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Fantôme Magic Ghost - Brasserie Fantôme

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Fantôme Magic GhostFantôme Magic Ghost

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

282 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 282
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 157
Gots: 58 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brasserie Fantôme visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 04-11-2011)
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-27-2013 11:38:34 | More by Kirk
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ManforallSaisons

Belgium

3/5  rDev -27.2%

11-30-2013 00:04:57 | More by ManforallSaisons
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largadeer

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-18-2013 03:24:18 | More by largadeer
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-05-2013 02:55:18 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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J03

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-04-2013 23:07:50 | More by J03
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

10-26-2013 11:45:18 | More by iL0VEbeer
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TallSaint

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9%

10-14-2013 12:09:11 | More by TallSaint
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Dope

Massachusetts

3.15/5  rDev -23.5%

Lot D, best before January 2013.

A: Pours a cloudy green with a lot of floaties. Big soda-like fizzy tan head that disappears fast. Zero lacing and zero retention. Possibly the ugliest beer I have ever seen but I'm leaving room for future contenders.

S: Kind of a funky, dusty aroma. Cloves, citrus and melon. Floral.

T: Hmph. A little citrus and flowers up front. Kinda weird and funky in the middle, hard to ascertain - kinda tart almost. Pretty sweet throughout which is odd for a saison. Spicy, heavy on the cloves and a little bit of white pepper too in the finish.

M: Medium bodied, low carbonation.

O: Odd beer and not in a good way, much like other Fantomes I've had. I really don't understand why people buy this beer.

10-14-2013 03:06:54 | More by Dope
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duceswild

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-02-2013 03:26:01 | More by duceswild
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Esper1

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-01-2013 01:13:07 | More by Esper1
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.9%

09-30-2013 13:28:02 | More by mendvicdog
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

09-28-2013 17:12:54 | More by Beerontwowheels
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dirtylou

Washington

1.3/5  rDev -68.4%

750ml bottle, split

Ok. I'm sorry. I just do NOT get how this beer has ANY positive feedback. Truly one of the most terrible creations I have ever seen - a drain pour if there ever was one. let's count the ways...

1) It's green. It's f*cking green.
2) Incredibly smoky - a cross between how you smell after sitting by a campfire all night and how I imagine a yard full of burning tires would smell
3) It looks like toxic waste, but tastes worse
4) Did i mention burning rubber?

You people like this? Complete and utter undrinkable sh!t. For shame, Fantome. For shame.

08-31-2013 21:28:43 | More by dirtylou
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SpeedwayJim

New York

4.08/5  rDev -1%

Thanks to Oldp0rt for this one. I've always wanted to try this. 750ml capped and corked bottle into Tired Hands stemware. Shared with schen9303.

Pours a 3 finger frothy light lime green head with decent retention. Lacing is thick and web-like with good stick. Beer is a clear BRIGHT GREEN! Excellent! And such a novelty!

Sugary sweet nose with hints of barnyard, tea leaves, hay, Brett and just the slightest sprinkling of tartness. Bready too. Real aromatic. I like it.

Opens sweet. Hints of peppercorn, spice, and yeast. Some barnyard funk and cane sugar sweetness in the middle. Floral at the end with another big dose of yeasty goodness. Finishes sweet with a spiced aftertaste. Flavor is a bit indescribable but pretty good.

Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Lively and filmy in the mouth and goes down aggressive and prickly. Accented finish with a briefly lingering aftertaste. Real refreshing and certainly drinks lighter than 8%.

I really like this beer for the novelty factor but the fact that its actually a well-made brew is just icing on the cake. Drinks much easier than 8% and the flavor is just interesting and pleasant enough to keep me going back for me. I'd love to keep more of these around to introduce to company!

08-30-2013 03:10:14 | More by SpeedwayJim
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Atomicskis5

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

08-25-2013 14:44:36 | More by Atomicskis5
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drgonzo2k2

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

08-19-2013 04:44:27 | More by drgonzo2k2
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-28-2013 15:55:33 | More by montrealbcr89
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theredsquirrel

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -9%

07-14-2013 18:42:08 | More by theredsquirrel
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-14-2013 03:44:32 | More by thegerm87
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.5/5  rDev -15%

07-10-2013 05:17:30 | More by DarthKostrizer
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MADPolo

Alabama

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-03-2013 15:07:57 | More by MADPolo
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doremite

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-01-2013 21:27:48 | More by doremite
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bennetj17

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-30-2013 05:39:38 | More by bennetj17
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.68/5  rDev +13.6%

Been holding onto this one for a long while now. Cracking in celebration to a downright horrible coworker (on a human being level) finally getting canned. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Ah yes, the fabled nearly neon green pour! Quite glad mine was green (like it should) as some others have colour issues. Anyways, a very nice rocky three finger head sits atop this green hue...a super light greenish white that fades to leave light lacing and a thin blanket.

S - Smell is distinctly Fantome, very nice light subtle funk. No alcohol, the green tea is there as a subtle herbal note in the background. Super faint apples.

T - Taste is super surprising! Very tart green apple skin, sour apple jolly ranchers, sour sour sour! Like..a Russian River and Fantome teamed up for a saison..just crazy stuff! The tea notes are there, in the background as a light herbal note. Alcohol flashes its 8% faintly on the finish, but its all granny smith apple skin on the aftertaste. Some star fruit notes too, fresh picked from the tree (which, if one has the chance, is outstanding by the way). This is awesome. Traditional saison, not even in the same book. But is this a crazy delicious experiment? Oh my goodness yes!

M - My fault as I served this at cellar temp on a very warm day...about 5 degrees too warm to start with. Quite unfortunate.

O - Overall, super, super happy I got a good bottle of this! Been worried that this bottle would be cheese or some other weird failure. Quite relieved I got a good bottle as this is just delicious and fun!

06-30-2013 02:45:40 | More by rudzud
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marqoid

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-29-2013 22:25:33 | More by marqoid
Fantôme Magic Ghost from Brasserie Fantôme
92 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.