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BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien (2011)

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

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Rifaldo (29) - Torello, SPAIN - OCT 5, 2013
Somies amb una olor amb un gust, un aroma que et porti a records que tenies amagats a l’inconcient, un sabor cítric, vi jove, sidrŕ i l’acidesa de la lima, aquella dolçor de la fruita. Impressionat. Top five de les birres. Busqueu-la.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JulienHuxley (3589) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle. Hazy red pour with no head, completely flat pouring. Aroma is earthy, birch bark, cherries, faint acetic notes, light citrus. Flavor is unfortunately a tad gastric, woof. Good cherry notes, malty, booze and caramel complete the flavors. Palate is a bit hot, dead flat, definitely on the winey side of things but just generally lacks a bit of enjoyability.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (3882) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle sample at a sour tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks kerenmk. Pours an orange hazy with floaties and a small head, aroma of vomit, sourness, brett and fart, flavor is sour with pickles, cherry sourness, vinegar, medium bodied

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fritz123 (1182) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Draft at the Coffee District in Delray Beach, FL. Snifter. Pours a muddy, murky reddish brown with a one finger white foamy head. Aroma of sweet fruits such as cherries and plums. Some infection on the nose, but pleasant. Taste was fruits such as cherries, currents, sour apples. Mild carbonation. A malty blend with a clean, sour finish like a green apple. Somewhat dry, but pleasant. Medium light i body. Very good sour.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2815) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle sampled at RBSG. From notes. Sour cherries and tart berries. ABV absolutely hidden. Cool brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (6265) - Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Draft January 2013. Pours a hazy, orange amber color with a small, bubbly off-white head. The aroma has sweet caramel,tart and sour cherry, berries, oak and vinegar. The flavor brings more of the same tart cherry fruits, spices, sweet caramel malts,oak, vinegar and alcohol with a mild vinous note. Hides the abv pretty well.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11998) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 6, 2013
On tap @ Beachwood Brewing. Dark reddish pour with very little head. The nose is really heavy on the wine. Vinous, moderately acetic, and quite a bit of fruit. Cherry and raisin, in particular. Oak, red wine, and vinegar flavors. Lots of cherry and raisin, some lemon peel, grass, and booze.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
toxichop (416) - South Gate, California, USA - SEP 3, 2013
On tap at Beachwood. P: Dark amber? Brown red? Something like that. Pretty hazy beer with a thin white head, although I heard that the head from the bottle is huge. S: Very complex stuff going on here, dried raisins, cherries, rotting wood, figs, dark caramel, plums and some nuts. The smell is just all over. T: Found a lot of sweet malt in here, some cherries, a nice fruity presences mainly pears, wood and leather. M: Thin with light carbonation. O: I havent had many Biere de Garde but this was nice and will possibly be seeking a bottle. Also I had no idea this was 11 percent and I would of never guessed.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamJackson (3051) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle at bottle share. Hazy orange Loads of sour peaches. Some biscuit notes Very tart. Mild acidity sort of like eating an apricot.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (2788) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle shared at a sour tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Orange, headless and with floaties. Nuts, bile and gherkin water aroma, tastes more pleasing and fruity, though, like fruit soup. Starts very sour and becomes more tolerable and sweeter and sips go by. full and heavy body, very carbonated and slightly sour finish. Not an easy beer.


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