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


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RATINGS: 1454   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2010
Pours a hazy orange with a large white head. Lots of lacing as it goes down. The smell brings out some citrus, tart grapes and apples, and some malty sweetness. The taste is somewhat sour, but mostly refreshing sweetness. A little bit of earthiness. The body is medium and creamy; overall, this one was quite drinkable, and makes faro a style I’d like to seek out more of. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 10-04-2009

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ApisAles (1576) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - NOV 27, 2010
Amber apple juice colored pour with a thin white head and lots of carbonation. Aroma is beyond funky, tart, sour like a punch in the nose, but in a good way. Flavor was unexpectedly sweet after that nose. Candi-sugar and malt with some tart funky background. You really get a sense of why this is a young unblended Lambic. I wanted to age it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nickd717 (3730) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 26, 2010
Bottle from Lone Hill Liquors.  Clear amber appearance with a lasting one plus finger whitish head.  The aroma is dominated by apple and vinegar with slight funk and a little sweetness.  Sweet caramel malt, really not much tartness although it is very acetic.  Big on apple and red wine vinegar, maybe a little oak.  Cidery. Medium bodied with an interesting mouthfeel from the vinegar notes.  Overall this is the lesser of the two faros I’ve had, but a fine beer still I guess.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llcooldave (1168) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2010
Pours a clear copper in the glass. Funky ripe apple aroma which was somewhat pleasurable. Flavor was not as sweet as I expected. Some pear flavor followed by a citrus tang & a dry finish. Overall, it’s drinkable. It’s nice to have tried but not my style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2010
Bottle Pours a clear amber with a bubbly white head. The head leaves quickly and leaves spotty lacing at best. Aroma is strong hints of acid, some sweet candy, fruits, and malts. Has a light carbonation. The flavor is pretty good. A little too sweet for me but really drinkable. has a medium body. The finish is good and the aftertaste lingers for some time. Not really my style but good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - NOV 22, 2010
Very clear beer with a medium to large head. Taste is a sweet apple with a hint of cherries. Long-lingering aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (10159) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2010
Tasted from a 355 mL (12 oz) bottle purchased in Boulder, Colorado. Light head with copper/caramel colored body. Big nose that’s a lot like a red wine- acidic and alcoholic. Creamy mouthfeel with a sweet , creamy body initially. Acidic, berry-like flavor (blackberry?) that’s sour but not overwhelmingly sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 14, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear ruby hued brown with a thin white head. Funky barnyard up front, bretty and woody. Quite sweet, soda like really, but not overly cloying. Really just like a slightly sour soda, with lemony acid, a good amount of sweet malt, and a touch of funk. Interesting, and a good deal better than I was expecting. Finishes up with some gentle lingering acid, and residual sugar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cagou007 (594) - FRANCE - NOV 12, 2010
Great orange appearance for this lambic. Sweet taste, aromas of caramel, candi sugar and fruits. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
1FastSTi (3346) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 11, 2010
Thanks Bill. The beer pours to a really hazy deep brassy body with a thicker white head. The aroma is sweet and sour funky star fruit and jack fruit. The flavor is sweet, but not overly so. Some sweet candi sugar and fruity base of slightly funky acidic fruits. Generic fruitiness but good flavor overall. The palate is pretty sweet but has a good texture.

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