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

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


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 30, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

Unclear matt medium orange colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, light to moderate hoppy, moderate citrus, citrus peel, moderate yeasty, spicy yeast, leather notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, citrus peel, yeasty, funk - funky. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. NICE ;O) [20130223]

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40454) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2013
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small off white and creamy head. Aroma is citrusy and oranges fruity. Barnyard and horseblanket. Smooth fruity, brett, floral and citrusy. Smooth fruity, light sweet, light citric and mild brett to barnyard. Citric and lingering fruity finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle at Alex. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity and light aciidc aroma of brett with notes of spices. Fruity and light acidic flavour of brett with notes of hops, citrus peel and spices. Fruity finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25388) - 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
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of fiulijn. Pours a cloudy deep golden with a dense and creamy white head. Bretty, yeasty and slightly tart aroma – quite refreshing. Medium body, dry, tart orange accents, quite some funk and sulphur. Very zesty. Nice one. 230213

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (23513) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2013
Bottled, thanks Bov! Cloudy golden, lively head. Mild lactic citric nose. Dryish with medium body and spritzy mouthfeel. Lightly grainy with freshening lemomy lactic acidity. Complex and well integrated flavours, mid bitter finish. Another great effort from one of the most iconic brewers I know of.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy woody yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy woody weak tart yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty woody tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2013
17th September 2013
Craft Clerkenwell. Tuesday Horal Chugging Tasting! Think this was Bruce - cheers mate Very hazy gold - amber beer, small white head. Light and airy palate with light fine carbonation. Light seltzer minerals. Woody geueze like sourness, pretty mild. Nice touch of mellow marmalade. Light airy finish. Nice saison!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2016
Keg at salty horse... Hazy Amber.. Thin white lacing... Soft sweet bread fruit.. Floral nose... Juicy fruit.. Soft sweet floral fruit... Juicy fruit

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (21446) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Draft. Hazy golden yellow color, medium white head. Aroma is funky, dusty attic stairs, berries, grapefruit. Taste is earthy barnyard, stale bread, fruit. Delicious.


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