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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 1311   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.


karlsnes' rating

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
karlsnes (47) - - DEC 18, 2012
18.12.12 Uts: krystallklar, ravfarget, lite lyst beige skum, moderat kullsyre. Duft: tydelig mild lambic, brett og syrlighet, hint av sødme. Smak: uvant, først sødme fra kandis, tydelig lambicpreg og deretter rund syrlighet. Kort ettersmak. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hman43 (415) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2014
It pours a light amber with a good deal of off white head. It has a sweet and sour smell with a fair amount of yeast present. The sweet sugar taste is bold with a sour tart finish. There are yeast and malts present, but the sweetness of the sugar is dominant.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sugram (77) - Tartu, ESTONIA - DEC 27, 2014
0,375l Rasty hazy orange, white thin head. Aroma is caramel, some sourness, fruits, sweets, apricose. Taste is fruity sweet at th beginning. Ends with quite storng sourness.Slight dryness. Medium body. Sparkling mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeCooper323 (4) - Tartu, ESTONIA - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
Aroma is a bit like crap. I can feel sour caramel. Rusty colour. Taste is the better part. It tastes nicely sour with nice caramel taste. Taste doesn’t have much to do with smell. It has a lot foam in the beginning,but it disappears quite fast.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tillmac62 (261) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy medium amber with a slight garnet hue. Excellent head, lacing and retention. The nose is a light white wine like sweetness with grape and berry notes. Light medium body with a touch of creamy texture. Normal carbonation with some effervescence in the middle and finish. The World Class flavor profile hits the perfect balance of sweet and sour, excellent intensity and reasonable complexity. It begins with a blend of tart sweet fruit. As the tartness fades, brown candi sugar becomes evident. The middle produces a light sourness that is sour fruit in nature rather than vinegar. The finish is a slow fade of sweet/sour tartness. This one is an excellent choice for lambic introduction.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (564) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 20, 2014
Reddish gold pour with a thin off white head. Lots of berries on the nose, taste is red berries, a little sourness, a fair bit of sweetness. Not bad at all.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (551) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a mostly clear amber ruby color with a light tan head. Aroma is mostly sweet berries, very mild tartness. Flavor has a big sweetness, touch of sour berries, but not much. Light to medium in body with a long lingering sweetness. Tasty. Quite sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (950) - Oregon, USA - DEC 13, 2014
On tap at Belmont Station. A: Semi-clear brownish red color. Lazy white head. Some lacing. N: Cherry, vinegar, sugar, and honey. Hint of raspberry. Acetic acid and a note of toffee. T:Very, very sweet. Lightly tart. M: Light body, sticky a bit, alcohol is muted, carbonation is moderate. O: big sweet beer, as one would expect. I kind of wonder how it’s different than their regular Lambics, however, particularly the Kriek.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mecafilo (102) - Perugia, ITALY - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle @ home. Pours with a dark orangr colour, medium sized rocky long lasting white head. Aroma has hints of leather, barnyard and basement aromas, quite strong. Taste is medium to heavy sweet, light to medium sour, absolutely stunning; great! Medium to full body, creamy texture, average carbonation, great mouthfeel. Fantastic brew!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
barbillon (11) - Pesaro, ITALY - DEC 13, 2014
birra da accompagnare con dolci o aperitivi...leggera e perfetta per le ragazze che non amano il sapore della "vera" birra! birra con note vinose dolci! Perfetta per determinanti situazioni.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
bewyder (139) - FRANCE - DEC 9, 2014
Je ne connais pas trop le style faro...Là, c’est infâme, dégueu, écoeurant, de la bière limonade fruitée immonde. Bu quelques gorgées tant bien que mal, jeté le reste, au 03/02/2014.


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