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BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien (2012)

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: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (2709) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2014
Draftcat Strangelove?s in Philly. Very hazy copper pour. Large off-white head. Nice pungent sour. Middle dark fruits. Huge figs but also burnt oranges and big dark fruit. Nice full sour. Dark plummy goodness. Somewhat aggressive ABV but the flavors but still nice and complex. Slight rancidness at the end. Great brew in balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (15149) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2014
Draught at Ushi-Tora. Clear red/brown - white head. Nice acid. Sourish. Fruity. Rubber. Light nutty. Vinegar. Light coconut. Roasted. Lovely.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JorisPPattyn (9468) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAR 28, 2014
Small cream head over foxy red-amber beer, quasi still. Sweet spices and sour wood. Delicious balance, very vinous & fruity nose. Mildly wry, wood. Finish with lactic acid, but the general impression is again one of (red)fruit (on wood). Lipsmacking sourishness, over vinous (but complex and refined) sweetishness, yet dry as a whole. Hints at chocolate. Light to medium bodied, nearly absent carbonation, acidburn, slight slickness. One of Jerômes’ best. Unbelievable that such a good Flemish Oud Bruin hails from the Jura...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GenDV138 (5976) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Draft at ChurchKey poured into a tasting snifter. Pours an dark amber/brown color with little off-white head. Aromas of vinegar, tart fruit, red wine, subtle whiskey. Tasting notes of vinegar, tart fruit, oak, dark fruit, grapes, red wine, light funk, light whiskey. Medium body with a dry finish. Low carbonation. Really nice tart brew from BFM.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorgeLee (1757) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Tap at Moeder Fontainas. Amber brown colour, thick white head. Huge huge sour aroma, rarely happens that towards the end of a tasting you can smell a beer almost before it gets to the table! Sulphur, sour, nappies, sewage, fruity, and yet somehow appealing. Actually didn’t taste quite up to the smells, a little boozy maybe, heavy malt and funky sour, not quite the lengthy finish of say a Cantillon lambic. One of those beers which are an experience to even try.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
krumbum (964) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Cloudy brown color. Extremely tart red grape smell. Tart bite blends sour cherry earthy oak. AMAZING.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mep3222 (1273) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAR 2, 2014
This is a great sour. Vinous aroma and oaky woody and dark fruit aromas with some wine barrel in there as well. Maybe 6 of 10 vinous. Really like a consecration flavor with a bit more cherry flavor to it. A great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - MAR 2, 2014
3/1/2014. On tap at The Birch. Red-brown color with a thin tan head. Fruity and yeasty aromas with oak, caramel. Tart and sour flavors. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6174) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2014
On draft at Churchkey DC during Sour Session number 9. Pours a clear brownish amber with a feint off white head. Caramel nose. Flavors of funky cheese, caramel and tart green apples. Smooth tart finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (6291) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2014
Flaske 0,75l på Den Gode Nabo i Trondheim i hyggelig selskap med Elsa & Kjersti 26 Okt 13. Her gikk jeg i baret: Den ble opplyst å være en Biere de Garde - men viste seg å være en Sour som ikke passet til den utmerkete maten. Jeg led den “skjebne” å måtte drikke den alene, men det var i grunnen en fornøyelse. Mørkebrun. Nesten ikke skum. Syrlig fruktaroma. Smaken er bringebær & kirsebær. Tørr syrlig ettersmak. Av mine bedre sure.

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