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Lips Of Faith - La Folie - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,181 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,181
Reviews: 969
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.56%
Wants: 478
Gots: 647 | FT: 36
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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3.75/5  rDev -12%

Sour bomb for sure! Cherries, plums and lactic acid. Finish is dry with champagne like carbonation

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2014 bottle.

A: Pours a deep dark red/brown. Tall and fizzy medium brown head that fades quickly. No lacing.

s: Nice sweet brown sugar with sour fruitiness. Cherries maybe? Decent chocolate when swirled oddly enough. Reminds me of chocolate covered cherries.

T: Oh yeah. Sour bomb. Way more sour than the smell alludes to. Heavy lactic sourness with lots of sour berries. A touch of sweetness in the finish with brown sugar and caramel. Lingering dry, crisp sour fruits.

M: Medium bodied, very sour.

O: Really nice Oud Bruin. Crisp and refreshing. Very sour but borderline TOO sour. Backed up decently with a little malty sweetness. Smooth for something this sour too. Nicely crafted.

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22 oz bottle poured into Lindeman's flute glass.

A - Pours a clear brown tinged with ruby. One and a half fingers of off white head.

S - Sour cherry is the main aroma I get.

T - This is a fantastic flavor profile. Tart, sour cherry and apple, a bit of sweet raspberry, and a good helping of oak. The pucker power on this is strong.

M - Moderate body with moderate carbonation. Great sour aftertaste.

O - Definitely one of my favorite sours. This hits all the right notes and is still very drinkable for the amount of complexity.

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Lips Of Faith - La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 3,181 ratings.