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


on tap


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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2164) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Draft at Moeder Lambic in Brussels. Big white head on a hazy light brownish amber pour. Sweet and malty nose. Sweet taste with a nice touch of funk. Cool.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (476) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Smell is barnyard funk. Taste is moderate sourness, apples and tangerine notes in there. A touch of citrus is evident here. quite a nice brew but after a Kriek it is not quite the same.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (1230) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2014
Cask @ Moeder Lambic. Clear light brown pour with a generous head. Light funk, brown sugar, hay and some herbal notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luk_ (231) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2014
On tap at Moeder Fontainas. Pours a dark blond with creamy white head. Aroma is barnyard funk and candied apples. Taste is light rustic sourness, brett and candi sugar. A little harsh. I prefered Girardin’s faro.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (3129) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2014
(Cantillon Faro) 250 ml glass from tap at Moeder Lambic, Brussels, served into a tumbler. Murky light orange colour on the body, small frothy head, more like just bubbles actually. Okay retention though. Aroma of white grapes, sugars, some red fruits too. Nice taste, sugars, fruits, quite sweet. Medium thin body, low carbonation, very dry on the palate. Enjoyable beer and very refreshing in spite of its sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sean9689 (285) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Cask at Chez Moeder Saint-Gilles and poured into Cantillon lambic glass.

Pours a bronze/orange/red in color, bubbles on top, thin ring of foam. Nose is sweet sugars, light tartness. Flavor is more of the same, not all that complex, but enjoyable for what it is. Sweet, fruity, light oak, sugars. Light body, refreshing, dry finish.

A nice Faro that both my wife and I enjoyed a few pours of. Just easy-drinking, light, and refreshing. Good stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
darrennelson12 (455) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
On tap at brewery; cloudy amber color. Somewhat sweet and sour, with vinegar notes .. this one was not for me (didn’t finish it).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alusmamuts (917) - LATVIA - SEP 11, 2014
Amber cloudy with medium white cap. Sweet with certain notes of bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (10627) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Thanks to Kraddel. Shared at weekly tasting. Pours orange gold. Nose/taste of funky oak, lemon, light brown sugar and acidic caramel. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (3122) - BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2014
Totally traditional faro as it was consumed in huge quantities in Brussels in the 19th century: young lambic with candi sugar added to enhance the drinkability, not bottled and only served from the cask. Tasted at Cantillon where it is sold to visitors. Cloudy amber colour, practically no head; complex funkiness of the Cantillon lambic, sour but softened by the sweetness of the candi sugar. Extremely old-fashioned and very thirst-quenching.

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