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Lips Of Faith - Cascara Quad - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
82
good

485 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 485
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 11
Gots: 38 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 02-11-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

SocalKicks, Mar 31, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Satan70, Mar 30, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Thorpe429, Mar 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

buckyp, Mar 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

JohnK17, Mar 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

BarryMFBurton, Mar 29, 2013
Photo of notchucknorris
3.39/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a murky, sort of dulled looking brown color. A huge foamy cream colored head leaves some good lace.

S: A sweet cherry aroma mixed with Belgian yeast, tobacco, faint clove and a lot of dark fruit notes. Pretty good.

T: Yikes. It's like there are good flavors in here, but they all made the mistake of attacking your palate at the same time. An initial explosion of Belgian yeast, tobacco, brown sugar, molasses, dates and fig. But those all die as quickly as they showed up and you're left with a fairly unpleasant sour grain husk and faded earthy hop flavor. Some ash and cherry skins as well. I loved the idea of this one, but it didn't really turn out so well.

notchucknorris, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of scottiethebody
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

scottiethebody, Mar 27, 2013
Photo of Hex92
4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I keep changing my mind about this beer with every sip. I know I like it, but I can't decide if its awesome or just good. I know I am a fan of the high alcohol, the taste of it is there and you can definitely smell it. There is a bit of a twang to the flavor, and it comes out as it gets warmer.

It almost tastes a bit flat, the mouth feel is nice though. I think I will just have to pick up another bottle and try it again.

Hex92, Mar 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

blindpiggie, Mar 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

hayesjw, Mar 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

PingBob, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of AdamBear
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A-reddish brown with a thin tan head

S-mix of caramel, dark belgian sugars, and cherries. has a bit of artificial Belgianess to it.

T-comes in with a bit of heat, belgian rawness, aged caramels, and a touch of bitterness. the beginning wasn't all too great but the after-taste is actually quite magnificent full of cherries and aged belgian sugars, but not too sweet. I like it.

M-low dry carbonation with a dry finish

O-it's actually not a terrible quad. it's definitely an american quad, but it has a certain lasting after-taste i really enjoy. also, the abv is barely noticeable.

AdamBear, Mar 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

litheum94, Mar 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

jsteele, Mar 25, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

NateMac13, Mar 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Koralin, Mar 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Chokobo, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of HuskyinPDX
2.95/5  rDev -19%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Bottle opened on 3.14.13

A - Pours a murky, very dark amber-ruby with a two inch soapy-fluffy tan head that slowly fades leaving spots of lacing.

S - Sweet dark fruit-cherry, plum, some coffe also.

T - Sweet plum juice, alcohol, really ripe fruit, not great.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Super sweet and fruity, not impressed at all with this one.

HuskyinPDX, Mar 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

WoodburyMN, Mar 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Daniellobo, Mar 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

SkinniePost, Mar 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

SuperCutePanda, Mar 20, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

anteater, Mar 20, 2013
Photo of peabody
3.36/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours out brown but a clear liquid with some effervescence. Some bubbles around the glass.
Aroma is belgian yeast and spices with a dark maltyness.
Taste is sweet at first then the spices and yeast bring out the Quad flavors. Then at the end you get the overwhelming cherries.
Mouthfeel is sticky as one would expect but the cherries leave a fruitness like christmas fruitcake.
Overall this isn't bad but it's not my cup of tea. Too much of the fruit takes over the yeast and breadyness.

peabody, Mar 20, 2013
Lips Of Faith - Cascara Quad from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 485 ratings.