wedgie9 (2528) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasted on 12/16/12 from a capped and corked bottle purchased at Sergio’s. Pours cloudy light yellow with a thin white head that leaves average, lasting white lace. The nose is barnyard and funk, like most Fantome beers, but the chocolate is more or less non-existent...I suppose that there is a cocoa tinge on the nose as the beer warms, but I know I am looking for it at this point. There is a very lightly spicy chili aroma stinging my nostrils, however. The flavor is pretty much the same, lightly tart with plenty of barnyard, but no real chocolate and just a touch of chili. The body is light with lively carbonation and a long tart, funky, and very lightly spicy chili finish. This is a solid Fantome brew, but it pretty much just tastes like the regular saison.
Maarten1993 (632) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 24, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Drank during the tasting 20-11. Sour is not really my thing, but not a bad beer. Nice soft chocolate and good body.
Erzengel (6248) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 9, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
*Old rating. Best before June 12. Typisch säuerlich und trotzdem weiches Fantôme-Bier. Die Schokolade und das Chili sind nicht ganz auszumachen, Gewürze, intensiv, süffig, rund. Lecker!
BRW (1673) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 3, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Cara B. Brown colour with off white head. Yeast, spice aroma. Yeast, spice, chocolate, sweet taste. Medium body.
Christpuncher (2280) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Smells really yeast and hoppy. Pours light orrange I'm color sorbs white head. Brad a draft pour at kasers. Too yeasty for me
jhamp9 (1388) - Corinth, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Lightly hazed copper pour with no head. Aroma is apple juice, faint chili, and saison yeast. Taste is apple juice, earth, toffee, subtle chili, and some funk. Didn’t detect any cocoa and chili was very faint. No carbonation. Dry finish.
wvhoran (455) - Tasmania, - AUG 6, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Hazy brownish colour. Fairly malty aroma with a bit of vegetable. Lemon flavour, yeast. Sweet. Little cocoa or chilli. A miss.
Tonkatruck (42) - SPAIN - JUL 19, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Saison,spice and wax- nose
Chocolate and chillies not very present .
With a big gulp possibly choc smoothness and slight warmth (could be the alcohol).
Lowenbrau (2763) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 15, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle. 14-07-2015.
BBD: Dec 2017.
In short: little cacao saison.
Pours hazy dark gold with very frothy white head. Gushing. long head retention, good lacing. Barnyard, herbal, spicy nose. Light body, high carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is moderate tart, little cacao noticed, crisp, refreshing. Some spicy but no chiles noticed.
gopherfan99 (1058) - CROATIA - JUL 15, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle; pours a hazy orange gold with a white head; yeasty aroma with some citrus and spice notes; taste is yeast, citrus, and grass; finish is dry and peppery; I did not really notice the chocolate but otherwise this is an okay beer
Shark_Pants (504) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep amber with lots of yeasty floaties, tight white head. Heady saison aromas of barnyard funk, candi sugar, light chocolate, fresh bread. The taste has lots of candi sugar, funky belgian yeast, milk chocolate and lightly toasted bread. Medium body, very light acidity, nice balance of sweetness, bitterness and funk. Really quite good.