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

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Fantome Boo! Special Begian Ale. Burgundian Babble Belt. Imported by Shelton Bothers, Belchertown MA


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (1923) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2013
75cl green bottle. Shared at CBC Clerkenwell, London. Pours hazy amber/orange with a medium white head. Short lived foam. Aroma is quite sweet with some funk. Malty sweetness base. Taste is similar: some malty sweetness with some sweet spicy and funky notes. Some yeasty spiciness but profile is preatty sour and clean. Good carbonation and medium body. Good belgian ale but Dany can do better things for sure.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13733) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle at Craft. Belgian yeast aroma ok in mouth very yeasty some ok tangerine fruit. Too yeasty ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (3135) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle at the craft thanks mate . chive funky aroma. Acid. Hazy golden. Thin white head. Rounded sweet caramel flavour. Spritzy carbonation. Too sweet. Funk.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zampano (7) - DENMARK - MAR 9, 2013 does not count
Nose lemon orange sweet clove Belgian yeast. Taste juicy French saison tiny bit of smoke. Mouthfeel thin. Alright. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (10987) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell, London. Big thanks to Mateo! Pours hazy gold with with a strong, white foam head. Sugary bread in the nose, some hints of tangy, ripe citrus. Medium to big sweet flavor, lots of white, bready malts, some alcohol, hay, white sugar. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming finish, some syrupy sugars, white bread, light spices, alcohol, white bread. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (8440) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAR 4, 2013
750mL <<GUSHER WARNING>> from a trade on BA. Pours a full haze, brighter orange. Thicker white foam. Nose is lightly funky, some heavier candies, candy corn, potpourri lemon and orange. Taste is very odd- paper is the dominant flavor, some smoke, some very in your face toasted pumpkin seed dustiness, cell wall astringency, a bit uncanny. No complexity- just a ton of pumpkin seed. Perhaps very light spicy acidity in the back end. Bizarre, but what were you expecting?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (1887) - USA - MAR 2, 2013
Hazy yellow in color... Aroma of citrus, wild yeast... Flavor is citrus initially, almost like a Belgian wit with orange zest, but finish is strongly Brett... Delicious and unique

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JAXSON (528) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Pours clear light amber with a large, thick head. Nose is way more pumpkin forward than I expected, with some spices and Belgian yeast kick. Mouth oddly sweet and pumpkin meat, pie spices, crust. Didn’t expect this from Fantome, basically it’s a legitimate pumpkin ale with a nicely integrated Belgian yeast component. Carbonation is really high. I thought this was going to be some weird, sour, grassy saison with a minimal impression of pumpkins, but that’s not the case. Decent, not amazing or anything, doesn’t blow me away, but a good beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (1567) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - FEB 23, 2013
Pours a hazy amber color with small tan head. Smell is funky, spicy yeast. Taste is tart fruit, a little spice, dry and slightly sour. Medium body and nicely carbonated....nice! Very tasty stuff!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1728) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Bottle, courtesy Brigadier, thanks! Pours dark gold, white head. Aroma is smokey, pumpkin, medicinal notes. Taste is lightly tart, leather, pumpkin, smoke. Palate is dry, soft, creamy, smokey finish. Odd.


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