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

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1508   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 (17494) - 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.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
harrisoni (16077) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16065) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (15831) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (15694) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (15216) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (15109) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2007
Draft at Poechenellekelder, Brussels: Muddy orange with a creamy head. Sweet fruity (peach mainly) & vinous maturted taste. Smooth & soft & very sweet. Low carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15029) - 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!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (14909) - 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!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theis (14798) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2006
Bottle at home alone. Not sad or pathetic, just home alone !! Amber color, a nonlasting white head. Aroma: Honey, a little gooseberry, but mostly sweet. Taste: Very sweet, dry, not very sour. Reminds me of eating a bag of sour candy.


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