1. The BeerAdvocate Store is back! Pre-order your stuff now. Items begin shipping Dec 15. Christmas deadline = Dec 18 @ 5pm EST.
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Abbaye De Saint Bon-Chien - BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)

Not Rated.
Abbaye De Saint Bon-ChienAbbaye De Saint Bon-Chien

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
96
world-class

828 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 828
Reviews: 251
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.65%
Wants: 98
Gots: 164 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes) visit their website
Switzerland

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ggaughan on 06-07-2006)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 828 | Reviews: 251 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Williaar
4.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of halo3one
4.51/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of aleigator
3.8/5  rDev -12%

Tap @ Moeder Lambic - Brown color, with coal-red hints, haze, has a thin white head.

Vinous aromas, in which a fermented touch wrapes up ripe grapes. Also cherries, which develop a funky tartness along with musty yeast and oak.

Sourness and wine define a sharp dryness, in which warming spices, a lot of oak and slick acidity create a pleasant complexity. Fruitiness developes berry and lemony hints, as the sourness becomes even more recognizable towards the end. Although the alcohol is well hidden, carbonation is too high for the complex character of the beer, metallic notes disturb the fragile balance, as it rolls over the palate. Giving the beer more time to age might help, as it has great potential.

Photo of micropale
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of ckollias
3.5/5  rDev -19%

Photo of kcq101
3.96/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of aasher
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of chet90si
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of NorthCoastPranqster
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of dtomes
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of MrDell
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of KathyG
4.44/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Skeeter1330
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Brown color. Some caramel sweetness to subdue the tart sour. Loving the slight oak flavor.

Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of jprivott
3.84/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of Sonofalime
4.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of MichaelLamb
3.85/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Satchboogie
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of bronxzoo06
1/5  rDev -76.9%

Photo of mush
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Kevinpitts
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of DrewLikesBeer
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of CSO
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of lillitnn92
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Abbaye De Saint Bon-Chien from BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
96 out of 100 based on 828 ratings.