Fantôme Saison | Brasserie Fantôme

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Fantôme
Belgium
fantome.be

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Thrasher on 07-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,963
Reviews:
829
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
13.02%
 
 
Wants:
527
Gots:
258
For Trade:
17
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4.42/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml capped and corked bottle, best before the end of January 2013. Served in a Unibroue tulip, the beer pours a hazy golden/orange color with about an inch white head. Head retention and lacing are both good. The aroma is pretty nice, it smells like citrus fruits, hay, earthy funk, apples, and some apricots. It tastes like apples (both sweet and tart ones), citrus, pears, white grapes, peppery spice, and a bit of funk and hay. Mouthfeel/body is medium, with moderate carbonation. It's smooth and easy to drink. I made the mistake of passing up this beer in the past, so I knew when I finally came across it again the other day that I had to buy it. I certainly wasn't disappointed, this is a pretty good brew! $13.99 a bottle.

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4.61/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beer pours a murky yellow color with a hint of brownand white head. Honestly, not a lot to see hear. The smell is potent even just from the bottle. Funky, fruity, spicy. Hints of citrus and yeast. Complex and inviting, yet completely light. Flavor follows the nose. The flavor is fruit forward, slightly acidic, and tart, with funky and earthy undertones. Delicious and screams "rustic." Despite all the fruitiness, it's still has a nice dry finish. Light bodied, which works with the flavor and the nose. A tremendous beer and classic saison.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is dark golden yellow in color and poured with a thin white head that quickly died down and left lacy patterns of bubbles consistently covering the surface.
S: There are funky earthy and sour aromas in the nose along with hints of aromatic cheeses. The funkiness dies down a little as the beer warms up and the beer smells a little more like Swiss cheese.
T: The taste isn’t as funky as the nose and has flavors of apples
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is relatively easy to drink and has some refreshing properties but would be more palatable if the nose wasn’t as offensive.

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Fantôme Saison from Brasserie Fantôme
4.3 out of 5 based on 1,963 ratings.
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