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Lips Of Faith - Cocoa Molé - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

627 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 627
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 14.86%
Wants: 85
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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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

09-28-2013 04:15:25 | More by Jame515
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

09-27-2013 21:51:33 | More by Immortale25
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-23-2013 16:00:14 | More by GraduatedCashew
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alexm1309

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

09-22-2013 01:44:22 | More by alexm1309
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the1stfo

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

09-20-2013 19:34:19 | More by the1stfo
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -30.7%

09-15-2013 19:02:12 | More by oldp0rt
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heytomcat

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -24.4%

08-28-2013 01:26:50 | More by heytomcat
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GPHarris

Alabama

3.69/5  rDev -7.1%

a - poured a 1/2 finger thick fizzy tan head into a snifter that dissipated quickly. the body was a dark brown with red edges.
s - cinnamon with a hint of pepper.
t - sweetness up front with a spicy finish. the cocoa comes out more as it warms while the pepper mellows making it much more drinkable and balanced.
m - medium and slick.
o - i was not impressed the first few sips but it grew on me as it warmed. i've had better beers in this style.

08-27-2013 13:58:09 | More by GPHarris
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-21-2013 07:03:29 | More by zestar
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einman

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-21-2013 01:15:27 | More by einman
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nick_asian

Nevada

4.66/5  rDev +17.4%

A: The bar I was at didn't have the best lighting, but it looked pretty dark with tannish head. Pretty good lacing going on as well.

S: A LOT of spicy cinnamon nutmeg going on here. Definitely picked up on the chocolate and some cacao. Good toast from the malts and a bit of carmel. Nice wood/smoke when settled.

T: Basically everything in the nose but a little bit of the wood/smoke is more present, but in a great balance.

M: Medium-full bodied. Very nice level of carbonation. Finish stays pretty much the same as you get in in the taste.

O: A great beer. I'll definitely be going back for more.

08-20-2013 08:27:08 | More by nick_asian
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APB

Nebraska

2/5  rDev -49.6%

08-16-2013 07:14:42 | More by APB
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manutdfan

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-14-2013 21:19:41 | More by manutdfan
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icehawk

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-09-2013 20:46:07 | More by icehawk
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Off_inthe_Shower

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-08-2013 18:59:26 | More by Off_inthe_Shower
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Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -37%

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California

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07-28-2013 01:09:26 | More by jayhoppin
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Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -30.7%

07-27-2013 02:10:12 | More by eggmaggi
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alandis01

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-26-2013 17:59:20 | More by alandis01
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MrDave

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-23-2013 20:31:03 | More by MrDave
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sonofliberty2

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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ari32

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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pascilla

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-17-2013 05:09:07 | More by pascilla
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

3.54/5  rDev -10.8%

Appearance: Rich garnet/dark brown. Minimal head. Small dirty white collar. Spotty head. No lacing to speak of. Minimal carbonation on the pour.

Smell: Delightful. Rich milk chocolate with a solid cocoa presence. Mild chile backing adds some smoky heat. Almost like a chipotle. Cinnamon and sugar. Some caramelized malts. No hops to speak of. Smells like mexican dessert. Bready and vaguely spicy. A nice balance of chocolate/cocoa and malts. A bit roasty. Straight up cinnamon and chile infused churro.

Taste: Chocolate and a slight chile spice. Some backing smoky elements. Sweet and bready. Churro magic going on. Some roasted malts. Very light, slightly earthy hop presence. Not a ton of heat from the peppers, but it's there. Some milky chocolate with a ton of cocoa. A bit too sweet on the finish. Loses something as it warms, becoming straight cinnamon sugar with some chile backing spiciness. Lingers with some heat. Cocoa. A bit of grass in the back.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a moderate to light carbonation. Clean other than the lingering hint of chile heat.

Overall: Bottled churro.

I'll say it again, this is a slightly spicy bottled churro. Loses something on the taste as it warms. Solid though.

07-13-2013 21:40:13 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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angrybabboon

New Hampshire

4.11/5  rDev +3.5%

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this beer

Consumed 7/13/13

Appearance: Dark, rich garnet with some brown - mostly clear - pours with a decent sized off-white head - keeps a whispy cap - leaves some nice streaks of lacing that stick around for a while

Smell: Spicy, not in a hot way, but in a cinnamon way, with chilies and chocolate - cinnamon, some vague spiciness, and some fleshy, vegetal chilies - no chili heat detectable from the aroma - some sweet cocoa and semisweet chocolate - some caramel grains and malts

Taste: A nice mix of chocolate, chilies, and mild heat - straight-up cocoa, some semisweet chocolate, and some dark chocolate - green chilies, vegetal, with a mild but satisfactorily warming amount of heat - the heat builds, but it's quite nice - lightly smoky - some cinnamon, vanilla, and other spices - caramel and brown malt backbone - nicely balanced overall, with a really nice amount of heat

Mouthfeel: Medium body, nicely carbonated, smooth, with a nice chili bite at the end

Overall: Delicious, delicious moles

This is quite an interesting chile-chocolate beer. It has some nice chile and chocolate flavors, but neither are extreme. I could probably drink a lot of this. I hope New Belgium makes more of this, especially when the East Coast brewery is up and running...

07-13-2013 21:23:36 | More by angrybabboon
Lips Of Faith - Cocoa Molé from New Belgium Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 627 ratings.