Lips Of Faith - Dunkel Weiss | New Belgium Brewing

Lips Of Faith - Dunkel WeissLips Of Faith - Dunkel Weiss
BA SCORE
4.07/5
215 Ratings
Lips Of Faith - Dunkel WeissLips Of Faith - Dunkel Weiss
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GilGarp on 02-08-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
124
Ratings:
215
pDev:
10.32%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
56
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 215 |  Reviews: 124
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.27/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

a - poured a two-fingers thick, creamy tan head into a willi becher tumbler that left good lacing throughout. the body was dark brown with bright edges.
s - wheat and banana.
t - wheat, chocolate, banana, clove. very complex and tasty.
m - creamy and medium.
o - excellent dunkel, very drinkable.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of brentk56
4.4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours pretty dark for the style (more like a porter) but makes up for that with a foamy cap that splashes inordinate amounts of lace around

Smell: Caramel and chocolate-dipped bananas with toasted wheat bread underneath

Taste: Caramel and wheat toast with bananas dusted with chocolate arriving in the mid-palate; after the swallow, peppery yeast phenols start to add complexity though the finish has plenty of caramel and banana

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body; rather creamy, with moderate carbonation

Overall: I suspect most of the bottles of this are long gone by now but I am glad I kept this in the back of the fridge for so long as the alcohol has tempered and it is drinking superbly

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of rand
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From 22oz bomber to Mikasa Weizen glass

The brew is dark brown in color as the pour forms a rich, fluffy, two-inch head that leaves lacing all over the glass. I love these Mikasa glasses because I can fit a full bomber in one pour.

The nose is rich, ripe fruit, especially bananas and raisins, accented by holiday spices, especially nutmeg and clove. Touches of alcohol warmth poke through.

The flavors follow but there's a lot more toffee and toasty malts than the nose. The bananas and cloves are there, but a distinct note of cracked pepper truncates any lingering sweetness. And it dries this palate. Yeah, interesting flavor profile. Alcohol is far more masked than expected, especially given the rich, penetrating complexion. Finishes short and balanced.

Honestly, this is one of the best examples of the style I've come across. Stays true to the expected dunkel flavors but spruces things up a bit - sweet aspects are accented by drying spice; the mouthfeel is rich and chewy. Nice job once again with the Lips of Faith series once again.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Lips Of Faith - Dunkel Weiss from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 215 ratings
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