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Fantôme Brise-BonBons - Brasserie Fantôme

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

292 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 292
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 13.05%
Wants: 53
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brasserie Fantôme visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: goodbyeohio on 06-11-2005)
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Reviews by Ego:
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Ego

New Jersey

3.7/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.99 @ Buy Rite South Plainfield NJ, no freshness date but this was on the distro's website as a new beer last month.. this should have been a caged cork, damn near ripped the screwpull out of my hand opening this one!

eyes...
crazy exploding white small bubble head even on a gentle pour, lemonade suspension, fantastic lacing, this looks just flat out fantastic, period.

nose...
big farmhouse funk, lambic-like citrus notes, a little honey underneath ? or maybe floral tones? a drying mold smell is in there as well, as with alot of fantome brews there is a ton in there but nothing overpowering

damn so far this one has me by the balls, let's get to the best category already...

taste etc...
prickly on the tongue, medium bodied, first sip BAM you get hop bitters in the back of your mouth, a minor lemon taste coats the mouth fading into the aforementioned hop bitterness. This is good but not great, very enjoyable none the less.

verdict?
worth a try, a little more flavor and this might be a giant killer, it is easy drinking and the 8% is felt only in the gullet. I would say for the money though the Ete is far superior.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2005 03:39:23 | More by Ego
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750 ml bottle. Served in a Unibroue tulip, the beer pours a cloudy golden/orange color with about an inch and a half off-white head. Head retention is good, and there's a small amount of lacing. The brew smells like peppery spice, earthiness, oranges, lemon peel, and some hay. It tastes like citrus (oranges, lemons), peppery spice, yeast, earthiness, grass/hay, pears, apples, funk and some bready malt. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's smooth and has a good amount of carbonation. I liked this brew a lot, it's yeasty, spicy, fruity and good! I'd like to try this one again in the future. $13.99 a bottle.

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Fantôme Brise-BonBons from Brasserie Fantôme
91 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.