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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Cross pollinate your tastebuds with Belgian imagination and you’ll be sipping this ale while visions of pluots dance in your head. Pluots? A hybrid of apricots and plums that impart a subtle sweetness. Ferment that with a wild Belgian yeast strain and you have a fruity yet spicy nature with a body reminiscent of red wine. Delicious.

TomTron's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TomTron (424) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Pours a clear golden with little to no white head. Smells like someone just got done playing a round of golf and then tried to cover it up with some fruity cologne. The flavor is slightly tart and the fruit isn’t as overwhelming as I thought it would be, but damn if it still isn’t really sweet. My lips are losing more and more faith in NB with each one of these offerings they are producing. Just nothing that really works well in this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6428) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
Bouteille de 22 oz partagée lors d’une dégustation entre amis. Arôme: Odeur fruité avec une pointe d’alcool. Apparence: La couleur est blonde-orangée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût fruité avec une pointe d’alcool et de caramel. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût fruité. (Rating #6299)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrik (406) - - APR 2, 2015
Fat Göötet kl 15.11. Luktar lite unken jos ha å som naturlig fransk Cider. Smakar mjukt krämigt av Cider å Farmhouse Ale. Hög syra. Udda ok dryck testa. Syns så jävla mycket alkohol. Pluspoäng för Bra lågt kolsyrad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (4228) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2015
On tap at the Rover. Slightly hazy golden with beige head. Aroma of fruit, alcohol, raisins, sweet malt. Taste is alcoholic, fruity, raisins, ripe fruit apples, wood, booze with a finish with apples.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarrettB (1223) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 8, 2015
July 19th, 2013 - New Belgium’s adding pluots to the ingredient list, roping in obscure fruits that I myself have only seen at markets a few times. But the flavor must be interesting enough for it to catch brewers’ attention. Pouring this version of the Lips of Faith yields a slightly hazy, slightly golden brew with almost no head to decorate the top, and to protect it from the harsh light of day. The smell is, at its core, a wheat bear, but decorated with the scents of ru, raisin and banana fosters. The vanilla component is noticeable too, paired as it is with banana based dessert flavors like banana pudding. The flavor is quite strong, dropping those gentler banana notes with a sickly sweet booziness, and a sugar note that tastes more like concentrated pear juice mixed with concentrated white grape juice. Each sip is a spoonful of sugar that does not go down well, leaving me enjoying the scent much more than the flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (13387) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2015
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg. Clear golden beer with a decent bubbly white head. Malty bready aroma, yeast, a fruity, probably pluot, grapes, some caramel. Malty fruity flavor, biscuits, warming alcohol, apricot, grapes. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jandd1983 (3160) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - FEB 15, 2015
It poured a pale golden color with no head. The aroma was of fruit like a red wine. The taste was of a red wine with a little less body and more fruit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jhgrantjr (456) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Poured from a bottle as a hazy yellow color. Smell is fruity and taste is sweet, with what I thought was a terrible aftertaste. I'm surprised this has been rated so highly. Maybe I got a bad one, but I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3863) - Henrietta, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2014
(bottle - 22 oz) Orange pour with a thin white head. Sweet fruity aroma with some light yeast underneath. You can definitely taste the fruit in it. Sweetness from the pluot (I definitely taste more apricot than plum) with a smooth malt backbone and a fruity malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBeerFanatic (901) - Friona, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Pours a light pale yellow with a fizzy quick head. Aromas of slight hay, sweet plumb, light alcohol, slight cherry. Flavors of slight cherry, slight hay, slight hint of alcohol, a hint of plumb. Medium to high sweetness which comes through as slightly artificial. All the flavors and aromas seem rather light for a strong beer which allows the alcohol to come through. Decent but not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10082) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle... Pours clear and deeply yellow with a small, creamy, white head. The nose is juicy and fruity, but offers yeast-driven spiciness and light breadiness as well. Medium-bodied with lazy carbonation. The flavor is fruity, mildly tart and moderately sweet with a slightly phenolic, spicy note. Finishes juicy, tangy and lightly spicy.

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