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Brewed by BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Saignelégier, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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La Meule, bière blonde 6% vol. est une blonde non conventionnelle au bouquet intense marqué par des notes de houblons puissants (agrumes, foin séché, gingembre) et souligné d’une pointe de sauge. En bouche son carbonique fin fait place à une amertume franche conférant de la longueur à cette bière


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
erickok (4061) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - APR 22, 2014
Yellow misty body with stable head. Aromas of wheat, lemon, light spices, bread and some herbal hops. Well developed yeast profile. Not overly complex in taste, as opposed to the nice aroma mix, with only the dry ending pleasing me more than average. Well brewed and nice aromatic (yet accessible) mix, but the taste is not much more than a well hopped bitterness and wheat palate. (33cl bottle gifted by the Au Bon Coin owner, many thanks!)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14586) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle from AndrewC, thanks my friend. Hazy pale gold lasting big white head. Some herby aroma. It’s like a Belgian wit beer with some sage and some dryness on the finish. It’s got a little perfumed soap. I like the dryness on the finish. It’s a decent Belgian wit with some sage. OK.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hub66 (201) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 21, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2014 Belle couleur orange trouble; nez très fruité; goût fruité, herbal, agréable avec une légère amertume; une bière intéressante

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hammerhead01 (64) - Louvain-la-Neuve, BELGIUM - MAR 12, 2014
33 cl bottle. Pours clear blond (if the sediments are not poured). Some hops and grains and spices are found in taste and aroma. Nice beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geiserich (3562) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle: Very hazy yellow to orange color, white head. Aroma of malt, ginger, herbs. Flavor is also light malty, light sweet with intensive notes of ginger, herbs and spices. VEry ggod.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6129) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Flip top bottle, gelatinous looking layered pour with whip creamy head, get the flowery sage note, yeasty citrus and malt flavor with floral finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weark (397) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle from BFM / Clear golden color with a creamy white head, long lasting and good lacing / Herbal, sage, spicy, yeasty aroma / Sage, spicy, malty, herbal and earthy flavor / Medium Body, medium bitterness, good carbonation, dry, dry bitter sage finish / good refreshing beer

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
freretoc (1003) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 3, 2014
C’est bon mais ça ressemble beaucoup à la Gueuze Cantillon et elle est tellement en dessous de cette dernière que elle devient très trop moyenne

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (5147) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 19, 2013
pours cloudy pale yellow with a very nice frothy white head, good retention and lacing. very spicy - pepper, sage, cardamom, lemon zest, violets - quite floral in fact. bit of wheat acidity and nice bready pale malts. moderate to low carbonation - tad missing, light body, very spicy and herbal finish. interesting..

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3941) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2013
Bottle from Embrouille - thank you! Pours cloudy light amber or full yellow with airy but stable white head. Complex aroma of hops, malt, citrus, vine, yeast and spices. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with clear notes of citrus, estery and malty touches, and hints of sage. Well-balanced and enjoyable. A decent S/H/V.


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