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Lips Of Faith - Dunkel Weiss - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

208 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 62
Gots: 18 | 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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Photo of chugalug06
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%

A - Great pour. Nice off-white foamy head; builds slowly. Brew is dark crisp brown with lots of reds and blacks. Nice head retention too.

S - Lots of huge banana!!!! Great scent for this style! Lots of spices too. Not your girlfriends wheat...

T - Strong, but hidden nicely, zero heat. Great smooth Belgian goodness. Lots of cloves, banana, spice.

M - Dry! Great carbonation, but slightly bitter. The bitterness doesn't fit with this style.

O - Rockin' brew, glad I finally got to try it!

chugalug06, Aug 07, 2011
Photo of feloniousmonk
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%

New Belgium Lips of Faith Series Dunkel Weiss, 1 pint, 6 fl. oz., Alc. 9% by vol.

Very dark appearance, nearly black, complete and utter opacity, lovely creamy tan head, large and lasting, looking great.

Aroma: banana cream pie. Boom, there it is. Soft, sweet, slightly spicy. A little bubble gum.

Taste: Big malty flavor. Dark and deep. Great little texture, dark fruit flavor coming through, a little fig, some grape, and then nicely dry. Some bits of cocoa, a beautiful mix of chocolate and dark fruit, rich and malty. Deee-licious. Tast-eee!
Can't dispute that. One flaw? That 9% a.b.v., it's roaring in now, and I wish it wouldn't. This tastes just delicious, and could have still been, without being so strong. Whoa.

feloniousmonk, Mar 10, 2011
Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev -2%

The beer pours a dark brown color with a large, off-white head. The aroma is heavy on the wheat and roasted malt, with a little bit of pepper and cloves. The flavor is more of the same. I get some dark fruit, caramel malt, molasses, wheat and pepper. Very drinkable, with only a little bit of the 9 percent ABV showing. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. A very nice dunkelweizen and another good Lips of Faith beer.

Mora2000, Feb 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2%

ste5venla, Aug 17, 2012
Photo of dirtylou
4/5  rDev -2%

22oz bomber, Star Liquor, consumed in parking lot while waiting for GTTM tix

appearance; served in a shaker pint - dark, cola-esque body, full off-white head with good retention.

smell; overripe banana, dark cherries, vanilla, dark wheat, clove

taste: nice offering - banana, dark cherry, wheat, spicy clove, cocoa, ginger.

mouthfeel: medium body, nicely spiced finish

overall: strong

dirtylou, May 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2%

Obscure05, Feb 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

jheezee, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2%

kkrez, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2%

Glibber, Sep 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

dumptruck81, Jan 20, 2012
Photo of jsanford
4/5  rDev -2%

On-tap at the Distillery in Savannah, GA on 2/5/11. Poured into a NB Globe.

A - Dark cola brown with a fluffy 3-finger bone-colored head. Retention is great, some streaky lacing is left on the glass.
S - Dark malt, roasted plantains, cloves, and caramel. Huge banana flavors on this, smells great!
T - Very close to the nose, dark roasted banana or plantains dominate with cloves, bubblegum, and a heaping caramel malt backbone. Probably the "roastiest", most banana-forward Dunkelweizen I've had.
M - Smooth and creamy with a medium body and prickly carbonation.
D - Nicely drinkable, but the high ABV would keep this from being sessionable.

jsanford, Feb 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2%

cdwil, Dec 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2%

crowbar540, Dec 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

mattmarka1, Jan 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

Jame515, Oct 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

codynevels, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2%

spycow, Jan 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

buckyp, Jan 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

gleemonger, Mar 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

CelticAleMan, Aug 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

ithinkimasofa, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2%

zestar, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of rye726
4/5  rDev -2%

Good to see a German effort from New Belgium. It pours redwood color with a tan head. The nose is very fruity with a bit on a bubble gum aroma. Taste is also on the sweet and fruity side with peppery yeasts and a spicy alcohol presence. Medium body seemed a bit over carbonated. A little sweet to drink more than a glass.

rye726, Feb 21, 2011
Lips Of Faith - Dunkel Weiss from New Belgium Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.