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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 1245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MatSciGuy (907) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 9, 2009
[Bottle] shared by skyview. Pours a hazy gold with a small effervescent head. Aroma is sweet, slightly tart, some vanilla, and not a whole lot of funk. Flavor is sweet and sugary, slightly tart, some vanilla, and a quick finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
turbothy (1086) - Bonn, GERMANY - MAY 3, 2009
Pours dark amber (morning urine) with absolutely no head. Still lots of carbonation, though. Heavy, sweet aroma. Nice fresh tartness without being mouthpuckering, and very sweet which will not appeal to some. I like sweets.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreenWall (54) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 29, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2009 Fairly common here (south of france) on draught. Tart, fruity (apply) aroma. Sweet, tart and fruity flavour, no puckering, a clear hit of caramel. Thoroughly refreshing. I’ll take it any day over the yellow lagers everybody else in the bar seems to consider refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwatoko (43) - BELGIUM - APR 23, 2009
Bottle. Browny orange of colour, hazy with thin head. Sweet aroma of candy sugar and malts.Taste is very sweet, somewhat sticky with some yeast at the end. Not bad, even though I find it a bit too sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10596) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2009
Bottle with cork. Poured dark copper color with an average fizzy white head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Good barley wheat & yeast aroma. Medium body with tingly texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy sweet fruity flavor with a solid fruit and small alcohol bite finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout lambic.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13597) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2009
Bottle, 4.2%. Nicely acidic and woody aroma. Hazy amber colour. Big stable tan head. The flavour is sweet and acidic. Very clean, of course quite sugary. Good fruity acidity. Refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5183) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2009
Received a 375ml bottle via trade with MrBunn. Pours a hazy orange amber brew with a thin off-white head that slowly dissipates to a thin ring. Aroma of sweet candi sugar, pears, a hint of peach and wintergreen. Taste is medium bodied, plenty of carbonation with flavors of overly sweet pears, wintergreen, some tart cherries, and mild spice. Finish continues the sweet characterwith some yeast and tart fruit after the finish. A pleasant surprise for a faro.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Anker (723) - Hillerød, DENMARK - APR 18, 2009
Bottle. Pours hazy ruby with a medium tan head. Aroma is sweet, sugar candy with notes of wood and humid cellar. Flavour is fruity, honey and caramel - pretty sweet and with a metallic aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJollyOne (230) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 14, 2009
Fizzy off white head and sparkling amber body. Very sweet nose, some berries, but mostly peppermint and rock candy. Taste is honey and sweet caramel, but tied in with a light sourness. Cherry and raspberry. Usual syrupy crisp palate. I love everything ive tried from this brewer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yobdoog (1888) - Woodridge NY, New York, USA - APR 13, 2009
Very interesting. Definitely different. Very sweet and sticky. Malty sweet sugary aroma and taste is smooth. Almost iced cidery mouthfeel. A little sweet for me.


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