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

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XV (√225 Saison)XV (√225 Saison)

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

331 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 331
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8%
Wants: 15
Gots: 35 | FT: 2
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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Reviews by coreyfmcdonald:
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4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle into a tulip

A: Pours a hazy, bright orange color with two fingers of head on a moderate pour. Decent retention and lacing.

S: Moderate lactic sourness with an earthy funk. The sourness pairs with the Saison funk pretty well. Quite fruity in nature - I get mangos and red wine. Quite complex and nicely balanced.

T: Quite acidic - the beer starts off with a nice lactic acidity with a moderate amount of funk. The two play off each other, the sourness being fairly clean and balanced by a nice Saison funk. Very fruity and juicy - spices take a bit of a back seat but I do get some peppercorn.

M: moderate thickness with perfect carbonation for the style.

O: A very interesting and flavorful Saison. Fruity, juicy, sour, funky - pretty much exactly what you'd expect and want from a BFM Saison.

coreyfmcdonald, Jun 23, 2013
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XV (√225 Saison) from BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
94 out of 100 based on 331 ratings.