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Fantôme BBB Babillard

 (RETIRED)
overall
97
95
style
Formerly brewed at Brasserie Fantôme
Style: Saison
Soy-Erezée, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Produced for the babblers on www.belgianstyle.com, to their specifications.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raindog (560) - Evansville, Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2002
Removal of cork was extremely loud.Dark oarnge liquid with a fluffy,med-sized bubbles,short lasting head.Sweet,sour,earthy,slight alcohol(late)aromas. Light but interesting mouthfeel.Flavors very sweet and acidic in the mouth,finish is bitter and sour after sitting for a while. Left my buddy confused,but left me wanting more!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2002
Very nice stuff. Very earthy/barnyardy. Light mouthfeel, but with some complexity. Some candy sugared flavours like you find in a lot of Belgian Ales, this is at first a touch sweet, but then moves to a tart sour finish, its even a bit salty and spicy. Covers the palate nicely. 8% ABV, is un-noticable, a work of art.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marc (486) - Yokosuka, JAPAN - DEC 6, 2002
This beer is alive with cheese, barnyard, and horse blanket in the nose. Very lively head that turned rocky but wouldnt let up. Sticky oranges, cassis, bubblegum, old hops, notes of raw sugar, lemon zest. Not to unlike a lambic with it’s definite acidic edge. Marshmellow malts and soft Lemons to the end. definitly left to be apreciated for us who saison followers.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikejmadden99 (103) - Mountain Top, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2002
A cloudy orange/gold color, lost of aroma, with lot of taste a good brew

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 6, 2002
swamps of orange mud and tall mountains of pond scum, this creature emitted fumes of creamy barnyards and spicy orange peel..The flavor a medly of acidic tinglers, zest of orange and lemon..yeast, cream, and fantome lunancy

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 28, 2002
Cloudy dark orange. Thin, foamy light tan edge head. Light carbonation. Sourish aroma, barnyard, soap, tea leaves and cinnamon. Initially foamy with a gentle honeyed sweetness and savory spice edge. Medium light body. Kind of fizzy. Hint of lemony coriander. Smidgen of tangerine fruit juice. Juicier than it is spicy, but the earthy spiciness lingers in the aftertaste. Quite a strange combo of spices. Some I do not like but are difficult to guess. Yeast pour adds a hint of soap. Quells the spices a bit. Carbonation lessens a bit, but remains airy. Tartness rises towards the end. Dry, chalky and lemony. Finishes with a flash of hot cinnamon atop a savory spice that is killing this for me. Quite strange.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (11798) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 26, 2002
muddy beige, spicy, malty, cinnamon; vibrant palate; slight acidity; citric, wheaty, white pepper and earthy hops. Thank God I can’t taste the mustard seeds.

3.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Trappistenbier (49) - BELGIUM - MAY 21, 2002
Amber coloured, spicy aroma, hint of sourness, stinky yeasty, beautiful foam... Great beer !!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9050) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 10, 2002
red-amber colour, fine head, no lace, orange aroma, vinous, yeasty, sweet and smooth, full-bodied, spicy with a long dry bitter finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
obxdude10 (1971) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2002
Fruity, floral aroma, cloudy unfiltered-type appearance, orangey fruity taste, kept a great head, loved the packaging with the cork in the bottle


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