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Girardin Faro

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

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common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 449   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mecafilo (84) - Perugia, ITALY - SEP 3, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2014 Bottle @ Elfo’s Pub, Perugia, Italy. Pours with a clear red colour, small white head. Aroma is softly malty, notes of fruit (plums, grapes, little strawberry). Taste is medium to heavy sweet, softly bitter, softly sour, nice! Little to medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (1742) - BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2014
’Artificial’ faro with yellowish white, thick moussy but not very stable head and darkish, copper-like amber colour, clear. Artificial sweetness in the nose, caramel, subdued lambic funkiness, tea, honey, dried leaves, sweet tobacco. Taste begins fresh and crisp, sweet caramel candy along with a lemony sourness, bit artificial, lambic coming through quite late and in a shy way, in the form of a light funky sourness and bitterishness. A bit more lambic-like than its congeners by Lindemans and Timmermans but from this brewery I had expected something more earthy and funky.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1428) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - AUG 2, 2014
37,5cl bottle thanks to ruigo. Brown color. Thin head. Medium sweetness, medium sourness. Banana, brett, caramel, grape.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (3714) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 21, 2014
ticking a faro, in a lambic basket in amsterdam. Usually giradins are very tart and the late additional sweetness really balanced this out, very nice and much more drinkable than regular giradin

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (2002) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Pours deep cloudy amber with low off-white head. Aroma of sweet fruit, light bretta, apples, light grapes. Taste is funky sweet, light apples and hay. Body is smooth with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1391) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Pours caramel brown with a low white head. Aromas of raspberry, vanilla, cherries, slight funk, hay. Taste is raspberries, vanilla, oak chips, cherries, vanilla. Mouthfeel is smooth and tart with medium carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mateuszk (231) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Botle. Red amber with small white head. Aroma sour with malty notes. In taste sourness with soy sauce, very bad. Low bitterness, medium body, high, lively carbonation. Maybe it’s a good beer but definitely not my bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1384) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 18, 2014
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PeatyPete (389) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
Copper color with off-white head. Soft sour fruit aroma. Taste of fruit, some acidity and wood

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Celest (126) - - MAY 29, 2014
A very nice lambic faro, balanced very well between the sugar and the sour/tart notes. good job!


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