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

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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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18th Century Historical Ale. Matured in Saint Bon-Chien oak barrels. Available since June 2012.


4.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
acaffar2 (41) - - JUL 12, 2014
Serious farmhouse funk. Slightly sour. A little sweet. Best served super cold

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TET (1733) - FINLAND - JUL 7, 2014
A cloudy, golden, strongly bubbling beer, a head is clouding, big and blond. The nose is fruitfull, strongly sour, citrusfruits and green apples. Very refreshning beer that temptates to taste. Taste is strongly sour, green apples, also hint of other fruits. The end is quite dry, some spices. Medium bodied, strong carbonation. Strongly sour saison where the fruitness is playing the side-role. Refreshning and good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (4025) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Tart crabapple nose with ketchup and currant overtones. Cloudy amber, thick head, good retention and adherence to the glass. Oak, crabapple, cranberry, and brett. Quite a sour saison, but hey, it’s BFM.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20883) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Bottled@PBF IX. Hazy yellowish golden colour, small white head. Aroma is spices, fruits, hazy stuff and mild yeastiness. Flavour is citrus, some herbs, spices and mild stuff. Balanced and pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6409) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
75 cl bottle @ PBF IX.
Pours hazy golden color with a large head. Spices, lemon, some yeast and wooden notes on the nose. Citric fruity flavor, some herbal notes, yeast, funky earth notes and some mild gooseberries also. Nice and refreshing.
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6449) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
750 ml bottle @ PBF IX. Pours a cloudy yellow colour with a white head. Aroma of strong lemony sourness, some yeast and wood. Flavour is rather citrusy with Saison yeast, wood, some berryish, black pepper, white wine, floral notes and orange zest. Medium bodied and lively carbonation. Rich and citrusy, with some nice white wine notes. Refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12966) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Bottled 750ml (PBF IX)
Hazy yellow color, tiny white head. Whitewineous aroma - fruity, grapey. Medium-bodied. Tart bretta, whitewineous, grapey. Nice oak woodyness. Refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5900) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
75cl bottle @ PBF Ⅸ
Aroma has grass and fruits. Also some yeasty tones. Foamy palate. Flavour is tart with citrus, some grapefruit and some yeasty tones. Also some white wine. No signs of oak here. A saison on the tart side.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3939) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
750ml bottle @ PBF IX

Pours yellowish orange with a foamy head. Aroma of tart fruits, wood, oak, yeast, spices and earthy notes. Taste is woody, oaky and tart fruity with some spicy and earthy notes, some yeastiness. Finish is yeasty, tartish and earthy with some wood and oaky notes. Okay, slightly vinous saison.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (2536) - FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle .75, 5% version. Yellow hazy, well carbonated. Barny funk on nose, wheaty hay, light citrus. Med light body. Light acidity, oak / barn flavours, lemony citrus. Dry finish. Pretty nice. Is refreshing, but has also an interesting light funky flavour, apparently from the oak barrels. Interesting and nice, doesn’t get boring.


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