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

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

740 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 740
Reviews: 245
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.65%
Wants: 98
Gots: 145 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

vonnegut21, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of puboflyons
4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

From the 2008 vintage bottle marked 00276. Sampled on July 20, 2013.

The pour has the apperance of a drak red wine more than a beer with a reddish hue, basically no head, and a lightweight texture.

The aroma has plenty of tart, red grape qualities to it with a faint whiff of malts. But it is the sourness that leads the way.

The body is around medium.

Like the nose, the taste has a kind of overripe grape flavor with a sour and sharp bite at the finish. Sour ales are not top on my priority list but for fans of the style it is probably quite delightful.

puboflyons, Jul 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

deuce9259, Jul 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Thomas_Picton, Jul 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

Mphis, Jul 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

DotBier, Jul 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.6%

marine1975, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of yamar68
4.14/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

2010 vintage:

Beautiful burgundy body with an appropriate half finger of beige carb - plenty of legging and minimal lace.

Extremely potent on the nose... fig, red apple, rum, spice and clean alcohol warmth.

Far more palatable than I was anticipating. The booze is prominent but not overwhelming. Papery sour fruit flavors, astringent grape and plum, vinegar, a bit more spice... faint, tasteful oxidation. Really an intriguing beer. Faintly sour, a bit hot, oaky... sweet and tart... incredibly complex.

What a unique treat.

yamar68, Jul 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

hoppymcgee, Jul 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

KevinGordon, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of Axnjxn
4.26/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

on tap at beer study in chapel hill .

dark brownish red. no head. mild sourness and cherries on the nose. taste is tart, but not hugely sour. good amount of cherry flavor. vinegar. flemish red characteristcs. extremely drinkable. alcohol undetectable. medium bodied with low carbonation.

overall exceptional. would never turn this down.

Axnjxn, Jul 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Mebuzzard, Jul 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

regularjohn, Jun 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Stevedore, Jun 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

Holland, Jun 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19%

sachie23, Jun 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

oglmcdgl, Jun 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

scotv, Jun 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

bird22, Jun 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Chugs13, Jun 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

illidurit, Jun 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

dapatte2, Jun 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

mendvicdog, Jun 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, Jun 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

SocalKicks, Jun 24, 2013
Abbaye De Saint Bon-Chien from BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
96 out of 100 based on 740 ratings.