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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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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (8471) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2011
Bottle at chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’11. It pours orange-amber with a thin foamy white head . The nose is sweet caramel, pear, red apple and ice-tea. The taste is pear, tangy peach, sweet apple, ice-tea, sour lime and white sugar with some underlying sourness. Medium body and moderate carbonation. As Faros go this wasn’t too bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
planky84 (2338) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle at Chris O’s pre GBBF shindig. Amber pour. Toffee and caramel aroma. Sweet flavour. Does exactly what a Faro normally does, no complaints here.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (13541) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle at ChrisO’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011. Pours slightly hazy, ruby-gold with a small head. Sugary nose with light dough. Slightly tangy flavor, cheap sugar notes, light caramel. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish, plenty of spare sugar. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7337) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 31, 2011
Bottle at Chriso’s. Deep amber. Slight funk in nose, caramel, yogurt, fruit. Sweet, flavors of candi sugar, slight tartness and funk. Kind of boring. 

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2011
A Mes rate. At Chris O’s pre GBBF.
Mid brown colour with a good off white head. Sweaty almost cheese-like aroma. Sweet and fruity in the mouth. Lots of candy sugar, rather harsh. Erm, yeah. The bottom line is, why would you drink this when wherever you buy it, it’s almost certain the Black Label would be available at the same time.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (16775) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2011
bottle at chriss ... copper ... light soft toffee fruit nose .. fizzy front ... light toffee ... light fruit ... some raspberry ... odd

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (16175) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 14, 2011
Bottle from Ølbaren, Copenhagen
Beautiful, bright and dark amber color; light carbonation produces a fast disappearing thin head. The aroma of Lambic is mellow, but nice, with soft tones of cellar. The flavor is simple, there is too little of the Lambic, some caramel, and a strange sweetener-like feeling.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Koelschtrinker (12180) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 23, 2011
Plörrig muffiger Antrunk und weiterer Geschmack, modrig, nicht säuerlich, überhaupt absolut nicht aromatisch. Disharmonisch, kein Arome ist irgendwie lecker, leicht malzig. Schrecklich!!! Danke an den Doppelbock für das Bier. 8/3/4/2/4/2

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (6668) - Georgia, USA - MAR 18, 2011
Bottle courtesy jtclockwork! Nice reddish pour with a fuzzy off-white head that sticks. Yeasty sour aroma with some caramel. Surprisingly sour flavor with some funk and sweet sugars. Nice!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10441) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Bottle shared with drowland. Pours clear red amber. Nose of grass, brown sugar and candi sugar. Taste of brown sugar, dry yeast and tart fruit.


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