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RATINGS: 1408   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.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 14, 2009
Bottle 75cl.
[ As my Ratebeer Rating #7500 ;o) ]. Unclear medium amber color with a average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is sour, tart, barnyard, wood, mega sour citrus. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, heavy acidic and bitter with a average to long duration, and a dry dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081122]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2008
75 cL bottle, courtesy of KimJohansen. Pours hazy deep brown with a diminished white head. Dense acetone yet smooth milky aroma. Dry acetone and dark malty flavoured with a light acidic touch. Dry and acidic finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29287) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2004
The aroma is dry, slightly sour and woody, though still sweet with hints of marcipan. The color is orange-brown and it has a fine beige head though disappearing. The flavor is very woody and sour from the wild fermentation. This is really a good beer. Thanks MartinKubert for bringing this to a sampling night.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2008
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of KimJohansen. Pours a hazy amber golden with a tiny off-white head. Piquant sweet and sour aroma with a distinct woodiness. Medium body, tart, fruity sour berry notes with some wood and salt. Lightly tart finish. 221108

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20742) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2006
Bottle. Hazy orange coloured with a beige head. Light acidic aroma of wood. Acidic flavour of wood, glue and fruits. Too acidic.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19374) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2004
Bottled. Dark amber. Strong vinegary cherry aroma. Dry and acidic, pleasant rounded mouthfeel. Black cherry juice! Perfect, hardcore rendition of the style. Could perhaps be more complex still, but this is really a great beer!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2008
Bottle @ Brouwer’s, SEattle. Pours a slightly hazy murky brownish color with a small off-white head. Tart soureish fruity aroma with some oak hints. Slightly sweetish yet tart sourish fruity flavor with some oaky hints and some earthy hints. Dry tart sourish finsh with some oaky hints. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2011
3rd March 2011
Bottle shared at ACBS courtesy of Steptin. Cheers James! Clear dark red beer, tiny cream coloured head. Sourish medicinal and Dr Pepper nose. Light dry palate. Taste follows the nose. Very dry finish with a sourish note. Not really my kind of beer but this was alright!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14551) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Dark amber color, hazy, with compact head. The aroma is a bit sour and fruity, but nice. The mouthfeel is dry and violently acidic, lemony, with traces of red grapes, raspberry, vinegar.
Too much sourness, and I can’t find elegance in this one.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 7, 2009
Bottle at post DLD ... hazy copper ... barnyeard funk ... light lemon nose ... tart tart tart ... sour and funky ... quite dry ... little woody ...


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