Fantôme Chocolat | Brasserie Fantôme

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357 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Fantôme
Belgium
fantome.be

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by yen157 on 01-16-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
357
Reviews:
232
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
15.12%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
30
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 357 |  Reviews: 232
Photo of safaricook
4.63/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

murky orange with fine bubbles, some suspended yeast, dense off-white foam
Smell is a very rusty earthy saison character, with a hint of cocoa powder and hintof spice; furthermore sweet and bready malts, peppery phenols. Fantastic character. Reminds you of a metal box that used to be filled with cocoa powder.
Taste follows the aroma. The chilli spice is more prevalent than in the aroma without giving real heat. The cocoa powder forms a backbone with the sweetnes from the malts. thereis furthermore a bitterness and a tartness even that rounds out the experience
Refreshing very fine and and well integrated carbonation cuts through the 8% ABV. There is just the right medium body to make it chewy without taking away its refreshing character.
This is simply a fantastic sturdy saison that does not overwhelm you with the added chilli and cocoa but rather accentuates certain characters that are already present in the beer.

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Photo of Fettpopps
2.5/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TampaRainman
4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DaveAnderson
4.39/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crosenkrantz
2.5/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Totally tasteless, no traces of chocolate neither chili.

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Photo of williamjbauer
3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gasc0igne
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GTJayG
3.87/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zach136
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Hazy orange-yellow no head.

Aroma: Funk that legit reminds me of my grandparent's goat barn. Goat blanket is what i'll call it. Cocoa and maybe a hint of pepper also come out.

Flavor: Oh God. It actually tastes like spicy goat funk.

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Photo of Keith_R
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of heygeebee
3.87/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Was expecting a saison with chocolate chilli flavours. I got a saison!!!
Really quite unusual.... Merest hint of chocolate and likewise with chilli if you thought reeeealy hard about the flavours, otherwise quite a standard saison, not so much earthiness, and a little mid palate hollowness and lightness in mouthfeel.
Otherwise quite solid, tho at 8% there maybe could be a bit more overall flavour.

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Photo of Pete_IV
4.23/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 2008 bottle poured into a fantome tulip.
This beer pours a hazy orange/amber color with a bubbly head that dissipates immediately. Smells funky, a nice cheesy funky. The taste follows the smell a tart funk acidy beer. peach? Despite no carbonation in the glass there is a bubbly tinge on the tongue. All around I enjoy this beer, nice and tart with the odd cheesy funk flavor that is just not to strong.

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Photo of Andy_Luft
3.2/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of kybeerdrinker
4.36/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of MasterPenguins
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of trxxpaxxs
1.75/5  rDev -53.6%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of BeerMeBrah
2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of Schmoog
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of mattfancett
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Chingringo
2/5  rDev -46.9%

Photo of macesq
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Fantôme Chocolat from Brasserie Fantôme
3.77 out of 5 based on 357 ratings.
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