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

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RATINGS: 1348   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ditmier (1508) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 30, 2010
2009 Bottle - Thanks inflatablehair!! - Pours a hazy orange with a small beige head...aroma is apple and pear skins, earthy, dirt....flavour is sour fruit, lemons, with a sticky brown sugar sweetness that follows...light vinegar on the finish, but that is made even more out of place by the sugary backbone...I need to try a real faro to compare...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bostondoug1981 (85) - fort worth, Alabama, USA - APR 29, 2010
mmm at first smell i was repelled by scent but that changed smelt seaweed at first pours a light red and now the smell is of honey and grapes. taste is all sugar and honey actually better than first expected leaves sugar mouthfeel tho

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogreface (1387) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 27, 2010
Rozsdavörös színe van amiben sejtelmesen hömpölyög egy kis ködös,homályos sűrűbb üledék.A tetején csak éppen hogy valami kis hab keletkezik,ami el is tűnik gyorsan.Illata mint a cefrének összevágott borízű almának amit erjesztés előtt alaposan megcukroztak.Erősen édesen,cukrosan kezdődik,amibe aztán belekeveredik egy fanyar,erősen erjedt,élesztős almás íz.Kicsit olyan mintha egy kis fűszerezett forralt almaborral is felöntötték volna.Utóíze sziruposan édeskés és egy picit ecetes.Érdekes főzet,nekem egy kicsit túl ragadós,cukros.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vaiz (3709) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 24, 2010
Bottle at home. My first Faro. Pours a clear amber color with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of brett and sugar with some earth and slightly fruity. Flavor is very sweet sugary with a very mild sourness. It’s like a lambic with sugar water added. Not bad, but a little too sweet for me.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeanF (1746) - Nunavut, CANADA - APR 14, 2010
Pours an attractive amber colour with plenty of head, but it disappears just a little too fast for my liking. Aroma is malts and sugar, some fruity syrup, slight tinniness. Taste is a good mix of hay and cherry, slight orange flavour. Nice bitter lambic finish. Would be near perfect if the aroma was fixed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boto (1912) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - APR 13, 2010
375ml bottle: Purchased at Carrefour. This one pours a dark, hazy apple juice color. There was a small fizzy head that went away quickly, as did the carbonation. The aroma is a bit like sour apples. There are also some floral notes. It has a bit of a candy sweetness to it, along with a sour apple taste. Still, it finishes a bit dry. It is an interesting brew. It is also my first Faro, and will have to pursue others.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2010
Shared w/ SkyCop32. Picked up at Maruhn. Pours a red color with no head. The taste is sweet, fruity with loads of rasberry flavors. Finshes slight sour and balanced. Light dry palate.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tdtm82 (841) - Essex, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2010
Pours a nice golden amber colour. The palet and drinkability is very good. The finish is a little sharp and only a small amount of dryness. The texture is caramel; tarts, toffee and some fruits. I am enjoying this. A good beer for a night cap.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rand (1297) - SWITZERLAND - APR 2, 2010
Bottle 37,5 cl from Terra Vinea in Morteau (F). Hazy orange, creamy head off-white fleeting, fizz low. Nose of apple, cider same, wooded, lactic. Mouth at the same time round and tart, candy sugar coats acidity, notes of raw meat. It is refreshing, fruity with touches of gingerbread. Good gueuze of "poor".

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cuso (5441) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 30, 2010
25 cl Bottle. Clear dark amber color. Flavor is sweet. , Taste bitter sweet with stronger caramel finish. Moderate carbonation with light-tan head. Good dessert beer.


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