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Fantôme Saison D'Erezée - Hiver - Brasserie Fantôme

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Ratings: 648
Reviews: 383
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 15.19%
Wants: 36
Gots: 88 | FT: 9
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Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: Jason on 02-19-2003

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Ratings: 648 | Reviews: 383
Photo of eric5bellies
4/5  rDev +1.3%

A - Pours a murky dark honeycomb colour with a nice off white head that laces well.

S - Belgian yeast and spice

T - Up front some noticeable spice followed by some sweetness and a spicy bitter finish

M - Medium to full body with medium carbonation.

.O - A little sweet for me. But the spice works well despite. Another very good offering from Fantome

Photo of ianw87
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

This is the best beer I've had from Fantome. It is very sweet. Almost honey like. By far the sweetest Saison I have ever had. It's very drinkable, and I enjoyed it. I would drink another one but, wouldn't seek it out.

Photo of Jofroi
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Rwalford74
4.64/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of AndyandAng
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of funkyaudio
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of SABERG
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Shared with friends a 2010 bottle poured into a tulip glass.
A - Clear, fancy honey colored, delicate carbonation, little lacing.
S - Wildflower honey, lemon rime rubbed in your hands, a lasting gentle funk to it.
T - Gentle lemon, blood orange in the front, honeycomb rides the middle, clean yet lightly sweet finish lingers while.
M - A touch thick (age) beautiful feel throughout, carbonation is low so body ensues, lite tartness cleans it all up.
O - The age on this had wonderful benefits, the honey vs. lemon. The carbonation settled down.
The developing sweetness were all a treat.

Cheers all

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3.64/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of Rzzzzz
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of admiral
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

An exceptional, full flavoured Saison.

aroma: musky sherbet, ripe citrus with some tartness and slight spice.

taste: grapefruit, apricots, wine, sherbet, malt, spices, slight lemon, slight marmalade with pepper and overall a pleasant tartness

excellent drinking beer with lots going on and alcohol hidden well. Very nice to share.

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of Rifugium
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

On tap at Monk's, Philly, PA.

This keg must've been jostled a bit. One of the dirtiest looking beers I've ever seen, brownish-olive color, completely murky/muddy/opaque, like a glass of mud. There was a small off-white head on top, which retained well and laced the glass. In the aroma, bready yeast and a medley of overripe fruits, toasted grains. There was a bit of tartness to this one, lightly soured wheat, toasted grains, notes of pear and peach, white wine, lemon zest, herbal spice. Despite the ugly appearance--which, again, I'm attributing to the keg being jostled and just tapped--this was a pretty tasty brew. Medium body, moderate carb, mouthfeel was dry and slightly prickly. A good beer overall.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of MDDMD
3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
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

Photo of jburns301
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of scottfrie
2.09/5  rDev -47.1%
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.

Photo of patre_tim
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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Fantôme Saison D'Erezée - Hiver from Brasserie Fantôme
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