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Lips Of Faith - Tart Lychee - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

629 Ratings
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Ratings: 629
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 44
Gots: 68 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Three year old Wild Beer blended with lychee and a touch of Ceylon cinnamon.

(Beer added by: Overlord on 07-20-2009)
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zdk9

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4.43/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Super cloudy sewer water orange- it's an orange that hints at tints of grey but the tint is closer to roses. Barely any head and all of it disappears almost instantly.

S- Aroma is super strong! Lots of sourness and fruitiness- really intriguing. A little floral with notes of roses and lavender but funky- green apple and pear.

T- Nice creamy tartness. Cider apple vinegar mixed with olive oil or half and half. Bits of bread peaking out here and there but a lot of sour fruit. A little spicy- cinnamon.

M- Puckery but sweet- a good balance between the two.

O- A really nice complex sour I could sip and enjoy for quite a while.

Serving type: on-tap

11-18-2011 04:30:56 | More by zdk9
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A - Glowing orange apricot, with fine bubbled white head. Semi hazy.

S - Lactic and salty minerals, tropical fruit, lychee?, bubblegum, grassy hay, musty wood,

T - Candy tartness upfront, muted pink lemonade, tropical fruit, pineapple, soft caramel malts underneath. The sweetness builds toward the finish while the tartness fades but finishes dry and very crisp and refreshing.

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Lips Of Faith - Tart Lychee from New Belgium Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 629 ratings.