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RATINGS: 506   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (1700) - Minnesota, USA - APR 6, 2017
Tap; pours hazy gold with a white head; tart aroma of citrus, lychee, and yeast with a hints of wood and cinnamon; taste is tart lychee with yeast, wood, and citrus notes; tart, dry finish

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sulawang (1148) - - MAR 6, 2017
(from memory)

Visual: Pours cloudy golden orange with a large foamy head

Nose: tart fruity funked lychee (lvl-6)-pungency

Attack: crisp-creamy

Mid-palate: (lvl-3-sweetness), fruity aromatic lychee, mild wheat malt, soft tart

Finish: lingering fruitiness, cinnamon exhale

Summary: Great stuff, solid lychee flavour with a very nice fruity malt body. The cinnamon and oak are subtle but present.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (2889) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2017
Draft taproom. Aroma is totally lychee juice. Taste is lychee, not that sour, tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (5856) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 20, 2017
Pours hazy gold into a tulip. Bright white head with little retention recedes to hug rim. Lychee, cinammon and oak aromas. Dry with sweet/sour lychee and cinnamon upfront turning to marshmallow and oak in the lasting finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (4126) - SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2017
@ Basunen 17-1-21: Rtt ok men inte s syrlig som hoppas. Fin fruktig smak. Helt ok.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NordicV (2322) - Malm, Sweden, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2017
Disig gyllengul l med vitt skum. Doften och smak r exotikt fruktig. Antar att det till delar r litchifrukten. Finns ven en lttare syrlighet som drar t vinhllet. Smakar egentligen inte ngot kanelen som skall ing i len.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pictoman (1067) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 7, 2017
Poured from the tap. Pale hazy yellow with white head. Brett, light citrus and lychee. Well balanced between sweet and sour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (5896) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 7, 2017
On tap at Sherlocks. Hazy golden with white head. Aroma fruity and tart, lactic , citrus and ripe fruit. Taste is fruity and slight tart, ripe fruits, tropical fruit and slight grass with a fruity tart finish

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TizzleJizzle (791) - Garland, Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2017
Bomber. Poured a hazy golden color with a white head. Slightly sour taste of sweet lychee, tart berries, sweet and subtle cinnamon spice. Great carbonation, medium body. Very complex and well balanced!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
williamstome (1831) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Gold pour, white head.Aroma of raspberry, fruit, and spice. Flavor is lychee for sure, with nice spicy cinnamonness. A nice beer, but it falls a little flat.


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