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Lips Of Faith - Prickly Passion Saison - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
78
okay

329 Ratings
THE BROS
70
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Ratings: 329
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.63%
Wants: 15
Gots: 13 | 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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"Peter picked a prickly pear and paired it with a passion fruit. 'Perfect! Pitch it in!' he proclaimed, now we have this pleasing prickly passion Saison brewed with fruit juices and french Saison yeast to our brewmaster's picking." Brewed in the style of a Saison with prickly pear and passion fruit added. A one time release by New Belgium Brewing Company as part of their Lips of Faith series. Released December 2011.

Poured from a 22 oz. bomber to my New Belgium Globe Glass. Served north of 54º Fahrenheit.

(Appearance) Pours a creamy white head over a mildly hazy golden amber body. Retention is above average and lacing is thin and spotty. Carbonation is spritely and plentiful. A nice appearance. 3.75

(Smell) Biscuity malt character, subtle spice, a hint of clean bread yeast character. Herbal hop presence pair with some faint fruit notes, none particularly taking the front in this beer. The nose is a bit too heavy on the grain and must and not enough with the bright spritely characters that passion fruit and prickly pear cactus should impart on the flavor. The balance is notably off in the aroma. Potency is medium. 3

(Taste) Fruit is certainly more evident in the flavor and the lightness is much more reminiscent of a saison. Biscuity malts are lightly spiced with a hint of syrupy sweetness on the finish. Passion fruit is notable as well as a minor tartness possibly attributed to the prickly pear fruit. It's still a bit mild on the excitement factor and the fruit isn't noticeable enough for a marked difference from general saison beers. 3.25

(Mouthfeel) Very soft smooth mouthfeel, subtle carbonation. Body is medium for a saison and slightly below medium overall. Alcohol presence is mild. A pretty good mouthfeel, although it could have been a touch more spritely with carbonation. 3.5

(Overall) Amongst other Saison choices, this one doesn't impress all that much. I found the fruit additions to be very limited in the flavor and didn't do all that much for the beer overall. I enjoyed it for what it was, but don't foresee it being memorable amongst the versatile style. 3.5

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Lips Of Faith - Prickly Passion Saison from New Belgium Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 329 ratings.