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RATINGS: 1400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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La Folie Wood-Aged Biere, is our original wood-conditioned beer, resting in French Oak barrels between one and three years before being hand bottled, numbered and corked for your enjoyment. Brewmaster, Peter Bouckaert, came to us from Rodenbach – home of the fabled sour red. Our La Folie emulates the spontaneous fermentation beers of Peter’s beloved Flanders with sour apple notes, a dry effervescence, and earthy undertones.


dinkle50's rating

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dinkle50 (960) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Huge glue aroma. Sour taste with hints of oak. Lots of flavor with some fruit here and there. Huge brown color with a little lace. This beer is seriously sour.


4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
geologyguy (682) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Amazing smell! Can’t be better...sour taste that is just right on strength....wish it finished slightly sweet

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bwa5879 (643) - Portage, Michigan, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Ruby brown murky pour with little beige head. Funky strong scent, port wine but extra tart, pert sour, lighter fruits. Soft carbonation, extreme sour mouthfeel, almost gritty finish it’s so dry and sour. Bright sour apple and berry tart, a bit of chardonnay, also some nutty brown ale flavor with a bit of cocoa. Really great in your face sour but probably would add complexity with aging (more creaminess, deeper flavor palate).

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackfrost9p (258) - California, USA - AUG 20, 2014
I am not really into sours and this was the first I believe. Very sour and tart. Different and unique beer for sure. I’ll have to try a few more.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacterial (1521) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2014
A bottle that has been sitting in my basement for 2 or 3 years (for no good reason). Brown reddish pour with a slight tan head. Cherry, raspberry, oak and a hint of vinegar in the nose. Bright sourness in the taste. Cherry, dark fruit, acetic and lactic acid, sharp with a nice finish. Lightly acidic finish that sticks way back in my throat for a while after each sip.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrunkSanta410 (258) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2014
2014 bottle. Poured into a glass. Very dark reddish brown. Little head. Aroma is very complex, rasins, leather, vinegar, cherries. Smells tart. Taste is tart initially, slight vinegar. Fruitiness with cherries and slightly tart raspberry flavors. Finishes with rasins and leather. Nice! Palate is pretty light in body, medium carbonation. Very good, very complex. This one will age nicely.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (998) - Nevada, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Mahogany brown and a tan foam. Brett character is very pleasant. Sour, tart, but without too much sweetness. Red apple finishes this off.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WillRunForBeer (644) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Taster at Strong Beer Fest. 2012 vintage. Pours mahogany brown with a bit of white head. Aroma is slightly spicy, sour cherry, acetic. Smells really good. You know what, this is really delicious! Sour cherry, for sure. acetic too. Theres something else that I can only relate to green tomato. I dunno, it’s tasty. Candy sugar and more dark cherry in the finish. I could drink a lot of this!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
airrick2003 (464) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Appearance: pours with a large and dense light tan head, the beer is a beautiful maroon color, appears to be clear Aroma: sour, tart, creamy, love that aroma even if it’s simple Taste: very sour and very tart, the wood barrels shows itself Palate: average carbonation, very dry, leaves a sour aftertaste Overall: I love this beer, incredibly sour, not very complex, it is what it is, if you like sours you will like this, reminds me a lot of Petrie aged pale

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christpuncher (1118) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 4, 2014
I think this one is overrated. It is sweet and sour. Has a reddish brown color and a tan head. Ha at horse thief hollow. Watch out gettin here, rough neighborhoods around it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2603) - Husum, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2014
Flaske: Rødbrun klar øl med et fint skumhoved. Duften er sur med en del kirsebær, Smagen er meget tør og meget sur. Ville nok have været endnu bedre hvis den ikke blev drukket direkte efter Consecration og Supplication men sådan går det jo nogle gange. Fin øl ellers.


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