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BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien (2012)

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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: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Bov's rating

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bov (10117) - Bienne, - JUN 25, 2013
draught@Erzbierschof Punkt - cloudy dark amber-brown beer with a persistent foam left; apple and sour cherries, vinegar-like aroma; notes of wood appear while the beer gets warmer; full-bodied and solidly sourish, subtle and moderate carbonation; velvety, pretty dry and long sourish finish of wood and cherries - great as usual


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (8311) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2015
Shared bottle at Craft., from State Line Turbid ruby pour with minimal head. Nose is vinous fruit, earthy lactic tartness. Tastes dense on the palate, complex, with notes of layered vinous fruit, fig, tannins, earthy lactic tartness, and a flavor like a cross between New Glarus Raspberry Tart and a Cantillon offering. Outstanding!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1778) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAR 14, 2015
On tap at Biercab, Barcelona. Color is dark red brown. Taste is high sour. Aroma is woody, cherry.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (6540) - Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Draft at Dutch’s in later 2013 from notes. 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 though it is warming.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (12096) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2015
(750ml bottle, 2012 vintage) Pours an amber-orange body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of vinous, oak, leather, caramel, berries, and minerals. Flavor of vinous, oak, berries, dried cherries, and light almond with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1556) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 9, 2015
Reddish rusty brown with a pale head. Aroma is balsamic vinegar, plum, fig. Medium bodied, lightly tart on the palate, sweet and sour finish. Taste is plum, balsamic vinegar.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tykechandler (319) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Diablokev (161) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2015
The aroma is weak slight fruit. The appearance is as if it was root beer with a thin head. The taste is of wine or grape juice. So strange taste but loved it. Easy to drink over all I liked it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thewolf (11334) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a small, creamy beige film head. Aroma has grapes, grapefruit, malts, cherries, a hint of chocolate. Medium to low carbonation, fine dry and quite oily mouthfeel. Flavour has cherries, malts, Brett, good tartness, tannins, cherries, soft marzipan. Oak. Absolutely lovely.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eduardovl (1018) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 13, 2014
750ml bottle served in a snifter glass. 2012 Edition enjoyed with friends @PiBar - Lausanne. A: Pours a light and bit fuzzy amber color forming a small yellow bubbled head with small retention and only few spotty lacings left in the glass. S: Strong notes of sweet grains, wood, grapes, wild yeasts. Light tartness. Notes of vinegar. T: Slightly sweet upfront. Fruity and woody. Notes of sweet malts, dark fruits, mainly grapes. Wild Lambic-like yeasts. In overall, a slightly sweet and sour taste (not aggressive). Light hops bitterness which makes it a perfect bitter-tart combination. M: Medium molasses body. Low carbonation. Fruity and tart aftertaste O: Excellent drinkability. Perfect beer. Reminded me a lot a Flanders Red Ale. Close to the 2011 Edition. Swiss masterpiece

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Simonsen (783) - NORWAY - OCT 11, 2014
Drukket på dags hyttetur. Disig mørk rød farge. Nesten uten skum. Lavt karbonert. Smaker kirsebærstein, syre, sitrus og noe malt. Svæært God indeed


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