La Folie | New Belgium Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

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.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,916
Reviews:
1,058
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
10.43%
 
 
Wants:
599
Gots:
960
For Trade:
49
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: brown with tints of red. Clear. Very little head.
S: vinegar. Acidic. Sweet notes.
T: strong sour. Extremely tart. High pucker factor. Earthy.
M: high carbonation. Dry. Light in body.
O: great sour beer. Notes of brown ale with a super sourness. Will buy again.

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La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
4.22 out of 5 based on 3,916 ratings.
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