DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 10, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a pretty, burnt deep orange with ample white head. Aroma shows Fantome house character. Funk, lemon, hay, sock, crackery pilsner malt, citrus. No chile or chocolate noted, just normal Saison spiciness. Flavor is mildly tart, still no spice or chocolate noted, fruity and fairly dry with a quick finish. This beer is nothing like I thought it would be. Pretty normal, standard Fantome here. Which is good enough for me.
aenima (234) - Askim, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Refreshing citrusy aroma. The taste is similar with some spices. I can not feel any chocolate or chili, what so ever. Dry finish with some bitterness.
goozen (2873) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle with cork 0,75ltr: Hazy amber colored beer with an fruity dry bitter taste. Hints of fruits, spices and slightly burning pepper.
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, De Molen Store. Shared with Slothez, Superbowl Session. Murky dark amber pour with a fading white head. Aroma had notes of funk, citrus, chocolate and yeast. Taste had some nice tart sourness mingled with some earthy notes, fruits and chili pepper. The chocolate factor isn’t especially noticeable. Some drying bitterness developed towards the end. Charmingly drinkable beer from a brewer who isn’t afraid to go against the grain. Seems a tad underrated.
NordicV (1082) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Lagrad flaska på Monk´s, Wallingatan. Orange, dimmig öl med ett givmilt småbubbligt vitt skum. Doften är pepprigt kryddig med jäst och fruktighet. I eftersmaken kommer en lättare chilihetta. Kakaon är däremot svårare att hitta. Torr munkänsla.
Garrold (1063) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, ages ago, from Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. This is weird stuff. I’ve never seen a beer pour from the bottle like this before. It has a gloopy, syrupy thing going on, with lumps of yeast dropping to the bottom of the glass, then rising en masse, to form a glossy topped, sticky, syrupy head. It’s like fizzy motor oil. The liquid itself is thick, too. If you spilt a glass of this, you’d be able to go and fetch a cloth, before it hit the floor. What does it taste like? Like a Fantome. It doesn’t matter. Can’t think beyond the gloop...
Stuu666 (1347) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Quite sweet and fruity, tart, light burn from the chili, don’t get the cocoa.
brnandersen (1793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
75 cl. bottle poured in to a Tulip. Hazy, golden-amber with a big, dense white head. Fruity aroma with earthy yeasts, a discrete burn from chili peppers, maturing fruits, light cocoa, pale malts and a pepper note. Taste is bitter. Medium body with a creamy texture and a lively carbonation. Finishes bitter and dry with fruits, earthy yeasts, spices and light chillies. Complex, bitter. Good.
AlchemikalGab (43) - Borgomanero (Novara), ITALY - APR 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2014 Pours a deep amber colour, with a thick, clean white head. Aroma is fruity (peach, hints of banana), peppery and earthy, not too strong overall. No sign of cocoa, even if warmed up a little bit. Taste is somewhat rustic and wonderfully balances a little sweetness upfront with dry bitterness. Medium bodied with a pleasant, soft fizziness. I could also feel a light numbing sensation on the tongue, similar to the one produced by spicy food, but without the actual taste of chili pepper.
Geokkjer (5538) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours cloudy golden with a big white head. Aroma of fruitiness, malt, flour, bread, some citrus an d yeast. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some malt, caramel,bread, grains, hint of cili and cocoa. Medium body, average carbonation.
Meilby (7189) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 750ml @ Geokkjer
Pours hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, yeast and spices. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with a yeasty, hint of cocoa and chili finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.