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Lips Of Faith - La Folie - New Belgium Brewing

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2,910 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,910
Reviews: 949
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 453
Gots: 570 | FT: 35
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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NODAK

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4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The aroma here is lovely. Certainly bright and acidic...enough to make my mouth water just from the smell alone. Definitely a fruity note there, particularly of tart cherries. Yum.

Pours a deep mahogany in my glass. Head wasn't much to write home about, though that could be my fault admittedly.

Taste is initially sharply tart....reminicisent of vinegar and sucking on a lemon wedge. However, the fruity aspect then comes through that was noticed on the nose. Again, perhaps a cherry influence there....pleasant. The woodsy nature imparted by the oak barrels is also perceptible. Finishes quite obviously tart, but not quite as much as that initial hit was....it's pleasant.

Really enjoyed it, though at 16 bucks a bottle I'd be hesitant to buy any beer at that price very often.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 01:02:11 | More by NODAK
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Lips Of Faith - La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 2,910 ratings.