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RATINGS: 1537   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
La Folie, French for "the folly," is a beer steeped in New Belgium brewing tradition. This wood-aged, sour brown spends one to three years in big, oak barrels, known as foeders. And when the beer finally hits the glass, La Folie is sharp and sour, full of green apple, cherry, and plum-skin notes. Pouring a deep mahogany, the mouthfeel will get you puckering while the smooth finish will get you smiling. Not a beer for the timid, La Folie is a sour delight that will turn your tongue on its head. Find out why it’s considered one of the best sour beers around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUN 21, 2015
A very nice sour. The best thing about this guy is that the sour isn’t all consuming -- that is, the base beer still comes through nicely. If you’re thinking of doing food pairings, this one really worked well with a duck confit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (2248) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle from 2014 split with the wife last night. Pours redish brown, off white foam head. Musty nose. Taste is lightly sour, undertones of plum and cherry. Light body with some acid burn on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wxman (1593) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - JUN 19, 2015
On tap at Global Brew. Pours a dark cloudy brown with a decent light tan head. Funky winey aroma. funky sour taste up front, then roasted malt and dark fruit. Good sour without overdoing it.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
honest_silu (62) - Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA - JUN 16, 2015
Lovely New Belgium I have returned, this time for boosted beer tour. Telling from my heart, I love this place so much. I dream of one day wrkng here with such a lively grp and riding fancy bike to work with basket on handle to carry free case of beer in exchange for my labour. Today kind beer tour man share his spl prized beer, la folie. It was aged like fine wine or even scotch in fancy barrel and them find its way to my tongue in all its glory. Tasting of delicious sour like apple and cherry from orchard. After much buzz we take ride down slide into tasting room for more delicious belgium beers and chat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mad_Ferret (783) - SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2015
Bomber from SB. Slight hazy dark redish brown with a 1-2 finger creamy bubbly beige head that lace the glass. Oaky woody sour aroma with vinegar, green apples, sour cherries, alcohol and wet wood. Fairly dry and pretty woody tart taste with lots of oak, lemon and green apples, some cherries. Medium to bigger body with soft spritzy carbonation. Oily to dry. Slightly unbalanced and very woody, dry and tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (2738) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Bomber. First time I’ve had this beer in a long time. Raspberry, sour, vinegar aromas. Strongly sour, raspberry, acidic, fruit flavors. I used to hate this beer when I was 22, but much more enjoyable as I’ve aged. Still not my favorite type of sour, but I enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VictorStr (1740) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2015
[Ölprovning hos Fredrik i Ängelholm 7 Maj 2015] Väldigt syrlig i både arom och smak

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TonyDiUlio (661) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2015
3 years to make and we’ll worth it. Pour is dark orange. Aroma is sweet and delicious. Just like the flavor. Awesome brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Turtles (782) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2015
650ml bottle from Systembolaget. Dark rust brown off-white head. Aroma: Red wine vinegar, oak, coca cola, cherries. Mild carbonated, and sour biting the cheek. The taste is sour, tart, dark red berries, green apples, Oak, wood. Long sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NordicV (1449) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2015
Mahognyfärgad öl med lättare vitt skum. Doft av mogna gröna äpplen, citru, lättare funkighet och fat. I smaken så tillkommer mörka kärnfrukter som körsbär och plommon samt lite lätt karamellsötma. God, men når inte riktgt de belgiska orginalen.

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