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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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
bockimstein (167) - New Madrid, Missouri, USA - JUL 30, 2011
I know there are people that like this, but I cannot be included in their number. Bomber to Chalice. Pours dark amber with no head at all, bad sign. I smell sour cherries and soy sauce, another bad sign. Taste is sour, yechh, Couldn’t finish it on a dare, or even a double dog dare. I’ll try to be fair on the numbers, but this is not for me.

   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.

   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

   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

   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.

   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

   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

   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

   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.

   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.

   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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