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Lips Of Faith - La Folie - New Belgium Brewing

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2,422 Ratings
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Ratings: 2422
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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hwwty4

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On Tap at the Flying Saucer KC. Presented in a 12oz globe.

This beer pours a caramelized sugar brown with a 2 inch cap that leaves soapy lacing all the way down the glass. The aroma comes off as pie cherries mixed with oak and vinegar. The flavor is much the same with sour pie cherries leading the way. A little raspberry with woody oak and a nice vinegary bite. Tartness hits you at the base of the jaw with grapefruit. The mouthfeel is light and mildly prickly. Overall, I think this is the best American easily accessible sour.

Serving type: on-tap

07-27-2011 23:34:04 | More by hwwty4
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Lips Of Faith - La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
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