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BFM Procrastinator Ice Bock
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Brewed by BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Saignelégier, Switzerland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 9.99%
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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gendv138 (345) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
4 ounce draft at ChurchKey poured into a tasting snifter. 2014 Batch #2 (Blend of Alex Le Rouge & La Torpille. Partially aged 3 months in rum barrels and partially aged 8 months in stainless steel tanks). Pours black with light tan head, good lacing. Aromas of vinegar, dark fruit, tart notes. Tasting notes of big tart notes, vinegar, grapes, dark fruit, red wine, rum. Medium body with a very dry finish. Low carbonation, syrupy mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (452) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 13, 2014
Bue à la pression. Acidité bien marquée, le fruit rouge domine les arômes. Finale longue. Une type gueuze bien faite.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (1837) - Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2014
Dark brown/black color; Medium body; Aroma of malt, yeast, some oak, & vinous/fruit; Flavor of slight sweet malt, oak, sour dark fruit, and some spice; Dry finish; Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rand (1220) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Bouteille 33 cl de erzbierschof.ch. Aspect et couleur d’huile de vidange, mousse absente. Nez fruité avec de l’aigreur et du boisé, pruneau sec, vinaigre balsamique, sauce soja. La bouche est aigre-douce, avec une acidité vineuse, du fruité de cerise et pomme aigre, du réglisse, des notes balsamiques et vinaigrées. Une bière aigre à l’ancienne qui aurait sa place à Oudenaarde. Intéressante et je boirai la 2ème bouteille sans trop de procrastination.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (7108) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours oil black. Tan bubbles around the ring. No other head. Nose and taste of sour dark fruit, leather, cocoa, oak, cherry vinegar and earth. Flat. Medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yesferro (2) - Mississippi, USA - JUL 5, 2013 does not count
This one threw me off bad, I did not expect a sour with an eisbock on the label. terribly flat, very weird clingy mouth feel. Pucker up sour mixed with oak, not sure what to think here

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
kindacold (210) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Pours slightly syrupy, with lots of red, yeast at bottom, no head. Smells funky and sour, with vinegar and oak notes. Tastes funky and sour, with lots of oak and wood notes. Alcohol and vinegar, dark fruits, and yeast. Finishes sour and slowly.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2013

Bottle 330ml. w. swing top.

Clear dark brown colour with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, prune, plum, raisin, soy sauce, caramel, light chocolate. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, soy sauce, tart, berry sharp, dried dark fruits. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20130223]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
illidurit (2051) - Petaluma, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle shared at the Santa Cruz tasting in March 2013. A very strange beer, notes of sweet grapes and prunes, lots of tannic wood, high alcohol and bitterness, solid acidity. Not all that enjoyable actually.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jesterdeal (1640) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle shared at beers of the world party. Aroma is sweet with dark fruits, plums and a very tart nail polish funk. Pours dark brown, thick and syrup-like with absolutely no carbonation whatsoever. Taste is very tart with a cloying nail polish taste. Some dark fruit and brown sugar notes are there but overall distractingly funky. Unless this was intentional, I’m fairly certain this beer is infected.


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