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Lips Of Faith - Kick - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

409 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 409
Reviews: 207
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 57
Gots: 45 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
New Belgium and Elysian are together again with Kick, a rich and tart pumpkin cranberry ale blended with wood-aged beer for a uniquely complex harvest season sour.

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 08-10-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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drummermattie02

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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elcrawl

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -22.7%

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spoony

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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qthompso

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

11-23-2012 01:14:47 | More by qthompso
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-22-2012 23:44:37 | More by t0rin0
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funkel81

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-11-2012 21:46:45 | More by funkel81
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shared with JLindros. Reviewed from notes.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a hazy light amber with a one finger white head that faded to leave a sudsy blanket and light lacing.

S - Typical New Belgium funk here and bright, VERY bright cranberry notes. Deep inhales reveal light pumpkin gourds. Nice oak barrel notes as well. Very, very pleasant.

T - Nice tart cranberry notes, very cranberry with some light light pumpkin finish. The oak is gently mingled in throughout. Very, very well balanced and uniquely interesting. very nice dry almost cranbic finish.

M - Mouthfeel is very, very nice with good carbonation for a beer of the style. Sharply carbonated with a nice acidic finish.

O - Overall I thoroughly enjoyed this unique and interesting beers. Glad I have another bottle of this to age and see just how sharp/tart the cranberry can become.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2012 20:07:11 | More by rudzud
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Wyoming

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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SnatchyMcPants

Indiana

5/5  rDev +28.9%

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South Carolina

5/5  rDev +28.9%

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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to rudzud for sharing.

Pours a fluffy pasty white almost 1 finger head fades at a med pace with foamy lacing, super hazy carrot honey orange color.

Nose starts with nice sour and tart fruit, little funky but typical distinct New Belgium funk, a light gourd like nose, a cranberry juice tartness, almost tart funky cranberry lemonade.

Taste nice tart fruit, little sour and fruit, a tangy cranberry juice and cranberry lemonade again, light gourd like vegetative flavor and hint of pumpkin, little grainy malt, syrupy caramel. Light vanilla oak barrel. Hint of bready yeasty like flavor. Fruity. Finish is drier, some tingly acidity, little sticky, lingering tart cranberry lemonade, bready syrupy caramel malts lingering too.

Mouth is, med bodied, nice carb, light acidic bite.

Overall very unique and pretty good, hard to have much though with the syrupy feel and acidic tartness.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2012 02:07:05 | More by jlindros
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

2.55/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I allowed this one to mellow for about a year and it obviously did not do any good. The appearance was the of a nice red tinted ale. There was not a significant amount of head. Bearing in mind that two fruits are identified with this brew, there was a strong cranberry aroma. This aroma was very honest based on the taste. Shockingly, this tasted like a cranberry juice sparkler. It made mean wonder if Ocean Spray gets any of the royalties on this one.There were vanilla notes and some woodiness, but no attention grabbers. The sour in the cranberries really comes through in the aftertaste. This certainly did not taste barrel aged, and came across as an imitation of a sour. I did not notice any pumpkin.

Serving type: bottle

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Lips Of Faith - Kick from New Belgium Brewing
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