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Lips Of Faith - La Folie - New Belgium Brewing

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2,909 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,909
Reviews: 949
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 453
Gots: 569 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2012

Clear, plumb colored. Off-white head

The sour aroma fills the room. Sharp, pungent, and wine-like.

Fine and dandy like sour candy. Some might say the flavor is similar to wine. I would say it's better. The backbone obviously comes from barley malt. Not fruit. But, fruity flavors are upfront. And sourness after. I could go on and on. Really complex flavor.

It's hard to judge the viscosity, since this beer is doing so much to your mouth. the dry tartness hits the tongue immediately and lingers inside the mouth. Meanwhile, you still have sour to lick from your lips as you try not to pucker.

Some folks may not enjoy a beer like this. For me, I consider it a treat. Your life is not too bad if you're enjoying a beer like this.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 16:51:25 | More by UnderPressure
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Lips Of Faith - La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 2,909 ratings.