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Spike & Jérôme’s Cuvée Délirante (Collaboration Ale) - BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)

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Spike & Jérôme’s Cuvée Délirante (Collaboration Ale)Spike & Jérôme’s Cuvée Délirante (Collaboration Ale)

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181 Ratings
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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 27.06%
Wants: 10
Gots: 29 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.03% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Rare and Funky beer brewed with Spike from Terrapin for "Un Mare di Birra" Beer Cruise. Rum barrel aged Rye Barleywine (20% rye).

(Beer added by: Viciousknishs on 09-21-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

MatthewPlus, Jul 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

pathman, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

AdamP, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of Rusel_G
1.29/5  rDev -62.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

A: Muddy red with no carbonation to it.

S: Strong Vinegar smell to it.

T: Red wine vinegar taste to it & very sour, tastes exactly like it smells.

M: Dry, Tart, medium body.

O: I think this is past its prime. No carbonation, & strong vinegar taste distracts from what I can even imagine the intended beer was supposed to be. Came in a pretty cool flip top bottle though.

Rusel_G, May 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

mikeincharleston, May 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

dapatte2, May 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

irish01980, May 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

TheBishopco, Apr 18, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -48.5%

Alek, Mar 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +25%

mendvicdog, Mar 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

halo913, Mar 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

bum732, Mar 02, 2013
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1/5  rDev -70.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

the 11.4oz swing top made a noticable hiss as it swung open so i know it wasn't completely flat. despite that, there are no signs of life to this beer as it pours out into the cup. body is a dark murky brown with some reddish hues around the top edges.

the nose is very sweet and jelly like, reminds me of jello shots when they're in liquid stage. the taste is horrid, this could be the worst beer i've ever had. overly sweet with a flat stale juice flavor to it. there is a noticable alcohol presence to it, but it doesnt have any hints of rum or oak to it, jkust over the top sweetness.

mouthfeel is completely flat and sticky. like i mentioned earlier, there is some alcohol burn to it. overall this is just nasty. i'm at a loss of words for how truly horrid this beer is.

match1112, Feb 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

JDavidRice, Feb 07, 2013
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1/5  rDev -70.6%

Riverared, Jan 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

CJS, Jan 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

alamode, Jan 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

spycow, Jan 18, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jan 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

beernads, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of cocojoe
3.48/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Murky brown with reddish hues to it

S: Caramel, toffee, Funky, tart, alcohol, cheesy quality, Oud Bruin like

T: Smoothe, sweet, caramel, very tart, dry, those same oud bruin like qualities are there. Can tell that the big barley wine body is there, with a different yeast quality. Tannic notes as well.

M: Dry, Tart, Full Body

O: Really Interesting. A lot of things going on. Barley wine, very tart, sweet, and dry. Would definitely drink again though.

cocojoe, Dec 31, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this beer into a snifter to maximize the aroma off this blended ale.

Off the top I pick up a decent amount of sour off the top. This is a very rich smell with lots of fruit in there (like cherry and dark fruit). I would say that this carries more of the biere de Garde style to the bouquet.

The flavor is rich as well. I like the way that this biere lingers in the mouth.

I was lucky to have found this at a liquor store about six months ago. I think I opened it at the perfect time to maximize the flavor and nose.

ummswimmin, Dec 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

skaboom420, Dec 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

larbush, Dec 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

brbrocc, Dec 08, 2012
Spike & Jérôme’s Cuvée Délirante (Collaboration Ale) from BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
78 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.