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Lips Of Faith - Heavenly Feijoa Tripel - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
84
good

440 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 440
Reviews: 106
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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kustard

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-23-2013 00:06:28 | More by kustard
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scot959

California

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-22-2013 20:10:50 | More by scot959
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-22-2013 18:25:18 | More by DaPan
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dookiebrown

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

06-22-2013 15:59:43 | More by dookiebrown
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beerguy36

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

06-21-2013 00:10:11 | More by beerguy36
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-20-2013 01:45:37 | More by HoistinBrews
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larbush

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

06-19-2013 02:01:49 | More by larbush
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ajtorres311

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-17-2013 17:33:32 | More by ajtorres311
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impending

California

3.03/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

C+

22oz into a tulip. Pours a crystal clear gorgeous golden copper, minor pure white head, minor lacing.

The aroma is not a strong suit, something less than pleasant, like singed hair on your knuckles is part of the mix. Minor floral joins minor pear and apple.

The taste surprises with the intensity of tropical fruits, mango pineapple grapefruit. Heavy phenol supplied flavors. Thicker than thin astringent mouthfeel.
cheers
jd

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 01:06:02 | More by impending
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andyfrancis

California

3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Large white bubbles disappearing atop a straw-golden chalice. Singular trickle of bubbles rising from the bottom, sustaining lacy blotches on the surface.

Smells of banana and other fruity esters with light floral and spice hints. Very pleasant.

Whoa. Not what I expected. I didn't know what feijoa tasted like, but I think I do now. It's a little hard to tell what's what, being a tripel with fruit and flowers, but fruitiness dominates. Alcohol is pretty well hidden considering it's 9%.

Medium bodied, with a slow, mild sour burn on the finish. Banana aftertaste with a slightly waxy coating.

Not exactly my cup of tea. It's an interesting brew, but not for the narrow palated. If you're prone to experimenting with homebrewing or tasting, then you might give this a try.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 21:33:49 | More by andyfrancis
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Bladezone

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-16-2013 02:22:53 | More by Bladezone
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Kerrie

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-16-2013 02:19:38 | More by Kerrie
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emerge077

Illinois

3.64/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bright and saturated orange color, compact head of white foam. Some delicate lace around the edges but not much, lasting surface coverage. Again the clarity is very bright, glistening like a jewel.

Aroma is sort of flat, some fruit is there, grains, yeast, it's a little muddled.

Taste is slightly tart from the fruit, though it is more astringent at first. As it warms, it's a little easier to drink, but not one i'll pick up again. The tripel base is slightly boozy, with a labored sweetness and medium feel. Tart aftertaste, sort of acidic like bile. Vague earthiness lingers, hard to attribute it to any particular ingredient. Overall it's ok, but nothing too exciting, despite the exotic adjuncts and international collaboration.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 03:46:51 | More by emerge077
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AlexChillton

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

06-15-2013 00:17:04 | More by AlexChillton
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Bubbalito

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

06-15-2013 00:04:25 | More by Bubbalito
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kingmaker

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

06-14-2013 19:39:01 | More by kingmaker
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ThinkRedEsq

California

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

06-14-2013 16:32:30 | More by ThinkRedEsq
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-13-2013 17:47:44 | More by MarvinSnyder
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Weas

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-13-2013 15:42:09 | More by Weas
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tadmuchowski

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-11-2013 22:03:06 | More by tadmuchowski
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-10-2013 17:05:27 | More by savagepm
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-09-2013 04:20:42 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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itracy63

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-08-2013 04:34:13 | More by itracy63
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-08-2013 03:16:03 | More by ygtbsm94
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Saw this sitting on the shelf at Highland Liquors in Denver. Thought I'd try it. Never had feijoas in beer before....I think.

Well, to style this pours a bit dark. It is light caramel and clear. Looks more like a IPA of sorts. Big white head, slightly pink. Settles to a collar and slight film. Great lacing.

Aroma is spicy, but the main nose pincher is the floral. Maybe more like honeysuckle with tropical fruit. A good twang on it.

Several tastes come in and go out through this beer. Belgian spice starts it out. Some coriander and white pepper. Then the guava comes with some other tropicals. At the end hibiscus says howdy doody with a bit of floral and film. Ends slightly sweet, but not dry...yet not thick.

Darn good for a summer porch just-a-sitting-here-and-a-drinkin

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2013 02:31:30 | More by Mebuzzard
Lips Of Faith - Heavenly Feijoa Tripel from New Belgium Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 440 ratings.