New Belgium La Folie Foeder Aged Sour Brown Ale Beer 12OZ

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Introducing the epitome of craft beer sophistication – New Belgium La Folie Foeder Aged Sour Brown Ale. Crafted with precision and passion, this unique brew stands as a testament to New Belgium's commitment to pushing the boundaries of flavor.

La Folie, meaning "the folly" in French, encapsulates the audacious spirit of this foeder-aged sour brown ale. Aged for up to three years in large oak foeders, this ale undergoes a transformative journey, developing complex layers of flavor that dance on the palate.

Pouring a rich mahogany hue with a subtle ruby tint, La Folie captivates the eye before beckoning you in with its enchanting aroma. Delicate notes of tart cherries, dark chocolate, and a hint of oak greet your senses, setting the stage for an unparalleled tasting experience.

As you take your first sip, La Folie unfolds a symphony of flavors. The initial tartness gracefully gives way to a medley of dark fruits, including plum and fig, complemented by a nuanced sweetness. The interplay of acidity and malt complexity creates a harmonious balance, leaving a lasting impression that lingers on the palate.

The foeder aging process imparts a velvety smoothness to the mouthfeel, elevating the drinking experience to new heights. The result is a beer that marries tradition with innovation, a masterpiece that showcases the artistry and dedication of New Belgium's brewers.

Whether you're a seasoned sour beer enthusiast or a curious newcomer, New Belgium La Folie Foeder Aged Sour Brown Ale invites you to savor the extraordinary. Share it with friends, cellar it for special occasions, or relish it as a moment of indulgence – La Folie is a celebration in a glass, an exploration of flavors that transcends the ordinary. Embrace the folly and elevate your beer-drinking experience with this exceptional creation from New Belgium Brewing. Cheers to the art of brewing and the joy of discovery.

Tasting Notes

Pouring a deep mahogany with an enticing ruby undertone, La Folie presents itself with a slight haze that hints at the complexity within. A fine, tan head forms and lingers, leaving delicate lacing on the glass as you delve into the experience.

The aroma is a tantalizing blend of sour cherries, dark chocolate, and a subtle earthiness. Notes of oak emerge, imparting a sense of depth and maturity. The nose is both inviting and intriguing, beckoning you to explore the layers of complexity that await.

As the liquid touches your palate, a burst of tartness leads the way, revealing a vibrant symphony of flavors. Tart cherries dance with nuances of plum and fig, creating a delightful interplay between sweetness and acidity. Dark chocolate undertones add a rich complexity, while the oaken character from foeder aging imparts a subtle vanilla and woody essence. The malt profile provides a sturdy backbone, balancing the sour notes and contributing to a harmonious and rewarding taste experience.

La Folie's mouthfeel is a revelation – velvety and smooth, with a medium to full body that coats the tongue in a luxurious embrace. The carbonation is effervescent yet refined, enhancing the beer's overall drinkability. The lingering finish invites contemplation, leaving a gentle warmth that encourages another sip.

Distillery Information

New Amsterdam is a vodka and gin brand conjured up by E&J Gallo, a mega-umbrella winery and distributor based out of Modesto, Calif.New Amsterdam Original Vodka is five times distilled and three times filtered for a clean, crisp taste. This classic vodka uses the finest grains and purest water, going through a unique distillation process to deliver unparalleled smoothness in every sip.
It is five times distilled for unparalleled smoothness, and is filtered three times to create a soft finish. The "five times" distillation process is optimal, removing impurities while preserving mouth feel. New Amsterdam Vodka is five times distilled, five times smooth.
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