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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1424   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11786) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2005
Dark golden with a small head. Fresh aroma with lots of lemon, and perhaps some metal? Sweet flavour with some fruity acid underneath. Refreshing, but a little sweet for my tastes.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11560) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2008
750ml bottle @Pauls Hoboken#1-pours a disappearing white head and hazy amber color. Aroma is herbal, hints of sweet medium malt. Taste is sweet medium malt, light fruit-white grapes, candy sugar, slight herbal, yeast. Smooth. Occasional.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11495) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 1, 2006
Pours amber with no head, but bubbles sticking to the glass. Smell is fruit. Taste is very sweet and fresh. No alcohol to speak of. Tastes cidery.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11492) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2005
Bottle fynske øldage 2005. Ok appearence. Powerfull aroma. Very acetic flavour.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
imdownthepub (11393) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2003
Cloudy light orange, big head. Great sour apple flavour with orange / lemon, perhaps a bit too sweet otherwise. Cracking.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11252) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2010
Capped and corked green bottle poured a clear amber with a small lingering light amber head. Aromas of apple, carmel, spice and earthiness. Palate was light bodied anmd crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, spice and light fruittiness with a crisp dry lingering carmel finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11170) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 12, 2010
A dark reddish copper faro with a thick moka head. Very nice lambic aroma, with smooth horseblanket, sweet cherries, epsom salts, quite nice In mouth, a sweet candy lambic with cherry candy powder, apple and lactic points, quite nice. 1.73 euro for a 250 mL bottle at Galeries Gourmandes (Auchan) in l’Atrium du Palais des Congrès.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (11147) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2003
Aroma has lemon. mango and cherry. Sweet and sour flavor with lemon, cherry, butter and caramel. Sugary and a bit sticky.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (10893) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 11, 2012
250ml bottle (K Market, Kamppi) BB 2010-11, Drunk 2012-09
Very pleasant sweet aroma, like the ’golden nuggets’ breakfast cereal i had when I was a kid (that probably means there’s some butterscotch). Clear bold rich orange, brief head. Full sweet palate, gentle carbonation. Sweat breakfast-cerealy honey-covered wheat-flake taste. Rather nice. Finish is mostly the sweetness, and to be honest, I shouldn’t give this 4, but it was very nice in the mouth, so I have to. Overall, a remarkably drinkable modern faro, better than some of the more traditional ones I’ve had, to be honest. However, that’s because I think faro is intrinsically a modern sweet thing, not a traditional sour thing. If you want to stick sugars into your old lambics, then do them via the medium of young lambic, and give me a geueze. If, however, you want a luscious sweet drink, then make one of these.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jtclockwork (10888) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2010
Pours clear amber. Nose and taste of light wood, candi sugar, sweet tart fruit and strawberry. A bit of cream too.


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