LilBeerDoctor (3772) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Yay, my 2nd Faro!! Bottle. Pours a clear light dirty orange with a thick off-white head and plenty of carbonation. Aroma of sweet sugars and sweet barley malt (basically it smells like the other Lindemans but without a particular fruit preponderance). Flavor is similar with sweet brown sugar and some crackery malt. Nice, sweet, and tasty. I just can’t get enough Faro!
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Aroma a little funky with light fruits and some pale malt. Flavor very sweet with tart edges. I have no basis for comparison, but on its own, a simple, refreshing drink for me.
bigtaster (901) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 10, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours light brown lots of head which dissipates quickly. Nice sharp tart and sweet taste. Impressive beer from this trusted brewery.
alexsdad06 (9107) - Ohio, USA - JAN 8, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
375 ml bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized fizzy white head. The aroma is very sweet up front, some fruit notes, tart notes come through, not really what I was expecting. The flavor opens with a big sweetness, adds a combination of fruits (peach, apple), slight cherry tartness and a strange finish (creamed corn?). This was strange and apparently not my thing.
Bierkrug (2130) - - JAN 7, 2011
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
375 ml cork bottle in Germany. This is not really my type of beer at all but it was good. Pour is a ruby color. Some cherry funkiness going on, but I know the sweet will dominate from what I expect in a faro. Slightly tart up front, lots of sweetness midway through and finishes that way.
JohnnyMummbles (151) - Pitman, New Jersey, USA - JAN 6, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from a 355ml bottle an orange reddish beer with very little head at all.. aroma is of green apple,sour cherry and dark fruits..very tart. Flavor is just as the aroma suggests of sour fruits and sweetness.. not a bad beer, actually rather good but could only drink one as it is so sweet.
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JAN 5, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours clear amber/orange with a very small off white head. Aroma of acidic sourness, sugar, oak and light apple.The flavor is mostly sweet sugary apple with a very faint sour edge. Medium body with average carbonation and a sweet finish. Pretty good beer but very sweet, the aroma makes you think there might be some funk in here but the taste is all sugar.
PeterA (340) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 5, 2011
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Given how high I rated this, I probably shouldn’t think it could be easily confused with a cider. That being said, it’s an enjoyable beer. The burnt copper color was nice. The flavor was a nicely tart apple. The only negative thing that came to mind was it felt like it had a little to much carbonation.
SSKD814 (854) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Found this at GE Market District-certainly the easiest to find brew of the style and my first.
A- Body is a completely transparent slightly dark caramel hue. Pours with <1/2 finger foamy white head that eventually fades to a thin collar with no lacing left behind in the glass.
S- Nose is of moderate strength and offers a good bit of funk-cheesecloth, a hint of vinegar, and a sugary sweetness-that seems to be more of regular sweetness than belgian candi sugar
T-Taste is much stronger than the smell. The initial flavor of of juicy white grapes, a very mild accent of vinegar, and a hint of cheese. The finish adds a lot of sweetness-almost cloyingly so- to the flavors already described. What lingers is a mild combination of everything described.
M- medium to high clarbonation and a medium weight quite juicy body initially with a slightly dry finish.
D- This is an interesting brew overall. My first of the style-and I dont really depend on Lindemans to demonstrate the best example-but I have a good idea of what its about. The flavor profile is slightly gueze-like but has a much lighter character and is much sweeter.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 11-07-2010 22:53:15
monkeychugg55 (1031) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear amber with a small, weak head that doesn’t last. The aroma has familiar lambic funk, with overripe fruit, and sour apple. The flavor is mellow and enjoyable, with sweetness and tartness balancing each other well. Little bit of dark fruit mixed in. Light bodied with little carbonation. Clean finish.