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Brewed by Brouwerij Lindemans
Style: Lambic Style - Faro
St Pieters Leeuw-Vlezenbeek, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 1424   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It’s made from malt, wheat, hops, water, yeast. Candy sugar is added before the bottling takes place. It is a clear, light red colored faro lambic with a small, creamy head.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlovakSniper (3905) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2015
Une robe cuivrée et une mousse qui perdure. Au nez, sucre roux et traits de lambic. Fruits en développement. Au goût, un mélange de notes acides et sucrées assez précis. Retour des notes fruitées et notes boisées. En bouche, corps huileux et bulles plus ou moins agitées. En finale, des notes aigres et douces harmonieuses. Bouteille de 37.5 cl bue avec madame ma femme.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sokuzs1 (219) - - AUG 3, 2015
Aroma: horse blanket, hay, vinegar Taste: medium sour, medium sweet, candy, vinegar Good beer

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zwiebel88 (610) - GERMANY - JUL 26, 2015
Orange, gelb, amber. Säure, Limonade, Orange, Zucker, Aprikose. Erfrischend, rexht süß.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
dchad56 (129) - - JUL 24, 2015
Corked bottle - slightly cloudy light brown, medium carbonation with little head. Funny aroma - not particularly to my nose. Fine fizz in mouth and on tongue. Similar taste to aroma - not my cup of tea - fruity.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (1398) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle from Anglia Wine Merchants, Ely. Reddish amber, a bit hazy, with a decent-sized cream-coloured head. Lovely scent of kumquat, apricot, cedar. Pleasantly tart without a funky smell. The first sip is surprisingly sweet, almost artificial tasting. The intense sweetness reacts with, rather than balances, the natural tartness. However this dies down a bit over the course of the bottle, leaving an agreeable sweet/sour taste. Refreshing and well-carbonated palate. It is a nice beer but I would have preferred a less sweet version. I guess this style takes some getting used to.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Linnet (1313) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2015
earthy, acidic, vinous, vinegar, Green apples, wheaty, appealing. Amber colour, small white head. medium sweetness, lightly bitter, heavily sour, aromatic and layered. medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, astringent and long ciderlike finish. Highly enjoyable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TorbenJensen (515) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2015
This is probably the most special beer I have ever tasted. The foam is limited, and the flavor is very difficult to define. It smells a bit of yeast and anything else that I can not completely assess. The taste is only very sweet, but decreases slowly to a slightly sour taste. Finally appears the delicate taste again, and this time I feel that it is perhaps a little apple.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Simonsen (856) - NORWAY - JUL 18, 2015
Flaske. Noe uklar ravfarget,moderat karbonert med hvit tynn skumrand. Smaker stikkelsbær,druestein,sitrus,kandissukker,gjær. En meget god faro, men føler kanskje den har en litt kunstig syrlig smak siden den er tilsatt ascorbinsyre ?

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smcolw (600) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Amber color; clear. No head at all. Candy sugar aroma with a slight sourness. The flavor is sugary; no sign of the sourness. This is also a full bodied beer with nearly no carbonation. Very much like double bock and less like a lambic. A pretty good beer although it is contrary to the usual taste I like.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gr_pa (26) - POLAND - JUL 14, 2015
Small head. Modest aroma of sweet fruits and sugar. Sour with candy sugar contrast. Maybe some wood.


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