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Fantome "Saison D'Erezée-Automne"

Top 10 Fall Beers

Fantome Saison D'Erezee-Automne, one of our recommended Fall Beers

Fantôme "Saison D'Erezée-Automne"

"Saison" is a style of beer that is far more diverse than most. These hand-crafted farmhouse ales are a specialty of southern Belgium, where they were first made in winter for drinking in summer — brewed extra strong to survive warm months without refrigeration. Among Saison producers, Fantôme is one of the best, and has an expanded repertoire that includes a "Saison" for every season. The autumn offering is distinctively woodsy, conjuring the colors and scents of turning leaves. On the palate, the beer surprises with a bracing twang of cidery acidity that balances swirling flavors of brown baking spices and roasted squash. Saisons are known for their earthy qualities and the "Automne" is no exception; it has a wild edge that is both special and strange, like a smuggled raw-milk cheese or the fragrant air of an old-growth forest.

Price: $12 (25 oz.)


A good bottle of vino has the ability to balance and highlight your beef's flavor profile, elevating taste sensations to an entirely new level.

Fall has beer written all over it. Cool nights call for toasty flavored beers in colors matching the changing leaves.