La Cuvee Du XIV | BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)

La Cuvee Du XIVLa Cuvee Du XIV
BA SCORE
68.5%
Liked This Beer
3.73 w/ 54 ratings
La Cuvee Du XIVLa Cuvee Du XIV
BEER INFO

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

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ADZA on 04-16-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
54
Liked:
37
Avg:
3.73/5
pDev:
17.69%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 54 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of Sammy
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at Ebenezer's. A good weizenbock, though not the best I have had. Good drinkability, smooth, tasty citrus. I would expect a fuller mouthfeel,however.Suitably carbonated.Fruity.A touch of cherry. A good head. A little sugary, Sweetish overall, glad I had it on tap.

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Photo of Texasfan549
2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of spycow
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of kjkinsey
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of Knapp85
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a light clear brown color bock with a medium size off-white foamy head with OK retention and minimal lacing. Aroma consists of tart and hoppy notes with quite strong floral coffee aromas. Taste is unique mixes of tart notes mix in with dry hoppy notes with some floral coffee notes with light dry bitterness. Body is light with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Very unique mix of flavours but not sure I would feel the need to drink this again.

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Photo of oberon
4.19/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a weizen glass a murky amber with some chunkies and floatiesswirling at the bottom of the glass,a nice looking large blooming slightly off white head atop that slowly settled into a frothy mass.Aromas have a bit of a warming tone to them,nutmeg and clove over top of bananas foster-like caramel notes,I don't get much sour and/or funk.Mild roasy coffee flavors to go along with caramel and banana,there is a light tart green apple-like note finish.The coffee adds just enough to the flavor profile to give it that added extra something,damn good and inventive.

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Photo of Thorpe429
2.5/5  rDev -33%

Photo of ygtbsm94
1.5/5  rDev -59.8%

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdfb79
4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From 08/30/12 notes. Had this on tap at Blind Tiger in NYC. Served in a 10 oz. tulip.

a - Pours a hazy reddish brown color with one inch of off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of sweet dark fruits, fruity malts, lightly sour fruits, sour cherries, light funk. Very nice sweet and sour fruity nose; I like it a lot.

t - Tastes of sour cherries, sweet dark fruits, wine, oak, fruity malts. Taste is more sour than the nose was, though still not too much sourness.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation, body is pretty smooth. Doesn't feel like 7.5% ABV.

o - Overall a really nice weizenbock. Kind of a mix of a sweet fruit beer and a slightly sour cherry beer. Very easy to drink and something I'd certainly pick up a bottle of if I saw it in the store.

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Photo of JAHMUR
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of ColForbinBC
4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of woosterbill
4.38/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Prime 16.

A: Clear deep amber body under a fine, persistent inch of tan head. Great lacing.

S: Lovely, assertive aroma of honey, banana, caramel, and herbal hops. A bit of acetone, in a good way. I'm into it.

T: Rich, sweet, and yeasty, with the caramelized banana from the aroma coming through in spades. Some spice, booze, and honey on the finish. Maybe a trifle too sweet, but delicious.

M: Soft, creamy, fairly full body. Lovely.

O: I was expecting something a little crazier, but this was just a delicious Weizenbock. Plain and simple.

Cheers!

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Photo of ummswimmin
3.94/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this beer in the Ginger Man NYC. This review is taken from notes.

The beer is reddish with about two fingers of sticky foam when served. The foam sticks around for some decent lacing.

The nose is pretty sour, which sticks around really well for sipping. I also got some cherry in the flavor.

This makes for a challenging sipper; almost like a geuze.

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Photo of ADZA
3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Beermasons for this and pours a murky blood orange hue which leaves a creamy dimple laden two finger head that stays and leaves nice lacing everywhere,the smell is banannas,sour cherries,nutmeg and funky yeast,the mouthfeel is medium bodied and has tastes of orange peels,banannas,wheaty bread,funky yeast,nutmeg,caramel,a touch of alcohol and finished with a full feel of blood oranges and a funky tartness and overall a nice example of the style and a pretty versatile drop that goes with most food cheers.

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Photo of JakerLou
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of baybum
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of deapokid
1/5  rDev -73.2%

Photo of Hanzo
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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La Cuvee Du XIV from BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)
Beer rating: 68.5% out of 100 with 54 ratings
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