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


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RATINGS: 1373   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Itís 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6138) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2010
bottle, golden brown with foam ring, aromas of sugary funk, flavors of sugar, sour lemons and funky sweat

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (2397) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 31, 2010
These comments may show me to not have a beerophiles insight into the finer qualities of beer. Oh well. I like this Faro version of Lindemanís Lambics much better than the Geuze, even the Rene. This poured with a nice off white fine foamy head and a little lace. Color is a hazy medium to dark amber. Aroma is yeasty, tart, caramel, toffee, wine. Flavorís very similar. Nice sweet/tart interplay. Great body and carbonation. Finish is like flavor. I really like this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcmd (315) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 30, 2010
Pours a hazy amber red with small off-white head. Smells citrus lemons/limes, yeast - typical gueuze aromas . Taste is a nice balance of candy sugar and tart citrus flavors. Nicely balanced sweeter lambic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Laurent_ (13) - USA - JAN 15, 2010
i really love this beer, i like this little touch of ícider aromaí (the lambic power ! ;)) its a really good beer (lots of lindemans for me has a great beer :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rags2rags (149) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 14, 2010
Bottle into Lindemans flute. Pours a ruddy amber with a small, bubbly white head that disappears within a minute. The aroma is sweet with sugar, grapes, and pear. The taste is more sweet than tart with similar flavors as the aroma. Not much of a presence on the palate; itís light and short-lived. Not bad, but lacks any truly discernible merits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zepepinho (22) - Montevideo, URUGUAY - JAN 11, 2010
botella comprada en sapin. aromas buenos, tipicos de lambic, mas especias, notas torrefactas, caramelo, y especias. color naranja oscuro, notas marrones, brillante y clara. poca carbonatacion, retencion media. dulzor medio y un poquito de amargor, probablemente alguna nota torrefacta da mas este aspecto, que de lupulo. sabor herbaceo pronunciado amargante, un poco de clavo y alguna especie mas. cuerpo medio. buena en general, rara, i bastante que pensar para el estilo.. buena con queso fresco y algo de pescado.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcox90 (1640) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 11, 2010
25cl bottle courtesy of Secret Santa. Red, amber pour with almost zero head. Small ring of off white foam. Aroma was sour cherries and candied sugar. Palate was medium bodied with almost zero carbonation. Not heavy on the alcohol, but you want to sip it. Sweet, fruity flavor, almost like wine. Quite different than anything Iíve had before.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wu1sabes (25) - USA - JAN 8, 2010
Had this from a bottle at the Lindemans Brewery, sweet aroma with the nose of a traditional gueuze, appearance is as expected, taste is remarkable, unforgettable and very easy to drink on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (14703) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 4, 2010
Golden yellow colo with very small head that disappears quickly; no lacing to speak of. Aroma of apples, grapes and candy. Flavor is dominated by the cloying sweetness that never lets up - nothing to balance it. Medium body. This one is too sweet, lacks the lambic characteristic sourness to balance it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
d07c0m (91) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2010
Very bizarre style. Bottle was capped AND corked and required a corkscrew to open. Unlike any beer Iíve ever come across as this was almost like a soda pop. Orange, lemon, fruity sweetness of apple juice all apparent. Not very carbonated, not much head. 375ml bottle.

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