Lips Of Faith - Kick | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
86
very good
422 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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Lips Of Faith - KickLips Of Faith - Kick
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
New Belgium and Elysian are together again with Kick, a rich and tart pumpkin cranberry ale blended with wood-aged beer for a uniquely complex harvest season sour.

Added by GilGarp on 08-10-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
422
Reviews:
209
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
12.6%
 
 
Wants:
56
Gots:
43
For Trade:
2
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4.06/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Orange hazy pour, thin head. Definitely imparts plenty of pumpkin, oak and cranberry in the aroma.

A little bit of caramel to offset the tartness. Mild oak and acidic notes. Tiny bit of cinnamon. Clean and dry.

I have no idea why they stopped making this. Glad I stocked up and bought a case when I did, although I think I only have about 2-3 bottles left. They really don't change much with time.

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3.64/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is from tasting notes – had on tap at the Bryant Lake Bowl and from a 22 oz. bottle.
L: This pours cloudy orange amber under a 1” off-white persistent foam collar that grips the side of the glass.
S: Tart fruit aromas and fortunately no pumpkin spice.
T: Mostly tart fruit with citrus, pumpkin and cranberry. The bottled version is more attenuated and drier than the tap version. The sweetness in the tap version better balances the tartness. Light bitter accent on the finish.
F: Medium to medium light body, very soft carbonation, tart.
O: Refreshing. On tap the pumpkin and cranberry come out more. The drier bottled version pushes the flavors towards citrus.

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

Photo of Unclejesse33
2.68/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Too citrusy, with a bitter after taste

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.9/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4.24/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Lips Of Faith - Kick from New Belgium Brewing
3.81 out of 5 based on 422 ratings.
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