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Lips Of Faith - Clutch Collabeeration - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
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good

504 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 504
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.59%
Wants: 46
Gots: 71 | 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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jheezee

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-07-2011 03:55:15 | More by jheezee
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dylnthmsn

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-27-2011 14:16:31 | More by dylnthmsn
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allouez86

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-16-2011 21:04:26 | More by allouez86
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Schrobblehead

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-15-2011 18:59:28 | More by Schrobblehead
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PlinytheFarter

Illinois

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-05-2011 01:55:24 | More by PlinytheFarter
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SIEVS

Missouri

5/5  rDev +35.1%

02-08-2012 23:00:20 | More by SIEVS
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marct

Nevada

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-10-2011 23:57:15 | More by marct
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mikennat

Missouri

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-14-2011 16:10:43 | More by mikennat
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Never2Dark

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

An amazing beer.

It pours dark and majestic, releasing a true 'sour' aroma, tantalizing the observer. While crashing upon the palate, this beer comes on strong with a true belgian sour taste, but is then overcome by a true dark porter bitters. While this would be nice for most, the sour fights back, replacing the taste again with a finsih of sour combined artfully with the bitters of a nice sharp overly roasted malt.

Truly a delightful drinking experience. The price was right, it looked right, smelled nice, and played tricks on the palate, taking the taste from sour to bitter back to sour and finishing with a creamy 'awesome'. Well done, New Belgium. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2011 04:57:03 | More by Never2Dark
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Brueghel

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-18-2011 20:19:12 | More by Brueghel
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quine

Colorado

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-16-2011 01:34:48 | More by quine
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horrorspecialty

Virginia

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-16-2011 14:46:06 | More by horrorspecialty
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Wow, a really good curve ball beer! Poured with a fine, small to medium sized tan head that settles down to a light cover that lasts quite a while and some lace. Color is an opaque black brown. Aroma is malt, roast, cocoa, a little fruit and acid. Taste is like nose and has those qualities greatly amplified in a way that all works together very nicely. Body is excellent and carbonation perfect. Finish is like flavor and of medium length. Just a little alcohol at the very end. And in spite of the strength and big flavors this is pretty easy drinking. Session beer to get looped. Severe discipline is called for on this one.

Serving type: on-tap

10-03-2011 23:35:37 | More by drpimento
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ssjkyle

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

07-14-2012 03:58:22 | More by ssjkyle
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GTB

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

12-15-2012 04:10:19 | More by GTB
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Plastikdust

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

10-22-2013 21:14:11 | More by Plastikdust
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LeeryLeprechaun

Colorado

4.68/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I have had the opportunity to have clutch on tap and bottled. This review will be of the bottled version that I had on 12/16/2011

Clutch pours a deep dark brown color that sucks your eye deep into its depths. An off white head sits nicely on the beer but quickly turns into a lave around the glass that will stick to the sides as you drink down this beer.

The aroma is a mix of roasted malts with just a hint of fresh coffee.

The taste starts off sweet and is filled with toaste, coffee, and chocolate. But not a bitter coffee or a dark chocolate, instead a very sweet and milky taste.

Overall i think that this beer is just awesome. It is a shame that it is a limited release. I was certainly expecting more of a sour flavor from the description. However, the beer is remarkably smooth and wonderful to partake.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2011 16:44:54 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

4.63/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Comes out of the tap a deep, warm sable with a thick, fine-bubbled tan head that leaves some good lacing. Smoky aroma has chocolate, coffee and sour apple tones. Flavor nicely mixes mocha with sour apple and has smoky, nutty, molasses and licorice notes. Full-bodied, lively texture leaves a fizzy finish with smoky and sour apple flavors.

Serving type: on-tap

09-26-2011 01:21:01 | More by Cyberkedi
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wahba

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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nickhiller

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

11-16-2011 22:01:07 | More by nickhiller
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sneth019

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

11-27-2012 21:33:35 | More by sneth019
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tln13

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

04-17-2012 02:18:11 | More by tln13
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

10-24-2012 15:59:23 | More by JohnK17
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California

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

08-19-2012 05:44:06 | More by GregoryMo
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

03-11-2013 01:19:34 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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Lips Of Faith - Clutch Collabeeration from New Belgium Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 504 ratings.