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RATINGS: 1321   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dednok (11) - California, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Poured from a bomber into a tulip with little head. Smells of oak and stone fruit. Tastes the same as the nose with funkiness and tartness. 2012 version


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
andrewje41 (154) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - APR 24, 2014
Draft pour. Sour fruit aroma, so off to a great start. Very sour up front with a lot of cherry and dark fruit. it’s just about everything I look for in a sour beer. Love it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NotoriousJ (37) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2014
Aroma is sour like apples. Dark brown pour with nice tan head pretty good retention for a sour. Puckering upon first taste but let's go towards the middle blending to a nice Malt body caramel maybe dark fruit it finishes to a nice oak flavor. Only thing I might say is it has a little too many tannins for me but still a very good sour. Similar to rodenbach in many ways ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steasy66 (807) - Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2014
2013 bottle. Deep brown with red tints and a bit of a tan head. Aroma is very tart up front with some red fruits to follow. Flavor is great, tart red fruit with a solid malt backbone. Great stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oscbert (974) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 20, 2014
~Tart aroma, leather, apple, prune, and raisin. ~Pours a reddish brown color with quickly disappearing white head. ~Tart flavor of apple, hay, leather, woodsy, and earthy. ~medium light bodied, medium co2, long lasting tart finish. ~This is a delicious beer, but overrated in my opinion and too expensive.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (1704) - Silver Spring, USA - APR 19, 2014
On tap 4 oz. sample at the Lost Dog Cafe in Merrifield, VA. Clear, mahogany with a small off-white head and a modicum of lacing. Aroma of tart dark fruit, cranberry and roasted malt. Taste of tart dark fruit, strawberries, roasted malt, vinegar and cranberries. Medium body and medium/low carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dr_Fellini (275) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - APR 11, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a mostly clear ruby color with hints of brown and a small brownish head. Aroma is dry, touches of wood, mild tart. Flavor packs a sour punch, with some amber malt sweetness. Light to medium in body with a strong lingering sour character. Fantastic beer!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
HellesBunny666 (89) - Virginia, USA - APR 10, 2014
Tart sour fruit smells, apples, cranberries kind of. Slightly oaky aromas as well as taste. Super sour and tart fruit feeling and mouthwatering. Not very funky. Oh. My. God. If I could only drink this forever I would not complain.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CpyNPrnT (228) - Indiana, USA - APR 10, 2014
Aroma is nutty, sourness, caramel. Taste, sour, sour, sour, nuts, caramel, some sweetness. Interesting.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wade1point0 (68) - Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2014
On tap at new Belgium. Pours slightly muddy amber brown. Smell is amazing, green apples and cranberries. No foot smell that some sours get. Taste incredibly sour fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leveejr (55) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2014
2013 bottle. Nice fruity aroma with slight oak taste. Very sour taste but enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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