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Lips Of Faith - Cocoa Molé - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

629 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 629
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 14.86%
Wants: 84
Gots: 62 | 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:
No notes at this time.

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

ddodger41, Feb 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

mike_dawson, Feb 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

wesside89, Jan 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

kvgomps, Jan 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

cgrz, Jan 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

vermilcj, Jan 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

incubuscience, Jan 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

lisalsd1, Dec 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

ToddGingerich, Dec 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Theogre83, Dec 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

jaydoc, Dec 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

crowbar540, Dec 19, 2013
Photo of clayrock81
3.89/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A dark brown/blackish body (bad lighting where I had it) with one finger head that goes quick on top of a spicy, chili esque aroma though not too dominant as the chocolate is real strong in the aroma as well. Taste is mostly chocolate and chili but I found a good balance as the beer is a sweet heat, in other words the chilis don't just add a little spice to the chocolate and the chocolate isn't overpowered and letting the beer get too "hot". Chewey, bready, fuller bodied, some minor fruit notes that I can't really placed. Overall, just a really good beer.

clayrock81, Dec 18, 2013
Photo of canucklehead
4.6/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I really liked this beer as it combined some heat with some cocoa and cinnamon. Everything works in this experiment as the heat backed the stout like beer and the spices added some sweetness. The Mexican flavour aspect is unique and very cool. I would love to get a bottle and pair it with some Mexican food.

canucklehead, Dec 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

XmnwildX12, Dec 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

AngusOg, Dec 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +25.9%

trytoketchup, Dec 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Spider889, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of Jason
4.01/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz brown bomber.

LOOK: Deep mahogany hue, tight lacing

SMELL: Fresh chilies, raw cocoa, brown sugar, cinnamon, candied fruit

TASTE: Sweet maltiness within, creamy fullish body, full chili flavor, mild pepper heat, cinnamon, treacle, figgy, spicy throughout, reserved hoppiness, finishes spicy

This is a lovely brew, well rounded with a perfect balance of chili to cocoa to spice and still stays a beer.

Jason, Nov 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

dhbiker0889, Nov 21, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -43.3%

army01, Nov 19, 2013
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2/5  rDev -49.6%

deadliest, Nov 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

fayenatic, Nov 12, 2013
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4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into my Delirium tulip.

Poured a beautiful ruby/brown color with a fluffy beige head. Left some nice lacing on the glass.

Smelled of dark chocolate, cinnamon, paprika and port wine. Smell was incredibly complex and actually inviting, even with the spicy scents.

Taste, much like the smell, was amazingly complex. First you are hit with a sweet port-wine like flavor, followed by chocolate and cinnamon. It is only after you swallow and sit a moment that the chile flavors hit you. Quite delicious.

Mouthfeel was similar to that of a light stout. A bit creamy but not syrupy. Left a nice light burn on the back of your throat due to the chiles.

Overall I was really impressed by this beer. It was one that was sitting in my cellar looking at me for a while but I was never in the mood to try it. Finally broke it out and happy I did. Very complex, very unique.

TWStandley, Nov 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

Gotti311, Nov 06, 2013
Lips Of Faith - Cocoa Molé from New Belgium Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 629 ratings.