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

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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (34232) - 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]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30713) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - 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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20564) - 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 (20238) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19212) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14435) - , 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!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14323) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 30, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2013
2013-02-23, bottle from Au Grain d’Orge, Crissier, 9-4-8-4-18=43
Cloudy golden color with compact head. Wonderful aroma, deep, spicy and funky, with cloves and sage, then a bit citrusy and musky. The best Saison aroma!
Dynamic and smooth mouthfeel, well carbonated; the delicate flavor is compounded by the typical BFM funkiness, well married to the spices here, there are light fruity traces, some tangerine and orange; correct bitterness.
Excellent.

2012-06-29, draught at Fête de la Bière Artisanale, Crissier, 9-4-8-5-17=43
Cloudy orange color with generous creamy head.
The aroma is fantastic, fresh and spicy, with the typical BFM funky touch; coriander and cloves, perfumy, flowery, with a touch of citrus fruits, and light sweat.
The mouthfeel is very smooth; the flavor is fruity and spicy, with bitter oranges, some wood and light cork; it has moderate acidity and mild astringency.
An excellent Saison with original character.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 9, 2014
Bottle at Watering Hole, Yoyogi. Clear amber - white head. Spicy. Grainy. Light grape notes. Mouldy notes. Crispy. Light tropical. Wooden notes. White grapes. Medium malty. Sweet notes. Peppery. Zesty. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13160) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle, 75cl. A big, creamy, white head forms over an off-white body, leaving lacings. Fruity and piney aroma with a light milky funkyness. The flavor has a little yeast note and a pleasant bitterness, not much maltyness, and the same fruity and piney things found in the aroma. Medium to full body, nicely carbonated, and finishing mostly bitter. A pleasant and tasteful saison. 131004


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