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

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Switzerland
brasseriebfm.ch

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by ggaughan on 06-07-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#535
Reviews:
310
Ratings:
1,138
pDev:
10.19%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
141
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239
Trade:
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Photo of Jake0255
4.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dr_Fox
3.64/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WunderLlama
4.24/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wine bottle, 2014 edition

Poured into chalice

Iced tea appearance , no foam cap

Aroma of raisins , oak , fig, tartness

Taste is wine like , grapes , oak ,

Tartness, bit sour

Good beer

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Photo of MeLoynes
4.46/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StormAles
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Peaches13
4.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of WOLFGANG
4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bierschenker
4.29/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Saved this as a bonus on a tasting session of on tap beers.
Smells like sour peaches. Very strait forward.
First taste gives a very fruity sourness. Like biting a pomegranate or a pomelo infused in alcohol.
The aftertaste gives a silky smooth citrus feel in the back of my mouth. Alcohol evaporates.
Lingers on to enjoy.

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Photo of stortore
4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into a goblet. 2015 blend 6. Had 12/30/17.

Pours a rosy amber color, a little cloudy, with not much of a head and a little filmy lacing. Smells sour. Aromas of cherries, wine, oak, plums, grapes, dates, figs, light spices, some vanilla. Smells great. The taste leads with grapes, then wine, oak, malt, some cherries and figs, light vanilla and tobacco. A little sour, with a sweet note midway. Smooth, dry, a solid fuller body for the style, well carbonated.

Wow, it was hard to just sip this one. So well balanced and complex. Incredible grapes and wood, and structured in a totally different way from any other Biere de Garde I’ve had before. It’s a little pricey, but worth every penny. Run to get this one, when you can.

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Photo of Bum4ever
4.05/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of krome
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LoloMo
4.83/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Beautifully cask aged. Love to let it warm up to 50 degrees when I am patient enough. Have enough every vintage since 2006. A great beer to cellar but honestly peaks round 5 years.

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Photo of NickThePyro
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Duffman79
4.1/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SavageHopHead
3.92/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of von_kaiser
3.94/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dymn
4.84/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hayley_86
4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jaegerbob
4.93/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of blisscent
4.61/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jonbw
4.68/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gutbuster
4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tigg924
4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap. Pours hazy, tan in color with minimal head. Taste is fruity: strawberries, banana and vinegar. Medium-light bodied, prickly carbonation, and moderately sour. Makes for a really good sipper of a biere de garde. I would get this again if I could find it on draft. Well worth a try.

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Abbaye De Saint Bon-Chien from BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 1,138 ratings