. A bit funky.

T- Not as funky up front, but that funk sits in the aftertaste(in a good way). Crisp and clean upfront. Some fruity tartness, lemon/grapefruit?

M- Light to medium light body. Moderately light carbonation.

D- This beer is wonderful. I wouldn't say it is incredibly interesting in any one direction, but all around it is an enjoyable wild beer.

gpogo, Feb 22, 2012
Photo of imperialking
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

imperialking, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of mechanicalprints
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

mechanicalprints, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev -19.8%

ygtbsm94, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of decadance
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

decadance, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of Whiskeydeez
4/5  rDev +7%

Whiskeydeez, Jan 25, 2012
Photo of SaintMarysGirl
2.15/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

it has a weak head on it very little foam if any at all, with a sweet smell of soy sauce and or bbq. it has a tangy bana peal taste with a hint of molasses. it is sour and has a black cherry taste too very fruity and heavy mouth feel. i personally do not like beer or the way it taste but it wa sone of the bettter ones i had except the inlger taste in your mouth.

SaintMarysGirl, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of ChrisPro
3.88/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasted blind as part of Blind BIF #6

Blind beer #8

22 oz bomber poured into my Allagash Cervoise footed glass (had to look it up to actually see what this glass is called)

A - Almost clear, but slightly hazy golden with a monster pillowtop bleach white head. This craggy head decided to hang out for a while and watch SNL with me and feels like it wants to stay for the whole episode. Naturally, there's some smattering of lace as I drink. 4.5

S - Some really nice grapefruit and hay notes. We've got a saison for sure. A little bit of black tea and a touch of gym sock. A bit funky, but I'm definitely liking the nose. 3.5

T - Very nice. Clean, crisp, refreshing. Not quite as funky as I expected from the nose. This is actually much lighter with just some hints of lemon tartness. The first sip actually reminded me of a nice kolsch, but going back for more, it's definitely a belgian pale or saison. Not super complex, but light sweetness with a really crisp grassy finish. Also a little bit of stonefruit (peach) lingers on the tongue. I'm liking this. 4.0

M - Very light body and light carbonation. Surprising given the head, but these bubbles are so small and smooth I feel like I'm drinking a nice cask saison. There's just a touch of high alcohols, but it works. 3.5

O - Incredibly drinkable. not tons going on, but this beer is made extremely well. Did I mention this beer is drinkable? It's hard to just sip this beer as it goes down extremely quickly. Rare any more for people to be wowed by a non-sour/RIS/IPA/BA beer anymore, but this is just done well. I would happily drink this again as this bottle is going too quickly. 4.0

It's a little more clean than Saison vautour, so not that. Could be another McKenzie, but I'm pretty sure they only use 750s. I suppose it could be a belgian pale, but pretty sure it's a saison. I don't think it's Stillwater because those have been a bit more complex and overdone. This is just simple deliciousness.

Final Guess: Saison...but no clue on the brewery.

The reveal: New Belgium Le Fleur, Misseur?

Wow, i had this beer at the brewery a few years ago and was unimpressed, but it's pretty solid in the bottle. Guess I missed the style again, but close. The nose threw me off. Very solid beer. Thanks, Scott.

ChrisPro, Jan 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

kiki3drt292, Jan 10, 2012
Photo of TexAggie011
3/5  rDev -19.8%

TexAggie011, Jan 09, 2012
Photo of isaiahcutright
3.28/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance- golden straw color and a slight haziness.
Smell- Bready fruity, and foral aroma.
Taste- easy drinking earthy, a touch of hops, and a very nice yeast flavor.
Mouthfeel- very drinkable. Carbonation is just right.
Overall this is a nice Belgium Pale Ale. Won't blow your socks off, but won't disappoint.

isaiahcutright, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of Grebdioz
4/5  rDev +7%

Grebdioz, Dec 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

savagepm, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of jak
4/5  rDev +7%

jak, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

ROGUE16, Dec 05, 2011
Lips Of Faith - Le Fleur Misseur? from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.