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RATINGS: 686   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Le Terroir is a French term meaning ‘Of the Earth.’ Used to reference the environmental conditional that affect the brew, we like to think about the terroir of our foeders. These wooden barrels age our sour beer in varying temperatures, humidity and vibrations. The terroir of New Belgium, so to speak. Add in another variable by dry-hopping with peachy, mango-like Amarillo hops, and we created a beer that changes every time we brew it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1677) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Bomber. Pours a copper orange with a white head and tarty aroma with hop notes. Taste is sour and tart up front, along with hop and citrus notes which lead into the long, sour, tart, fruity finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kkleu357 (599) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 11, 2015
A vintage 2014 Lips of Faith on tap. Light hazy yellow body. Smells a lot like a freshly cut orange. Big sour grapefruit taste. Hints of oak and orange. Another great sour beer by New Belgium.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (882) - - APR 28, 2015
on tap at La Trappe in San Francisco; cloudy amber color; sour fruit aroma; mice mildly sour tart apple flavor; dry, sour finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikesaum (658) - Newark, Ohio, USA - APR 25, 2015
Pours orange in color with a thin white head. Aroma has alot more hops in it than I expected, tropical hop notes with a lot of mango, hints of sour funk and acidity underneath it all. Taste stays pretty balanced between sour and bitter, mango, lemons, funk. Pretty good, not sure if its worth what I paid though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tia (1319) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bottle @ SF 5. Bright amber like a nice whiskey. Smells like dried flowers and dried apples. Very pleasant flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
petebananafish (9) - - APR 23, 2015 does not count
Also had this at stumbling monk. Aged 2 years mellowed the weird wild flavors. Hops and yeast complement each other nicely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
smallfry (168) - - APR 23, 2015
(Tap) Quite interesting. It’s a good mix of flavors. I think sour beer folks would like it but it’s a bit too sour for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrinkyCrow (99) - Washington, USA - APR 23, 2015
Draft. Slightly cloudy red appearance. Nice head. Hoppy fruity, somewhat yeasty nose. Sour cherries, pretty tart, bold flavor. Perhaps my favorite beer from New Belgium.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkam (322) - POLAND - APR 22, 2015
Sample from bottle. Hazy orange color. Fruity aroma with a brett’s presece. Taste is citric, bretts, fruity hoppy. Smooth, slightly sour finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (5828) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2015
Bottle @ WWT IV, small sample. Slight hazy golden color, short head. Aroma is hoppy, grapefruit, bit funky touch. Slight sweet in taste, bit sour. Dry-hopped sour, that’s exactly what it is. Nice.

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