Brewed by BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Style: Saison
Saignelégier, Switzerland
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 401   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
18th Century Historical Ale. Matured in Saint Bon-Chien oak barrels. Available since June 2012.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5785) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Tap at Maxs. Unfiltered dull orange tan. Foamy, patchy, lacy head. Low carbonation, nice fruity sourness. Sour, juicy, lemon-tinged bubblegum notes. Pretty nice flavor, not unlike a Jolly Pumpkin at times. The mellow subdued carbonation isn’t really a bonus. Pretty nice beer, but not quite World Class.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HonusWagner (2093) - Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Amazing beer with an incredibly fascinating barrel character, somewhat reminds me of some burgundy BA stuff I’ve had, really funky, nice spiciness, yogurty, good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (3739) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
Green bottle, 75 cl, best before June 2014, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on September 21 2014; eye: orangey with a caramel hue, hazy, nice effervescence, nice white head that turns into a thon sheet, slight lacing; nose: acidity, sourness, banana, woody, light wild yeasts, fruity; mouth: acidity, sourness, acridness of small berries, woody, light wild yeasts, finale in acridness of small berries with fruity presence, medium body, rather carbonated, slightly sweet, foamy texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille verte, 75 cl, 5 %, meilleure avant juin 2014, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 21 2014; œil : orangée avec une teinte caramel, voilée, bonne effervescence, bonne mousse blanche qui se transforme en une mince couverture, très légère dentelle; nez : acidité, aigreur, banane, boisé, léger le ures sauvages, fruitée; bouche : acidité, aigreur, âcreté de petits fruits, boisé, léger levures sauvages, finale en âcreté de petits fruits avec présence fruitée, corps moyen, plutôt carbonatée, très légèrement sucrée, texture mousseuse; en résumé : bien

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (2277) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Draft at Novare Res. Happy Zwanze! Pours orange brown with an off white head. Aroma is wet hay funk and pepper spice. Taste is funky banana wheat, peppery spice. Finishes nice and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hair6a11 (1479) - Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2014
11.2oz Swing Top Bottle - listed as 5% - Pour is hazy gold, with a firm, fine bubbled white head into this glass - it retains fairly well, with robust lacing present here. The nose is grain, peppery spice, with strong citrus notes here. Brett notes provide some orange rind, oak presence, and mild funk here. Yes. Please. The flavor profile is brett / pineapple, orange rind funk, it’s a touch sharp moving forward with light earthen oak, spicy notes, and a certain yeasty tart element that i find very appealing. I need more !

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
chinchill (4271) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 13, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2015 Cloudy amber with a very good head. Funky and fruity aroma featuring orange. Funky and fruity taste with, as expected, too much funk for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamChandler (4518) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 29, 2014
hazy orange color, Smells fantastic lots of orange and honey and sweet brett. very sweet, loads of funky brett. really well blended, very approachable and super light. maybe too much bitterness at the finish but that would fade with time. this was a 12oz flip top bottle. I want more!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
wvhoran (455) - Tasmania, - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle. Vibrant but cloudy orange colour with a firm head. The aroma is full and inviting with citrus zest, spices, funky qualities, musky. The flavour is fruity, namely lime and orange, with tart qualities, muskiness, yeast, smooth and refreshing, so enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10612) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Draft... Pours clear and golden with a large, creamy, white head. Good retention. Subtle bouquet of cereal grains and citrus fruit - key lime, lemon and light woody funk. Light-bodied with a thin mouthfeel and dancing carbonation. The flavor is lightly fruity, mildly tart and as bright as high-noon in the Mojave. Crisp, clean, refreshing finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (3495) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2014
On tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas, june 21st. Pours hazy orange with a large creamy white head. Aroma is citrus, spices, light funky, hay, barnyard. Taste is light sweet malty, light spicy and medium sharp citric tartness, a bit too much astringency in the acidity. Medium bodied.

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