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La Folie | New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
4.25/5
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3,965 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#777
Reviews:
1,067
Ratings:
3,965
pDev:
10.12%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
605
Gots:
980
Trade:
47
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

I've had this on-tap and in bottles before, but this bottle seemed to be lacking the usual carbonation that I'm accustomed to. Also, the pruney sweetness was muted in the after taste. I'll try re-reviewing in a few months as this may have been improperly stored or a bad bottle.

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La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 3,965 ratings
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