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BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien 2011

 (RETIRED)
overall
99
96
style
Formerly brewed at BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Saignelégier, Switzerland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (602) - Lille, FRANCE - NOV 2, 2012
Color: dark purple beer without head and carbonization. Smell: sour, acid, red fruits. Taste: red fruits, wine, sour and acid. Aftertaste: sugar complexity, wine.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vtafro (3020) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Draft. Hazy brine pour with tan head. Tart fruit tones, some woody and liquor aroma tones. Flavor has woody and fruit, very tart tones and some off almost paint thinner flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3058) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2012
On draft at church key in Washington DC. Pours a hazy amber with a head of large short lived bubbles. Sour notes mixed with toffee in the nose. Barrel aging really mutes the funk. Lovely beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (1904) - Odense S, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2012
Bottle @ Ulfborg. Unclear golden body with a small white head. Aroma and flavor is berries, oak, fruit, brett and caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - OCT 24, 2012
Flasche. Red-brown colour, small beige like head. Pleasant fruity woody sweet aroma. good mouthfeel. Flavour of sweet fruit and berries, wood, caramel and a good tartness, quite pleasant.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10792) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 19, 2012
333 from The Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours murky dark orange/amber with a transient beige head. Aroma is mildly sour light pitted fruit. Full bodied. Flavor is tart/sour light pitted fruit with a large dash of astringent oak. Finishes sour, fruity and oaky.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bytemesis (3020) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Tap. Pours cloudy hazelnut amber with a medium beige head and nice lacing. Very pleasant aroma of tart cherry, caramel, wine & wood, funk and a bit of cheese. Flavor about the same with medium sweetness and light tartness. Medium bodied and very well masked ABV - really sneaks up on you. Not a full blown lip-puckering sour, but a very pleasant balance actually.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16443) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty sour tart aroma. Fruity sour tart slightly funky berry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6349) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Bottle from Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours murky brown with a thin beige head (rare for BFM) and a fruit and vinegar aroma. There is a tart vinous fruit flavor with a pleasant oak finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 5, 2012
On tap. Clear dark red ambder with almost no head. Very pleasant floral caramel apple aroma. Very bright thick sticky palate. Tastes of lemon! Sour green apple and caramel with a dry oaky vanilla and candy finish and lingering floral perfume on the back end. Excellent.


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