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

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

710 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 710
Reviews: 244
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.65%
Wants: 95
Gots: 139 | FT: 8
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)
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SpeedwayJim

New York

4.01/5  rDev -7.2%

2007 vintage. 750ml capped bottle into a Cigar City snifter.

Pours a course 1 finger layer of big bubbles that collapses quickly. Beer is a clear, dark mahogany. No lace and no legs. Not much to look at.

Nose is tart cherry and raspberry with hints of vinegar, soy sauce, oak and booze. Aromatic and very complex. Nice.

Opens mellow and juicy cherry, raspberry, vinegar and red fruit pulp. Amazingly complex. Layers of oak, barnyard, and a big bold tartness preside over the middle. Acidic and puckering with big fruit and funk notes. Finishes tart vinegar, red fruit and a slight bit of soy sauce. Sour finish. Awesome!

Light to medium bodied with low carbonation. Slick and oily in the mouth and goes down puckering and dry. Finishes dry with a filmy aftertaste that coats the palate. Solid.

This is a beer that's been around for a long while and its easy to see why. Great balance and complexity and just an all around solid offering. Definitely worth seeking out and its one of those rare non-gueuze beers that ages wonderfully!

06-25-2014 01:44:50 | More by SpeedwayJim
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thufflife

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +10%

08-19-2014 19:09:08 | More by thufflife
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PaulsBrew

Virginia

5/5  rDev +15.7%

08-19-2014 17:48:25 | More by PaulsBrew
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JohnathanColeman

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +15.7%

08-19-2014 17:47:58 | More by JohnathanColeman
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jborg

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

08-18-2014 21:04:21 | More by jborg
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Proclarush

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

08-17-2014 01:41:00 | More by Proclarush
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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

5/5  rDev +15.7%

08-16-2014 11:05:30 | More by lgmol
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RIKIM

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -7.4%

08-16-2014 02:14:35 | More by RIKIM
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jakewatt135

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

08-14-2014 21:59:58 | More by jakewatt135
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

08-13-2014 13:48:40 | More by BMart
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diverite

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

08-12-2014 15:20:43 | More by diverite
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bellbw

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

08-12-2014 13:50:14 | More by bellbw
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Michael_Kent3

Florida

3.92/5  rDev -9.3%

08-11-2014 22:50:34 | More by Michael_Kent3
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.4%

08-11-2014 03:04:08 | More by dfhhead25
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

08-10-2014 22:50:48 | More by Lare453
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rojapa

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10%

08-09-2014 20:37:27 | More by rojapa
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jellikit

Washington

4.53/5  rDev +4.9%

A: ruby red. Hazy. Small off-white head.

S: sweet. Large berry notes. Vinegar.

T: tart. Oak. Cherry. Lingering tartness. Sour. Vinegar.

M: high carbonation. Medium-light body. Puckering. On the dry side? It's difficult for me to tell if this is slightly sweet, or dry; because of the tartness.

O: fantastic sour. Complex flavors that are balanced very well. Will buy again if I am lucky enough to find it.

08-07-2014 19:16:43 | More by jellikit
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leitmotif

Romania

4/5  rDev -7.4%

08-06-2014 20:54:03 | More by leitmotif
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

08-06-2014 20:41:54 | More by Ciocanelu
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KirkFrancis

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +10%

08-05-2014 18:21:43 | More by KirkFrancis
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akang

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

08-05-2014 03:46:04 | More by akang
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -7.4%

08-04-2014 02:52:55 | More by TheManiacalOne
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Cbbristol


5/5  rDev +15.7%

08-03-2014 23:44:08 | More by Cbbristol
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suckaj

Florida

4/5  rDev -7.4%

07-29-2014 15:06:43 | More by suckaj
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Andonato

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-29-2014 02:45:10 | More by Andonato
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Abbaye De Saint Bon-Chien from BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
96 out of 100 based on 710 ratings.