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XV (√225 Saison) - BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)

XV (√225 Saison)XV (√225 Saison)

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94
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233 Ratings
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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.25%


Brewed by:
BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes) visit their website
Switzerland

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beer-A-Lot on 12-10-2012)
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WTKeene

Texas

4.39/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Batch 5 swing-top bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance: Beautiful thick, creamy and ridiculously persistent off-white head. The beer itself would best be described as hazy and apricot in color. Thick lacing coats the glass.

Smell: Lots of green apple. Seriously, LOTS of green apple. A hint of funkiness and brett. I love how this smells.

Taste: Pretty sour for a saison. I do get a lot of the green apple. A little bit of bready malts. A hint of bitterness on the finish. I do get a bit of farmhouse flavor, but it doesn't really taste a whole lot like a saison to me, but it's certainly a very tasty mild sour.

Mouthfeel: Very smooth. Light on the carbonation.

Overall: I like this a lot. Glad I bought a second bottle, which I might sit on a while. It's hard to consider this a saison but it was very tasty. Definitely worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2013 21:41:41 | More by WTKeene
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XV (√225 Saison) from BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
94 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.