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Lips Of Faith - Cocoa Molé - New Belgium Brewing

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very good

636 Ratings

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Ratings: 636
Reviews: 203
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 14.86%
Wants: 86
Gots: 63 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hopfacebrew on 01-20-2012)
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

jco3rd, Dec 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

King_KongDCO93, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of BrewTasting
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

BrewTasting, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of tobelerone
4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A really fun beer. Dark brown, slightly hazed, modest off-white head, some patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of bittersweet chocolate and chiles, bready malt and cinnamon. Flavor nails the mole vibe perfectly; it’s got the cinnamon, chile, and cocoa powder, hints of raisin, all nicely balanced with a chewy, bready malt backbone in support. Moderately sweet, noticeable heat in the finish but not overly aggressive. Medium body and carbonation, maybe a little unexciting in this department.

If you like Mole this is an obvious choice. Not an everyday drinker, obviously, but like Indra Kunindra, a good time if this kind of thing is up your alley.

tobelerone, Dec 18, 2012
Photo of Westmi
2/5  rDev -49.6%

Westmi, Dec 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

jlindsey, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of IrishGermanAmerican
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

IrishGermanAmerican, Dec 14, 2012
Photo of Gehrig13
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Gehrig13, Dec 12, 2012
Photo of mzeld
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

mzeld, Dec 11, 2012
Photo of mattdruid
4.8/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Cocoa Molé from New Belgium Brewing is my favorite beer. It was my first encounter with a Cocoa flavored beer, but it remains the best I've yet tried.

The beer doesn't look that great, and when I tell my friends how much I love it they doubt me when they first take a look at it.

But if you like the taste of Molé, this beer rocks it. I think that my loving Molé in Mexican food heavily influences why I love this beer.

If you really like Molé, you should really enjoy this beer.

mattdruid, Dec 11, 2012
Photo of sendbeer
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

sendbeer, Dec 03, 2012
Photo of Murrhey
2.93/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured on-tap in a taster at Haven Gastropub in Orange, Calif. Reviewed from notes.

A- Thin tan head. Little retention but laces quite well. Mahogany color with excellent clarity.

S- Cocoa and chili peppers, caramel. Nutty brown. Strange and spicy.

T- Extremely odd flavor. Spicy chilis and cocoa. Tastes musty and funky. Is actually somewhat spicy.

M- Very light feel with a strange dry, dusty flavor.

O- It's a weird beer. Not sure I would order it again.

Murrhey, Dec 01, 2012
Photo of Jenjan
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Jenjan, Nov 29, 2012
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

GOGRANDE, Nov 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

bradfordjohnson, Nov 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

vcoggins, Nov 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

t0rin0, Nov 22, 2012
Photo of dalahodson
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice dark Carmel flavors with a slight hop taste,the chilli blends nice with the other spices, Looks good in the glass. Went well with with spice food. Many beers at 9 o/o have an alcohol after taste, this was not evident in this brew. The nice thing about the brew is the chilli is not over powering just a light after taste.

dalahodson, Nov 22, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

andrewkgray91, Nov 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Antnyd82, Nov 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

CGMLS3, Nov 18, 2012
Photo of TKEbeerman
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: poured into my taster, this brew pours a caramel red with an average head. Nothing to special.
S: The aroma of this brew is just a hint of chocolate. A little pepper is present in the noise. Natural chile.
A: the flavor has a very ballanced pepper tasted with chocolate to mellow the peppers. the peppers kick on the back of the pallet.
MF: the mouth feel is a little thin and the carbination is light, but still the body of this brew can hold up....barely.
Overall a unique beer, worth the try.

TKEbeerman, Nov 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Grocerystowe, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of Homerb3
1.53/5  rDev -61.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I did not like this beer at all.

I saw it, liked the bottle, read the ingredients and thought that could be good. I was wrong.

Had a nice light brown color.

Poured almost flat with no head at all.

The taste was spicy chocolate in a bad way. Burning alcohol aftertaste.

I normally like all of New Belgiums creations but do not recommend this unless you wanna play a joke on someone,

Homerb3, Nov 12, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -43.3%

arash1000, Nov 10, 2012
Lips Of Faith - Cocoa Molé from New Belgium Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 636 ratings.