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Lips Of Faith - La Folie - New Belgium Brewing

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95
world-class

3,298 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,298
Reviews: 978
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.56%
Wants: 482
Gots: 674 | FT: 38
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: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

la folie, vintage 2007, bottle # approaching the 1000th, corked & caged -- from the bridge in St. Louis

The beer pours a hazy, dark rusty brown with a loosely carbonated tan halo of head. The nose presents notes of sherry/oxidation, fresh string beans, a slight sweetness, and intense funk. The taste is distinctly oud bruin with a subtle cherry sweetness, oak and a petri dish's worth of funky culture. There is very little acetone or alcohol present and it drinks balanced. Smooth, well-carbonated, with an initial sweetness that transitions into a woody, tart, very dry finish. For $20/750ml (bar price nonetheless)...I should have ordered another bottle!

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Lips Of Faith - La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 3,298 ratings.