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3 Fonteinen Faro
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Brewed by 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Faro
Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34334) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2008
Draught @ Drie Fonteinen Restaurant, Beersel 1650, Belgium.
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lancing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, acidic, apple, wood, brown sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet and acidic - sour with a average to long duration, and a dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily to watey, carbonation is soft to flat. (230508)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30753) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2010
From tap at the restaurant. Aroma is mildfruity andcitirc, light earthy. Sweet, citric anddistinct fruity flavoured. Smooth malty and caramelish. Citric to acidic and cleansing finish. Nice one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29168) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 29, 2006
I had this just as Mads and Jeppe at the 3 Fonteinen restaurant with a dish of rabbit in gueuze - just 2 months later.

The beer is hazy orange-brown with an orange head. The aroma is sweet with primary notes of caramel and candy sugar, but also slight notes of acidity and wood. The flavor is lovely sweet with a trace of acidity in the background as well as notes of oranges. The mouthfeel is quite flat. This is really a kids drink - very sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2006
Hazy amber golden, no head whatsoever. Tart aroma with some toffee notes. Fairly light-bodied with a distinct sweetness and some rather unusual - but interesting - accents of dried fruit. Lovely. 190506

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20576) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2006
Hazy orange coloured with a very small head. Aroma of fruits with light acidic notes and notes of marzipan and wood. Flavour of fruits, wood and marzipan.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
omhper (19230) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2006
[Draught at Københavnske Øldage] Cloudy orange, no head. Lively barnyardy aroma. The sweetness is subdued, but it opens the flavours of the lambic, and lifts them to another level. The mouthfeel is so beaustifully soft and the flavours concentrated. Usually faros are seen as dumbed down lambics, but in this case it’s just maginificent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (16456) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2006
Draught at Københavnske Øldage 2006. Pours a cloudy orange colour with no head. Has a barnyard aroma and some citric fruity hints. Sweet fruity flavor with some acidic hints. Sweet finish with some nice sourness in the aftertaste. A very good faro.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2006
Partykeg at Copenhagen Beerfestival 2006
Muddy amber color; flat. It has some cellar aroma, and malt. Sweet Lambic, with low sourness, cellar, fruitness, light final astringency. Light but elegant final. Extremely drinkable!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13761) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2008
Handpump at Lambicodroom. Unclear copper amber with a full bubble head. Nose is classic 3 fonteinen but sweet of caramel, sugar and bread. Smooth and full bodied. Vague notes of cellar and pleasantly sour. Drinkable and fresh Faro. One of the best in its category . .

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13288) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2006
Københavns Øldage 2006. Cloudy/muddy, brown/yellow. Grape/almond smell. Taste starts sweet like marzipan, the sour comes after. Dry sour finish.


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