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Cantillon Faro

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Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Faro
Brussels, Belgium

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on tap
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RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnstledger8 (461) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 16, 2016
Tap at moeder lambic. Pours a hazy orange with a lasting bubbly white head. Aroma of vinegar, soy sauce, citrus, caramel, melon. Taste is of vinegar, caramel, dried fruits, butterscotch. Soft oily, slightly sticky mouthfeel, little to no carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (4848) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Nov 2015 - Unknown dispense, poured from a ceramic jug at the Cantillon brewery. Hazy dark orange, still, small bubbly white head. Aroma is sweet syrups, biscuits, light sourness. Body is medium, smooth, light carbonation. Taste is light vanilla, red berries, smooth, apple, very light sourness. Not too sweet, which is often what lets the style down.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kkleu357 (632) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 15, 2015
From notes on 9/15/15. On Cask at Moeder Lambic. Poured a light color, almost like a pilsner. Big sweet taste. Hints of apricot maybe? Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GrumpyOldTroll (54) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Sweeter than any other Cantillon i’ve had and among the most interesting. Brownish in color and very little horse blanket.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (2665) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2015
From tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussel. Aroma of tart fruits, ripe citrus, some sugary notes, some malt and caramel. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate sour. Body is medium. Never thought I’d say it, but this is a decent Faro.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
simont1 (517) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2015
Smell of blue cheese, mold, light barnyard, citrusy, a bit burned sugar. Taste is overly sweet, a bit of citrus, and clear blue cheese. Not really my favourite.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrOrla (1377) - Odense C, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2015
Cask At moeder. Pours hazy orange with faomy white head. Aroma tart, funk, quite sweet, sugary. Taste is quite un complex, with a very sweet ending. The huge amount of sugar, blocks the real good things beneath.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CLeclercq1961 (118) - Temecula, California, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Different from all the other Catntillion flavors. Very good but different. Tart with toffee sweetness. Had many times but odd. Still great. Pours dark garnet with no real head. Predominantly sweetness with the tart that did start to balance it out. Finished leather and earthy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (4757) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Pours hazy golden with medium white head that has rather large bubbles to her. Notes of sour funk, malt, sugar and cream. Medium bodied. Too sweet for me but was still enjoyable considering the producer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rouhlas (1957) - GREECE - SEP 25, 2015
From Cask at Chez Moeder Lambic Saint-Gilles. Light hazy dark orange color with small bubbly head that quickly disappears. Aroma is malty, light fruity, apples, caramel, sugar, medicine. Sweet taste like aroma. Light oily body with flat carbonation.


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