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Formerly brewed at BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Style: American Pale Ale
Saignelégier, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with flowers of salt of Guérande (0.015%). Hops: Cascade, Amarillo and Saphir. Released on November 6th 2009.


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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
kindacold (229) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Pours pale yellow with thick white head. Smells like salt and citrus. Tastes of coriander, saffron, salt, yeast, bitterness, sour, and a bit of sweetness. Clean finish.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
cargo150 (1117) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 13, 2015
Couleur dorée avec un col blanc respectable. Aromes d’agrumes et de sel et un gout chimique metallique pas très agréable, surement un problème avec cette bouteille. Pas très loin d’un DP.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1175) - Besançon, FRANCE - FEB 7, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 75cl chez le Ki, couleur ambrée, peu d’effervescence et mousse moyenne. Une bière avec un nez houblonnée et une touche d’iode. En bouche attaque sur l’iode et le sel marin, continuité sur la pêche et l’abricot et fin de bouche acide sur le fruit rouge.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JAN 3, 2015
1/3/2014. From bottle. Cloudy light orange with a creamy white head. Spicy aromas with lemon zest, grass, Belgian yeast and herbal notes. Slightly salty with citrus and spicy flavors. The finish is tart, long and dry.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (8705) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2014
5oz on tap at Liberty’s, for $4. Labeled as "La Douze". Totally hazy orange golden color. Thin ring of white head. Satisfying amount of salt and floral aromas, some belgian yeast, mildly wit-like. Medium body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation, lightly slick. Good full body. Moderate sweet taste, light tart. Very mildly spicy. Mild dryness. Pretty enjoyable pleasant & balanced taste & flavor. Very tasty mildly sour belgian ale. Super nice and refreshing, mildly herbal. Wonderful belgian ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6474) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle Batch 8 and served in tumbler: Slightly hazed golden hue with a nice frothy head and good lace. Well this is interesting with light sea salt playing off the house characteristics of malt and yeast found with almost all BFM brews. The juicy fruit and herbal nature of the hops (Cascade, Amarillo and Hallertauer) gives this a touch of Belgian IPA notes. Just not sure how this was all supposed to come together? One thing is for sure, it is NOT an Imperial Gose like someone told me.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (8104) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 22, 2014
Bottle - Batch 8 - Flowery with fruit esters. Hazy gold with a rich but small beige head. Bitter with lots of flowery notes, fruit esters and a nice sweetness. The salt is there but in the background and enhances the bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JK (5045) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 2, 2014
From a bottle, consumed January 2014. I didn’t realize this had some age on it when I purchased it. Opaque orange color and a thick head. Citrus and grapefruit aromas, also also flowers. Very earthy flavor, and dry with hops. An excellent fusion between a Belgian ale and a saison.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacterial (2282) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle shared by John - thanks!! Hazy dark yellow pour with a nice white head. Great fruity nose on this one. Really nice. Sour grapefruit and funky finish, really slight floral hop character and a bright finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BVery (8065) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle shared by John - thanks! Awesome aroma - lightly sour and yeast. Lighter and smooth clean palate. Could use a touch more carbonation for me, but this is really good.


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