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


on tap

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14997) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2011
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is hazy pale golden. Aroma and taste sour malt, citrus, coriander, yeast and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rand (1297) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 1, 2011
Dorée pâle, trouble avec courte mousse blanche évanescente. Nez de blé, levure et agrume. Assez légère en bouche, un peu terreuse, notes de gentiane, coriandre. Très (trop?) pamplemousse et acide lactique. Trop sèche pour être désaltérante.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
goozen (3417) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2011
Bottle with swingtop 0,33ltr: Hazy yellow colours with an subtle citrus taste, and there is some sourness too. Quite interesting Belgian Witbier from the Swiss canton named Jura.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
rlgk (14380) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2011
Hazy pale yellow, white head. Spicy aroma, hair salon, sourish. Spicu flavor, with grape fruit and perfume. Too harsh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (8795) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2011
33 cl swing-top bottle, thanks to tkrjukoff!
BB NOV 2011, sampled on April 1, 2011
Label marked with 5.5% ABV
Shady yellow color, big frizzy white head. Spicy, apcricot scent. A bit stale, citrus, sort of acidic, peach taste. Apple and mineral aftertaste. Moussy mouthfeel, low bitterness.
OK in small amounts, but more for tasting than drinking to me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ekstedt (6030) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2011
Bottle (33 cl swing-top), thanks to tkrjukoff. Hazy golden, medium white head. Sourish aroma with green apples, and a faint note of rubber. Dry and acidic. Not very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (5162) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2011
Shared bottle thx to tkrjukoff cons 2011-04-01 Göteborg AR: tart sourness, bitter, yeast soap AP: hazy mashed apple, wee ofwhite head F: sour tart, ammoniak, grape fruit juice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (11555) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2010
Bottle. [thanks Mark]
Pours muddy, pale yellow wit a medium, fizzy, white head. Stays as a thin film. Aroma has mild citric zest, some wheat, light funkiness. Medium to high carbonation, fairly light and mild watery palate. Flavour has good citric zest, light tartness, quite fresh. Mild wheaty sweetness. Just a tad too thin for my liking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4436) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2010
Bottle. Pale cloudy yellowy beer with a strong head. The aroma is sour and mildly spiced, and the flavour is sour and fruity with a dry finish. Overall an average Belgian witbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7905) - 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.

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