BFM = Brasserie Franches Montagne. This is the Flanders Red Ale. A sour ale.
Possibly the best beer I have ever had?
The nose is dried red apple + dried guava +
Tart fruit on the tongue with a finish of sweet malt and tart cherry juice.
A wonderful acid finish that to me is reminiscent of what you might find in a — 2 months ago
There's a great video on YT on what a Saison is. In short, it's a farmhouse ale (pale or sometimes red) that was historically served to farm workers as a clean source of hydration. Without any distinctive characters and lower in alcohol then, the "Saison" only really gained it's signature when the house in question came into the equation. Also, based on my research, the checkered "Vielle Provision" yellow labels are the export labels.
As it was here, the Dupont Brewery's Saison is generally cloudy, very carbonated via bottle conditioning, zesty and spicy, bitter with a hint of sour, and a dry hoppy finish. For me, this is truly "The beer for all seasons" - the flavours are just so versatile. Perfect for a warm summer afternoon in the park, yet complex enough to pair with a 3-star dish. — 3 years ago
Montmartre Paris france on honeymoon — 3 months ago
Amazing that this is 9.5% because it's so easy to drink a 750mL bottle. It really is wine quality. I have a hard time identifying the nose on beers but it reminds me of being inside the cow feed silo as a kid. It smells like late summer harvest left to ferment.
It's a very clean taste of...... Wheat grass? — 5 months ago
Unbelievable. First time. So complex, so funky, so smooth, so fruity, it’s almost chewable. Totally meets expectations. One of the best beers in the world. As it warms and evolves, the amount of fruit is bonkers. Berries, plums, apples, grapes, juniper. Wow!!! Bottled 12/06/21 — 3 months ago
So-much-fruit. Glad we drank this young. — 3 years ago
Green apple and marzipan. — 3 years ago