Lips Of Faith - Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout | New Belgium Brewing

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529 Ratings
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Lips Of Faith - Imperial Coffee Chocolate StoutLips Of Faith - Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by denver10 on 10-31-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
529
Reviews:
146
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.94%
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
44
For Trade:
0
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a bomber into my newcastle goblet.

This pours jet-black, not a trace of light comes through, even when held up to light. Aggressive pour yields about an inch of beige head that fades to a thin film after a few minutes. Looks perfect

Smells strongly of chocolate, and coffee, with a slight tinge of alcohol.

The taste starts with very strong black coffee like you'ld get at a truckstop/diner with chocolate malt in the finish. I can not taste any alcohol here. I'm impressed!

Mouth feel is pretty thick and wet, and the carbonation is there, but feels soft and welcoming.

Overall this is a delicious beer. It reminds me of ballast point victory at sea without the vanilla, or alcohol burn. I'd put it right up there at the top.
This is a beer I will definitely be drinking again. I hate to give all 5's, but I can't find any faults in this beer.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Easily my favorite NB brew of all time. They don't make enough beers like this, and I would love to see their efforts in the high gravity department more often.

This one hit all the spots for me as far as an imperial stout.

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Lips Of Faith - Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout from New Belgium Brewing
3.93 out of 5 based on 529 ratings.
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