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Fantôme La Gourmande

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

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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (36046) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2009 75 cL bottle, thanks to Dr Bill. Pours hazy orange with a lacing white head. Apple fruity and mild spiced aroma. Smooth and yeasty flavour. Mild orange note. Lingering fruity finish. Nice and smooth.7-4-7-4-15=3.7

From bottle, blind #13, courtesy of thewolf. Pours almost clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Spiced and slight wheaty aroma. Ginger like. Sweet and light malt flavoured with a dry ginger note. Mild spiced and dry acidic flavoured finish.7-3-8-3-16=3.7

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (30747) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2008 An unclear dark orange beer with a fine orange head. The aroma is sour with notes of yeast and oranges. The flavor is dominated by yeast but also has notes of coriander.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (22982) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 18, 2010
Bottled. Hazy orangeish golden colour, mediumsized slightly off-white head. Aroma is spicy, earthy, barnyardy as well as some mild fruits and mild maltyness. Flavour is quite much the same in a very pleasant balance.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (16462) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 30, 2006
Corked bottle
The cork popped with a loud sound; light amber color; fizzy head, small; nice perlage. Aroma of old malt, fresh wood, cellar. Medium body structure, some malt flavor; it has a nice woody astringency, tart, Belgian hops, good level of bitterness. Interesting and very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2005
Bottle at London Gathering Nov 05. Golden cloudy colour with no head. Sour lemon and other good citruic fruits. Finish has good fruits. Bit of farmyard. Somehow I detected lentils in the taste as well. More citric lime on the finish. My first Fantome, I think and it has stirred my interest to try others.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14811) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2009
75cl bottle @ The Wolf. Tasted blind. Pours clear golden with a small egg white foamy head. Grain, yeast, fruit, medicine, herbal. Quite spicy. Medium bodied. Fresh...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (13623) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 29, 2012
Bottle from 2002, I believe. A cloudy golden orange color with a big white head. Really an interesting nose. Lots of perfume and melon notes. A hint of cork, unfortunately. A fair amount of citrus and some white grape. Decently sweet on the palate with good fruit notes (mostly citrus and grape, though there is some sweet melon). A touch of bread and yeast without much in the way of cork as there was on the nose.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (13599) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 1, 2004
Very cloudy beige. Funky, spicy, sour aroma - you know this is Fantome right away. Lightish, flowery (chamomile), funky and acidic. Probably one of the more straightforward Fantomes but quite delicious nonetheless. A statement in understatedness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12587) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 11, 2007
Aroma of malt, spice, citrus, and something earthy. Beautiful orange amber color with a vigorous white head that stays and laces. Starts lightly, very lightly sour, with fresh fruit flavors. Not so much citrus as stone fruit and/or melon. Quite a full mouthfeel. Vigorous, but non-acidic carbonation. The finish is more remnants of sour than bitter. A good, dry finish. It’s really very refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12315) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 17, 2010
75cl bottle, at least five years old. Large off-white head atop murky apple juice body, a light layer of dead yeast on the bottom of the glass. Aroma is medium sweet, lemon/tart, some funk, straw/grass, musty. Taste is medium sweet, straw, some funk/barnyard, light lemon. Effervescent light-medium body.


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