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Fantôme Flop!

 (RETIRED)
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Formerly brewed at Brasserie Fantôme
Style: Saison
Soy-Erezée, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2008
Bottle. 75cl. Light unclear medium orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is light malty, roasted, light to moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, pepper and pepper. Flavor is moderate sweet, light to moderate acidic and moderate bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (160208)

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29287) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2005
Another explosive beer from Fantome. The color is a murky orange from the disturbtion the yeast gets when opened, and it has no head. The aroma is dusty with light notes of oranges, but also prunes. The flavor is sweet spicy with notes of wood and prunes, as well as light notes of alcohol. The end is dry and slighlty dusty (from the hops).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2005
(Bottle 75 cl) I mean, just naming a beer "Flop!" must indicate a great sense of humour and self-irony - unless flop means something completely different in French? Anyways, very dark brown with a reddish hue and a huge head. As most Fantomes this is heavily spiced, this time almost peppery, but rather delicate. Another innovative creation from Danny Prignon. 270601

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20742) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2006
Bottle. Hazy orange coloured with a huge white head. Aroma of fruits and yeast with notes of spices, wood and ammoniac. Flavour of fruits, yast and spices with notes of wood.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2007 Bottle, from oeltorvet.dk. A hazy dark yellow with a fine creamy little head. Aroma is very powerful, and very spicy. There are lots of herbs, thyme and pepper. Some apples and hops as well. Flavour is equally powerful and mysterious. There are still herbs en masse, a distinct sourness to it, oranges, apples, cardemum and a very powerful oakyness. Mouthfeel is lively, but full.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 18, 2007
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow. Aroma of grape fruit, yeast, spices (mainly clove), citrus and dust. The flavour is sour with grape fruit and citrus, spiced with mainly cloves, yeast, wet hay, bitter hops and a sour spiced bitterish finish. Strange interesting brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (10204) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2004
I was surprised this was not on the list. Found in the Wijn en Bierboetiek in The Hague. Orange brown color, cloudy with a lasting head. Herbal aroma, coreander maybe? Citrus. Herbal bitter flavor, yeasty. I found laurel, a hint of cinnamon, and probably many others I couldn’t identify. Fantome beers are of good quality, but Dany Prignon does experiment too much for my taste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MartinT (7811) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2009
My Bottom Line:
Rosemary-like herbs, apple cider fruitiness, oxidation and basement-like wet earthiness collide in this perplexing, and rather old, Fantôme concoction.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam sinks into the murky amber.
-The low carbonation was rather soft.
-Tartness was pleasant, but age has already taken its toll on this beer.
-Vinegary connotations can be tasted throughout.
-That is one hilarious label!

Bottle.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6129) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 11, 2007
Delirium Cafe Cloudy orange, sedimented ale wearing a large, but quickly fading (for Fantome) off-white head of big bubbles. Herbal, agressively spicy, orangey, juicy almost nose filling the nose with fruity esters aplenty, but in a sea of dust. Highly effervescent in mouth, but rather thin bodied. Important sour bite shows more of the initial herbal characteristic in a woody fashion, but not barrel-like, dirty, earthy branches more so. A rather dirty ale, usually, that would be a quality for a Fantome, but the sourness is a bit too much once intermingled with all those spices.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2005
Bottle. Muddy orange colour with a small dissapering white head. Sour yeasty, fruity aroma and a sweet sour yeasty, caramel, dusty wood taste. Medium body and a sweet sour finish. Strange beer.


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