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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: 1216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


Fatehunter's rating

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fatehunter (1178) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Into a flute glass. Clear, peach color body. Finger of head lasted a few seconds. It smells like barnyard vinegar cherry. Interesting if nothing else. A slight vinegar taste and sweet candy. Itís like beer candy. Higher carbonation and light body. Itís a sweet, light, high carbonated beer. The sparkling wine of beer. Worth trying at least once.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CapFlu (4458) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
Lasting yellow frothy head atop an orange body. Very light carbonation. Nose of tart cider. Surprisingly sweet, very apple-ly. Minor sour cherry. A bit of a letdown.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (251) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle from Getršnkefeinkost Berlin. Dark amber pour with a foamy head, aroma is light acidity with some sweet notes. Taste is caramel sweetness with some tart fruitiness with a sticky sweet finish. Very nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (190) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 6, 2014
Lindemans Faro Lambic Color: clear amber liquid, small white soapy head 4/5 From 0,25l bottle. Pours nice clear amber (apple juice like) liquid, minimal fizzy white head. Beautiful rich aroma: apple jucice, cinamon, cider, clove, Taste: medium to heavy sweet, light bitter, medium to heavy sour, aplle juice, aplle puree, spices, fruity, soury, funky. Palate: medium body, sticky and oily texture, lively carbonation, long sourish fruity aftertaste, long sour sweet aftertaste. Overall: very interesting, funny beer. I ike it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kamwitsta (107) - POLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Smells of rotting fruits and a little bit of dust and vinegar. Pours very dark orange, almost dark brown, with a small, dissipating head. Tastes sweet, oh so sweet, and sour. Medium body, a bit sticky, below average carbonation, sweet and sour finish. For a fruit wine, itíd be too sweet; for a beer, itís way too wine-like; and definitely too sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1206) - Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2014
375ml at home. Pours a clear amber color with a quickly fading head. Nose is funky, some light lemony notes. Flavor is sweet up front with a funky, more bitter finish. Raw cane sugar notes all throughout. Itís similar to the other lindemans but without fruit. I liked it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (986) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle pour rich copper with moderate light tan head. Nose whole lot a funk. Acetic mixed with citrus. Taste initial tartness is quickly overcome by candy sugar. Then the tart fruit flavors show. Finish reminiscent of candied apples. Carbonation fades quickly leading to a syrupy mouth feel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (1855) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Pours reddish amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet, grass and yeast. Taste is sweet fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pringao_Toribi (219) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 28, 2014
Pours yellow to orange, sparkling aroma (kinda like cider), very unique acid-sweet taste, carbonation its just fine.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SuperTiti33 (445) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
Ambrée. Nez: fruité. Sec. Acide. Vinaigre balsamique. Fruits des champs. Pomme verte. Bleuets. Vanille. Cerise. Framboise. Bouche: très sucré. Belle effervescence. Caramel. Acidulé. Florale. Fruité. Pomme. Citronné. Baies. Très rafraichissante. Succulente.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
veceo (318) - CROATIA - JUN 27, 2014
Hazy deep amber color, small white head. Medium body, soft carbonation. Sugary and fruity aroma. Medium sweet, medium sour taste. Refreshing and somewhat interesting beer.


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