1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Lips Of Faith - Coconut Curry Hefeweizen - New Belgium Brewing

Not Rated.
Lips Of Faith - Coconut Curry HefeweizenLips Of Faith - Coconut Curry Hefeweizen

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
77
okay

353 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 353
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 21.13%
Wants: 11
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 08-09-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 353 | Reviews: 72 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by crvcac:
Photo of crvcac
crvcac

California

4.18/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I don't know how to go about this beer. For what they were going for, they nailed it. Aromas of curry actually come through in a pleasant way without being too much. The bottle had quite a bit of particulate - to be expected. Overall, I applaud the creativity and willingness to chart into new territory, however, I wouldn't seek this out again. It's a one and done.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2014 19:10:54 | More by crvcac
More User Reviews:
Photo of acashk
acashk

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

08-01-2014 00:49:37 | More by acashk
Photo of Williaar
Williaar

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

07-31-2014 00:38:05 | More by Williaar
Photo of B-Sweets
B-Sweets

Illinois

5/5  rDev +48.8%

07-25-2014 03:57:22 | More by B-Sweets
Photo of atlbravsrno1
atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

07-21-2014 20:56:14 | More by atlbravsrno1
Photo of MattSharpless
MattSharpless

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +41.4%

07-17-2014 18:35:13 | More by MattSharpless
Photo of Irrationalist
Irrationalist

California

4/5  rDev +19%

07-13-2014 22:43:24 | More by Irrationalist
Photo of jhhansen
jhhansen

California

3/5  rDev -10.7%

07-13-2014 01:48:53 | More by jhhansen
Photo of DrBier
DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-12-2014 02:06:27 | More by DrBier
Photo of GClarkage
GClarkage

California

2.25/5  rDev -33%

07-08-2014 15:41:47 | More by GClarkage
Photo of Kevinpitts
Kevinpitts

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

07-06-2014 03:42:43 | More by Kevinpitts
Photo of Lovely85
Lovely85

Florida

4/5  rDev +19%

07-06-2014 02:25:23 | More by Lovely85
Photo of goodshiz
goodshiz

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

07-04-2014 14:33:36 | More by goodshiz
Photo of DaPan
DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-02-2014 03:27:50 | More by DaPan
Photo of Alextricity
Alextricity

Michigan

3.54/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottled a year ago June 20th 2013. Poured 6/28/14. Sister's boyfriend bought this not knowing how old it was, but I knew it came out at least a year ago... turns out I was about right. The bottle says it's fine to age, so let's see.

Appearance: Hazy light amber sort of color with some yeasty bits floating around as well. No lacing, and any head on it dies right away.

Smell: The combination of coconut and curry almost comes off as an all-spice or cinnamon sort of aroma. Unusual, and smells like something I'd have in Autumn or Winter, but still pleasant and unexpected. Curry and coconut can also be picked out individually though. Banana-like qualities from the yeast are there as well. Very interesting nose on this one, as I expected.

Taste/feel: Well, very smooth texture with a pleasant carbonation. Enjoyable to drink on a hot summer day like today. The curry and coconut have likely toned down over the year this was on the shelf, but it didn't taste "skunked", and actually tasted pretty good ---- very unique. No heat from the curry, but you get the flavor, and there's also a good amount of coconut flavors there as well. Again, though, cinnamon/all-spice sort of flavors come out, and the banana flavor is still alive and well. 8%? Who would guess?

3.75/5 overall just because it's unique and I'm impressed with how well it stood up. It's not an excellent, jaw-droppping beer, but it's a surprisingly and dangerously easy drinking beer that's really quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 16:08:10 | More by Alextricity
Photo of sammyg832
sammyg832

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

06-27-2014 21:06:13 | More by sammyg832
Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

06-27-2014 03:45:13 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
Photo of JDeming
JDeming

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-27-2014 02:36:18 | More by JDeming
Photo of spoonsock
spoonsock

California

3/5  rDev -10.7%

06-24-2014 07:14:55 | More by spoonsock
Photo of eulerthegrape
eulerthegrape

California

2.25/5  rDev -33%

06-23-2014 18:35:57 | More by eulerthegrape
Photo of mendvicdog
mendvicdog

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

06-22-2014 16:11:58 | More by mendvicdog
Photo of BeerBuzzGuy
BeerBuzzGuy

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-22-2014 00:39:32 | More by BeerBuzzGuy
Photo of beerbrains
beerbrains

Nebraska

2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

06-18-2014 07:16:41 | More by beerbrains
Photo of ParkbrauFan
ParkbrauFan

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

06-09-2014 03:16:36 | More by ParkbrauFan
Photo of NYR_Rob
NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

06-08-2014 19:00:05 | More by NYR_Rob
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Lips Of Faith - Coconut Curry Hefeweizen from New Belgium Brewing
77 out of 100 based on 353 ratings.