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


on tap

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RATINGS: 570   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Light, fruity and champagne-like. Fantôme brews special seasonal beers, never repeating a recipe from year to year. This one is for spring . . .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (2907) - DENMARK - OCT 1, 2015
Bottle. Hazy yellow with a medium sized white head with good retention and lace. Very spicy nose with lots of cloves, flowers, herbs. The flavour is also dominated by spices and herbal notes. Again also some flowers, dust, grain, light golden bread, pepper, pear, lime, dandelion, aloe vera. Medium body, fine carbonation, some sweetness, light acidity, no alcohol showing, mild bitterness. Fantome when it is best and infection free. In theory this is too heavy on the spices for my taste, yet here I am in the real world enjoying it quite a lot. Just like it is the case with analingus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (4026) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Bottle, shared by me... in my dining room... just now.
Pours a very hazy gold color with a thick medium sized white head atop.

The aroma is musty with some mild barnyard stuff. It’s got some grape, and some herbaceousness. It’s got some alcohol.

The flavor is really quite pleasant, drier than the aroma would have ever let on but not bracingly so. The bitterness and general herbal character of the beer is the primary player here, but there are some pear and white grape fruity notes along with a mild grassiness. The beer is tart, but only lightly tart with a long lingering bitterness.

Really nicely balanced and surprisingly drinkable given the boost level.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielecamo (839) - ITALY - AUG 31, 2015
In bottiglia. Colore giallo dorato, schiuma fine e persistente, leggermente velata. Aroma di rosmarino, zenzero, limone. al palato lieve acidità, limone, rosmarino e zenzero soprattutto. Buona birra anche se una 33cl sarebbe più che sufficiente

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2015
Orange gold pour decent head medium strong carbonation aromas lemon lime clove pepper candy the flavours orange lemon lime clove yeast spicy note clove white pepper candy grain sweet bitter taste lovely sipping bubbly like Saison easy on the taste buds the finish sweet spicy lovely hop notes stand out from these Saison specialists another good one

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fletchfighters (1410) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 11, 2015
Hazy orange amber color. White head that falls to a thick collar. Some soapy lacing. Nose is sea salt, grass, lemongrass, white pepper, beach smell really. Taste is salty, grassy, lemon and orange peel with white pepper. Slightly thin in the mouth. Lingering orange, lemon and grapefruit peel finish. Clean but slightly oily finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scirtes (439) - POLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle, bb end 2018. Golden hazy beer with large white head. Aromas of citrus fruits and a lot of spices. Bitterness is low, but well marked. Very spicy, pepper-like with phenolic notes. Low to medium bodied, lively carbonated. Drinkable and refreshing.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhaag (33) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 4, 2015
Golden haze, smooth lacing. Aromas and flavours of garden herbs, pithy lemon and grapefruit with a good peppery kick at the end. Another great Fantome brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (5568) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2015
Cloudy dark blond with lacy, soapy head. There’s a funky edge to the aroma. The flavour is pure lemon meringue. Lemony, tart and sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2686) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
Pours a dark golden. Aromas are black pepper, fresh herbs, rosemary. Flavours are herbaceous and a bit of tang. Great stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (3297) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at delirium brussels. Very grassy herbal aroma. Uniquely so. Tastes a touch tart and sweet with a hint of rosemary .

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