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Lips Of Faith - Biere De Mars - New Belgium Brewing

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742 Ratings

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Ratings: 742
Reviews: 407
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 39
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

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Beer added by: mattmaples on 07-20-2009

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured out of a brown 22 oz bottle into a Boulevard Smokestack tulip glass. No discernible bottling or freshness date on the bottle.

Appearance - Body is a translucent golden-orange, with a lot of complexity from the light wafting through, revealing yellow highlights. Head is a fluffy two fingers of microbubbles featuring good retention and solid lacing.

Smell - Musty, but with some hints of malty sweetness and spice as well as the trademark brett characteristic. However, the brett is considerably subdued, so it took a few smells to even pick it up at all.

Taste - Complex mix of flavors with no single dominant profile. Notes of grain and sourdough with bright lemony overtones as well as some yeasty funk, but again that component is faded and in the background.

Mouthfeel - Very drinkable and with carbonation on the high side of moderate. Body is on the light side of medium.

Overall, a beer that's decent, but nothing spectacular. As much as I love saisons, I've had trouble finding a biere de garde that speaks to me in the same way. This one is unique in having the brett and some tartness, but those elements are too subdued to really kick this one up a notch.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

clean honey yellow pour with 2 fingers foamy white head and nice lacing. smells of fruits (orange, grapes), cinnamon, nutmeg, jasmine. very floral odors. the taste is very floral up front (again, jasmine) with a mild citrus rind bitterness up front, and a sweet citrus/floral tea-like backbone. it is light bodied with a medium carbonation.

this is a pretty solid beer and very unique. never had a beer this floral. i think they could try adding a heavier malt backbone to balance it out a bit, but this doing the job on a rainy spring day AS IS!

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Lips Of Faith - Biere De Mars from New Belgium Brewing
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