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Fantome / Hill Farmstead 5 Sciences Beer - Brasserie Fantôme

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BA SCORE
80
good

146 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 20.11%
Wants: 16
Gots: 33 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Brasserie Fantôme visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BEERchitect on 04-09-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 146 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

zestar, Oct 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

funkyaudio, Sep 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

ygtbsm94, Aug 25, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev +2.3%

benbazi, Aug 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

The beer appears golden with a thic white head. Aromas of spice, malt, oddities, well water, funk, earth. The beer definitely seems more Fantôme than Hill Farmstead. Weord, earthy, herbal. Flavors do not cooperate well. A jumbled mess of odd spices. Cracked black pepper with some fruity notes. I am not a fan of this one.

Huhzubendah, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of Rifugium
3.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks again to Ray for the share!

I'm not sure exactly what Hill Farmstead contributed to this brew, but I got mostly Fantome in everything. I'm also curious as to the exact spice bill on this one.

Hazy coppery color, with a good-sized, foamy, white head that retained well and laced the glass. Grassy funk in the nose, pretty typical of a saison, toasted grains, peppery spice, and possibly juniper berries? The taste was largely herbal and spicy--not quite Saison Printemps spicy, but still pretty spicy. The wife suggested juniper, and I think that was a good call, and I also detected possible notes of rosemary, dandelion, and green tea. Leafy, grassy, some wet hay, dry earthy finish. Crisp mouthfeel, light-medium body. Not something I'd want a whole bottle of for myself, but it was definitely a good one for a sharing.

Rifugium, Aug 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

weonfire, Aug 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -21%

BARFLYB, Jul 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

MSU23, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

DrBier, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

mani, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

sharpski, Jun 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

kscaldef, Jun 24, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -56.9%

atpca, Jun 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -21%

HoppyBastard2, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of cosmicevan
2.8/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

reviewed from notes a few days ago. pretty sure this is the bad batch of this brew since this was...well, pretty bad. poured a murky orange with a big orange/pink head. nose is spicy saison. taste is a drinkableish smoky bandaide. fizzy carbonation...basically it is a mess. i could force it down, but why bother? i was the last one at the tasting to give up on it, but it did eventually slide down the drain. sorry sink.

cosmicevan, Jun 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Holland, Jun 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

afsdan, May 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

ajz132, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

ActionMan, May 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

bmur112, Apr 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

ArchEnemyBrew, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

weeare138, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

Drake415, Apr 22, 2014
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Fantome / Hill Farmstead 5 Sciences Beer from Brasserie Fantôme
80 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.