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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:
#497
Reviews:
305
Ratings:
1,123
pDev:
10.19%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
140
Gots:
234
Trade:
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3.92/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

this is truly a beer like no other, and its only the exorbitant price point that has prevented me from trying it until now, despite being a huge fan of the rest of their stuff i have tried. this is a wild slightly sour strong ale aged in a variety of barrels, heavy wine on it, lots of wood, some clean bacterial acidity, a sneaky alcohol strength, and an incredible depth thats unrivaled in this way. clearish copper colored brew that i reckon changes a little bit batch to batch based on particular barrels involved and on wild cultures and fermentation temperatures, although that claim is entirely unsubstantiated, im just not sure how you recreate a beer this complex in any kind of consistent way. dried fruit on the nose, clean citrus, white wine, port wine too, a woody heaviness, funky tang, dates and grapes, there is a ton going on. cleaner wood and wine in the flavor, and the sourness is rather reserved for how it smells. its puckery but not sharp, and that does not slow me down. molasses and brown sugar notes, this isnt all the way dry and still features a robust and interesting malt profile. dessert wine and raisin to round it out, a little mature oaky funk, and a wash of warming alcohol on the swallow. compelling stuff, not sure how much of it i could or would want to drink, but its famous for a reason and probably fairly priced considering what goes into it. fun beer, like nothing else out there!

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4.1/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From 32 Great Power. In Teku glass. Playing Grim Legends 3. Wine-ish, sherry-like, with a soft, smooth sourness and a pretty well concealed ABV. Nose greater than taste, as i find much BA beers lately. Low on foam and a dirty-reddish colour, not a look I like

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

What an interesting beer. Unlike too many that I've had before. Scent of strawberries and flavors of melon, cherry and champagne vinegar. The fairly high alcohol content is fairly well masked by all that's going on. Recommended to any sour beer/lambic fans.

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3.83/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.32/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.44/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

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4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
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5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Like an alc kvas.. nice )..
2015 bottle.

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4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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Abbaye De Saint Bon-Chien from BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 1,123 ratings
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