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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 474   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Light, fruity and champagne-like. Fantôme brews special seasonal beers, never repeating a recipe from year to year. This one is for spring . . .


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (2306) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Corked bottle from Andersons in Sylvania. Yellow - gold pour with a big frothy white head. Aroma is yeast funk, cheese, pepper. Tastes are dank herbal, lightly tart, oak, hay. Strange head and spice in the bitterness. Nice yeasty dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2022) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2013
11/9/2013. From bottle. Pours hazy straw yellow with a white head. Malty aromas with yeast, hay, spice and light fruit. Hint of smoke. Medium to high carbonation with a dry, bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (1729) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw/Orangish Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head, Decent Lacing S: Yeasty, Grassy, Hay T: Yeasty, Hay, Belgian Sugars M: Decent Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Semi Drying Overall, this beer gets better with a little warmth and comes off very yeasty but the belgian sugar finish was pretty nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
annunz123 (809) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Pleasant aroma with lemon, caramel, hay, and maybe a little strawberry. Bittersweet flavor starts fruity and spicy--seems like ginger, basil, and pepper to me. Peppery spice and drying alcohol finishes a very different, very good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (1165) - Michigan, USA - OCT 17, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2014 Bottle: thanks, Mike! Bright orange tinted with yellow; cloudy and musky with a few bits of floating sediment. Foamy, white head is close to fizzy and only lasts for a few moments. Aroma is lemon, lemon zest, borderline Lemon Pledge (with the heavy solvent aspect) from the small woodsiness, some pear, citrus, & even a touch of banana. Moderate clove, white pepper, & a ginger-like spice as well. Funk is "light" for a Fantome. Very mild wet hay & yeast. Taste is unique, different, & strange. Lemon, more sweet than tart, with lots of spice; cardamom, white pepper, clove, ginger, and a cluster of other things I can’t identify. Light rotten banana, sweet pear, and more finishing lemon zest. Notable caramel malt and thick bread in the underbody; aftertaste of lemon & Pez candy. Unique and pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tastybeer (1607) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Bottle. Gold pour, white head, good retention/some lace. Aroma of smoke, pepper, fruity ester, earth, bread. Taste is lightly bitter, moderately smokey, sweet, pepper, earth, fruity ester, grassy hop. Palate is dry, average carbonation, light bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yatesed (37) - Blacklick, Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Poured golden color with three finger head, aroma of musk with citrus notes, taste of horse blanket, farm, and musk. Very funky beer!!!

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
digrod (28) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Pours golden. Smells of barnyard and soot. Orange rind, ash, sweet basil on the taste. Finishes peppery and lemony. Just lovely

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jstraw (1900) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Yellow with big, flotsam, white head, fine lacing / Nose of lemon, straw, spice, funk / Light body, hint of tartness, fruity but dry, with dusty, bitter finish / Stylish flavors of lemon, pear, hay, lavender, coriander, cream, horseblanket, manure / Just perfect.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikesaum (592) - Newark, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Cloudy straw pour with a giant white head, about 3 fingers and slowly fades to one finger, decent lace. Aroma is peppery and musty funk, some horse blanket. Taste is almost ginger ale like in some ways with a sweet spicy taste, must, pepper, some odd flavor i can’t point out but i like it. Nice dry and slightly bitter finish.


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