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Brewed by Brasserie Fantôme
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Soy-Erezée, Belgium

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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian ale brewed with green tea.

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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdKing (2455) - London, Greater London, - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle in Priory Arms. Colour is lime green, large foaming head. Not necessarily appetising looking. Nose is crisp sour yeast, grainy malt husk, burnt, nylon, rubber . Taste is quite astringent, sour yeasty, citrous lime sweetness, lime jello, grainy malt. I’m not so keen on the citrous sweetness. Bit gimmicky.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (3153) - ESTONIA - DEC 24, 2016
750ml bottle. Green pour, small white head. Nose is sweet, peach, bubblegum, herbal notes. Flavor is similar to the nose, but with a nice tea dryness and a hint of caramel. Nice one, albeit weird.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ineedbeer (1982) - Oakland, California, USA - DEC 20, 2016
Poured from a 750 ml bottle from an older vintage (2010 I believe). Aroma is somewhat fruity with some light citrus and tropical fruit notes. Hints of stone fruit and pear. Some light peppery phenolic notes with a bit of an herbal character. Pours a slightly hazy, chartreuse color with a medium small, frothy, white head that recedes quickly and disappears. No lacing or legs. Flavor is slightly sweet with a light malt character. Moderate fruitiness with some green tropical fruit, light citrus and some pear notes. Light herbal notes with a bit of a grassy, matcha note. Slightly floral. Low bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium low carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, an unique beer, but it’s pretty tasty too. The green tea comes across very fruity. Some nice, light citrus notes as well and a bit of a phenolic note. Classic Fantome.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rask0lnikov (947) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 6, 2016
750ml bottle. Poors pale green colour. Modest white head. Herbal notes, sourness, slight farmhouse basis and some bitterness in the aroma. Sour notes, hints of green tea, notes of vegetables, citrussy notes, bitterness, hints of grass in the taste. Green tea, sour notes and bitterness in the aftertaste. Moderately carbonated, light bodied interesting brew. The cabbage-like veggie notes did not bother me.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (3543) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 4, 2016
Bottle (from Pothouse). Pours light green with whiteish head. The head stays. Aroma is soapy, fruity, intense peaches, bubblegum. Flavor is sweet, sour, and bitter, fruits, apricots, mango, tea. Finish is tea bitter. Alcohol is well covered. Overall: very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (4363) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - NOV 1, 2016
Pours a weird hazy green from the bomber with thin ring of bubbly off-white head. Aroma of sweet fruitiness, a hint of saison funk, and an earthy herbal ending. Taste is like a funky sour lemonade green tea combo. Interesting for sure.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdb84 (582) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2016 Weird pour: small foam, dark green color, very gentle carbo. A: saison yeast, a bitter sourness that reminds of Geuze, citrus, lime, pistachio. T: top saison as is to be expected, yeast character is substituted for a tea like bitterness with citrus and lime notes. Good balance, gentle. Bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martythesmarty (222) - SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2016
Bottle sample at SBWF. Pours green with almost no head. Doesn’t taste that much.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lonick (1774) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 4, 2016
Keg @Salt Horse, Edinburgh (rating back-log some time over the last six months). Pours green, really quite bright green. Nose and taste is all along the same lines, lemon, big green tea, slight tannin on the tongue.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (2429) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Rami Rami is drinking a Magic Ghost by Brasserie Fantôme at Powiśle Zielonkawe piwo! Dzikusy w strone konskiego g, slowo... I o dziwo fajne to. Czas na psychoterapeute. Zielona herbata, duzo. Bez tanin. W uscie delikatne. UFO

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14373) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2016
KRS 090416. Green colour with a white head. Aroma is hop ,pine, yeast, tea. Flavour is hop, pine, yeast, tea, herbs, cellar notes, lemon. Medium body. Nice beer.


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