1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

La Fou - Court Avenue Brewing Company

Not Rated.
La FouLa Fou

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
no score

3 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 6.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Court Avenue Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Belgian-style Blonde Ale aged on medium toasted French oak. Light fruity & spicy notes blended with vanilla and toasted oak character.

(Beer added by: jt31914 on 06-12-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by jt31914:
Photo of jt31914
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oak-aged blonde ale was the current brewmaster's specialty on-tap today. Honestly my expectations were low, and this was an amazing surprise from the brewery. Nice oak flavor mixed with citrus; it smells like citrus and is quite drinkable with a smooth and malty mouthfeel. By far the best blonde ale I've ever tasted. The oak balances out the fruit flavors (ie grapefruit) making this beer great.

jt31914, Jun 12, 2010
More User Reviews:
Photo of RelentlessLefty
4/5  rDev -2.7%

RelentlessLefty, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of AlleywayRover
3.83/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had as part of a tasters rack at the brewery in Des Moines.

Appearance: Very pale yellow. Slightly cloudy, just shy of transparent.

Smell: A lot of fruit. I got a lot of citrus and some banana.

Taste: Similar. A lot of fruit with some citrus, banana and peach off the top. There was some slight spice like cumin or coriander toward the back.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and very drinkable.

This was a refreshing summer seasonal beer from Court Ave.

AlleywayRover, Jun 18, 2011
La Fou from Court Avenue Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.