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:
3,929
Reviews:
1,064
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
10.43%
 
 
Wants:
600
Gots:
966
For Trade:
49
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4.52/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle poured into Lindeman's flute glass.

A - Pours a clear brown tinged with ruby. One and a half fingers of off white head.

S - Sour cherry is the main aroma I get.

T - This is a fantastic flavor profile. Tart, sour cherry and apple, a bit of sweet raspberry, and a good helping of oak. The pucker power on this is strong.

M - Moderate body with moderate carbonation. Great sour aftertaste.

O - Definitely one of my favorite sours. This hits all the right notes and is still very drinkable for the amount of complexity.

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

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La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
4.22 out of 5 based on 3,929 ratings.
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