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Lips Of Faith - Coconut Curry Hefeweizen - New Belgium Brewing

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372 Ratings

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Ratings: 372
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 21.01%
Wants: 12
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
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)
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

jhhansen, Jul 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

DrBier, Jul 12, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

GClarkage, Jul 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Kevinpitts, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Lovely85, Jul 06, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26%

goodshiz, Jul 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

DaPan, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of Alextricity
3.54/5  rDev +4.7%
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.

Alextricity, Jun 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

sammyg832, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jun 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

JDeming, Jun 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

spoonsock, Jun 24, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

eulerthegrape, Jun 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

mendvicdog, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

BeerBuzzGuy, Jun 22, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26%

beerbrains, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

ParkbrauFan, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

NYR_Rob, Jun 08, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This beer is just as described by the label, having a finely balanced blend of coconut, (yellow) curry and wheat, with a touch of banana (and probably subtle spicing) from the yeast. These compose the bold and spicy aroma. These components, and some addtional spicing, mesh nicely in the complex flavor.

Feel: medium-light body; lively carbonation; a touch of peppery heat.

O: well crafted but certainly won’t appeal to everyone.

chinchill, Jun 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Azeotrope, Jun 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

kjo86, Jun 04, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26%

JohneHoodlum, May 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Westuh, May 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Color- cloudy, thick medium honey. Slight head.

Aroma- sweet with a slight turmeric and white pepper.

Taste- Starts with mild coconut then enters spices including mild turmeric, hint of clove and tiny hint of nutmeg, finishing with a smooth semi-sweet coconut finish. A truly unique and complex brew. Would pair well with Thai food such as masaman curry.

Poured from 650 ml bomber into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted on 10/14/2013.

utfiero, May 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

mpenske, May 28, 2014
Lips Of Faith - Coconut Curry Hefeweizen from New Belgium Brewing
77 out of 100 based on 372 ratings.