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RATINGS: 438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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56% ale aged in oak, 44% ale brewed with lychee and cinnamon.

To sweet and sour! In celebration of one of the greatest combinations ever, lychee fruit brings tropical sweetness to the party hosted by Felix, our golden wood-aged sour beer. Cinnamon sticks were invited to spice things up and so are you! Get in on the tasty revelry that is Tart Lychee.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2012
22oz bottle $9.49, this is my second bottle. Cloudy orange-yellow with a short head. Smells fruity and funky, clearly it will be tart. It also reminds me a bit of Kick and Le Terroir in the aroma. Taste is fruity, hint of cinnamon, tartness and again I am reminded of previous New Belgium sours, must be a house character or maybe some of the blends have a base sour? Either way, good stuff and New Belgium is doing nice stuff with the Lips of Faith these days. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 06-04-2012 04:28:06


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrodooo5 (1442) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - JUN 28, 2016
Exquisitely tart & sweet simultaneously! Murky gold pour w/ a thin white head & some lacing. The aroma is robust w/ both sour & sweet notes while the taste follows the scent to a T. Fairly light & body & dangerously drinkable at close to 8%. Deliciously excellent!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemike (2860) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUN 28, 2016
what a way to end the night with this baby Poured cloudy orange with no head. A few swirls of the glass created a small, white head. Nose of brett, barnyard funk. Tasted of sour apples, salty, vinegar with a cracker malt feel. Lightly spiced and oaky, flaky, wood dust funk.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PanMarek (79) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Tart on the nose with some citrus hops and sweet fruit. Pours cloudy golden with persistent white foam. Sour at the front with active carbonation gives way to the lychee fruit sweetness at the end. Finish ends up slightly sticky. Medium body. The sweet / sour balance works well and the sweet finish is not disappointing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6484) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Sampled on draft at Hou Thou this beer poured a cloudy orange-peach color with a small foamy white head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was tart and sour with chalk, vinegar and lychee. The flavor was tart and sour with yeast, a bit of chalk, perfume and lychee. Medium length finish. Medium body. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vikingguy (1044) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Cloudy yellow with tall fizzy head. Sour fruit aroma. Taste - lemony tartness and sour apple along with some wheaty malt. Quite tart with just a bit of berry sweetness to cut it. Decent sour fruit ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shigadeyo (3612) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Rotting pear, bread dough, lychee fruit; shiny, clean orange color with a foamy white head; lychee fruit, more sweet and fruity than sour with just a bit of tart watermelon rind and a hint if pepper in the finish; medium body, smooth and nice carbonation level; quite good, refreshing. Draught at Hollander in Milwaukee, WI.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darkmagus82 (2218) - - JUN 12, 2016
Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a hazy golden-orange color with a one finger head of white foam. The head fades slowly over time to leave a ton of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma of the brew is strongest of a sour lemon smell mixed with other aromas of a doughiness. Along with these aromas comes some stronger smells of lychee fruit as well as a bit of a peach and pear aroma. Taste- The taste begins with a quite sour taste with some slightly doughy flavors. The sour are big of a lemon sourness mixed with a little bit of a tart green apple and vinegar flavor. Right upfront there are also some tastes of fruit, with a bunch of peach and pear and just a little bit of lychee. As the taste advances the peach and pear fade with the lychee getting stronger and stronger. The doughy flavor fades a bit as the taste moves on, with the sour getting even strong. An oaky white wine flavor then develops more toward the end, leaving one with a moderately soured and crisp wine taste to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel- The body of the brew is light and thin with a carbonation level that consists of a higher carbonation level. For the style the lighter body and carbonation is great with them creating a rather refreshing feel overall. Overall – A slightly more mellow sour with a nice fruity lychee and white wine like flavor. A rather decent sour overall and well worth a try.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (9504) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Bomber from Wegmans. Pours hazy straw with ruby highlights and white head. Nose was tart fruit, lychee, mild oak, spice. Tasted tart, fruity, citric, with mikd late spice. Juicy and tart throughout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (3828) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Pours a hazy golden brown from the bomber with thin ring of bubbly white head that dissipates to leave little to no lace. Aroma of sweet fruitiness, grape almost, with tart acidity on the back end. Taste is even more of the sour acidity with a hint of woody must and sweet fruit. Really nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Msdrbeat (350) - Darnestown, Maryland, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Savor. Pours clear golden. Wonderfully tart in aroma and taste. The lychee flavor is well balanced.


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