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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.26%
La Folie Brown: Using an Oscar, this beer is straight out of the fermenter before aging in the Foudre and therefore not a sour. This beer is a great example of a Brown Beer. ABV6.26 IBU 15

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
haddon90 (1619) - Newport Beach, California, USA - JUL 15, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear, dark amber color with a thin, tan head. Has a hint of yaegar in the aroma. Nice, sour taste with a hint of malt. Sour taste, with some malt and hops in the background. Not too bad. But not what you would expect from a brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crowderm (382) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 6, 2009
Also at Firkin Fest at the Happy Gnome. I wasnít too impressed with this one. Decent roasted malt, nuts, and mild fruitiness. Glad I got to try this, but not my favorite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 2, 2009
On Cask for Firkin Fest at the Happy Gnome in St. Paul 09. Great balance between lightly roasted malts and sweet malt character. Just a touch of hops blended well with the light roast flavor making this a well blended brew. Iím happy to have tried this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - APR 2, 2009
Straight from the firkin at the Happy Gnomeís Second annual Firkin Fest. This beer was incredible - one of the best brown aleís Iíve ever had. A nutty flavor flavor and aroma with a smooth body that felt thicker on my tongue than it actually was. Not too hoppy like other brown aleís Iíve had locally, more of a session beer for a malt fan. This definitely explains why I love La Folie so much.

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