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Lips Of Faith - Clutch Collabeeration - New Belgium Brewing

Lips Of Faith - Clutch CollabeerationLips Of Faith - Clutch Collabeeration

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BA SCORE
84
good

495 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 495
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.59%


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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yourefragile

District of Columbia

2.28/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

22 oz bottle. $5.99 at Beltway (Total Wine).

Richard said it best before me; this tastes like the result of blending at the end of an awesome tasting. A good idea at the time, but execution produces disappointment.

Pour is chocolate black with a fleeting khaki head and dry, web lacing. Aroma is dry, roasty and coffee bitter, light chocolate and sweet dark fruit sourness. Thin, light body with soft carbonation, watery finish. Body is smoky and roasty, a pleasant coffee American stout. Finish produces some citrus and ripe fruit sweetness with little sourness. Mmmmk. Surprisingly little alcohol presence and rather pleasant as far as drinkability goes. However to be direct, this beer sucks in execution.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2011 02:41:20 | More by yourefragile
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Rollzroyce21

California

2.13/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

RATING [Stouts] = 3 / 10

Bottle poured into tulip glass

[A]
Dark brown, black-ish

[S]
Roasty, Malty, Coffee

[T/M]
Roasty. Malty. Coffee.
Hint of fruity sourness
Medium carbonation.

[O]
I took a couple drinks before pouring what was left in my glass down the drain. It was too hot; flavors weren't gelling well together.

Recapped and let it sit in my fridge for a day.

Then was able to finish the rest. Flavors melded together better after it mellowed out, but lost some of the good carbonation.

If I were to get my hands on another bottle, definitely gonna let it sit in my cellar for some time before thinking about tasting it. I would overlook it if it were on draft list somewhere. Definitely my least favorite of the Lips of Faith series.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2011 14:36:34 | More by Rollzroyce21
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harrymel

Washington

1.75/5  rDev -52.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Bottled: AUG? 2011

A: pours black with a finger of latte foam which falls to a quilt of the same leaving behind rings of lace.
S: Burnt malts, some lacto tones, a bit of pepper.
T: Tastes like a poorly made stout with souring. Some coffee and soil malts. Grape and sour cherry tartness. Like a toned down Abyssident.
M: Medium bodied with hi carb. Semi dry finish.
O: This beer should never have been made.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 08:04:54 | More by harrymel
Lips Of Faith - Clutch Collabeeration from New Belgium Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 495 ratings.