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Lips Of Faith - Super India Pale Ale (Alpine Collaboration) - New Belgium Brewing

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Ratings: 781
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 65
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: GilGarp on 08-04-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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A. It has a semi-opaque wheat gold color with a little bit of a white head that leaves a tiny bit of lacing.

S. It has a nice citrus scent.

T. This is extremely fruity. It has an a strong pineapple taste mixed with a strong citrus flavor. A touch sour. It has a long finish of fruitiness. Maybe some simcoe hops?

M. A tart carbonation to it. Medium bodied.

O. The after taste of pineapple and citrus is just too strong. Extremely flavorful, but this has to be something that you like.

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Poured from bomber into snifter. Pours a big orange with a finger of head. Lots of pine and fruit hop aroma. Taste is huge fruity pebble with some pine...but a huge malt profile. A bit over malted but great hop and candy fruit flavor...nice brew but way to malted.

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New Belgium/Alpine Super IPA

A- pour produces a nice 2 finger light tan head resting on a straw colored body that's very clear. One of the lightest colored DIPA's I've seen. Good retention and lacing. 4 

S- nice mix of tropical fruit and citrus. Orange and lemon zest, light grapefruit,  guava, mango. Malt is in good balance. 4  

T- no flavors really pop in this one just a good balanced beer that is quite enjoyable. That said the flavors also seem to be lighter than a normal DIPA causing the alcohol to poke through more. Some tropical flavors, citrus, bready malt, lemongrass, slight pine. Very enjoyable but didn't amaze me 4 

M- very good mouthfeel. Nice carbonation and on the lighter side of medium 4

O- a good beer. Drinkability is alright. 4

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Lips Of Faith - Super India Pale Ale (Alpine Collaboration) from New Belgium Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 781 ratings.