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Lips Of Faith - Heavenly Feijoa Tripel - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
84
good

427 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 427
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 8
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with Feijoa and Hibiscus

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 02-16-2013)
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yamar68

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2.83/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This one sounds good on paper...

Pours a dark, dead copper gold with a half finger of off-white head that recedes quickly, leaving me with a thin collar which produces decent lacing and bubbly beading.

Red grape juice, apple and pear, phenol heat, dandelion, sweet grains, sort of a weird mix going on.

Sweeter than I anticipated, even a bit sour. Sugary mango and pineapple with an odd, twangy finish. Hibiscus is completely buried and what the hell is a feijoa? Whatever it is, I'm not a fan.

Avoid.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2013 23:17:23 | More by yamar68
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A- Amber honey in color, white head about 3 fingers high, decent lacing up the sides of the glass as the head falls. Medium carbonation that is clearly visable throughout.

S- Fruity, grapes, pear, hints of pinapple, malt and bread.

T- Grape, pear, fruity and sour.

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Lips Of Faith - Heavenly Feijoa Tripel from New Belgium Brewing
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