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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Faro
Lembeek, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Faro Boon is een bier van spontane gisting waarbij Meerts bier en Oude Lambiek gemengd worden. De lichtbruine kleur en zoetzure smaak worden bekomen door toevoeging van kandijsuiker voor het bottelen. A beer of spontaneous fermentation, made by the blending of ’Meerts’ beer and old Lambics. The light-brown colour, as well as the sweet-sour character, are due to the addition of candisyrup before bottling.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (2125) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle shared with richthevillan. Light copper beer with small residual head. Aroma of caramel and musty. Taste is sweetish, some caramel, woody and a touch of light vinegar. Ok beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (3163) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle from SarkyNorthener cheers Martin; clear amber pour with a zero head, caramel and marmalade aroma, taste has sweet caramel, candied apples and some dark fruit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bursprak (664) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Dirt brown pour with small lacings. Syrupy, some light funk, cough drops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (5443) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear brown with a very thin tan head. Aroma of caramel, wood, musty cellar and other light funk. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and just a little acidic. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (2205) - New York, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle at home finally bit the bullet and ordered some things from Belgium. Pours murky amber with thin soapy head. Nose is candied sugar and touch of funk. Tastes of brown sugar, wood funk, molasses, and apple cider vinegar. Enough citrus to cut through the sugary sweetness. Goes down easier than some faro’s. It’s smooth but not over ally complex.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremytoni (3002) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - AUG 4, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2014 From a bottle poured a copper color with a small amount of head. Sweet sour flavor with a quick finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikske79 (1246) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 3, 2014
Heel lekker biertje, speciale smaakt, sommige zullen dit niet goed vinden, maar ik vond het een aanrader

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AtronSeige (645) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 2, 2014
Aroma: Medium Citrus, lemon, sour. Light barnyard, honey, Appearance: Clear copper body. Small off-white head. Poor head retention. Flavour: Medium-high sweetness, light sourness, fruity, honey, grapefruit, Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium-high carbonation, light tartness, Overall: Too sweet for a lambic. Still an enjoyable beer, maybe a good step for someone new to lambics. 250 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 17E. Gueuze - Faro

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3239) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle @ Nüetnigenough, Brussels. Pours slightly hazy amber with airy off-white head. Clear aroma of malt and fruit, with vinous and estery notes. Sweetish, fruity flavour, with nites of malt, caramel and yeast, and some vinous touches. Sweetish and slightly metallic finish. I like it but it appears too sweet for the style, possibly due to the presence of the syrup.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJvd (899) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2014
25 cL bottle at home. Pours hazy golden with a medium white head. Aroma is sweet with some apples, a little bit of barnyard and some sugar. Taste is also a bit sweet with some sugar, caramel and a very soft sourness. Medium body and carbo.


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