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

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fantome Boo! Special Begian Ale. Burgundian Babble Belt. Imported by Shelton Bothers, Belchertown MA


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14117) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 20, 2013
Bottle. Golden-orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is orange, malt, yeast. Flavour is orange, hop, malt, yeast, fruit, citrus, wheat. Nice beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (14103) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JAN 19, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ RBBWG 2013. Hazy orange color, small off-white head. Smell and taste lightly malts, a slight sweetish hints and sourish hints. Yeasty a bit as well. Clearly a fantome beer.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
brystmar (1314) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Surprisingly fruity aroma initially, plenty of citrus. Further investigation reveals lemon Pledge alongside a strong yeast component. Taste is more reasonable as pears & citric fruits join forces before getting quashed by this brew's massive amount of carbonation. Decent I suppose, not really my thing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnar (7876) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2013
Bottle from Etre Gourmet. Pours hazy dark golden with a small white head. Aroma is light sour and fruity malts, burnt rubber or plastic. Taste is slightly on the sour side, citrus and orangepeel, aggresive carbonated, acidic mouthfeel, not a winner for me.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (7460) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Bottle at gingerman with Andy, max, pearl, and Jess. Happy bday max. Pours a deep amber with light haze and lots of white lacing. Aroma is spice, estery, pumpkin and citrus. Mouthfeel is medium with nice carbonation and notes of spice, plastic, smoke, citrus and candy. Very interesting beer.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
puzzl (3259) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Bottle at Gingerman. Outrageous aroma, all over the place: allspice, lemon, cider vinegar, violet, squash, lemon candy. Unique and crazy complex. Burnt sugar flavor, some pumpkin and warheads, nutmeg. A bit harsh but still lovely.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (9137) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 13, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 14, 2013 bottle. orange jelly / lemon oil sweet nose with notes of bubble bath, banana flavoring, petroleum / plastic and traces of mustard powder or cumin. lemon oil floor wax and sweet pickle juice acid. insufferable.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mcberko (14401) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2013
750mL bottle, pours a cloudy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of leather, smoke, horse blanket – what a clusterfuck of weird shit. Flavour is all over the place as well, with leather, smoke and oranges, and some vegetal qualities in back. WTF – another messed up Fantome beer, and this one is a total disaster.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (8539) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Herbal aroma with light citrus and light tartness. Tart and citrus flavor with spice and light herbal notes. Tartness and citrus linger with green apple, spice, and light herbal notes.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
nickd717 (4165) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 1, 2013
750ml bottle pours a hazy and foamy orange color. Off-putting rubbery smoky aroma with a hint of pumpkin and spices. The flavor is a disgusting mix of bandaid, silly putty, and spices. Nasty. Crisp palate and good carbonation, but that doesn’t come close to saving this sloppily made disaster. Got reamed to the tune of $23 for this at Brouwerij Lane. Majorly weak.


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