Maria (9570) - Thisted, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Warm amber with a red hue and a creamy, but moderate head. The aroma is slightly sour with notes of candy sugar, caramel and a hint of nuts. The flavour is nicely balanced between acidity and a sweet/sour finish, and the candy sugar never becomes cloying or pushy. It’s a really nice faro.
Stew41 (1572) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - JAN 2, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
I don’t really know what faro is but here goes. Standard fruit beer smell, feel and taste. Flavours are characterised by an earthy, woody, barely note. Sweet, slightly tart finish.
stouby (3212) - Holbæk, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home.
Dark amber with a white head. Aroma moderate malty, notes of fruits. Moderate sweet and sour, and when you get used to it, smooth and round. Light body, normal carbonated.
SHIG (3061) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - DEC 22, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Poured a reddish brown amber with a white head. Aroma seemed to have that sour berry fruit smell with a hint of sugar. Nice sweet berry and malt flavor. Kinda diffrent than what I expected from all the ingredients I read.
Doppelganger (1385) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - DEC 15, 2006
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from the Oxford CAMRA festival. Dark caramel pour, layer of tan head that settles fairly quickly. Oxidized barleywine sort of smell--dark pit fruit, brown sugar, sherry. Flavor is...really weird. Sort of a lemonade kind of thing--a heavy dose of sweetness, mixed clumsily with a big dose of dark sweetness. So sweet. Gives me the shudders. A bit metallic in the finish. Grows on me a little as the glass progresses--the harshness of the sweetness wears off a little--but it still just feels like an unusually awkward beer.
BeerBiker (1412) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
[From my Christmas Speech at Ørbæk rådhus]
Wow! Wonderful sweet aperitif Faro. Cannot find any better in this special style!
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 29, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Courtesy of Papsoe.
Acidic, sweet, lightly funky, unripe green apple aroma.
Pours a ruddy brown with a quickly diminishing bubbly white head.
Sweet, funky and lightly tart in the fore. Very sugary through the middle and finish, but with that faint barnyard funk beneath. Has a sort of apple cider flavor to it...very appley in fact. Hmmm. It’s kind of still and lifeless with just a hint of carbonation as you swallow.
ogivlado (4990) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 28, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled(250ml). –Amber coloured, small white head, wine acidic nose. Acidic aroma with notes of fruits and yeast. Also light apple and a way too strong sugary taste. Moderate sweet and acidic finish. There are better Lindemans.
SudsMcDuff (4676) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
copper colour..some ok head...sour apple-sweet wine smell...has an intresting taste...honey molasses sugar tame wine brown sugar taste...nice creepy bitters...i need more practice on the faro...nice aftertaste.
toccata (70) - grembergen, BELGIUM - NOV 14, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slight fizzy beer with a deep yellow to light amber color. The foam disappears quick. The aroma is very nice and apple like. Fruity sourish in the nose with a fine counterbalance of honeyed accents. The beer has a perfect balans between sweet and sour. Very nice to drink lots of it on a warm summer day.