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


on tap

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RATINGS: 473   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 308   ABV: 10.28%
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.

eruizgarcia's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
eruizgarcia (306) - - JUL 14, 2012
Very interesting, not the usual imperial stout. Beautiful dark pour with big foamy head. Aroma of chocolate, ash, coffee and corn silage. Sweet as you’d expect, but there’s a clear and lingering sour taste, almost lemon. A good conversation beer, an "experience".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3761) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2016
Bottle from cotteridge wines. Black colour with a thin beige head. Aroma has toffee soft stewed fruit, a touch of heat and vanilla. Taste mid sweet with a sweet finish. Thick body, low carbonation with warming alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (4312) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours black, thin off-white head. Aroma is cocoa, soft treacle, vanilla traces. Taste is smooth, with good cocoa, light liquorice and some fruity moments. Rather nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6729) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2016
Sampled from an 11.15 oz flip top brown bottle this beer poured a very dark brown color with a huge creamy tan head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was cola, wood, cherry, vanilla, toasty malts and anise. The flavor was sweet yet bitter with toasty malts, wood, fig, raisin, anise and a bit of cognac. Long finish. Moderately full bodied. Odd but interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (6981) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 19, 2016
Complete black color with a fine frothy beige head. Good intensity in the aroma. Medium to full body and a soft carbonation. Ok sweetness and a bit oily texture. Chocolate, berries, some spices and some sour notes in the flavor. Complex and a bit weird beer.
[Bottle from a trade with Bov]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (9449) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2016
Bottle at Craigs. Pours dark brown with a thin beige head. Aromas of brown sugar, chocolate, toffee. Taste is fruity, berries, light roast and spices. Chocolate on the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2016
Bottle at craig’s. Pours deep brown, nose is sugary, toffee, chocolate, taste is similar, dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cokemonkey11 (505) - - JUN 1, 2016
Keg, 1/3 pint. Pours black with a medium amber brown head subsiding slowly. Scent is Belgian dubbel, cloves and bananas. Pepper. Taste is strong herbs and pepper with a medium herbal malty body. Medium sweet. Very good. Slightly sticky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (3538) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2016
Bottle from Beers & More, Zürich. Aroma is sweet dark malt, caramel, dark chocolate, dark fruits, berries, black tea. Flavour is sweet with a decent bitterness in the finish. Body is medium. Not full at all, rather light for an Imp. Stout. Decent but not great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (2396) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle 0.33l from Drink of the World Zurich, Switzerland. 06.05.2016. Pour it dark color with small white head. Aroma lots of dark fruits, some coffee as well. Taste starts with kind of fizzy carbonation, very well hidden alcohol, sweet dark fruits, some roasted coffee, tobacco, dark chocolate, finish interesting bitterish, full body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2016
Keg at salty horse... Dark brown.. Thin white lacing... Soft sweet.. Dark toffee fruit nose.. Soft sweet floral... Dark dry roast Dark... yeasty malts.. Bready finish

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