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

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RATINGS: 1422   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SSSteve (3950) - - AUG 8, 2010
bottle. finally another faro lambic! pours a clear bronze/copper with absolutely no head. aroma with lightly tart with some root beer and vanilla. smooth palate. lightly sugary. a newbie to this style, i have enjoyed both quite a lot. need to have more.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
brenn79 (1723) - Idaho, USA - AUG 7, 2010
375 ml bottle- Pours clear red to brown with a thin white head (I went against what the website said and used my Chimay trappist glass,whether that had any effect on the head retention, not sure), lacework is sticky. Aroma is tart, like the taste of an under ripe fruit, some kind of a wild berry. The flavor is cherries and raspberries and fruit juice with no sugar added, tart. The palate has no off notes, full body, somewhat syrupy, I could chug this stuff. My personal preference for belgian brews are not lambics, I tend to prefer dubbels and tripels, but there is no denying this is an exceptional beer.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (12111) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 6, 2010
BCTC, 375ml bottle. Medium beige head atop lightly hazed amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, raspberry, some tartness. Taste is moderately sweet, raspberry candy, light tart. Light-medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagunitasfan (1321) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 5, 2010
Got this in a trade, and popped it at Sourfest. Clear, iced tea looking with no head. Nose is light spiciness and sweet. Taste is spicy, and flat, almost like iced tea. Too sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Balazs (787) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2010
Poured amber with a tan head that disappeared. Typical lambic aroma, but not surprisingly this beer is sweet. Caramel, some apple, white grape make it slightly fruity. Medium dense, low carbonation, somewhat oily top. Sweet aftertaste. Itís fairly well balanced. I think I would have enjoyed it more if I had a sweet tooth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (6408) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2010
Bottle. Pours murky amber with a small off-white head. Sweet aroma of toffee and almonds. Taste is very sweet, rasperry and cherries, candy sugar and sweet fruit syrup. Turns sour towards the end, nice and even kind of balanced.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drfabulous (4794) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 30, 2010
Took a chance. Itís not every day the HyVee will stock something like this and I knew it by reputation, not taste. 375 ml. Super sweet. Candi sugar dominates whatever lambic is there. Iíd want this without the sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerchugger (708) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2010 Pours a hazy cloudy golden color with a quickly diminishing head. Carries a nice sweet fruitiness in the aroma, mostly of cherries. Definitely a bit tart in the nose. Very sweet on the palate with apple being the most dominate flavor. The finish is short and sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - JUL 29, 2010
Golden pour with a one finger head that quickly fizzes and pops away. The aroma is sweet funk with slight notes of stomach acid- not completely unpleasant of off, just strange. The flavor is just like a sweetened version of its Cuvee rene counterpart- farmy horse notes with lots of candi sweetness. The palate is medium bodied with low effervescence and a clean finish. My first faro, and not all that bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1662) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2010
(bottle) light brown colour with tall off white head; aroma of yeast, horse blanket, barnyard, ripe cheese, wet leather; taste is sweet and sour followed with light funk


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