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La Folie | New Belgium Brewing

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Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

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

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

Had on-tap at Avenue Pub New Orleans. Served in a goblet.

A- Pours a reddish light brown color with a 1/2 inch tan head that retains a bit before dropping to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of sheer surface foam.

S- Moderate lactic acid fume with some ripe fruit notes like cherry and sour apple. Touch of vinegar.

T- Quite sour but not overbearing as the fruit sweetness is allowed to play along. More cherry notes and even some black raspberry.

M- Dry tannins develop as the drink progresses and there's a good amount of pucker that's not overbearing. Medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the fuller side.

O- A nicely balanced Oud Bruin that's good for beginners and experts alike.

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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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