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Lips Of Faith - La Folie - New Belgium Brewing

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Ratings: 2,838
Reviews: 948
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.56%
Wants: 444
Gots: 551 | FT: 33
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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roblowther

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4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Big bottle with a big aroma when you pour. Very active head, cloudy red/brown in color, light tan head. Smells of vinegar, pepper, and dusky earth. Taste is strong up front, threatens like cooked cherries, then tart, dry and more dry. Faint hints of worsteshire sauce. The aftertaste is sweet and oaky. Mouthfeel is sticky, chewy, and dry (again). The drinkability is good but this style is so sour & dry that it will limit it. This is an excellent example of the style and a great outing from New Belgium.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2009 01:12:33 | More by roblowther
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Lips Of Faith - La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 2,838 ratings.