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Brewed by BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Style: Imperial Stout
Saignelégier, Switzerland
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 395   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 308   ABV: 10.28%
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Silver medal at Soleure’s extreme beer fest 2007. An extreme black beer whose nose goes toward pepper, vanilla, ashes, tobacco and fresh hops. It reaches the palate all in softness, but quickly becomes intensely bitter, though not very dry. Long and satisfying finish.
This Cuvée was created in the honor of the Jurrassian revolutionist Alex Le Rouge. Enjoy this wonderful Cuvée at about 10°-12° Celsius (50°-53°F), with a crunch of bitter Chocolate or a Cigar. Cuvée Alex Le Rouge can be sequestrated for a few years in a cellar. Ingredients: water, barley malts, hops, cane sugar, yeast, Serawak pepper, Russia tea, Bourbon vanilla.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pindoc (103) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Der Schaum ist ocker farbend, fast hellbraun. Die Farbe des Bieres ist kaffeeartig dunkelbraun und trübe mit sichtbaren hellen Partikeln die in der Flüssigkeit schwimmen! Ein starker aromatischer Duft steigt in die Nase. Der erste Schluck ist bitter und voller Aromen. Die Flüssigkeit bahnt sich bitter und im Nachklang mit vollmundigen Aromen den Weg über den Gaumen, den Hals hinunter! Im Abgang spührt man die 10.276% Umdrehungen, die sogleich in einem aromatischen Bouquet aufsteigen. Ein schmackhaftes, aussergewöhnliches Bier, mit einem deutlich bitteren Nachhall!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROBC3366 (650) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Pours black with a thin white head. Boozy bread aroma. Taste has notes of tea, herbs and coke. Finish is bitter tea. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (965) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 7, 2014
2011 bottle to stemmed glass Aroma of grape, vinegar, sour cherry, red pepper, black pepper, lactose, but no vanilla. Dark silky brown with a ringed tan head. Taste is red wine, nutmeg, black pepper, beet and a nice sour bitterness at the end. Great beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (1716) - BELGIUM - AUG 6, 2014
’Jurassic’ imperial stout named after a Swiss revolutionary. Thin, off-white head, colour equally black, no light getting through. Aroma of coffee, pepper, vanilla, tobacco, jute, caramel; taste of candied fruits, liquorice, smokey accent, sourish hint leading to a certain dryness that carries on into the finish due to roasted bitterness, though not very strongly coffee-like. Interesting and not too typical for its style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1384) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 8, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nische (703) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2014
Flat deep brown almost black pour with no head. Aroma of licorice, leather, plums, figs with hints of roasted malts. Light body with similar flavors and drying through the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (7609) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ Haand Ølfestival 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, citrus and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long warm, chocolate and caramel finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2315) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Pours a dark brownish black on tap with thin ring of tan brown head. Aroma of dark chocolate and roast, sweet molasses and hints of dark earthy fruits. Taste follows, with hints of caramel and a bit of spicy yeast esters. Thick and viscous, but still nice carbonation, no real hint of the booze, pretty darn nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Renobob (637) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAY 27, 2014
Bue à la pression. Superbe produit très bien fait ! Arômes classiques de chocolat et de café, équilibre quasi parfait.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
roxtersoxter (307) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Pours dark brown with full tan head out of bottle. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, and bitter fruits. Taste of bitter fruits with finish of roasted cocoa beans. Good beer overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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