dEnk (4178) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ RBESG. Aroma has some wheat, yeast and poperingse hop. Nice. Flavour is mild tangy fruity note with some wheat in the back.
Martinus (3563) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly unclear golden colour, white head. Bit sour aroma, lemon, lemon juice and malts. Light sour flavour, malts, hint of citrus. Sour finish, lemon, malts. Quite OK.
(From 75cL bottle @ RBESG 2013 Grand Tasting, Bodegraven. Thanks for sharing, rlgk & Aniela!)
DutchDrebus (4598) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled @ RBESG 13 Grand Tasting. Hazy yellow to orange colour with a medium sized white head. Smells malts, fresh, some herbs and spices. Tastes malty, sweet, herbs, spices and sweet. Too much carbo, medium body.
Countbeer (5127) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ RBESG’13 Grand Tasting @ De Molen: Served in a Molen taster: Thanks for sharing rlgk/Aniela:
Snaller sized white foamy head changes quick into a lacing on top of a hazy yellow colored beer.
Aromas of citrus, wheat, yeast, cleaner, hay and grains.
Flavours of hops, citrus, grapefruit, creamy, soap, bitter, yeast, floral.
Aftertaste is yeast, bitter, floral, herbs and light spicy.
Low carbo, soft smooth creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a full creamy texture. Bit out of tune and oh so typical Belgian...
jfb (4534) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(bottle) pours a murky amber colour with lots of yeast chunks and a frothy white head. aroma of cooked vegetables, lime and caramel, slightly mushroomy, with a hint of brown sugar. flavour is mostly the same, heavy caramel, bubble gum, herbal hops and cherries. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
77ships (4990) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
75 cl. bottle sampled @ RBESG 2013. Thx! to rlgk & Aniela. Didn’t take a lot of notes because I assumed that I had, had this one before but i wasn’t entirely certain. Still took some. Hazy golden with a white head. Slightly bitter with a touch of plastic, bitter with quite a bit of spices, grass, spicy yeast, touch fruity sweetness, hay, barn is restrained. Touch higher carb. No seeming off-flavours & no clear infections like smoke notes etc. Still one of the more middling & less exiting Fantomes I have had. Solid but not particularly exiting.
Abijen (1732) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a golden beer with a good white head. Cant smell much. Taste is medium sweet and fruity.
Borresteijn (5239) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
75cl Bottle at RBESG ’13 Grand Tasting. Hazy golden colour, white head. Aroma is sweet, floral, light funky. Flavour is light funky, floral, bitter, dry hay, pear drups, light spicy, dry finish. Has some saison-characteristics. I liked this a lot. Medium-bodied.
TheJvd (949) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at RBESG ’13 Grand Tasting. Pours hazy golden with a medium white head. Aroma is sweet with some funk, malts bit of citrus. Taste is sourish, funk and barn. Quite some carbonation.
jmgreenuk (5610) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUN 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the RBESG 2013 Grand Tasting. The aroma is grassy hop. The flavour is medium bitter, grass hop, nettle with a zesty feeling on the tongue. Very refreshing!