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Lips Of Faith - Prickly Passion Saison - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
78
okay

326 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.93%
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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cleonile2000

Indiana

3/5  rDev -11.5%

10-07-2012 03:37:31 | More by cleonile2000
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RussBecker1


2.2/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Served on tap at Kudu Charleston, SC

A-Pours a dark amber with a nice finger of clean white foam, that dissipates rather quickly. A darker saison with a pretty nice body.

S-Plenty of pear in the nose. It does mix very well with the farm house yeasts though which hides the fruit in a nice manor. Maybe a bit of apple here as well, and definitely a hit of sweetness to round it out.

M-pretty bland, carbonated enough to keep in refreshing but nothing to really bring to the beer.

T-Pretty nasty. The beer starts off with a nice hit of fresh pear which is very much appreciated and surprisingly not too sweet or tart as I had feared. From then on out though this thing is gross. The pear combusted into a horrifically bitter and flavorless mix that tastes damn near identical to a macrobrew. The aftertaste leaves you sucking your cheeks for any saliva to get it off your palate.

O-Deceiving looks lead to a disappointing and pretty tough to consume brew.

Serving type: on-tap

09-23-2012 23:46:45 | More by RussBecker1
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tencents

Maryland

3/5  rDev -11.5%

09-10-2012 22:38:35 | More by tencents
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hyoung41

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

09-07-2012 01:07:34 | More by hyoung41
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stakem

Pennsylvania

1.95/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bomber shared with friends and poured in a tulip. The brew appears a clear bright orange with a finger of white froth and lots of webby lace sticks to the glass.

The smell is wet dog and canned peas. Honestly was not ready for that. More sniffs bring out a light melon character mixed with veggies. A tinge of fruit and yeast emerge as the brew warms up.

The tastes includes notes of dirty melon like cantelouoe mated with canned peas. It is earthy and yeasty but not in the expected saison way. The fruit inclusion is more vegetative than anything. Faint yeast imparts some clove and spice. Some herbal hops emerge as it warms with almost a buttery caramel, toffee and awkwad sweetness.

This is a medium to fuller bodied offering for the style. It has a modest amount of carbonation and really just a horrible arrangement of character. I did not care for this at all despite the alcohol being well intgrated. Everything about this is off including the thick feel. I man'd up and consumed my portion. The others opted for the drainpour.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2012 19:23:11 | More by stakem
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lvoutlawjlh

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +18%

08-28-2012 11:22:37 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-26-2012 12:20:53 | More by Dactrius
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DDKennemore

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-21-2012 21:14:48 | More by DDKennemore
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

08-21-2012 16:10:27 | More by bigeyedfish89
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Renegrenade

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

08-21-2012 14:51:03 | More by Renegrenade
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

08-21-2012 01:36:00 | More by TheBishopco
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warmspray

Colorado

4/5  rDev +18%

08-20-2012 20:00:12 | More by warmspray
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seth72104

Missouri

4/5  rDev +18%

08-20-2012 06:16:27 | More by seth72104
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JottaGibboo

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

08-16-2012 20:31:31 | More by JottaGibboo
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KVNBGRY

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

08-01-2012 04:04:16 | More by KVNBGRY
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-22-2012 01:30:40 | More by bigbeers84
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bluejacket74

Ohio

3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 ounce bottle. Served in a tulip, the beer pours a mostly clear orange/amber color with about an inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both good. Aroma is mostly fruity, it smells like pears, passion fruit, green apples, bready malt and some Belgian yeast. Taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes like pears, passion fruit, bready malt and some banana, and there's also a lingering earthy bitter finish. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit syrupy and smooth with moderate carbonation. I think it's a nice brew, it's worth a try. $8.99 a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2012 21:35:11 | More by bluejacket74
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Tamarack22

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

07-19-2012 05:11:02 | More by Tamarack22
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womencantsail

California

3.68/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Bruery Provisions

Pours a clear golden orange with a dense white head. Sweet fruit dominates the nose. Sugar and mango and pear make up most of the aroma. There is a bit of bread and yeast without much yeast/ester/phenol. Sweet fruit with a bit of bread and cracker malt flavor. Quite a bit of passion fruit with a little less of an emphasis on the prickly pear. A touch of grass on the finish.

Serving type: on-tap

07-16-2012 18:03:40 | More by womencantsail
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beerme626

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

07-15-2012 18:52:47 | More by beerme626
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Reed

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

07-14-2012 18:30:38 | More by Reed
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dumptruck81

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-11-2012 20:37:30 | More by dumptruck81
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance. Pours a very clear, deep gold-amber with a finger of off white head.

Smell. Fruity belgian yeast and some sweet pears, green grapes, and apples.

Taste. Again the fruity belgian yeast, some light fruits and a bit of sweet grains.

Mouthfeel. Medium+ body with medium carbonation.

Overall. Nice beer for a summer day. Easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2012 01:36:37 | More by Rutager
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beerbrains

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -11.5%

07-08-2012 04:45:14 | More by beerbrains
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Maegodfrey14


3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-08-2012 03:57:50 | More by Maegodfrey14
Lips Of Faith - Prickly Passion Saison from New Belgium Brewing
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