Boris (Le Flacon D'Alsace) | Brasserie de Saverne

BA SCORE
69
poor
89 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor
Read the review
Boris (Le Flacon D'Alsace)Boris (Le Flacon D'Alsace)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie de Saverne
France

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is the standard 5.5% Boris that comes in bottle and can; white label.

Added by Todd on 01-29-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
89
Reviews:
68
Avg:
2.6
pDev:
22.69%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 89 |  Reviews: 68
Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.38/5  rDev +30%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear dark straw color with moderate activity. Slightly foamy white 2 finger head, lasting around 5 minutes, with modest legs. Flavors of flowers, noble hops, and faint lemon. Well balanced, but missing some crispiness. Slick full body with prickly carbonation. Light finish, lingering grassy hops and floral notes. Overall decent quality craft. Although a little too syrupy and lacking some sharpness, the flavors are nice and the finish is satisfying.

 453 characters

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
3.17/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I recently got this beer. It pours golden, a little bit hazy with a very mild white foam head. Aroma is very sweet, malty and some adjuncts, no hops. Taste is very sweet, lots of residual sugars there, overwhelming and not very refreshing. It´s a very good looking bottle, with a poor content.

 294 characters

Photo of papat444
3.12/5  rDev +20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from a 16oz can.

Bit of sweetness makes this actually not too bad.

74 characters

Photo of Socialiste
3/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of GlendonTT
2.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of cam477
2.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of DamageCase76
2.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of CurtisD
2/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of TheBeeraholic
2.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of Noelito76
2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of yancot
3.25/5  rDev +25%

Photo of Ammon
1.75/5  rDev -32.7%

Photo of epicd3
3.25/5  rDev +25%

Photo of stereosforgeeks
2.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of mrskunk
2/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of Wordslinger
1.75/5  rDev -32.7%

Photo of blinktwice
2.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of irishkyle21
2/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of rab53
1/5  rDev -61.5%

Photo of oldp0rt
2.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of evlu1441
2.83/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is possibly the most commonly available French beer where I live. I kind of like the tiny 250mL bottles too!

This beer has a nice deep golden colour to it. It's slightly cloudy, with a thin creamy layer on top.

The aroma is fairly standard. Malty with a slight creaminess. There is also some faint alcohol smell.

The flavour is slightly watery. There is a little bit of creamy malt flavour too. Towards the end, it gets a bit strange. There is some hoppy bitterness, but it isn't right. It becomes sort of metallic tasting.

Overall, this is nothing special. Drinkable, but I wouldn't seek it out ever again.

 616 characters

Photo of Matt1516
2.35/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Good packaging is what motivated my wife to pick up this intriguing-looking euro.

Pale appearance, unimpressive head and rice smell. Medium carbonation.

Taste is fairly bland, very macro-esque, lots of corn-grain vibe.

It's what my wife calls a "soda-pop" beer: It's fizzy, comes with alcohol and it's sweet and doesn't have a strong enough malted grain taste to offend the wine-cooler and party-drink crowd.

Keeps you drinking without thinking. Not impressed.

 464 characters

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Boris (Le Flacon D'Alsace) from Brasserie de Saverne
2.6 out of 5 based on 89 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • Subscribe to BeerAdvocate Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Subscribe