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Lips Of Faith - Paardebloem - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
82
good

377 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 377
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 6
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 05-23-2013)
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Joshmistake, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of utfiero
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Color- cloudy golden peach. Medium head.

Aroma- fruity with notes of sweet green grapes and hints of earthy dryness like clay dust.

Taste- A complex brew. Starts on the sweet side reminding us somewhat of sweet blond Belgian ales, then gently introduces a hint of sour (probably the dandelion greens), with a faint wisp of vanilla in the lingering finish.

Poured from 650 ml bomber into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted 6/30/2013.

utfiero, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of AndrewMichael
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

AndrewMichael, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Boone757, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

KevMo84, Jun 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Oakenator, Jun 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Stinger80OH, May 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

tanzbodeli, May 17, 2014
Photo of neckbeered
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

neckbeered, May 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

BryantForestry, May 12, 2014
Photo of kjo86
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

kjo86, May 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

einman, May 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

hellisia, May 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

pathman, Apr 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

jsnoek, Apr 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

mpenning13, Apr 19, 2014
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2/5  rDev -44.1%

billhelm, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

SkinniePost, Apr 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Mike, Apr 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

smogfood, Apr 14, 2014
Photo of TappaKeggaBrew
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Cloudy, dark amber in color, with a thin head of wheat-colored head that fades quickly, although decent lacing remains. There are quite a few chunks of gray sediment as well.

S: Very fruity, with pineapple dominating, peach in the background. Also some woody, earthy notes poke through.

T: Malt is minimally sweet, moving quickly on to tart fruit. I taste the pineapple juice I smelled, plus a hint of hard cider. Oaky Chardonnay comes through, then gives way to a bitter finish that is very one-dimensional; late in the finish, tart fruit pokes its head up once more.

M: Moist initially, with below-average carbonation. There's a faint booziness, then a semi-dry finish.

O: Decent, but not worth the money I paid. And not even close to the best "Lips of Faith" offering from New Belgium. Like McKayla, I'm "not impressed."

TappaKeggaBrew, Apr 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

afsdan, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

wellsnb, Apr 06, 2014
Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Cloudy burnt orange, only a weak carbonation stream present at the center. Not much head lingers, but it has some applause-worthily sticky dotted lacing.

S: Tangerine at the forefront, peach and other fragrant fruits behind it. Background of yeast and earthy herbaciousness.

T: Awesome fruit combinations again, with that herbacious note, probably courtesy of the dandelion greens, coming in somewhere in the finish. Semi-dry. Very pleasant.

M: Superb fluidity, maybe a high sugar content giving it a light syrup feel, seemingly hidden carbonation. Somewhat mouth-drying, taking away from the refreshment.

O: Easy drinker despite the 9% ABV. Good balance between easy-to-enjoy fruit and appreciable herbs. Personally, I prefer the fruit to have more influence, but they went for the balanced, mature beer, which I have to credit them for. Also, kudos for integrating dandelion greens well- not sure if it'll be a trend, but the creativity is impressive!

1000lbgrizzly, Mar 31, 2014
Lips Of Faith - Paardebloem from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 377 ratings.