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Brewed by BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Style: Witbier
Saignelégier, Switzerland
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brassée avec des malts de blé et d’orge, la salamandre est une bière au bouquet floral et épicé avec une note de levure légère, en bouche, elle est crémeuse avec une petite pointe d’acidité caractéristique des bières blanches. En finale, elle est peu amère, mais racée, on sent alors l’écorce d’oranges amères et un houblonnage discret.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DijkBier (62) - AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2016
Bottle pours hazy light yellow, with quickly diminishing white head. Aroma of floral, wheat malt, yellow fruit, citrus. Slight sweetness in taste, lacks some freshness. Little cargo. But not bad at all..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9318) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2016
Bottle from Salt Horse. Pours hazy yellow with a thin white head. Aromas of bread, light spice, faint lemon. Taste is more of the same. Clean finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1365) - DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
En god Weissbeer. Den er ikke så syrlig som tyske hvedeøl, den er mere rund i det, og smager af alle de krydderier der er i. Den skummer rigtig meget, så pas på når du hælder op.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (2058) - Asturias, SPAIN - FEB 11, 2016
Botella @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 10-02-2016. BBD: 02-2017 Color amarillo claro, aromas especiados, sabor malta, cereal, notas especiadas, cuerpo ligero..

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (3180) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 10, 2016
330ml bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 10-02-2016.
BBD: 02-2017.
In short: little sour golden ale.
Pous hazy pale gold-greenish with nice white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Hay, citrusy, some barnyard nose. Light body, high carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is hay, little tart, citrusy. Quite mild.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caribou43 (526) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 26, 2016
It is a nice experience with this beer. I drank it in Lausanne in the Simplon, close to the station. The color is yellow gold and troubled. The carbonation is medium and the foam is thin. It is a kind of beer like a witbeer with more character and there is a side sparkling and bitter. We could smell the "coriandre" and there is a side of grapefruit.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nonshaugen (421) - Fetsund, NORWAY - JAN 23, 2016
33 cl, bottle condidtioned, flip cap. Hazy, pale yellow, very thin head. Aroma is sweet wheat malt, it’s spicy and fruity. Same notes to the flavour, mouthfeel is low carbonation, quite crispy with a dry aftertaste. Nice one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kk101 (6) - TAIWAN - JAN 9, 2016 does not count
Taste also quite floral, fruits, and apples. Hazy yellow hay color, average carbonation

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UrbanCaveman (193) - Ohio, USA - DEC 17, 2015
On tap at the Blue Monk in Buffalo. Arrived in what appeared to be a tulip-snifter hybrid. Appearance: Hazy orange-gold, capped with a thin head of white foam that lingered a bit. Spotty lacing. Smell: Funky, musty grass, laden with tart light fruits - pears, oranges, and melon. Taste: That musty, mildewy funk comes through loud and clear on each sip, leading a procession of vaguely tart light fruits. Orange and tangerine are both present, mildly tart and somewhat moldy, followed by pear and melon flavors, both cantaloupe and honeydew. A grassy, hay-like tone hangs in the background throughout, and here and there, some bits of fermented white grape manifest. Mouthfeel: Medium of body and moderate of carbonation. Overall: The bar, and Untappd, both listed this as a biere de garde, and for one of those, it was acceptable. For a witbier, this is an interesting take on the style, with much more funk and much less spice than I’d expect. Either way, I’d consider drinking it again.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ej (1232) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - DEC 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours a pale golde with a fast and fully diminishing head... Smells of wheat and yeast, of which the there was a coat of round the bottle-opening and flip-off cap. Hint of clove. Taste is not very exciting, but it’s not bad either. Just plain wheat notes with a light pungency. Hints of sweetness and very faint hints of bitterness. Light, close to fizzy on the palate.


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