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Lips Of Faith - La Folie - New Belgium Brewing

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Ratings: 2424
Reviews: 910
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.03%


Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  6.00% 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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brewandbbq

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle from 2013.

Pours dark mahogany with a thin, tan head. A mostly placid surface with occasional dots of lacing throughout the glass.

Aromatics lead off with balsamic-drizzled apples and worstershire. Hints of cider and wet leather follow though.

Medium bodied with an prickly but oily mouthfeel. Slightly waxy.

Vinegar-soaked apples and soured fruit starts the palate. Meaty undertones with hints of cherries and cider vinegar follow thorough.

Finishes with a lingering sourness and deep fruit undertones.

Great beer but the carbonation is a bit light for the style and this beer definitely deserves to go back into a cork and caged 750.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 01:01:04 | More by brewandbbq
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Lips Of Faith - La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 2,424 ratings.