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Lips Of Faith - Prickly Passion Saison - New Belgium Brewing

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330 Ratings

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Ratings: 330
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 16.22%
Wants: 16
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Doodler on 11-02-2011)
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Photo of dankster
3.83/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber from quail creek.

Clear orange with a touch of amber. not much head or lacing

Smell is very sweet and fruity. more than the average saison. heavy pear and even cactus noted.

Taste is sweet with some citrus but more tart fruits are present. cactus is more noted as the brew warms. very unique taste that i personally like but some might not get. pear comes though better when cold.

Mouth is slick and clean like all lips of faith imo.

overall a different take on classic saison's but i like it. the price is a tad heavy at 8 a bomber but great for the holidays. might age well but not sure may have to try.

dankster, Nov 22, 2011
Photo of alwaysanswerb
4/5  rDev +18%

alwaysanswerb, Dec 03, 2011
Photo of evilkorova
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

evilkorova, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of ChocolateJesus
4/5  rDev +18%

ChocolateJesus, Feb 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

AleApostle, Oct 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Zbrown2307, Jun 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

Chisfinest84, Mar 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

jeffoatess, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of lernerlift
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

lernerlift, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of Reed
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Reed, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of sam_bliss
3.85/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Golden Caramel color with a white head and okay retention.

S- Some saison yeast flavor to sour out the sweetness of all sorts of fruit and a little bubblegum.

T- Follows the nose to some extent, but the funky flavor is brought even more extremely than I expected. Big banana and some overripe peach.

M- Good amount of carbonation. The aftertaste is of course sour and leaves me satisfied rather than reaching for my next sip, as is the case too often with sweet fruity beers.

O- The is somewhat of a one-trick pony, but it is very good at that one trick!Worth a try if you get the chance

sam_bliss, Dec 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

beersis81, Dec 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +18%

jdmandel, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18%

shebby, Mar 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

trancesk8er, Jun 09, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -63.1%

Havion383, May 25, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

Plastikdust, Oct 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +18%

Polycarp, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18%

djs467, Apr 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Maegodfrey14, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of DeSoto
3.43/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Gonna try this Saison from New Belgium. Hopefully it sticks to the style as much as it can. I love Hennepin. So with the adding of prickly pear and passion fruit this style sounds exciting.

Bottle: 22oz. bomber
Served into a 15 oz. snifter
No bottle date

Appearance: Reddish golden hue to this one. Very little head and retention was minimal. Looks good for the style. A little too much clarity. Not enough funky haze.

Smell: Great yeast profile. Can pick up a small amount of passion fruit. But works well. Not too overwhelming. Really surprised.

Taste: Nice sour notes, but not long on the drink. Real simple and straight forward. Not enough funk like in the appearance. Wanted a little bit more from this one.

Mouthfeel: Too clean. Still want more sourness from the yeast or malt. Okay, but does the style little justice.

Overall: A good drink. Maybe the extra fruit listed made me more curious than normal. Okay drink but not a must have for Barnyard folk.

DeSoto, Nov 24, 2011
Photo of lazjuarez
3.63/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brought this bomber back from New Belgium. Poured into a New Belgium chalice.

A: Pours a golden hue, clear, and a light 1/4 finger worth of head. A good amount of carbonation coming off the bottom of the glass, light lacing as it recedes.

S: Nose is of green apples, Lemongrass, a very light acidic note, and in the end I'm getting some Belgian yeast (although I know it's French yeast).

T: Taste is a bit tart, albeit very minuscule. Tartness is smoothed over by earthy yeast and citrus notes. I'm not keen to the passion fruit/prickly pear in this saison, but I'm definitely picking out some citrus and pear notes.

M: Medium- bodied, light and refreshing, as well as perfectly carbonated. Great hot summer day drink, but at 8.5% ABV, it was well disguised.

lazjuarez, Apr 09, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

aubrey, Nov 04, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +40.1%

ficklenicholas, Apr 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

silentdonkey, Oct 23, 2012
Lips Of Faith - Prickly Passion Saison from New Belgium Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 330 ratings.