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

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1573   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (18577) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 24, 2003
Amber color. Prickly acetic nose in the beginning; turns to be sweeter and woodier. Quite sweet body, with a wood note. Not impressive, but pleasant sweet drink.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (17307) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2012
Draught at Poechenellekelder, Brussels. Reddish amber color with a small offwhite head. Sweet fruity aroma, cookie dough, rubber notes, a little tart. Sweet fruity flavor, rubber, apples, almond notes, sugary. A bit too sweet but still interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17041) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2011
Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate sour. Flavor is quite sweet, moderate sour and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. Gets a little sugary, but all in all a nice faro. 100811

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
harrisoni (16932) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2006
Bottle. Deep copper, thin beige head. Fruity and sweet. Sweet toffee aroma, some cherry/strawberry. Sweet, cloying. Really just rather awful

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16463) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2012
Bottle at home (Noel Cuvelier) - 20/10/12. Clear dark golden with a thin off white head that soon clears to the edges and forms a small lake. Nose has sour tones, peach, grapes, light caramel, burnt sugar, sour/tarte notes. Taste follows, light fruit notes, orange pith, caramel, sugared candy, sour tones. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation, leading to a sweet finihs, A little to sweet overall!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (16437) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 11, 2011
Etwas süßer Antrunk, der Unterton ist minimal sauer. Der Geuze-Grundton ist anfänglich noch vorhanden, verschwimmt aber nach und nach. Im Mittelteil ist die Süße nun deutlich führend, dadurch wird das Faro etwas künstlicher. Dieser Eindruck verstärkt sich im Abgang deutlich, hier wird das Bier süßer, künstlicher und muffig. Test vom 8.12.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 9,8,10,9,10,9 - 9,05

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16423) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2006
Bottled, 0.25ltr. Golden, with some sediments and no head. Light aroma with both sourness and sugar. Quite fruity, with apples most pronounced. A good deal of sugar in the flavor, with some acidic astringency and some orange-notes. Sweet, sticky, full-bodied mouthfeel. Refreshing in the summer-heat, with green apples in the finish. (060704)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (16377) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2012 Bottle. Small head that fades quite fast. Color is dark amber and a wee bit hazy. Taste is caramel and acidic. Good stuff. Original rating March 21st 2006 7/2/7/3/14. Rerated May 16th 2012 7/3/7/3/16.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (15916) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 18, 2008
Bottled, alc. 4.2 % (BB 04/2009)
Dark amber color, not much head. Sourish peach nose. Suprisingly peach dominates also flavor. Typical faro - very sugary, but this one has very pleasant acidic finish. Fruity aftertaste. As good as a faro can get!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (15609) - Dublin, California, USA - MAR 22, 2010
A: The pour is a clear amber color with an intense levely of carbonation but surprisingly little in terms of head. S: The nose is very musty with some odd notes of cork and bread. There is quite a bit of sugary sweetness as well, but I expected that. T: Wow, I was really surprised by the flavor of this. The intense sweetness was the first thing I noticed as this beer is very sugary. There’s also a hint of fruit and for some reason, a bile note on the back end. M: The body was medium with a very high level of carbonation and despite being sweetened, still has a certain level of dryness. D: This beer is really all over the place. I was not at all surprised by the intense sugary character, but the vomit flavor really seemed out of place.


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