Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Game Day Beer Review: New Belgium Lips of Faith -- Peach Porch Lounger Saison

(9.4% ABV)  Poured on draft into a pint glass in Denver, Colorado. A limited one-off release from Colorado's New Belgium Brewery, Peach Porch Lounger arrived a murky gold color with very little head visible.  

Peaches lead the smell, but the sour funk of brettanomyces is also immediately evident. 

Whoah!  This beer really comes to life upon tasting.  Peaches dominate the upfront, while there is more than a bit of brett on the back end.  The beer was medium in mouth feel, and we found it very nicely balanced, given the yin yang of its sweet and sour taste. A-

1 comment:

  1. If you ever say "brettanomyces" in my presence I will personally stuff you in a garbage can.

    -- Marouane F.