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Lips Of Faith - La Folie - New Belgium Brewing

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Ratings: 2,883
Reviews: 949
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 449
Gots: 561 | FT: 34
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Flemish Sour Brown Ale fermented in stainless then transferred to barrels for 1-4 years of aging then blended to taste.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-22-2002)
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4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2007 vintage. Last of my bottles from '07 DLD.

Poured into my Brooklyn chalice.

Big carbonation pop when the cork was pulled. Decent off white head crowding the top of my glass. Murky reddish brown body.

Nose of sour apples, vinegar tartness and barnyard funk. Not much else is getting past that. Some wood, but muted. Maybe because it's a 3+ year old bottle.

Tart and oakey on the tongue. Like crab apples, but sweeter. Quite acidic and very dry. Complex.

Medium mouthfeel. Tough to get a 750 down, even split 2 ways. Still a great beer, but 10 oz is enough for one sitting.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2010 07:22:57 | More by Brewfan
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A- Deep garnet with a light toffee head, good degree of clarity.

S- Sour apple, light vinegar, some oak, maybe a bit of spice and vanilla.

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Lips Of Faith - La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
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