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Lips Of Faith - Dunkel Weiss - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

205 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 52
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 02-08-2011)
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JohnQVegas

Tennessee

4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into The Bruery tulip.

Pours a very, very dark brown, ruby highlights showing through around the very edges, with a fluffy one-finger khaki head on top that settles into a soapy cap and plenty of lacing.

Nose is like a dark, spiced sweet bread - dark sugar, clove and a bit of banana, bit of vanilla and an underlying, brown sugar-laced bready sweetness. Light bit of spicy alcohol. Beautiful.

Taste marches in lock step with the nose. Spicy and dry to start, huge clove notes and underlying banana match up with a deep, bready richness. Vanilla-sugar icing drizzled on top gives this one an almost coffee cake richness, and the spices don't hurt either. Clove is the biggest presence, but the elements together combine to hint at nutmeg, maybe even allspice and cinnamon as well - this could be a fantastic winter warmer, without even needing a spice addition at all. Dry finish, bit more banana, rich doughy yeast reminiscent of fresh (and slightly under-)baked cinnamon rolls. Alcohol heat is there, folded into the overall spiciness.

Mouthfeel is light as a feather, spritzy carbonation, only getting a bit heavier on the long, full finish.

Very nicely done beer. Tasty, authentic even after the big abv. Should really be classified under Weizenbock, but other than that, very nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2011 02:36:06 | More by JohnQVegas
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Lips Of Faith - Dunkel Weiss from New Belgium Brewing
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