GarrettB (1057) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
September 3rd, 2012 - The Lips of Faith Tart Lychee is everything a fruit beer should be, transposed onto a decidedly rare fruit. Lychees donít often make it to the brewerís recipe book, but it should. For one, lychee is a magnificent fruit - fun to peel, quirky, and has a bright, clear sweetness thatís both refreshing and engaging. But also because its taste can pair well with a lot of lighter styles of beer. Itís an accessory flavor, and can lend a lot of tropical shine to an otherwise boring beer. The aroma is just like a can of lychees, freshly opened and covered in a layer of thin simple syrup. Meanwhile, the flavor is all the shine and luster of lychee, with a light wheat background. The balance between fruit and grain is well executed, and the aftertaste keeps a short to medium note of lychee flavor to savor between sips.
ajnepple (2293) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - APR 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Falling Rock. Pale orange and cloudy appearance with a white head. Aroma of citrus zest, tart tropical fruits, pale malts, light cinnamon and spice. Similar flavor, fruity, earthy, sweet and mildly sour. Light to medium body, pretty smooth, light puckering feel and a dry finish. Pretty refreshing.
HIGHB4LL (599) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Choice City Butcher. Appearance: finger of white head, cloudy, orange-yellow color. Aroma: citrus, yeast, viney grape. Palate: lively carbonation, light body, thin texture. Taste: medium sweetness and medium tartness. Overall, great balance, similar to La Folie, but less offensive and better balanced.
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
This did not age well at all. There is nothing reminiscent of the beer this use to be. This is clean. Nothing more! I based a lot of my rating on this beer a few years ago!
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Brewvival 2011. Hazy orange body with a small white head. Tart fruit and caramel aroma. Very tart fruit, caramel and funk flavor. Medium light body with moderately high carbonation.
JBPortland (842) - Portland, Maine, USA - DEC 31, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle pours hazy golden orange with a finer of head. Nose is juicy fruits and tart funk. Taste is tropical fruit, grains, juicy, apple. Finish is tart and fruity with very subtle spice presence. Good.
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 12, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Heard this was different from bottle compared to tap.
Pours solid haze purulent yellow. No foam save some surface etch. Nose is overdone with the cinnamon. Some tart and sweetness in the back, but this time, cinnamon dominates (waaay different than tap for me). Tart with more cinnamon and some lychee juice to help pucker me up. Medium on full bodied with light carb and a semi dry finish. Itís quite the novelty.
Serving type: bottle
Indra (2626) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - NOV 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz., 2012 bottling. Aroma of citrus fruit, lychee, light sweetness, straw and lemon, along with lighter notes of straw, lemon, yeast spice, tartness, wood and some floral touches in the background. Opaque peach in color with a slight, fading head. Flavor profile is sweet, tart, fruity and floral, some mild tartness and acidity, along with a slight degree of bitterness late. Mild carbonation and very gentle acidity on the palate, surprisingly light in feel overall in fact, body is medium. Interesting, not as complex or sour/tart as anticipated, however.
Westmeister (1788) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tasting note scrounge. Approximate sample date was Sept 2012. At the time this was the best Lips of Faith brew Iíd had (now been outdone by Le Terrior). Fantastic light tartness with subtle spice (cinnamon perhaps) and notes of strawberries and apples.
Lukaduke (2244) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 27, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a hazy cloudy peachy yellow color with a finger of gaseous bubbles. The nose is full of tropical fruit punch notes and tart rhubarb. The palate follows with a round full mouthfeel thats juicy sweet tropical fruit just like the nose and that additional lychee tartness that to me having only had a caned lychee a few times read almost rhubarb like. Chuggable not overly complex but a pleasure to drink.