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Lips Of Faith - Yuzu Imperial Berliner Weisse - New Belgium Brewing

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77
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379 Ratings
THE BROS
75
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Ratings: 379
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 16.32%
Wants: 8
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beaver13 on 08-04-2013)
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utfiero

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4.26/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Color- cloudy light gold. Medium but thick head.

Aroma- Imagine sniffing an old saddle bag with dried lemon wedge stuck in the musty bottom.

Taste- A mildly sour, refreshing gentle giant of a brew! Starts with a dandelion earthy floral quality moving into a wheaty, whole grain mid-body but its slippery character takes on a semi-sour yuzu infused finish. The fairly high ABV is well masked and indicates brewing quality. Yuzu is a funky mild citrus fruit from Asia. Look it up on wikipedia for more info. I love sours and freely disclose sour bias. This is very mild on the sour spectrum. This would be a great gateway brew for beer drinkers that haven't embraced the heavenly realm of sour beers. A fine offering from New Belgium!

Tasted on 12-30-2013. Purchased from a huge store in Dallas. Poured from 650 ml bottle (aka bomber) into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass).

Serving type: bottle

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4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

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4.16/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a New Belgium Globe glass. Bottled in June 2013.

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy and crisp golden orange with a lot of bubbles. About one finger of white head that quickly fades away. Leaves a light amount of lacing.

Smell: A very zesty wheat driven aroma with big hints of citrus fruit and yeast. Upfront presence of wheat and pale malt with hints of grains, straw, and crackers. Big hints of yeast and some tart Brett funk hints. Big citrus fruit presence with hints of the Yuzu, grapefruit, orange, lemons, melon, mango, and apricot. Also some white wine like hints of grapes. Fairly sweet, tart, and acidic smelling. Pretty nice aroma.

Taste: Like the nose hints at, a nicely tart and sweet wheat driven taste with big notes of citrus fruit and yeast. Wheat and soft pale malt with notes of grains, cracker, and straw. Funky yeast with notes of Brett. Light wine like note of white grape. Very juicy presence of citrus fruit with notes of Yuzu, grapefruit, orange, lemons, apricot, melon, and mango. Taste is fairly sweet and tart with a nice light bitter edge to it. Pretty nice taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a medium to high level of carbonation. Crisp, sweet, tart, and fairly acidic. Finishes somewhat dry. No sign of alcohol heat.

Overall: A pretty good twist on a Berliner Weiss. Good tart wheat and yeast presence with a nice zesty kick of citrus fruit.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 06:59:18 | More by MattyG85
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nickthegun12

Alabama

4.11/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

this beer is actually done very well!...at first i agreed with all these other people, because it doesn't fit the "standard" berliner weisse! then i went to the brewery website and saw they used "yuzu" in it, a Chinese citrus fruit, after this beer warmed a bit, i really began to taste the tart, sourness, and "yuzu"! they really did a great job on this ale!

Serving type: bottle

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Massachusetts

4.11/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a willibecher. Consumed on 5/4/14 - reviewed from notes.

Appearance: Pours a very pale gold/yellow and leaves a couple fingers of white head that sticks around for a while. Carbonation bubbles can be seen floating to the surface.

Smell: Delicious berries, slight funk, lemon, citrus zest.

Taste: Big citrus zest, bready malts, slight funk.

Mouth-feel: Medium carbonation with a light to medium, slightly creamy body. Finishes a tad dry.

Overall: Definitely a solid big Berliner Weisse, terrific aroma, solid beer overall.

Serving type: bottle

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Lips Of Faith - Yuzu Imperial Berliner Weisse from New Belgium Brewing
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