1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Fantôme Saison - Brasserie Fantôme

Not Rated.
Fantôme SaisonFantôme Saison

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,548 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,548
Reviews: 781
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 14.02%
Wants: 465
Gots: 182 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Brasserie Fantôme visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Thrasher on 07-24-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,548 | Reviews: 781 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by dougofthefuture:
Photo of dougofthefuture
dougofthefuture

Minnesota

4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I've been on a saison kick - seemed like a good idea to try this one. 750ml, corked and capped into a wine glass. May 2012 expiration marked on the label.

A - No pop at all when uncorked. Cloudy, bright straw color. Two finger head with a fairly aggressive pour. It faded fairly quickly too...

S - Bright lemon zest is most obvious and stands out compared to the others I've had in this category. There is still a bit of the earthy and spicy body coming through, but the tartness dominates. Very unique and much more in depth than I could describe...

T&M - I hate to be cliche, but I literally just finished mowing the lawn. THIS is my new favorite lawn mowing beer. It hits with tart lemon fruitiness at first, then fades to a dry, earthy finish - just like the nose. Very refreshing. This is as close to a sour as I have had that I'm really enjoying. Completely different than any other saison I have had. The carbonation could be higher here, as it seems to me this beer would have really jumped out with a little more effervescence.

D - I dropped my wine glass - it shattered in to a million pieces, and I lost about 3 ounces of this delicious beer. So sad, as I could have enjoyed plenty more of this. The blend of tart fruit, dry finish, and slightly musty character are just perfect.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2010 02:23:04 | More by dougofthefuture
More User Reviews:
Photo of ZEB89
ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-22-2014 00:53:24 | More by ZEB89
Photo of Howlader
Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-20-2014 02:24:13 | More by Howlader
Photo of NathanE2047
NathanE2047

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-19-2014 19:26:47 | More by NathanE2047
Photo of kerklein2
kerklein2

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-18-2014 21:19:57 | More by kerklein2
Photo of Marius
Marius

Romania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-18-2014 08:45:17 | More by Marius
Photo of Droopy487
Droopy487

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-16-2014 03:27:58 | More by Droopy487
Photo of rchristensen
rchristensen

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-15-2014 01:43:10 | More by rchristensen
Photo of BeersAndBears
BeersAndBears

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-14-2014 01:35:40 | More by BeersAndBears
Photo of jburns301
jburns301

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-11-2014 03:43:02 | More by jburns301
Photo of DrBier
DrBier

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-11-2014 01:31:50 | More by DrBier
Photo of Beerandboards
Beerandboards

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-09-2014 15:59:26 | More by Beerandboards
Photo of diverite
diverite

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-06-2014 12:26:40 | More by diverite
Photo of Thishops4u
Thishops4u

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-03-2014 16:19:54 | More by Thishops4u
Photo of ScottP
ScottP

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-30-2014 13:42:25 | More by ScottP
Photo of SteeleWright
SteeleWright

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-27-2014 19:21:05 | More by SteeleWright
Photo of Spaceangler
Spaceangler

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-26-2014 19:35:43 | More by Spaceangler
Photo of thufflife
thufflife

Missouri

5/5  rDev +16.8%

06-19-2014 18:44:31 | More by thufflife
Photo of hurshybear
hurshybear

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-19-2014 17:18:32 | More by hurshybear
Photo of SunDevil12
SunDevil12

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-19-2014 01:55:44 | More by SunDevil12
Photo of Chingringo
Chingringo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-18-2014 14:15:48 | More by Chingringo
Photo of jscheuf
jscheuf

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-16-2014 15:29:11 | More by jscheuf
Photo of WarrenGofstein
WarrenGofstein

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-14-2014 02:03:12 | More by WarrenGofstein
Photo of truthcontortion
truthcontortion

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-13-2014 01:29:01 | More by truthcontortion
Photo of BGsWo22
BGsWo22

New York

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

06-11-2014 01:37:40 | More by BGsWo22
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Fantôme Saison from Brasserie Fantôme
95 out of 100 based on 1,548 ratings.