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Lips Of Faith - Clutch Collabeeration - New Belgium Brewing

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507 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 507
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.59%
Wants: 45
Gots: 72 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This pleasing, two-part, potion was brewed with chocolate and black malts for a rich and roasty overtone, then fused with a dry, substratum of sour for a bold and audacious flavor. Black as night, this beer is blended at 80% stout, 20% dark sour wood beer for a collaboration that begins with a sour edge and finishes with a big, dark malt character, lingering, sweet on your palate.

(Beer added by: chumba526 on 08-06-2011)
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DavidST

Texas

3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a tulip.

This pours a black color with a large mocha colored head with good lacing. I smell some booziness to this to begin with, I also get come dark roasted malts and coffee, not a whole lot of sourness. Feel is medium. The taste is a little disappointing, I was really excited to try this one and have been waiting for months since I first heard about it, perhaps my expectations were too high. Anyways, I get the dark roasted malts, maybe some coffee and some nice bitterness, but then there is a noticeable alcohol flavor and the sourness which I was expecting to love is actually not very appealing in this type of beer, it reminds me more of bile than the beautiful sourness of La Folie, maybe the roasted malts don't mix well with the sourness, this is drinkable and okay, but I'm a little disappointed with the taste.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2011 01:49:51 | More by DavidST
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Lips Of Faith - Clutch Collabeeration from New Belgium Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 507 ratings.