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


on tap


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Brewed for Gastropub Tuulensuu in Tampere, Finland. 840 bottled made.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2011

Bottle 750ml. @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011.

Unclear - hazy medium matt yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate to heavy citrus - lemon - soap. Flavour is light heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, lemon, spicy, fresh. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110730]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 14, 2010
Bottled@Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere. Hazy golden colour, small head. Aroma is lots of lemon, some wood and mild notes of spices. Flavour is lemon, spices, some mild stomach acids and a bit yeasty as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2011
Bottle @ chriso. Pours hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity yeasty citrus aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22063) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2011
30th July 2011
ChrisOs ’Donkey Dork Lord’ Pre-GBBF Tasting. Hazy gold beer, tiny white head. Light crisp palate. Tangy lemon. Tastes like an Imperial Shandy! Slightly sour with seltzer like minerals. Well joined up tasty beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21585) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2011
bottle at chriss.... golden amber ...thin white head ... lemonade ... soft fruit nose ... fizzzy ... again lemonade ... big zezty ... loads of lemon ... hint of yeastyness ...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle at ChrisO’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011. Pours cloudy gold with a light, filmy head. Big lemon and spice aroma. Clean, tangy, juicy flavor, light yeast. Medium in body with average carbonation. Floral, lemon juice finish, moderately sweet. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 18, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2012 750ml bottle (ChrisO’s pre-GBBF2011 "Donkey Dork Lord" shindig) (7:4:7:4:14=3.6)
Super yeasty, right from the get-go. Sour and sharp both in the aroma and taste. Yet strangely, also mellow. Mellow but sharp - what a mysterious synergy. That’s why I love Fantome - you never know what they’ll come up with next!
Rerate: 750ml bottle (Nordic, Tampere) (6:4:6:4:13=3.3)
Almost lemonadey aroma. Given the taste, I can see why - certainly a very melony body. It’s nice and crisp without yeast, but I actually prefer the fuller body of the yeastier glass. Lemon aids the sharpness, but this time detracted from the beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (12507) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2011
Bottle at chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’11. It pours hazy golden yellow, with a decent foamy white head. The nose is orange, lemon, lime, ginger and yeast. The taste is lemon, tangy orange, mango, apricot, ginger and lime sourness, with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. A very tasty, tangy saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (10367) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 17, 2011
750 ml bottle. Finland.
Hazy orange colour with no head. Sourness, citrus, freshness and peppermint in fascinating aroma. Flavour is also very citrusy with some sourness and notes of toothpaste peppermint. Really drinkable for a 8%. An hour and one bottle later it was quite evident that there’s alcohol in it. Interesting and enjoyable brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9305) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 31, 2011
Bottle at Chriso’s. Cloudy as hell, though this was the bottom. Aroma of fruits, like peach and nectarine. Tangy, fruity, juicy flavor, really interesting,sourish fruits as wel. Nice.

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