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

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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tastybeer (1850) - Indiana, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Draft. Pours hazy gold with a white head, little retention/some lace. Aroma is lactic, light wood, grass, citrus, dust. Taste is lightly sour, tart, dusty, bread. Palate is very soft, tart finish.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3549) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2015
03-AUG-2015, bottle @Calafell, from BierCab. Hazy yellow with lasting, White head. Aroma is yoghurt, fruit and yeast. Taste is the same. Very fruity and flowery and a Little funky. Creamy, slightly tart, medium+ body. Fantastic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3632) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2015
75cl bottle. It pours a rich golden color with a medium off white head. Aroma is medium funky and highly acidic and acetic, with some ripe fruits, esters, balsamic vinegar. Taste is quite acidic again with balsamic vinegar coming to mind. Quite fruity and estery with light bitterness. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Overall, nice sour with acetic profile.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TEJA (1742) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2015
Bottle shared by omhper, thanks. A lasting big beige head. Clowdy orange color. Huge brettaroma that also dominate the taste. There is also a tuch of stable in the aroma. Nice soft acidity.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pailhead (5746) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate musty lemon peel, citrus, hay, funk, light oak, and maybe a touch of white wine. It pours a cloudy dull orange with a three finger white head that eventually fades to a thick film. There is a decent amount of sediment floating around. The flavor starts with a quick dose of moderate citrus with orange and lemon peel. The finish has light-moderate sour lemon, funk, faint white wine, oak, and a hint of florals. It’s light-medium bodied with moderate-lively carbonation and a somewhat soft mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
willisread (946) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 25, 2015
Draft at Ushitora. Hazy deep gold with a soapy head. Aromas of lemon, yogurt, wild strawberry and pepper. Very floral. Quite tart on the palate with some nice fruit notes. Rich and full mouthfeel with a lacto yogurty quality that gives it a nice hint of creaminess. Taste is more of the same with the lemon and spice working well together alongside the lacto. Nice lingering funky finish. Wonderful!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2015
[7093-20150304] Tap. Fragrant floral yeast aroma. Slightly hazy, orange brown body with a quick foamy white head. Soured grainy fruit yeast flavour with a long aftertaste. Medium body. Interesting. (7/3/8/3/14) 3.5
(@ Paradiso Pizza Dupont Circle, Washington, DC)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (2855) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle thanks to Tectactoe. Aroma is black pepper, citrus, and some yogurt. Tastes light black pepper and dry bitter citrus peel. Very mild sourness. Lingering funk. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (3648) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle bought @ Etre. Pours hazy burnt yellow with a big frothy and fizzy offwhite head that leaves a small trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is fruity and funky with crackers, lemon juice, white grapes, hay, moist wood, barnyard, leather and lemon zest. Taste is sour, fruity and funky. Mouthfeel is dry, tart, tiny astringent, very tiny throat-burning acetic and light to medium bodied. Finish is sour with crackers, lemon juice, lime juice, white and green grapes, hay, dry soil, moist wood, barnyard, orange zest, lemon zest and hints of apple cider vinegar. Nicely funky and vinous. Tasty, tart and refreshing. Hints of vinegar I would love to not have in there but all in all a solid BA saison.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (14381) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle thanks to Alex. Hazy yellow/apricot color with a nice offwhite head. Hoppy herbal aroma, yeasty, perfume, lemongrass notes, floral, earthy notes, grape fruit, some spices. Herbal fruity flavor, peach, vinous, woody notes, perfume, spicy, earthy notes. Fruity and refreshing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
airrick2003 (701) - Louisiana, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Appearance: pours with a very large beige head, the beer is a slightly hazy darker gold color, takes a while for the head to settle and it's very dense Aroma: lemon, banana, bread, spice, funk Taste: egg, faint sourness, lemon, spicy Palate: soft carbonation, medium mouthfeel, minimal lemon aftertaste Overall: this saison is great, the funk comes thru as egg and really gives it a nice mouthfeel, the lemon is there with the spice and they combine nicely, alcohol is hidden well ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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