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Lips Of Faith - Brett Beer - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
76
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507 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 507
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.92%
Wants: 8
Gots: 56 | FT: 2
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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funkyaudio

Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.4%

04-16-2014 03:24:58 | More by funkyaudio
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

04-16-2014 00:04:57 | More by Devman171
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afsdan

Colorado

3/5  rDev -9.4%

04-09-2014 04:49:09 | More by afsdan
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ricecracker420

California

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-30-2014 06:29:36 | More by ricecracker420
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-19-2014 23:15:02 | More by DaftPatrick
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RangnaR

California

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

03-18-2014 19:44:49 | More by RangnaR
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-07-2014 20:10:05 | More by polopaul20
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Skunkdrool

California

3/5  rDev -9.4%

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moarmare

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

02-09-2014 10:29:43 | More by moarmare
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Xandrose

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

02-08-2014 03:14:07 | More by Xandrose
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

This American "WILD" Ale isn't all that wild really. Maybe it's not a brettanomyces beer. Maybe it's named after Brett Michaels? Or Brett Favre?

Smells like some kind of Belgian ale. Looks like it too. Flavor is kind of sweet. One dimensional. Reminds me of something like Palm or Leffe. Belgian and decent, but not really too exciting at all. I would have expected a whole lot more out of this beer with a collaborative effort from two powerhouse breweries.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 04:57:03 | More by RblWthACoz
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imyourhero21

California

4/5  rDev +20.8%

01-22-2014 08:44:39 | More by imyourhero21
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -9.4%

01-22-2014 02:12:11 | More by kvgomps
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garymuchow

Minnesota

3.85/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into Duvel tulip.
Initial aroma is bready and malt related then the tart and sour effects kick in. It's an interesting mix and not expected
Quite gold and clear. Big full white head and attractive bubbles rise from the nucleation.
Taste is similar with the lager like pils malt base and a mild soft tartness. A little sweetness up front and then the doughy flavors before the yeasts kick in. The alcohol does not show in the taste, in fact it is quite well hidden, except the warmth in the gut. Some light funkiness and noticeable dryness on the finish.
A little lighter on the feels makes it a little too easy to drink down. Soft and enjoyable feel.
I may add some things as I work through this.

Updates - the wild ale flavors show forth as it sits for awhile. They are nice and tasty, just not prominent.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 21:53:53 | More by garymuchow
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

01-15-2014 05:11:01 | More by mattmarka1
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.08/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Thanks to dcloeren for this one.

Light fizzy head, semi clear golden honey colored tons of sediment

Nose lemon grass, grassy little hay, sweet candy malts, corn, little grainy funk and straw, candy cereal captain crunch like, lemony

Taste lots of lemony grainy yeasty funk, lemongrass, sweet grain mash, semi sweet mash like little corn and straw wet hay, very little funk, grassy bready doughy, little mineral chalky like, yeasty flavor, fairly sweet with mild orange rind, juicy too. Finish is drier but sticky, light straw and more mild icky sweet funk, weird flavor, lemony straw.

Mouth is med bod, lighter but decent carb,

Overall eh, weird and little funk. Not too enjoyable. Just very weird all around and not really Brett like either.

Serving type: bottle

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Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +36%

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California

3/5  rDev -9.4%

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Florida

2.45/5  rDev -26%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Bottle share at Proof thanks to jbruner. Clear pale yellow color with swirls of thin white head and a medium collar. Aroma is super grainey and light malt. Taste is very faintly grassy, and then some light malt sweetness. Not much else to this one. Thin watery body, light carbonation.

Serving type: growler

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

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Lips Of Faith - Brett Beer from New Belgium Brewing
76 out of 100 based on 507 ratings.