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Cuvée Alex Le Rouge (Jurassian Imperial Stout) - BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)

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Cuvée Alex Le Rouge (Jurassian Imperial Stout)Cuvée Alex Le Rouge (Jurassian Imperial Stout)

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BA SCORE
82
good

186 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 11
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes) visit their website
Switzerland

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.28% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Phyl21ca on 01-22-2008)
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Mebuzzard, May 12, 2014
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3.38/5  rDev -6.4%

Poured at the wonderful Duckworth's - Park Rd - Charlotte, NC... all drafts $3.50 today!

It pours very dark brown with little to no head or lacing. The nose is toasty - pleasant to look at and smell, but the taste is a letdown - especially after the amazing brews I recently tried by them in VA @ Mekong. It's thinner than an imperial stout should be - very much a flat cola thing going on. It won't sour me on this brewery.

Mantooth, May 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

tsauce2, May 04, 2014
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Mikedhoppy, May 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

DustinSWB, Apr 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

duceswild, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

geocool, Apr 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

thegerm87, Apr 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Mikeluzzjr, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Seanniek91, Mar 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Moses_Malone, Mar 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

sjjn, Mar 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +38.5%

redfox405, Mar 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Texasfan549, Mar 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

HopStoopid120, Feb 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

drbenderdo, Feb 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

gfg0020, Feb 14, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev +8.9%

A - Pours light brown w/ a golden reddish hue. Almost like root beer. Little head which dissipates quickly, and no lacing.
S - My favorite part of this beer. Lots of sour cherry and oak aroma. There's some earth and farmhouse funk in there as well. Maybe a hint of vanilla, but no black pepper or tea aroma.
T - Sweet dark fruits up front transform to an acidic tart cherry finish. Faint hop bitterness present in the aftertaste. Can't say I taste any vanilla, black pepper, or tea.
M - Not much carbonation or body in this one. It was a 2009 bottle. I'm not sure if that had an effect on the mouthfeel.
O - This beer was not what I expected, and I feel like it's mislabeled as an Imperial Stout. However, I really like the beer itself. It reminded me a lot of a flanders red. Kinda a beginners sour beer. Enjoyed trying this beer, but I would not pay the steep price for another bottle.

SCbrewpubfan, Feb 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

BKBassist, Feb 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

JamLand, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

campfirebrew, Jan 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Heretic42, Jan 12, 2014
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pjs234, Jan 12, 2014
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DrunkinYogi, Jan 11, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev +5%

very different take here, imperial stout with vanilla, tea, and pepper. have not had too much swiss beer either, so i was pumped for this. the pour is much lighter than the style norm, almost glowing red instead of black. it has a settling half inch of tan head and some really coagulated yeast bits the look rather nasty at the bottom of my wine glass. the nose smells like berries, tart ones, like cranberries, or wild yeast, definitely dont get the big bitter roasted barley here. i get vanilla in the flavor, but the contributions of the tea and pepper are less noticeable. some chocolate from the malt provides the base and a wild ale yeast cleans up a thick tart fruity finish. definitely an odd interpretation of the style, but its mostly successful, with the alcohol being well hidden and the fruit and yeast flavors being more central than they usually are in a big stout. the yeast pieces in the dregs are a little gross, but thats irrelevant in this really dynamic and delicious brew. rich and yummy, i need to try more from these guys, but man do they get expensive.

StonedTrippin, Jan 06, 2014
Cuvée Alex Le Rouge (Jurassian Imperial Stout) from BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
82 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.