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


on tap

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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
18th Century Historical Ale. Matured in Saint Bon-Chien oak barrels. Available since June 2012.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Acid303 (652) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - MAR 5, 2016
1/2 Pint on tap @ Barcelona Beer Festival. Pours intense golden with medium white head. Nice lacing. Both aroma and taste are lemon, caramel and tropical fruits. The aftertaste is moderately sour and bitter. Medium body, perfect carbonation. It actually deviates towards a Lambic-Gueuze. Very well balanced and tasty, well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (5199) - Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2016
A solid saison that has a nice tartness to it with some light spice, fixes the Sassoon craving, but also wanted a litter more earthy, or hay barnyard to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AaronTDubs (215) - - FEB 17, 2016
Hazy orange color. Good and fizzy. Aromas of mustard, spices, and other weird funkiness. Great complex flavor with touches of bubble gum, sour strawberries with some good bitterness in the end. Nice malt underneath. Excellent beer. One of my favorite saisons.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taboada (704) - Compostela (Galiza), - FEB 12, 2016
Tasted from the tap on the 08/02/2016. Oak barrels aged is present. Some sweet paladar and fruity and dry finish. Next one please!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chinaskilavapies (4) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 7, 2016 does not count
Golden copper in color with a thin white lacy head and decent retention. Aroma is moderately ttart and complimented by lemon and a mild funk. Taste is initially very tart but quickly fares to a nice balance between tart and sweet. Delicious!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8957) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 7, 2016
My Bottom Line:
Dill-like herbs ride fruity tartness in this funky yet somewhat charming rustic brew.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam tops the cloudy blond.
-Palate feels natural and is rather comfortable too.
-The acetic acidity takes some getting used to.
-Hard to believe there are no actual herbs or spices used in this one (as the commercial deScription claims).


   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerFunGuy (875) - California, USA - JAN 30, 2016
This cloudy gold colored beer has a slightly sour aroma and slightly wheaty flavor and mild spicy note which is very subtle. I really like the sour it isn't too strong but not too boring.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
monk191 (1600) - California, USA - JAN 30, 2016
A very interesting, slightly tart saison. Pours a cloudy orange with a white head. Smells amazing, herbs and berries and green apples. Taste is a bit tart, with green apples, grapes and berries. Had on tap at 0L bottleshop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (7410) - ITALY - JAN 21, 2016
on tap dorata velata schiuma media bretta legno funky filo lattico mela matura frutta secca amaro medio note citriche buona acidita poco saison

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beertholomeus (1536) - California, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Pours a pale golden color with a white head. Funk, yeast, fruit and mild tart flavors and aroma. Medium body and carbonation with a funk and tart finish.

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