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BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien 2011

 (RETIRED)
overall
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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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jeremytoni's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremytoni (2979) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 12, 2013
From the tap poured a deep amber color with a good amount of head. Light tart malty flavor with a lasting aftertaste.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
travita (3913) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle. The look is cloudy, thin to no head, and reddish color. The smell is fruity, grapes, raisins, tart, wood, and great. The taste is tart, fruits, wood, sour, jolly rancher, and good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3468) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2014
On tap at Avenue Pub. Pours a cloudy ruby with paperthin head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is a strong cherry skin, oak, funk. Thin mouthfeel with nice dark fruits, oak, nice sourness. Easy to drink, very impressive.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (2699) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
On tap @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas during St-Bon-Chien World Tour. Side by side with the 2012 version. Hazy amber/orange with a small ring of off-white foam and little lacing. Aroma is winey with red fruits (mainly cherries) light caramel, oak and balsamic notes. Taste is moderately to heavily acidic with red fruits, strong winey presence and oak. Alcohol is well hidden. Medium/full body. Low/moderate carbonation. Winey mouthfeel. Similar to the 2012 version, but more sour and less balanced. It’s a little more tasty though. Very good strong Sour beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leveejr (99) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Excellent sour beer. Very fruity and sour but well-balanced and smooth. Super enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (3790) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle - Tart and cherry oak. Tart balsamic and cherry, with hints of oak. Clear copper with no head. Really nice, but not worth the price.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hammerhead01 (41) - Louvain-la-Neuve, BELGIUM - MAR 26, 2014
37.5 cl bottle. Pours hazy dark amber with a thin beige head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is berries, slight alcohol and sweet. Complex and balanced sour beer. (it is very smooth). Some light alcohol in the aftertaste. An excellent beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6641) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis, but drank mostly by me. Very hazy auburn with a lively beige head. Sour cherries and acetic sourness are softened by oak and vinous traits. Yum.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hypo_Luxa (53) - Osaka, JAPAN - FEB 24, 2014
Aroma is cherries and basement funk. A little tea. light sweetness, medium sourness. light body, sticky, sweet ketchup.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brouwerij (918) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden orange with quickly settling head and stringy lace. Aroma is tart, oaky, vinous, plum, cherry, leather. Flavor is mild to moderately tart, buttery oak, with a tart, dark fruit, cherry finish. Soft carbonation, medium body, and a mildly astringent finish. Very enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NeoHippie2 (971) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 2, 2014
On tap, slightly hazy ruby pour with no head. Aromas of wine and sour cherries. Flavor is sour upfront with some subtle oak, cherry, and wine notes. Nice and tart but not over the top sour. Decent.


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