(The) Coffee Ruby

(The) Coffee Ruby

I’m generally not a fan of coffee based beers. I love coffee, but as usual with my beer, I have little or no need for a bunch of adjuncts or any extra, infused flavors. Having said that, I’ll never, ever pass up a chance to try a Fantôme that I’ve not had before. It’s...
Strange Ghost

Strange Ghost

A special beer. Label declares, ‘1 brew Dark Triple Version’, lot 02 f a 21, best before end of 2024. Pour offers a chestnut brown body with a deeply impressive, mocha/tan colored head. It’s rich looking in every aspect of its appearance. Nose almost seems like a...
Fantôme Vertignasse

Fantôme Vertignasse

Of all the Fantôme bees I’ve drunk over the years, I suppose that one would say that this is the most quintessential given that it’s utterly mad. Grass green pour, it resembles a grass based smoothie. Carbonation is decent, and there is a obviously really interesting...

Fantôme Pissenlit

750 mL corked and capped bottle. Pour gives a mid-orange body with some white head and a little lace. Nose reveals a fairly potent, acidic and lemon based smell. The aroma seems “tart” (if that’s possible)! The tastes are all acid with slightly,...

Fantôme Chocolat

750 mL, capped and caged bottle. Green’s, Ponce de Leon, Atlanta, GA, USA. Slight gusher on opening but nothing too great. Fantome is usually pretty interesting and I don’t suppose that Chocolat is likely to be any less! Bizarre color on the pour, it looks...