Brewed by Brasserie Fantôme
Style: Saison
Soy-Erezée, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 588   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
A Belgian ’saison-style’ ale brewed with cocoa powder and chili pepper? Ay, Caramba! Score another first for the unpredictable brewery that was the first -- and so far the only - brewery to make ales out of dandelions and mushrooms, among other things.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (14825) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy golden with a big and lasting white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, vegetables and fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 170215

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (13468) - DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle, 6%. Clear golden with big white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, spice,s grainy and herbal. Flavour is malt, fruit, yeast, spices, caramel, medium sweet, little herbal, hop, little grass, little earthy and a little bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (15410) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle @ Højbjerg tasting. Huge head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, vegetables, little cocoa, grass, hops and quite a lot of carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
neonlampke (3) - Sijsele, BELGIUM - FEB 14, 2015 does not count
Lekker bier. Meegebracht uit de chocolaterie. De chocoladesmaak ontgaat me helaas. Het fruitige aroma neem ik wel waar. De neus in het glas en je ruikt duidelijk limoen

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VsXsV (3116) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle. Light hazy deep amber liquid with medium off-white head. Aroma of light smoke, white pepper, burnt electronics, grain and light bubblegum. Taste is dry and light sour with notes of white pepper, light smoke and grain. Light to medium bodied with medium to high carbonation. Good but not much chocolate flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (3580) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This hazy pale golden beer pours with a huge foamy head. It has spicy juicy lemon, vanilla and citrus flavours with a hint of milk chocolate on the finish. I can’t detect any chilli.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ShivanDragon (2551) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2014
helder gouden met schuimig witte kraag. Aroma komt iets saison achtig binnen. verder pilsmouten, nat gras. hmm niet zo bijzonder. Smaken zijn redelijk zoet, matig bitter, licht scherp, maar gewoon weer erg veel saison smaken en dan wel zonder chocolade of chili what so ever .... verder zuur... funky...barnyard... grassig...waterig...yikes... not that great...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (2379) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle from Rehills of Jesmond. Pours a slightly hazy straw colour with a big frothy white head. The aroma is rustic with farmy notes and citrus. It makes me a little apprehensive about how chocolate and chilli are going to work with this style of beer. The taste is pretty interesting. There’s a lot of carbonations so your hit with a big mouthful at first with spice and sour earthy flavours. Nice and refreshing. I can’t say chilli and chocolate flavours come through particularly strongly, but that may be a good thing. A little heat in the aftertaste is as much as I could detect. Overall a very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3347) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle from stirchley wines, birmingham. Cloudy orange beer with residual head. Aroma of yeast, funk and citrus. Taste is funky, tangerine, yeast and a hint of chilli. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (5217) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle from Stirchley Wines via SarkyNorthener cheers Martin; cloudy orange/amber pour with a tiny white head, orange, yeast with milk chocolate, taste has orange, hint of chilli, some sweet syrup, yeast. Strange beer.

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