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Brewed by Brasserie Fantôme
Style: Belgian Ale
Soy-Erezée, Belgium

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RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
<5 percent alcohol beer made with black pepper with respect to the Burgundian Babble Belt.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (1511) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle while watching Ghostbusters. Hazy light brown with a medium sized tan head. Pepper, grass, coriander, sage, light grain, a little cow/horse (interbred) staple. Medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation, medium sweet and light/medium bitter. Ok, but also a bit of a spice bonanza that gets a bit tiring.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2198) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy amber body with a frothy, off-white head, mostly lasting. Aroma of barnyard funk, leather, toasted grain, floral hops. The flavor is lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. It finishes lightly sweet, lightly bitter and lightly to moderately acidic. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Funky taste of leather and raw flowers with a light tartness in the finish. Different and interesting, especially for its low ABV.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6182) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 10, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a dark hazy orange amber colour with a small head. Aroma of orange peel, caramel, some plums and pepper. Rich flavour of heavy citrusy notes, apricot, sourness, pepper, some bread, plums and wood. Full bodied and soft carbonation. Quite complex. Clearly way stronger than 4,5 % ABV. I’d guess 8-10 % ABV. Great stuff.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (6112) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 7, 2014
75 cl bottle.
Pours mahogany color with a medium sized head. Lots of barnyard notes on this one, earth, yeast, faint caramel, some sourish apricot and spices also. sour fruity flavor, yeast and spices with hints of wood and earth. Feels a bit messy and homebrewish, not very pleasant. Some more fruits and caramel might make this more enjoyable.
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (801) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
750ml bottle, pours murky orange brown with a small foamy head. Aroma is sweet candy caramel, dates, plum, pepper. Complex aroma for the low abv. Finish is fruity and sweet, but there is a dryness coming through. A bit rough round the edges. Good, interesting brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (3707) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 21, 2014
750ml bottle. Almost clear, reddish copper colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Yeasty aroma with a bretty touch, hints of vinegar, grapes, a peppery spicy touch. Taste is dry, minimally tart, minimally peppery spicy, hints of vinegar, grapes, subtle sweetness, caramel malt, clear apple juice, a vineous touch. Rich and complex, especially considering its low abv.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy golden with a big off-white head. Aroma of malt, fruitiness, spices, yeast, slight banana and some floral notes. Flavor is sweet and somewhat sour with some glycerin,malt, pepper and yeast. Medium body, average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (7384) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2014
Bottle 750ml @ Geokkjer
Pours hazy amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, dried fruits and black pepper. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with a fruity, yeasty and pepper finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (1214) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Bottle from Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Hazy, orangey, copper colour. Clotted cream coloured, thin, lasting, head. Spicy. Nutmeg. Ginger. Honey. Taste is yeasty dry. Sweetness, by way of a golden syrup affair. Spicy, thick, chewy palate. As others have mentioned, no way is this not 8% plus. Loads of flavour. Usual Fantome bonkersness. Love this brewer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8089) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2014
Bottle, thanks to Andy Snow, split at Colin and the Vikings tasting, Nol, Goteborg, Sweden 22/03/14. Hazed dark marmalade orange come amber with a small amount of off white spotting and thin edgework. Nose is bitter orange, spice, wax jacket, candied fruit skins, straw, bready notes, cake mix, caramel. Taste comprises bitter citrics, orange peel, toffee, spice, bread dough, grapefruit, light booze, bitter tropicana. Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok Belgian offering.


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