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RATINGS: 1409   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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (782) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Bottle. Poured a clear dark brown with an average sized light brown fizzy head that was gone before I took the first sip and had virtually no lacing to speak of. The aroma was kind of sweet with roasted cookie malts and a sweet yeast with notes of brown sugar, some dark dried fruit and a hint of sour apples. It tasted very lightly sweet and malty with a nice dried fruit note at first then WOW did it get sour real quick with a strong does of sour apple at the end. Mouthfeel was light to medium in body and very dry in texture with a very lively carbonation. Overall as sour beers go this one is right up there. Very sour and very tasty. If you like sour beers this one is definitely worth a try...


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2165) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 22, 2014
A more subdued, woody, earthy version of Le Terroir. Murky brown with a skin of creamy head that clings to the glass. Aroma more of darker dried fruits and milder tartness . Excellent companion to Le Terroir . Ying and yang.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (1783) - portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Even-toned brown with almost no head. Very Flanders aroma, and taste is an intensely sour cherry. $12/5

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (86) - New York, USA - SEP 10, 2014
OH SO GOOD, great super sour aroma tartness and oak character. Flavor of sour apple prune and a great blue cheese background with tartness to round out brew. Finishes fairly dry, leavin you wanting more of this complex brew

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
michcam8 (293) - Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2014
From a tap. Pours a dark amber red with a Coca-Cola tan head which dissipates quickly. Not much lacing left on the glass. Dark fruits, brown sugar and some funk comes through on the aroma. Taste is slightly sweet, some tartness, leather, dark fruits, and sour apples. The sourness stays on the palate for some time, not overpowering. Great beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1394) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 31, 2014
On tap at Redlight Redlight in Orlando. Pours a dark red brown with a tan head and very sweet, tart fruity aroma. Taste is sour and tart, lots of apple and fruit notes coming through with oak and funk into the sour finish. Delicious wild ale

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1438) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 31, 2014
At Redlight Redlight in Orlando on Brandon’s birthday with A and Z , pours a dark brown color with no head. Nose is a deep sour and tart malt, and deliciously so. Taste is fruity and sweet up front followed by a strong tartness and sourness. Finish is sour and tart and mouth puckering. Great sour ! Quaff Score 8 / 100

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (10655) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle at Sweet & Sour, Sätila, 2014-08-30. Hazy amber/brown beer with a small offwhite head. Sourish aroma, caramel, vinegar, licorice, raisins, figs, citrus, solvent notes, barnyard, some dades. Sour vinegar flavor, licorice, raisins, solvent, barnyard, tart notes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (2785) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
Bomber courtesy of tkrjukoff. Pours hazy amberish brown with a frothy brownish beige head that leaves some sticky lacing on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sweet, sour, slightly malty and tiny fruity with sweet dark bread, caramel, lemon juice, grape juice, moist wood, moist hay, raisins, red wine vinegar, barnyard and lemon zest. Taste is sour and tiny malty with dark bread, toasted cereal, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, moist soil, leather, barnyard, raisins, cocoa powder and lemon zest. Mouthfeel is slightly dry, tart, slightly mouth-puckering and medium. Finish is sour and tiny malty with dark bread, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, moist hay, moist soil, leather, barnyard and lemon zest. Solid sour brown.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
john_henry (102) - - AUG 30, 2014
Great beer, but I was expecting a little more. For the price tag and the hipe, I struggle to rate this much higher than the standard Rodenbach. Still a great beer worth hunting down, but given the option I’d have a Rodenbach grand cru, or pretty much any other Belgian oud brune. In a vertical tasting the new Belgium offering is harsher, and a little more sour. Overall a little thin and less balanced than the Rodenbach.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
geologyguy (691) - 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


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