Lips Of Faith - Cocoa Molé - New Belgium Brewing
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Reviews by southeastmat:
4.23/5 rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
A: Brownish red. Dark and ruddy. Head is big on first pour. It fades quickly. A lot of carbonation bubbles.
S: Whoa what great smells here. Sweet cinnamon. Pepper. Hints of nutmeg. Complex and inviting.
T: A bunch of sweetness on the front. No hoppiness but a lot of hot pepper notes as you continue. As the beer warms that pepper becomes more pronounced. Almost overwhelming. This is a change of pace beer for sure. Great pick for a special dinner or a celebratory night.
M: Light to medium. Dry on the finish as the beer warms.
O: Great stuff here. A lot going on and so much to savor. A fun one-off beer that is a great representation of this style.
Serving type: bottle
08-11-2012 01:43:02 | More by southeastmat
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2.68/5 rDev -32.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Growler from Breeze In, Lemon Creek/Juneau, AK location.
Into a pint glass and a tulip.
A: light golden amber color. One finger white foamy head that dissipates within about a minute and leaves the same sticky slightly coated looking lacing clingy to the sides of the glass
S: where's the chocolate? Huh? no where to be found no matter how much I let it warm, however, there is a slight cinnamon aroma trying to come through and its mainly coming through like an American Blonde Ale
T: a bland malty sort of cinnamon-ness; no aftertaste, and a quick dry finish trying to pummel my tastebuds
M: light to medium, somewhat sessionable, carbonation seems ok for the "fruit/vegetable" style and yes, I realize this is a chocolate/chile beer, but am not getting as much as I had hoped for
O: God, I really hope I'm not becoming a beer critic here, but all I have to say is Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, and this is a growler fill, if it wasn't for the cinnamon, I'd say this is an American Blonde Ale in disguise, I most likely won't have this again and am now wondering about New Belgium - what are they up to these days? Really, guys? What is this?
Serving type: growler
04-12-2014 20:08:46 | More by BeerKangaroo
Lips Of Faith - Cocoa Molé from New Belgium Brewing
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