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RATINGS: 1385   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremyh70 (652) - Missouri, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Poured a clear ruby color into a tulip glass with small head and good lacing. Tart cherry skin aroma with red wine and hint of oak. Taste is very tart with cherry skin and raspberry with hints of wood. Light mouthfeel with moderate/ high crisp carbonation. Very tart but refreshing and delicious sour ale. Had at Crescent Moon in Omaha. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wisdomsolo (386) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 8, 2014
It's smells like a funky wet sock. But the flavor is outstanding! Has a nice sweet candy flavor that has a great tartness to it.

2.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fluffy (1465) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 8, 2014
The 2014. Smells atrocious, but the flavor is pretty awesome. Sour apple, some cherry. Really pretty awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pfeezor (38) - - JUL 5, 2014
2501 E Ballard Rd Des Plaines, IL, 60016 This is where I had it. Why do I have to do this? 75 characters? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1299) - - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle. Dark red with an off white head. Aroma is tart dark fruit and funk. Taste adds some tart cherry and cherry skins. Medium sticky mouthfeel and light carb. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (348) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle. Dark ruby. Sour bite on the aroma with a cherry funk. The taste adds oak barrel and sweet sour malts. Bitter bite on the mouthfeel. Love this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
rickybell (2) - - JUL 1, 2014 does not count
Vibrant red. sour cherry that kicks you from start to finish. Not overwhelming but definitely tart. Delicious

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (580) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 29, 2014
22oz bottle - pours a vibrant red . Sour apple aroma . Taste is super tart , sour cherry . Very tasty . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Homer321 (1591) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2014
C&C shared by mcbackus. Aroma is a tart hair raising sour. Pour is brownish red. Taste is initially puckering and tart. Then after a few sips it is much more drinkable. Sourbess stays through out but shows off some amazing malt sweetness. Really good balance of malt and sour.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrewFace (701) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Mcbackus. Corked and caged, no NB logo on bottle - 2005 or 2006 vintage . Mostly clear, amber color, no head. Big tart aroma, sour, cherry, semisweet, malty, more tartness in aroma. Extremely sour and tart, cherry, very acidic, fruit juice...so good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElbowRocker (3) - - JUN 26, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Pours a dark red brown with light had and minimal lacing. Aroma is nice and sour, with hints of sweetness. Palate is moderate, thinner than I expected. Taste is immediately sour and intense with a crisp, sweetly sour finish. 7% ABV. Really good sour ale.


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