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Fantôme Saison D'Erezée - Hiver - Brasserie Fantôme

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BA SCORE
89
very good

609 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 609
Reviews: 373
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 15.4%
Wants: 33
Gots: 85 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Brasserie Fantôme visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 02-19-2003)
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Reviews by hawks10:
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hawks10

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

750ml corked and capped into my Duvel tulip...

Pours a hazy burnt orange color with one finger of bright white head which dissipates rather quickly...

Aroma on this one is pretty weak, earthy lemon with some funk mixed in there...

Taste, for lack of a better word is good. Sweet upfront, somewhat reminded me of a wit. Orange with a citrusy bite, finishes with a little funk/grassy taste, but not near as funky or sour as other Fantomes I have tried...

I think the mouthfeel was the weakest part of the beer, not bad, but lacking compared to the other aspects. Thin and somewhat flat tasting, not much carbonation on the tongue...

Drinkability is high but was satisfied after one bottle...

Overall, a good beer and always fun to dig into a Fantome. I still think the regular saison is the best however. Beer was consumed pretty fresh, bought a couple more and am eager to see what happens over the next couple years...

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2010 02:23:03 | More by hawks10
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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-hazy orange amber color with a nice off-white head and good lacing

S-lemon, grains, strong bandaid, belgian yeast, light fruit and spices

T-grain, floral, honey, yeast, slight tartness, little nutmeg and apple, straw

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp and a little dry

O-decent saison, but I prefer the regular to this offering, easy drinking if you get past the bandaid nose

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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California

2.09/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

750ml into snifter.

A: Pours a deep honey color with a fluffy, huge, whipped egg-white head that very slowly faded into a fuzzy and thick collar.
S: Meaty, savory, smoke fills my nose. I get notes of band aids and maybe a hint of mild lemon and caramel beneath.
T: Dirty dish water, peat, sour old grains, boiled meat, and faint citrus. The finish has a terrible sourness, and the aftertaste is peppery and full of grain.
M: Medium-full body, fluffy carbonation, muddy, sour, greasy mouthfeel.
O: Bad bottles are bad. I've heard of these smoke bombs but haven't encountered one yet. Very disappointing. I will have to revisit this again with hopefully a good bottle as I am not getting any of the flavors other reviewers are describing.

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a capped & corked 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderately gentle hand. No date visible, but presumably from this past winter.

A: Hazy, orange-brown body with 2 fingers of off-white head. Ok retention. Nice lacing.

S: Belgian yeast with musty, fruity notes. Apple and apricot. Hay. Bread.

T: Spicy, earthy yeast opens and introduces a slightly nutty, rustic maltiness. Light hop bitterness on a fairly dry finish. Alcohol is consistent with 8% or just slightly more present than expected. Pretty clean finish with light floral elements in the aftertaste.

M: Moderate carbonation with moderate body. Fuller than your typical saison, but fits well with the flavor profile.

O: A tasty, malt-forward saison. Reminded me a bit of a biere de garde without losing it's fundamental saison qualities. Probably would have enjoyed this more a few months ago, but on a temperate May day it still drank pretty damn nicely.

Prost!

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Fantôme Saison D'Erezée - Hiver from Brasserie Fantôme
89 out of 100 based on 609 ratings.