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RATINGS: 1316   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rgfellow (100) - - APR 7, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours a deep red with champagne head. Aroma is leather and fruit. Taste is tart fruit with pleasant oak character. Dry, dry finish.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dr_Fellini (265) - 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 (75) - 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 (213) - 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 (67) - 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 (52) - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EricTeusink (631) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Hands down. Best beer I have had from New Belgium. 32 oz growler for $7.99. Yes please. Pours a just hazy red brown with white head. Scent is a touch of body odor mixed with sour grapes. In that good way. Sour with a just there sweet finish. Lively fun on the tongue. Draft - My Friends Growler Shop - Atlanta, GA

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coreyc1221 (258) - Truckee, California, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Nice sour with a bit of pumpkin or pearfeeling aroma. Darker amber in color with a tan head. Tart start with a cola kinda after taste. Very enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stoutnick (378) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 14, 2014
On tap at Hunahpu day. Murky red brown. Classic Flanders red sour acidity on the aroma. Taste is the same yet kind of thin for a non-fruity sour. Finish is thin with a lingering acidity. Good Flanders Red but I think it needs more of the malt body for added complexity.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nocturne (630) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2014
650ml bottle. Reddish brown shade with light tan foam. Aroma is nicely complex: cherry, red grape, apple fruitiness. Smokier, dark malt presence too. Pretty sour but as not much as I expected; much oakier on the other hand. Lactic yoghurt influence. Fairly high carb. Quite delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
48FanInCali (663) - California, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Bottle - decent amount of fruit with sour and vinegar notes. Not as vinous as others but still better than decent.


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