La Folie | New Belgium Brewing

La FolieLa Folie
BA SCORE
93.2%
Liked This Beer
4.26 w/ 3,933 ratings
La FolieLa Folie
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:
#698
Reviews:
1,065
Ratings:
3,933
Liked:
3,664
Avg:
4.26/5
pDev:
10.09%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
602
Gots:
967
Trade:
49
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4.18/5  rDev -1.9%

22 oz bottle 2014 version - Appearance is dark brown with amber highlights. A one finger head moves to an off white slightly creamy lace. Smell is of cherries, pears, green apple, cider, and bread. Taste is sour reminiscent of the nose, surprise, but there was a nice undercurrent of malt, vanilla bean and chocolate that helped balance it out. Picked up some wood/oak notes later on. Mouthfeel is interesting, below average carbonation, and it is not as crisp as other sours I have had. This one has more dense, creamy mouthfeel. Recommended, price is a little steep, but worth it.

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La Folie from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 93.2% out of 100 with 3,933 ratings
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