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Chapeau Faro

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Brewed by Brouwerij De Troch
Style: Lambic Style - Faro
Ternat-Wambeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 329   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
deanso (6092) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2015
bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Very thin white head. Sweet with a little sournes.. Not great.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kermis (6069) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle shared with Deanso. Pours a murky brown with a ring tan head. Aroma of nasty typical chapeau sickly lambic, sugar, stagnant funk. Flavor is heavy sweet, a touch of acidity behind. Over light bodied with soft carbonation. Not good, but I’ve had worse chapeaus

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (4745) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2015
*Old rating, best before 26/10/13. Schön holzig-süßliches Bier. Nette Säure mit angenehmer frischer Holznote. Lecker, fruchtig, schöne Kandisnote. Spannend!

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
VDuquerroux (502) - Airvault, FRANCE - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle, 25cL. Home. Trade with @Jaghana. A beautiful clear golden orange beer with a big white head ; average retention. Aroma of acid fruits, apple, (light) wood. Heavy sweet, medium lasting acid. Light body, watery texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet finish, acid note. Overall, too much sugar... Unpleasant, I didn’t like this one... Born to be wild but turned into sugary foggy landscape.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bartlebier (2363) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2015
25cl bottle bb¿11/15?, merci Calisky. Brackish fizzy yellow pour. Smells like half a can of Red Bull poured over a mouldy apple cake: both candy sugar and artificial sweetener (saccharin, sucralose?) cover and ruin the lovely natural funky fruit sourness that anyone who tries De Troch’s Oude Lambiek from rare source knows is there. Moulding peaches and brackish cider join the sugar party (20% of the bottle) in taste, whilst stale citric lemonade surfaces to whip up fizzy acid bubbles against the roof of the mouth, all insiduously conjuring up gastric ebullience like a Bailey&Tonic icecube timeclock. - Quite unbalanced, working with a quality base lambiek and hence tragically telling of the conflict of (commercial vs restorative) interests this brewery subsists on/against. De Troch’s Chapeau line remains the 80s Radler of the lambiek world, a hard to rate historical attraction in itself.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ulysse (256) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 26, 2014
Sugar cane and some lambic aroma. Sourness is completely voided by added sugar. For those who have a sweet tooth.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
florent.janssens (184) - - DEC 26, 2014
Bière très sucré avec un goût fruité. Bière plate. Le goût n’évolue pas. Un peu trop sucré pour une faro

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nicolas_M (65) - BELGIUM - DEC 26, 2014
Flat beer with a good taste of candy sugar. This beer can go well at the end of à meal, with a dessert or something sweet.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MichaelAwesome (5014) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 21, 2014
Trotz der niedrigen Wertung hatte ich Hoffnungen. Pustekuchen. Dieses Piwo ist ein dahingeklatschtes Lambic mit billigstem Raffinadezucker zu Tode gezuckert. Es gibt Aromen, diese werden jedoch von der Süße so vernichtet wie es bei deutschen Radlern zumeist der Fall ist.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
McTapps (5014) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle from trade with Calisky - thank you, Fred. The beer has got a light hayz light amber colour with an low head and medium body. Aroma of vinegar and rotten mandarinas. Taste of vinegar, rotten fruits, bread and basement. Unpleasant beer, didn’t enjoy it.


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