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Fantôme Saison - Brasserie Fantôme

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1,687 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,687
Reviews: 789
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 484
Gots: 210 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Thrasher on 07-24-2002

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Photo of Hutchy
4.3/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lateralundertow
4.2/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of peensteen
4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of spinrsx
4.19/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750ml Bottle part of a private import

Appearance - Gold colour with an average size white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for around 4-5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Breads/grains, lemons, peppery spice mix

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste breads/grains, lemons and a fruitiness like strawberries or apricots perhaps.

Overall - A really interesting taste going on.. super complex and lip smacking good. More of a fruity flavour than I was expecting and not as much spice as I would have figured. A beer well worth seeking out to see its nuances.

Photo of JGlitz87
4.75/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of saxclar123
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Myst
4.54/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gotti311
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Seanem44
3.88/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.02/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of somenoise
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Whatup14
3.91/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of whatname
4.49/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jzeilinger
4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours cloudy, opaque, medium orange gold color with a massive three fingered pure white head, and a generous amount of carbonation.

S - Lots of barnyard fun in the aroma, wet hay, lemons, and some honey.

T - Loads of wet hay, barnyard fun, wet blanket, lemon honey, and finishes with a wet blanket barnyard funkiness.

M - Medium body, active carbonation, thicker than many Saisons I've had.

O - Complex spiciness with no alcohol presence. An absolutely gorgeous beer.

Photo of BakaGaijin
4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Buzz3d
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mikemikemike
4.06/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerMeBro720
4.22/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of masterofsparks
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thedrizzle
4.65/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.08/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.75/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of fourstringer
4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Stamped 086/477044.

A: Cloudy golden yellow body with 1.5 fingers of luxurious, off-white head. Good retention. Moderate lacing.

S: Belgian yeast with a light must. Pale malts bring grass, hay. Floral hops with a dank, earthy quality. Very inviting.

T: Slightly earthy, slightly tangy up front with cracker-forward malts. A nicely bitter hopping develops to finish rather dryly. Light alcohol presence. Lingering floral hops in the aftertaste.

M: Moderate carbonation with a creamy feel. Medium body. Excellent.

O: Really a fine beer. Balance is tilted slightly towards the hops IMO, but all the elements are present, balanced and well orchestrated. Drank like a Belgian IPA w/ a bit more tartness.

Prost!

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Fantôme Saison from Brasserie Fantôme
95 out of 100 based on 1,687 ratings.