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Lips Of Faith - Biere De Garde - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
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304 Ratings
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Ratings: 304
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.88%
Wants: 5
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WastingFreetime on 11-14-2012)
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shacawgo24

Illinois

4.66/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A-The color of hand squeezed orange juice. Light orange, yellow almost. Clarity in body, yet has a slight murkiness as well. Thick snow-white frothy head. Great foamy lacing. Lively carbonation.

S-Fresh squeezed orange. Bergamot orange leads into Earl Grey tea. Champagne. Mimosa. Soapy. Cupcake.

T-Lush sour juicy orange. Vanilla. Bergamot. Earl Grey. Sweet sugary bread. Frosted flavors. Fruit Loops.

M-Never experienced this so delicate, tender, fine sensation. Fragile softness. Low, light body. Not thin or watery, just, SOFT. Medium carbonation. Slight spicy finish reminiscent of cinnamon on your tongue. Dry sour finish, but the flavor makes your palate salivate for more. Bitters sprinkled throughout. Sour cheesy yeasty aftertaste, like yogurt or cottage cheese mixed with pineapple or peaches.

O-A unique beer. A style that needs to be brewed more, so much going on with this Biere de Garde. The softest LIQUID I have ever had the pleasure of feeling. I like the cheesy, musty qualities to this beer, propelling the brew into a true food, not just beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2014 03:47:04 | More by shacawgo24
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drbenderdo

Michigan

4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-03-2014 02:41:33 | More by drbenderdo
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

12-30-2013 15:56:27 | More by rudabegga9
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.8%

12-28-2013 20:47:36 | More by BMart
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-27-2013 22:49:29 | More by ToddGingerich
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22 ounce bottle poured into a snifter.

A- fluffy, gaseous and bubbly head... Two fingers thick... Dark golden wheat-colored.... The beer is not cloudy, but yet it is opaque.... After the head dissipates, it leaves plenty of lace along the glass's sides and atop the liquid.

S- Tart, earthy, herbal, yeasty, sour fruit, apricot, something reminiscent of citrus

T- yeasty, slight hint of salt, earthy fruit, some sweetness that is a bit off-putting and syrupy, the orange peel seems to resemble something designed more to be an aroma

M- pleasantly sweet and tart initially, but the orange peel makes for something cloying and creates a thick, spicy middle that seems out of place in this otherwise light, easy-drinking beer.

O- A decent beer with some positive attributes, but the orange peel, the centerpiece of this beer, proved to also be its biggest hindrance.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2013 03:36:59 | More by ONovoMexicano
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Wobbly

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

12-12-2013 22:23:32 | More by Wobbly
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +37%

12-05-2013 21:20:00 | More by grahamboudreaux
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -11%

11-21-2013 20:58:17 | More by dhbiker0889
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Sonofalime

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11%

11-17-2013 20:59:31 | More by Sonofalime
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Chuck_25

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

11-13-2013 03:35:12 | More by Chuck_25
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steevbr

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-07-2013 23:12:41 | More by steevbr
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tswater

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-04-2013 20:14:13 | More by tswater
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chickenflea

Florida

4.15/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Drank from a bomber. Pours a bright, slightly-cloudy gold. A small white head. Very aromatic. Papaya, honeydew, bread dough and phenol. A touch of lemon grass. A hint of funkiness. The taste is sweet with a little pancake batter and orange soda. Some paper napkin dries out the finish. Medium-bodied, with a mildly biting mouthfeel. Love it. I want to make a beer like this someday!

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 20:04:34 | More by chickenflea
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breakingbland

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-31-2013 10:12:25 | More by breakingbland
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Plastikdust

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

10-22-2013 21:12:31 | More by Plastikdust
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DrIPA

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-16-2013 15:20:23 | More by DrIPA
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

10-16-2013 04:04:39 | More by BillRoth
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bismarksays

Iowa

4/5  rDev +9.6%

10-15-2013 21:25:29 | More by bismarksays
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jimmyjazzercise

Montana

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-01-2013 04:55:50 | More by jimmyjazzercise
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-30-2013 20:02:12 | More by GraduatedCashew
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lucasj82

Indiana

3/5  rDev -17.8%

09-29-2013 18:44:27 | More by lucasj82
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buddha5050

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-29-2013 05:01:42 | More by buddha5050
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-24-2013 03:06:44 | More by GABrew
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alexm1309

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-22-2013 01:46:27 | More by alexm1309
Lips Of Faith - Biere De Garde from New Belgium Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 304 ratings.