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

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RATINGS: 449   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Once described as a Belgian Irish-style stout, Black Ghost has undergone lots of changes over the years. It now bears no resemblance whatsoever to a stout, and brewer Dany Prignon has begun adding spices to the beer. What they are is anybody’s guess...the Fantôme confounds once again.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (36929) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2012

Bottle 750ml.

Unclear - hazy medium orange colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, rubber, sweet fruit, smoke. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average duration, grainy, smoked - rubber. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20121109]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (33244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2007
75 cL bottle, thanks to Ungstrup. Pours dark brown, no head. Aroma is slight roasted malty. Flavour is slight acidic breaking the malty flavour. Finish is slight sour and slight acidic into the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2004
A hazy red beer with a beige head. The aroma is spicy with notes of grass, thyme, and sage. The flavor is malty with loads of spices.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Papsoe (25076) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2007
(Bottle 75 cl) Courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours a hazy, dark brown with an orange hue. Head is completely absent. Lightly tart, spicy nose. A little thin and almost completely flat. No real malty feel - just this weird acidity. Must’ve been a bad bottle. 280907

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (22009) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2007
Bottle. Hazy orange brown coloured with an off white ehad. Sweet aroma of malts, caramel and fruits with notes of dried fruits. Light acidic flavour of caramel and fruits.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (21326) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Bottled@vPBF2012. Hazy brown colour, mediumsized beige foamy head. Aroma is fruity, farmyardy, some yeasty and mild berries. Flavour is farmyard, yeast, herbs, malts and some leathery notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18159) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2006
Bottle. Spours a dark brown colour with an off-white head. Roasted and spicy aroma. Malty and very spicy flavor leaving you with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16546) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2012 27th October 2008. Cloudy brown beer. A pleasant citrus sour start rapidly mutates in to a very dry and slightly spicy beer. The ending is suprisingly watery for it’s abv making this beer slightly hard work. Original Rating 2.5

19th October 2012
THE Sour and Saison tasting. Cloudy amber beer, good cream - tan head. Light palate, a little soft. Mild carbonation. Light fruity tang underneath medium smoke. Semi soft finish with an earth aftertaste then a little fresh black pepper.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (15586) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 28, 2011
Bottle at home ... with Benji and Sevare ... dark brown ... thin off white head ... dark fruits ... light spice ... light funky nose ... very fizzzy ... little blueberry ... tart front ... light spice ... little woody honey ...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14626) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle, 75cl. A hazy, dark golden-orange beer topped by a dense, light beige head leaving lacings. Surprisingly the aroma has some roasted, chocolatey hints, although the beer lacks the color one would expect for these aromas. Some dried fruits, a touch of tropical fruits, some yeast and some white sugar too. And some spices. Quite dry on the palate, medium bodied and softly carbonated. Are there some peated or roasted malt in here as well? Roasted hints, dried fruits, tropical fruits and yeast. Some bitterness shows up in the end. Another beer from Fantome that are impossible to classify and hard to rate, but nice. 120915


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