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:
3,925
Reviews:
1,061
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
10.43%
 
 
Wants:
600
Gots:
965
For Trade:
49
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Muddy brown with ruby glow.

S - Sharp acidity.

T - Much fruitier than Red Poppy. It's much more balanced as a result with raspberries and a dry finish. Delicious.

M - Bang on.

O - Just a great beer. Really flavourful and well-rounded. I'd like a little more wood character to take it to the next level.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.48/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type- On tap poured into a tulip glass

Appearance- Pours deep ruby red with hints of brown, very little head

Smell- Apple cider vinegar, sour black cherries, acidity, sweet dark fruits

Taste- This is where this beer shines in my opinion, Tart, earthy, sour apple skins, dark cherries, some dark oak, tannin's, vinegar just an awesome sour and very classic for this style

Mouthfeel- High carbonation, dry and light body

Overall- One of the best sours I have ever had very solid if you have never had this beer its a must have...CHEERS

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
4.22 out of 5 based on 3,925 ratings.
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