New Belgium Lips of Faith - Brett Beer

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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
New Belgium Brewing and The Lost Abbey brewery from San Marcos, California have a shared passion for a variety of things, not the least of which is the wild Belgian yeast brettanomyces. So they decided to join forces and collaborate. Lost Abbey Collaboration is brewed simply with pale malts accompanied by Target, Centennial and Sorachi hops for a hint of citrus. Focusing on their mutual respect for the ingredient, the spotlight shines on the brettanomyces, where a full brett fermentation offers bold pineapple overtones and funky, sour edge. The beer is a shining, golden shade and is warming and dry. Lost Abbey Collaboration is available on draft and in 22-ounce bombers.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (2585) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 5, 2013
Reasonably clear yellow with some suspended particles and a small pale head. Aroma is musty wood, hint of funk, citrus. Creamy mouthfeel, very smooth on the palate, nicely balanced, slightly dry finish. Taste is aged cheese, dried apricot. Interesting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Malty_MacHops (688) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - FEB 5, 2013
The nose is fruity sweet with perhaps pear or light tropical notes all with a subtle mask of funk in the background. Hazy golden with a large white fizz. Balanced with a touch of sweetness and a mild barnyard presence. Medium bodied with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
norsedoc (248) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Golden beer with a white head. Nose of honey, melon, and yeast. Semi-sweet medium-full body. Light caramel with a hint of apricot. Slight citrus hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (12208) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2013
22oz bottle. Hazy straw color with a smaller sized head. Aromas of some brett, rotted citrus rinds, and some fruitiness. Tastes of citrus, brett, some fruits.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BadAprilia1000 (433) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Pours a pale yellow, cloudy with a little foamy head. Aroma is of pineapple and citrus hops. Taste is like a pineapple wine. Decent beer. Not a sour ale......

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SPDickerman (1239) - Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Pours cloudy yellow with a small soapy white head. Smells citrusy and funky. Taste is funk and citrus with hints of wheat sweetness. Light-bodied with a wet texture and mild mouth-carbonation, New Belgium Lips of Faith - Brett Beer finishes with a strange dryness across the center of the tongue.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremyh70 (1103) - Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Hazy light yellow with good head and lacing. Pineapple and funk smell. Sweet up front with Brett funk and alcohol then tart and a little bitter finish. Dry finish despite initial sweetness. Moderate mouthfeel. Good Saison but not best I've had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kambei70 (1012) - - JAN 13, 2013
Pours a cloudy lemon yellow with good white head. Smell of hops with grapefruit and a little funk. Taste is sweet up front with some sour and tartness. Some dryness in the middle. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cobra (1100) - - JAN 9, 2013
22 oz. brown bomber bottle. No freshness date seen. Poured out a hazy, golden yellow color, with a thin white head. Lots of chunky floaties in this beer. Aromas are of hay, pineapple, sour grapefruit. Some malts in the background, as well as piney hops. Flavors are sour fruit, some citrus, barnyard. Medium mouthfeel, surprisingly thick for a Brett beer. Finished sweet, almost cloying. Ok beer to try once.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
egajdzis (6434) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Hazy golden color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of honeyed fruits, some Brett, toast,cardboard, and some vanilla. Taste of citrus, toffee, spices, vanilla, nuts, and astringency.

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