Brewed by Brouwerij Girardin
Style: Lambic Style - Faro
Sint Ulriks-Kapelle, Belgium


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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3784) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle (750 ml). Hazy copper with a small ring of off-white foam and little lacing. Aroma is funkier than expected, but there’s also the usual brown sugar along wooden notes, light minty presence and hints of fruits. Taste is slightly funky and slightly sweet with brown sugar, wood, light fruits and a nice minty touch. Medium body. Low/moderate carbonation. Not bad at all for a Faro. Less sweet and a little funkier than most of the other Faro that I have tried. Drinkable for the style and somewhat tasty too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Erzengel (5340) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 18, 2014
75cl bottle, bottled 2009.
Amber-brown in the glass. The nose is fruity-woody with hints of dark sourness. The beer starts intense-concentrated. Woody, Faro-sweetish. Tart. A bit dusty. The mainpart is dusty, smooth Faro-typical sweetish, malty. The woody sourness is not that intense, but present. The aftertaste is long, sweetish-dusty with wood and caramel. Not really highly drinkable. Therefore too dusty, probably too old.
Interesting brew. --> 10/11/9/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (9272) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 9, 2014
750mL thanks to t0rin0. Clear tea amber pour, wispy foam. Nose is black peppercorn, sharp steak au poivre, bizarre Faro sweet tea, spicy potpourri orange, and strange funk. Taste is sweet southern iced tea up front, sugary. Palate is not bright, more of a musty, sticky past its prime. Overall, I cannot say this is good in any way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Palme (3603) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 1, 2014
Corked 0.75l bottle shared with The Tasting Crew. A lovely warm amber orange colored thing this with a small islandy and lacing off-white head. It has a fruity bretty aroma with peaches, red berries and a little wood hint. Yeah, Smells really nice! Oh, it’s sweeter than I thought. Soft and really thin on the mouthfeel and also soft prickling on the carbonation. Red Berry sweet with thin raspberry lemonade. Surprisingly sweet, and not very interesting or even good to be honest. Smells quite nice but I’m a bit disappointed in this hybrid. 23.10.2013

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (2098) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAR 22, 2014
Sampled @ RBBSG II. Courtesy of BelgBeerGeek. Pours a bright clear copper color with a light tan ring for carbonation. The smell is tart fruit while the taste is a nice balance between sweet and sour with cherry, a little saccharine then a dry ending. Bright carbonation and light+ body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBaboon (1747) - FINLAND - JAN 10, 2014
Pours copper with white head. Aroma is sour, fruity and somewhat acidic. Flavour is earthly, light to medium bitter and medium sour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (5474) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2013
Appearance: Hazy deep golden color with a small white head.
Aroma: Sweet fruity and mild sour.
Palate: Medium body and slightly sweet. Soft carbonation. Oily texture.
Taste: Fruity and a mild acidic sourness.
Overall impression: An ok Faro. But I am not running to buy another one.
Personal stats: Bottle @ Geokkjer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9451) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle 750ml @ Geokkjer
Pours slightæy hazy copper with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of funk, tart and some fruits. Taste is medium sweet and light sour with and dry, sweet and fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Inbreak (2758) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 23.10.2013, 0,75l bottle sampled @ BBGTC tasting:
Small creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is sweet sour-ish, sugar, sorrel, hints of sour fruits. Taste is slightly sweet, sugar, grass, oak, sorrel. Pretty boring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ej (943) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
Light amber colored with a small head. Aroma is light fruity with light malts. Taste is somewhat sweet with mellow fruit. Light and somewhat watery.

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