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BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien 2008

Formerly brewed at BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Saignelégier, Switzerland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of plovmand. Slightly hazy amber golden with no head. Tart, woody nose. Medium-bodied, caramel and wood, some acetone accents and a massive sourness. Very fresh and delicious. 220809

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2009
750ml bottle from a recent trade with darkguardian... Pours a medium caramel brown with a quickly dissipating white head... aroma of wkd and vinegar that finishes sweet...Acidic vinegar flavor and finishes on a sweeter note. Sharp biting acid at first that smoothens out. Begins to get more palatable as it warms.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GandGKevin (920) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2009
Appearance: Pours reddish brown with a small white head. Aromas: Tart earthy aromas. Flavors: Earthy tart plum flavors with a little alcohol. Overall: An excellent brett beer but a little over priced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (6611) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2009
Bottle. Hazy yellow body with a small white steady head. Sour berries, fruit, acid, malt and oak in aroma. Lovely flavour of berries, oak, citric fruit, acid and light caramel. Flemish sourish. Creamy body. Great sour!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
smcolw (530) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 6, 2009
Poured from one of the supposedly six kegs available worldwide at The Lion’s Pride in Brunswick, ME! This is an interesting beer with sour and sweet elements. Cherry is the main flavor and aroma--it has both of the main flavor elements. It’s a medium bodied beer, but has a carbonation that makes it feel richer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Systembolaget (11) - Malmoe, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2009
Muddy dark brown red ale with a small light brown head. Aroma isfruity and dry with hints of immature apples. Flavor is sour, fruity of green apples and with notes of vineagra. Remindes me of a belgian red ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2009
Bottle thanks to some swiss chap that brought some awsome bottles to a random tasting at the rake. Alround rating: I like this rating and the chap that brought the bottles was interested by this responce: Tannin acidity off a plummy fruit character reminisant of a rioja reserva. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11280) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2009
Cloudy amber with a small white head. Aroma of caramel with strong oak and wine notes. Sweet and vineous flavour with a strong tartness, coconut oak notes and a tannin finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (6895) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2009
Tap @ OTH. Thanks Tony for putting this one on tap. Pours murky brown/orange, light to fizzy off white head. Aroma, lots of sour, funk and hints of wood. Flavors, sour, hints of fruits, tartness, barrel, light vinegar. Leaves a lot of prickly wood finish on the back palate. I was expecting a lot more sourness and this one just tasted great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (14110) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2009
My Rating # 3300. Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2009. Pours cloudy brown with a small white bubbly head. Nose is deep and complex. Acetone, oak, berries, vanilla. Sweet and vinous with alcohol prickling the cheek. Heavy and extremely sippable. Tart and dry with a long lasting end. Loved it!

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