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

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 572   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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 . . .

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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (5306) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 3, 2016
Bottle from Wine Emporium 030716. All round is is a very good beer packed with flavours from spice to fruit. Looks great in the glass and tastes even greater.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ksiwzos (129) - GREECE - JUN 30, 2016
Pours amber to deep amber, hazy with amazing dense off white head. Aroma is off the charts, complex with cypress tree, lavender notes, beachgrass(!!) notes. Taste is salinity, caramel, amazing and complex, I’m overwhelmed. Can’t judge anymore, I’ll just enjoy :)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (11192) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours murky orange, nose is floral, spiced, caramel, taste is similar, sweet, banana.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (22137) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Keg at hanging bat... Hazy murky red amber... Small off white head... Soft sweet herbal fruit nose... Juicy fruit.. Herbal fruit odd fruit

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (4604) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2016
Free sample courtesy of the brewer Dany @ Fantome, Soy, Belgium. Rating from a 75cl bottle from Dany, enjoyed at home. Pours a lightly hazy amber, good creamy off-white head. Aroma is spice and saison yeast. Taste is beautifully spicy yet has a sweet, almost wine-like yeasty depth. Mouthfeel is a bit scuzzy, but its sweet spicy vinous character really resonates with me. And judging by the amount of empty spice jars in the Fantome brewshed, Dany doesn’t hold back on the spice

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
drpimento (3223) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 31, 2016
750 ml btl was a gusher and coated our 12 foot ceiling. Gotabout 2 Oz. of yeasty flat beer out of a $20 btl.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (3027) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2016
Bottle courtesy of Maakun shared at de zuipschuit. Very funky, doughy, yoghurty, floral and herbal, flower. Light sweet, light bitter, very minerallike, light sour. Milky and minerallike texture, smooth and light carbonation though it was a huge gusher. Like!

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (4223) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2016
Bottle shared. Massive gusher. Pours murky golden with off white head. Lots of herbs, lemon balm, peach, milky, more herbs, funk, lemon. Light sweet and sour. Medium bodied with a bit low carbonation. Decent aroma but looks horrible and the gushing doesn’t help.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2016
Pours a hazy yellowish/gold color. Aromas of tart fruit, bread, hint of citrus, and yeasty. Flavor is malty/citrus. Leaves a yeasty orange aftertaste. Almost like a Belgian Wit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (3597) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle, bb end 2018. Very hazy gold with a white head that lasts quite well. Aroma of grapefruit and lemon juice, bretty twang, potpourri, crackers. Somehow both creamy and acidic texture. Bits of citrus pulp? Lots of citrus that comes across as lemon juice that’s been sitting for a while. Hay, nectarines, pineapple, cloves, lemon thyme, other burnt spices (not over toasted, more like someone’s doused them and set them on fire). Moderately astringent at the end. A second glass is even murkier but is softer and grainier. By this time I’m thinking it will go better with rich food than by itself. And it goes very well indeed with wild boar pate. Interesting, but not an unalloyed pleasure.


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