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

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available

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7235) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2010
Swingtopbottle at the courtesy of Nick. High fluffy long lasting white head. Hazzy milky yellow body. Floral and coriander lemon aroma. Relatively acidic fruty fresh grapefruit pine flavor with a good deal of carbonation and a long aftertaste. Quite refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scauca (490) - Lovere, ITALY - NOV 8, 2010
Cloudy golden with a fast disappearing head. Peculiar BFM sour nose a bit overwhelmed by a strong clove note. The flavour is spicy and sour, lemon dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MJGG (951) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2010
Bouteille de 33 cl, rapportée de Genève par Janusz et Rachel. Arômes de levure (pain frais), de blé et d’épices. Robe paille très pâle et trouble, légère mousse et effervescence moyenne. Plutôt mince en bouche et bien sèche, la bière se montre très rafraîchissante. La levure, presque funky, apporte de belles notes épicées et fruitées. Le blé et les épices (écorce d’orange, poivre) sont également remarqués. Finale légèrement acide. Une très bonne witbier, complexe tout en demeurant légère.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Quack-Duck (8159) - Down South, GERMANY - JUL 11, 2010
bottle, vielen Dank an Allen! Hazy pale yellow colour, large white head- sourish wheaty nose. Wheaty, quite sour with a citrusy character, slightly hoppy. A bit sour for the style, otherwise quite nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sebletitje (6898) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 25, 2010
33cl bottle. pours golden, thin white head. aroma, definitely has some lingering sour notes followed by zesty citrus and wheat. flavors, light fizzy mouthfeel, some spices and citrus, sour aspect is present but not overpowering, still enough to make this beer a little different from the regular style. Carbonation is lively and at times overly fizzy with the yeast and citrus adding to the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nickls (1887) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 25, 2010
(Old BA rate - bottle) Pours with a thinner pure white head; very hazy light orange-yellow color. Is there Brett in this? Maybe as it’s a little acidic, light fruits, slight funky in an Orval kind of way for the aroma. Hint of citrus up front, green apples, a little sour and I swear there’s a bit of funk hiding in there as well. A little floral...several layers going on here. Lightish, carbonation was fairly soft; a little silky. Nice enough drinking, and paired up well with prosciutto and gruyere

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2010

Bottle 330ml. w. swing top.

Alc. 5.5%. Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - wheaty, moderate hoppy, citrus, lemon, moderate yeasty, spices, spice - herbs. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100612]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2010
Clear golden with a tiny white head. Sweet and fruity aroma with wheat notes. Flavour had fruits, wheat and yeasty notes. Finished sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown! / Waikato, NEW ZEALAND - APR 20, 2010
Bottle. Hazy yellow with a big white head and good lacing. Great funky nose with citrus and earthy accents. The flavour is bread, citrus and light spice. Some tartness in the finish. Refreshing and nicely brewed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3084) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 19, 2010
Brown bottle, 33 cl, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on April 19 2010; eye: golden, suspended matter, no effervescence, white head that falls and turns into a tiny ring, no lacing; nose: wheat, grain, floral, light perfume, slight coriander; mouth: wheat, floral, light perfume, slight coriander, slight alcohol, floral finale with light presence of coriander, medium body, below-average carbonation, a bit thin, light acidity; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 33 cl, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 19 avril 2010; œil : dorée, claire, matière en suspension, pas d’effervescence, mousse blanche qui se transforme en un petit anneau, pas de dentelle; nez : blé, grain, floral, léger parfum, très léger coriandre; bouche : blé, floral, léger parfum, très léger coriandre, très léger alcool, finale florale avec légère présence de coriandre, corps moyen, carbonatation sous la moyenne, texture un peu mince, légère acidité; en résumé : bien


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