King_Alex_II (386) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 24, 2015
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber color with little foam. The smell is weirdly like old sweetness. The taste is sweet but not sugary. No carbonation with little to no sourness. Not as convincing as hoped.
SinH4 (679) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 19, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Moeder Lambic. Dark golden color with white head. Aroma is sweet, balsamico, a bit of subtle funk. Taste is fruity-sweet, not really sour, the Lambiv character gets lost. Not very complex but this is a lovely Faro!
bartlebier (2420) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - FEB 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Jug pour from le mix du jour@source, 02/2015. Silky smooth dark amber pour, flattish. aroma of Cassonade Graeffe aka cured beetroot sugar stored in an open oak container, sprinkled with the mild balsamics of ripe lemons. Drinks likes only slightly funky lemonade, slick not sticky. - My take on the FAQ No. 1 regarding this style: Faro represents a historical chapter in lambiek’s demotic survival during the dark 70’s-90’s ages of oude geuze’s steady decline and could still be considered the broad public’s preferred imbibing state...
hackobock (2037) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
January 23, 2015. On tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas.
Cloudy orange with a large white head. Aroma is sweet caramel, some fruity tartness with citrus and green apples, light funky. Taste ss sweet caramel with some fruity and funky notes, dry finish with oak and earth.
BlizzardOz (14) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Moeder Lambic Fontinas. Pours a nice hazy amber with a reasonable foamy white head. Funky aroma. Citrusy sourness but with an overwhelming caramel sugary flavour (stronger sweetness than I have had before in a Faro). Couldn’t help wonder why on earth you would add that sweetness to a delicious Cantillon lambic...
BeerandBlues2 (10546) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Pours lightly cloudy amber with a large, rocky off-white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is earthy and cellar malt, cherry notes, oak, barnyard yeast. Flavor is sweet and tart fruits and cereal malt, earthy and barnyard yeast notes with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.
Pyrmir (3901) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 19, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask during Brussels vacation. Murky dark golden with beige head. Aroma sweet, sugar, malt, light tart notes, ashtray, half-smoked cigarette. Taste has more ash, ashtray, sugar, tart notes, malt and more sugar.
jmgreenuk (5530) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 5, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Chez Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussels. Poured a hazy medium amber with a big frothy white head. The aroma is rich sweet citrus rind, light spice. The flavour is moderate to strong sweet, light sour with a smooth sugary sour yeast palate and some lingering sourness in the finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Lots of sweetness up front and the sourness is all there at the back of your throat. Very refreshing indeed.
didierlewallon (211) - ponferrada, SPAIN - DEC 12, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cerveza turbia de color naranja claro, cabeza espumosa pequeña.
Aroma a malta, caramelo y azúcar moreno.
Sabor dulce y amargo del cítrico, un final seco a madera, realmente buena.
Steasy66 (1038) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2014
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sickly sugary sweet with some sour aftertaste. Somewhat fruity, not my style. Cask at moeder lambic.