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Lips Of Faith - Brett Beer - New Belgium Brewing

Lips Of Faith - Brett BeerLips Of Faith - Brett Beer

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497 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 497
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.92%


Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
New Belgium Brewing and The Lost Abbey brewery from San Marcos, California have a shared passion for a variety of things, not the least of which is the wild Belgian yeast brettanomyces. So they decided to join forces and collaborate. Lost Abbey Collaboration is brewed simply with pale malts accompanied by Target, Centennial and Sorachi hops for a hint of citrus. Focusing on their mutual respect for the ingredient, the spotlight shines on the brettanomyces, where a full brett fermentation offers bold pineapple overtones and funky, sour edge. The beer is a shining, golden shade and is warming and dry.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 05-28-2012)
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.26/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

With the brewers of La Folie and Supplication coming together for a collaborative effort, what could possibly go wrong, right?

And its with a heavy yeasty goldenrod pour, the beer carries an aesthetic weight with its medium murk. A creamy white froth blankets the beer in liquefied fashion that lessens as the carbonation subsides and the acidity takes hold. With no surprise with these funky ales, only isolated islands of lace could be found early before the foam character collapses.

Mid-stream aromas start out semi-tart and firmly earthy. The tangy scent of dried fruit captivates the nose and then settles it with musty, dusty woods, yeasty dough, and saddle leather. And with only moderate acidity, the raw aroma of whole grain bread and damp earth is largely unsupported.

In similar fashion, the heavy bread taste is rich with vegemite, cookie dough, and weathered wood. Medium tartness bring about modest wine-like tartness that makes cameo appearances through the rich bready taste. Dried limes, crab apple, and peppered woods offer little complexity above the bread and yeast. Little in the way of hop character, the yeast and malts are left to battle out the balance that largely remains unresolved.

Its rich taste is also reflected in body. Not that it is a rich beer, but when highly acidic and dry ale is expected, then even medium-bodied beers seem heavy. And that's exactly how this beer plays out on the palate sensations. A turn to finish reveals only slim wine-like acidity and light alcohol warmth that leaves the mouth wanting more.

A lot like Sierra Nevada's collaboration brew with Russian River- Brux, the beer turns out young, unresolved, and immature. Where that beer may very well may mature gracefully for years, I'm somewhat less hopeful for this collaborative effort.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2013 06:17:02 | More by BEERchitect
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(Served in a globe glass)

A- This beer pours a hazy lemon yellow with a thick off white head that last and last and a gentle sea of carbonation.

S- The cooked corn aroma has a note of fresh cream but takes on a cooked lettuce aroma in the finish. There is a soft raw wet grain aroma that fade as the beer opens.

T- the soft cooked corn note has a mineral taste to it wit a soft dry hop bite that blends in in the finish.

M- The medium-full mouthfeel has a creamy texture and a gentle fizz

O- I really love brett that comes through in aged beers but this one has to much cooked corn and blended with a hop bite makes it interesting to drink but hard to swallow.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 15:36:30 | More by rhoadsrage
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twiggamortis420

Texas

2.13/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

22 oz bottle pours a clear gold color with an ample cap of white head. Nice and dense, it sticks around quite awhile and leaves some nice lace.

Nose is mostly light grains with a touch of honey. Im not entirely sure brettanomyces would be the first thing to come to mind if I drank this blind. It mostly just smells like a Belgian Pale Ale.

Taste is too much sweet malt and not nearly enough brett. The honeyed grains are cloying even, and where the hell are the hops? It is like the brewers just completely forgot to add any bittering cones at all. The alcohol is surprisingly rough too, at 7.5% it attacks more like a 9 or 10%er. I dont think I have been a fan of any of the LoF series that is not a sour, this one is no exception. Yuk…nearing drain pour status.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2013 23:34:35 | More by twiggamortis420
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.73/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: single finger head with good lacing on a cloudy dull golden body with floaters in it.

S: lemon custard orange peel Brett yeast, minimal spiciness.

T: coriander, yeast, lemon custard, orange peel, breads, dough, floral.

M: medium creamy body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: this one is a little odd to me. It's not a terrible beer and I enjoyed the creamy feel. For what it is I liked it, not sorry but nice degree of yeast and funk.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2013 02:19:41 | More by kylehay2004
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nickfl

Florida

4.16/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - pours with one finger of white foam on top of a hazy, golden body. The head settles rapidly and leaves nice lace on the glass.

S - Pineapple, clove, lemon, and lemongrass.

T - A thick, wheat flavor up front with some lemon and orange in the middle. Finishes with clove, vanilla, pineapple and orange creamsicle.

M - A fairly thick body, moderate carbonation, and a lightly sweet finish.

D - Not bad, the spicy hops and brett work nicely together and make for an interesting, saison like experience.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2013 02:19:38 | More by nickfl
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BlackBelt5112203

South Carolina

3.59/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle poured into a New Belgium snifter at cellar temperature.

L – Deep gold color with a 1.5-finger frothy, rocky, white head. Nice retention and some great lacing. Clear with lots of bubbles. I’m actually surprised by how clear this is.

S – Bready, grainy malt, lemongrass (I’m assuming that’s the Sorachi Ace hops), and a bit of mustiness from the Brett. This smells nice, but it doesn’t have the rush of barnyard funk that I was expecting from a beer called “Brett Beer.”

T – Sweet bready malt and lemon esters, spicy peppery yeast, mildly bitter lemongrass hops, and a bit of earthy, musty Brett. Again, it doesn’t have as much Brett as I would have hoped.

Note: The last pour from the bottle stirred up some of the yeast from the bottom of the bottle and some more Brett funk reared its head. It still wasn’t as strong as I was thinking it would be, but it was definitely more apparent.

F – Light-to-medium-bodied with great carbonation, a creamy and zesty mouthfeel, and a slightly bitter, dry, and funky finish. Peppery and earthy yeast dryness and spice lingers for a bit.

O – While this is tasty, it drinks more like a saison than a wild ale. It doesn’t have nearly as much Brett as I expected from a beer with that word in the name. It’s a decent beer, just not what I was expecting.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2013 03:44:49 | More by BlackBelt5112203
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

2.89/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

22oz split with my wife
Served in a Southern Tier tulip

A - Pours a cloudy golden straw with 2 fingers of mounded bubbles. Lots of suspended specks.

S - Sweet pale malt, wheat, hay, vitamins, citrus fruit, dusty grains, slightly astringent alcohol.

T - Spicy yeast, bittering and floral hops upfront, tropical fruit, lemons, limes, very sweet malts, finishes peppery with a lemon citrus kick.

M - Full doughy body, bulky and smooth feel.

Well this wasn't what I was expecting. The brett was there but very subtle. It was sweet with a semi-dry finish and a bulky mouthfeel. It had a rustic sense about it but was a little on the sweet side.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2013 01:59:36 | More by StaveHooks
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falloutsnow

Illinois

2.6/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

From: Beertopia, Omaha, NE
Date: None on bottle, released in late spring 2012
Glass: Tulip

In both scent and taste, the LoF Brett Beer represents a fairly low standard for American Wild Ales, which I have, in the past, found to be quite complex, full of flavor, and fairly intense. I was hoping for a showcase of Brett characters, but what the bottle contains is a relatively middling amount of any character, be it Brettanomyces, malt, or hops. The overal beer is certainly drinkable, but bland and uninspiring to me.

Pours a tall, >3cm, white head, composed of medium to large-sized bubbles that has above average retention. As the head recedes to a thin cap atop the body, it leaves significant lacing in a variety of shapes along the sides of the glass. The body itself is a light yellow-gold color, semi-hazy from some poured in sediment. Carbonation is visible and appears quite active.

Aroma is surprisingly bland: a mellow and light Brett presence; flat, grainy malts; hints of lemon. I was really hoping for something quite Brett-heavy, as not only is this the name of the beer, but the bottle itself mentions some of the flavors from Brett-influenced beer I like the most, such as pineapple and acidic sourness/tartness.

Taste is similar to aroma, perhaps a bit bolder, but not by much: the same flat, grainy malts, mellow Brett presence, and mild lemon are apparent (there's also some breadines). Front of palate detects fairly boring pale malts, leading to a mid-palate with mild Brettanomyces-influenced basement must and wet straw. There's continued mildly sweet pale malts, hints of white bread, and a light fruit ester essence (diluted pear juice?). Back of palate notes bready, pale malts, dried lemon, and faint Brettanomyces characters.

The beer is medium in weight, with carbonation levels that are medium-high to high. This results in a prickly feeling moving across the palate at first, which gradually fades into a substantial foam: aggressive, then soothing. Not entirely disagreeable, but carbonation could be lower and more enjoyable. Closes semi-dry with little residual stickiness on the palate.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 04:57:03 | More by falloutsnow
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Thorpe429

Illinois

1.85/5  rDev -44.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Served in a New Belgium globe glass. Metallic with some tropical fruit and light citrus. Quite off. Not a good beer. Some bready character.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 03:20:47 | More by Thorpe429
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DavidST

Texas

3.03/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a goblet, unknown bottled date. This pours a very cloudy, brett or yeast filled (with lots of dregs) slightly golden but mostly yellow color with a small short lived off white head. The smells are light of lemon and brett. The feel is medium light with mid carbonation. The taste is lacking, I was expecting a funky brett filled experience, but instead I get only a very mild hint of barnyard funk, mostly a little grass hops and some doughy malts, what a disappointment.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 04:43:11 | More by DavidST
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.08/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle into a couple of tulip glasses.

Pours a clear gold, with 1 ½ fingers of rich and frothy light white colored head. This maintains a ½ finger of creamy froth, which leaves back a sudsy cascade of thick lacing behind. The aroma smells fresh and Bretty, with notes of musty earth and a ripe tartness sticking out. A touch of sweetness mixes in, adding some twang to the nose.

The taste is earthy bitterness with a splash of zesty lemon. There is malt sweetness across the back that seems to get a bit cloying feeling at times. Brett finishes this with a dry and earthy feel on the tail-end of the profile. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and firm on the tongue but then spreads out into more of a sharp creaminess. Alcohol is at least well hid for the most part.

Yeah, I wasn’t overly impressed by this. The Brett character itself is fine but it’s just that there really isn’t anything here for it to play against here, expect a rather boring and overly sweet malt profile. This was just too cut and dry and plain for me to really get into it. I’m one and done with this Lips of Faith release.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2012 19:05:28 | More by Kegatron
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match1112

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

a: body is golden yellow in color and pretty translucent, can still see many tiny particles floating in there, but not enough to make it cloudy. a towering four finger tall head slowly settles to a frothy cap leaving plenty of thick spotty lacing.

s: very citrusy and bready/doughy yeast. just a tad grassy on the nose.

t: syrupy sweet, bread, yeasty pizza dough, grass, lemon

m: a little too thick, kinda syrupy. dry, plenty of carbonation

o: not impressed, this is my second bottle, had them about six months apart and can't tell that the brett has addded anything to this. have one more bottle that i don't know what to do with.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2012 23:59:12 | More by match1112
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

bomber into Flying Dog chalice. cant seem to find any "bottled on" date on the bottle.

A: very blond, hazy to very hazy depending on how careful you choose to pour. head is bright white and isnt necessarily too impressive. retention is meh, good lacing.

S: the citrus on the nose is definitely strong. a mild barnyard aroma. slightly stronger biscuit aroma. more and more sweet citrus as it warms.

T: starts with a vaguely creamsicle flavor. a citrus twang on the end of the drink can shock the palate a bit, but only at times. the sweetness of the creamsicle flavor pops out more and more as it warms in the vanilla aspect. sweet citrus lingers on the palate long after the drink is gone.

M: average carb on a medium body.

D: not a bad beer imo, but there is nothing about this beer that is screaming out BRETT to me. which is a real shame, especially coming from these two breweries. however, rating the beer itself, not to shabby.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 03:45:36 | More by Jimmys
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51mmz0rz

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a 0.5L Duvel tulip. No date, but I guess it was brewed once, so no matter.

A: Light golden body, clear with some carbonation. Big white head, very good lacing.

S: Somewhat Belgian like yeast character, but with more musk and fruit. Blends with a noble hop aroma.

T: Hit by Belgian character up front, but it feels heavier. A little alcohol heat in the middle. A sweetness followed by slightly overripe fruit flavors on the finish. Quite an intense and interesting beer.

M: Mouthfeel is full, body is actually not very dry at all.

O: This is a very interesting beer considering it is solely brewed with brettanomyces. If you expect funk in everything brewed with brett you're mistaken. Anyone who has read the paper "A Horse of a Different Color" knows this. More than interesting, this beer is tasty, and unique enough for me to wish this was on rotating release.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 03:36:58 | More by 51mmz0rz
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dpasotti

Indiana

2.3/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A very nice-looking beer. Golden honey color with solid head that bleeds lace. The aroma is light sweet pale malt, some floral hops, and peppery/fruity saison-like yeast notes. Zero brett.

Flavor is doughy malt, some yeasty spice, and not much else. Pretty clean flavor here. I literally got up and checked the bottle to make sure I opened the right beer. There is no brett element here whatsoever.

Medium body and carbonation. Mouthfeel is good. Overall, this is by far the most off-style beer I've ever had. It's somewhere between an American blonde, a saison, and a German helles; but it is in no way in the realm of a wild ale. The name Brett Beer does a disservice to the distinguished microorganism. To be fair, it's a good beer. But when you sell it to me as a "Brett Beer," you better bring the funk--and this is more of a Milli Vanilli.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2012 05:20:31 | More by dpasotti
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mactrail

California

3.98/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a perfect amber in the narrow tulip glass. Not so much foam but it sparkles on the tongue. The carbonation floats up and fills the mouth with a spritzy marshmallow feeling.

So rich and mellow. Seriously fruity with a touch of old-fashioned postage stamp glue. Distinct tang of sweet apple juice. Like a Saison, it dries out toward the middle and leaves a modest bitter finish. Quite full of fruit flavors but rather elegant. A strong flavor that intensified as you sip, so a short glass at one time is plenty. It's also a nice lesson in brewing technology, and a surprise if you've had some really outlandish Brett beers.

This is so much better than the stinky, overly bacterial bottle version. Glad I tasted this version. On tap at Pizza Port OB.

Serving type: on-tap

12-01-2012 00:08:43 | More by mactrail
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spoony

Colorado

3.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From notes dated November 16, 2012.

From a 22 oz bottle into a tulip.

A-The beer pours a cloudy, straw color. The head was 1.5 fingers of thick, white foam that dissipated strangely fast. The head did, however, leave a thick cap that never really disappeared.

S-The fragrance is strange...brett is there, but not terribly strong. Also some lemongrass and herbs. Slightly watery.

T-The beer tastes slightly sweet and yeasty, with only a minimal amount of funk. There is an herbal note that tracks the smell pretty closely, along with some dry straw and a light, light malty backbone. Again...watery.

M-Feel is slightly slick feeling with very little carb. Medium bodied.

O-Others have said this beer is confusing, but I would say it is just boring. Perhaps the name is misleading, because there is not much brett funk and the other flavors just don't seem to meld well without it. If I compare this brew to the last "brett beer" I had, Saison Brett from Boulevard, there is no comparison. The Saison Brett is exhaustingly funky, but interesting whereas this brew is just exhausting.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2012 03:34:33 | More by spoony
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hdofu

Maryland

3.4/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I wasn't really impressed by this beer. It poured blonde with a thin head. Had a thin head to it, smell was not particularly impressive with smell of citrus. Taste is like marmalade and lemon. It has a crispness but a sort of weak almost flat finnish. Not much excitement with this one although not alot to get offended by either. I wouldn't go out of my way to get it again although I wouldn't pass up a glass if it was offered to me either.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 05:50:43 | More by hdofu
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ccrida

Oregon

2.93/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bomber poured into my large Gulden Draak tulip, Brett Beer is hazy straw yellow with a white head

Smell is earthy, yeasty. Very slight tropical fruit, and a fair amount of chicken stock.

Taste is also big on the earthy taste. Extremely yeasty, really like a yeast starter almost. Flutter of pineapple, but the brett is really just dirty, horse blanket.

Mouthfeel is on the flabby, thick side.

Drinkability isn't super high, this is a sub-par belgian blonde. While the brett is the focal point, it's showcasing the least desirable attributes.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 04:11:37 | More by ccrida
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bum732

Maryland

3.18/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

S: Bready, doughy malt, some grassiness, slight clove. Some daisies and slight stone fruits.

L: Cloudy, golden yellow, white creamy head that dissipates.

T: Grainy maltiness with some fruitiness. Quite floral throughout. Medium low bitterness, a kind of muddled graininess near the finish that clashes with the fruitiness. Finishes fairly clean and semi-dry.

M: Medium low carbonation, medium bodied.

Meh, pretty muddled throughout. A lot of the flavors clash, not a good combination.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2012 03:27:59 | More by bum732
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tylerzander

Arizona

3.98/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - pours a hazy straw color - classic kind of farmhouse ale - with a two finger white head that swiftly reduces to a minimal layer of foam atop the beer

S - pineapple-like aroma with a kind of white grape twist on it, and then a grassy/wet hay aroma with some barnyard funk to provide another layer on top of the fruitiness; as it warms, some more tropical notes: orange peel, mango

T - if there is a "funky" taste coming through, it centers more on the fruity and sweet side; a touch of tropical fruit hop bitterness lingers in the aftertaste that manages to be both fruity and woodsy

M - bright but surprisingly full bodied for an all-brett fermentation, almost like fruit juice; a medium level of carbonation with a little bite from that at the end

D - definitely a complex beer that withstands several close looks, and well-crafted given the difficulties of brettanomyces fermentations, yet still not as satisfying or drinkable as top-level saccharomyces beers finished with brett; anyway, I'd like to see more stabs in this direction, toward balancing yeast character with complementary flavors provided by newer hop varieties

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 03:52:03 | More by tylerzander
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a snifter at SmallBar - Division.

Another keg killed off...my day seems made. This stuff pours a lightly hazy golden-straw topped by over a finger of white froth. The nose comprises earthy greens, light brett funk, mild citrus peel, and a soft peck-on-the-cheek of dry honey. The taste mirrors things pretty closely, with the earthiness really taking charge, the citrus acting as an able lieutenant, and the brett shrinking increasingly as time passes. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fairly dry finish. Overall, a pretty solid brett-focused beer, but one that comes across as rather tame thanks to the "accidental" pasteurization. Still not bad, but likely a shadow of what it could have been.

Serving type: on-tap

10-24-2012 14:50:36 | More by TMoney2591
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ianjsullivan

Maryland

3.1/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

ST: 22oz poured into a flute.

A: Pale gold with a half-a-finger white, creamy head.

S: Lemon meringue pie, grapefruit, brett funk, spicy hops.

T: Very sweet lemonade with hints of sour grapefruit and spicy, green, metallic finish.

M: Medium and sweet

O: An unbalanced beer, Brett has too much sweetness that is not complemented by the green (not refreshing) sourness instead of crisp hops. The finish is a too cloying.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2012 23:02:07 | More by ianjsullivan
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TheHoppiest

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22 oz bottle which I obtained in DC this summer. Pours a cloudy pale yellow, with a thin white head that lingers.

The aroma is full of stinky funk; Parmesan cheese, wheat, mild vinegar, wildflower honey, and a peppery nose-feel. Intense and aromatic, this does not seem to be a beer for the weak-hearted.

Taste is sweeter and less outrageous than expected. The clover honey taste presents first, followed by a pithy bitter that transitions to a subtle sour. Peppery and herby, this tastes a bit like a saison.

Light bodied, with a tangy peppery bite on the tongue, finishing slightly funky.

The smell tries to scare you off, but don't let it. It tastes much tamer than it smells, which is good if you don't want your Brett too funky. I find this to be a pleasant sipper, best served at about 55 degrees. I've not had a bad beer yet from New Belgium's Lips of Faith series; if you can get your hands on one (they don't sell here in Ohio) I'd recommend it.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 01:30:52 | More by TheHoppiest
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Guden

Maryland

2.8/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A- A brilliantly clear light blonde color. No head to speak of.

S- Light citrusy hops. There really isn't anything else there, the yeast might be adding to the fruity citrus character but lemon and tangerine are the only smells.

T- Again light citrus hops seem to dominate an otherwise boring beer. Underwhelming, though not unpleasant.

M- Thin and dry with light carbonation, could use more carbonation but in a timid beer like this it doesn't matter that much.

D- This beer is boring. Why waste perfectly good Brett on an underwhelming lightly flavored beer?

Serving type: on-tap

10-09-2012 02:04:52 | More by Guden
Lips Of Faith - Brett Beer from New Belgium Brewing
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