davesarman (159) - Waconia, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2004
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice woody aroma. Slightly spicy, caramel sweet as well. Cola colored brown. Medium carbonation. Head forms then fades, leaving small ring around the surface of the beer. Taste is rich and sweet. Malt, dark candi sugar, slight spiciness. There is some dryness to the finish which balances this out nicely and makes it quite drinkable. Very nice beer.
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2004
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cloudy, medium amber w/ generous, foamy, light beige head. Nice lace. Aroma is flowery, fruity, spicy, & sweet w/ a light effervescent tartness. Light, highly carbonated feel. Sweet, malty flavour w/ peppery, grassy finish.
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - DEC 18, 2004
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Yeasty aroma along with some nice funk, cherry/grape, and some spice that I cannot quite put my finger on. Nice complex flavor of the funk, yeast, fruit, spice, and even a touch of hoppy bitterness. Medium bodied, pretty dry, very light alcohol. Not incredibly big in stature but carries a nice subtle complexity that makes it quite a nice beer.
rudolf (2340) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 12, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to whoever brought this to the Toronto Christmas Party ’04. Sour oakey nose - grape skin. Astringent, lemon, cherry pits, yeast. Great bitterness.
jercraigs (7782) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Unknown vintage. Hazy amber body with a moderate fluffy white head, and some nice lacing. Mildly sour aroma is a bit muted. Flavour starts out mildly sour with some nice maltyness and some vague yeasty spice. Finish has a mild lingering sourness. Palate is a bit light but nice. Surprisingly little here, not sure if its the beer or a bit of palate fatigue, but I expect more complexity from a Fantome than I found here. Toronto Christmas Party 2004.
jzzbassman (1514) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - DEC 6, 2004
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured cloudy dark brown with a rocky, quickly disappating head. Big funky aroma of sour cherry, oak, and spice. Flavor was also funky with yeast and spice dominating, with hint of sour fruit in the background. Very carbonated, but not overwhelmingly so.
If Fantome makes a bad beer, I haven’t found it yet.
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a huge rocky beige head. Aroma of raisins, plum, brown sugar, sweet malt, and yeast. Flavor of yeast, dark fruits, and spices.
madsberg (10144) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2004
0.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 2/20
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2004 Bottled: Murky looking beer. Reminds me of sludge. Cinnamon is dominating the aroma and flavour. Has some delicious rubber notes. I hope this beer is infected, otherwise this is one of the most shitty beers I’ve ever had.. Definately has to try another beer, but this rating will stand till then.
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - NOV 28, 2004
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
98 Bottle. Woodsy and alcohol aroma. Lots of crazy things going on in my nose. Very sour and tart. The spices must have mutated quite a bit over four years. I liked this one quite a bit.
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 26, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Spicy and peppery with some clove. Very opaque orange color with white fluffy head. Lots of yeast. Too peppery for me w/hops aplenty. I think Fantome’s Pissenlit is far better. I didn’t detect any cinnamon.