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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

420 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 420
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 16.22%
Wants: 9
Gots: 30 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

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2/5  rDev -41%

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3/5  rDev -11.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

ADTaber, Oct 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +18%

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4/5  rDev +18%

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4/5  rDev +18%

nickfl, Oct 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

MarvinSnyder, Oct 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

aquazr1, Oct 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Yuzu poured a very cloudy golden hay color and had minimal head with big, full bubbles. The smell of the Yuzu peel was strong and acidic, but not in an offensive way.

It was very light and smooth in the mouth with a really even taste throughout the tongue. The blending done on this beer was superb. Nothing stood out over anything else. It was just very well balanced. You got that bright lemon-grapefruit pop of the Yuzu right away, and then it mellowed out into a very familiar orange zest flavor.

I believe that since this beer was brewed with Lactobacillus and Breattanomyces this lets it live in the world of sour beers. New Belgium has qualified it as a Berliner Weisse – and it has all the classic beer qualities of a good Weisse as well.

I would certainly buy this one again and keep it around for those long Minnesota winters when I need a reminder of summer.

pourmeadrink, Oct 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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2/5  rDev -41%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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3/5  rDev -11.5%

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3.49/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance:
The beer is a clear pale straw with white creamy head. The head dissipates quickly but leaves a little around the edge of the beer.

Smell:
The beer is slightly tart with a strong wheat smell. In addition, there a fruity smells such as yuzu, lemon as well as others.

Taste:
Sour and tarty with a wheat taste as well. Other flavors include yuzu and orange but the wheat flavor seems to dominate.

Mouthfeel:
Dry, crisp and medium bodied. Smooth feel.

Overall:
A decent Berliner and worth drinking at least once.

HattedClassic, Oct 11, 2013
Lips Of Faith - Yuzu Imperial Berliner Weisse from New Belgium Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 420 ratings.