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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1308   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pictoman (614) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
Poured from 355mL bottle. Clear, orangey-brown with minimal off-white head, very tiny amount of sediment. Aroma slightly sour, some cherry and mild funk, but also a sweet maltiness. Taste has some of the mild sour characteristics of a typical lambic, but also a fair amount of sweetness (could give this to some of my friends who may not be able to take a full sour yet). Finish quite dry, but very bland. Medium-light body, slight oily texture.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joebrew (608) - Farewell Minny; Hello Puyallup, Washington, USA - MAR 23, 2007
Thanks to JK for sharing. Pours a clearish bubbly dirty brown. Nice apricot sour nose with hints of some other sweetness. Very nice sour brown like flavor profile. Nice brown sugar sweetness with a nice sour bite.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle to glass, dark red amber body with a thin white head. Nose is dominated by yeast and funk. Taste is slightly tart up front, rushes into a sweet body with some barn bitterness, and a musty finish. Too sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JRock72 (605) - - SEP 3, 2011
Small bottle like the one pictured. Poured clear light brown with little head that retained. Light sweetness followed by sweet fruit notes. Very nice and enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
auderale (605) - Minot, North Dakota, USA - JAN 8, 2006
Pours an amber color with a small head. Sweet taste, this was surprisingly enjoyable after what I’ve heard about the lambics. I’d drink this again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mgajdaczewa (605) - Katowice, POLAND - SEP 24, 2013
Faro to według mnie najlepszy pomysł na nietradycyjnego lambica. Bo jak może komuś nie smakować belgijskie piwo o smaku porto z wyraźnymi nutami kwasowości? Ok, może komuś może, ale ja się nie zaliczam do takiej grupy osób. To piwo spełniło wszelkie oczekiwania, aż strach pomyśleć jak pyszne mogłoby być jakieś z wyższej półki w tym stylu. Już zbieram kasę!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SuperTiti33 (603) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sebilinz (603) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle. Nice reddish amber color with white head. Aroma is sour with fruits, blackcurrant? Taste is sour with some sweetness some fruits hints of malts. Aftertaste is sour with sweetness and very low bitterness. Nice but a little bit to sweet.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dreamflower (598) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 14, 2012
Deep rich honey colour. Sweet fermented aroma. I really really liked this beverage.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zenkis (598) - Ogre, LATVIA - JAN 22, 2013
Pours cloudy light brown to deep amber with small but stable white top. Aroma of acidulous home made wine and some malt, caramel tones more deeply. Taste is semi sweet and pure sour in vanguard, refreshing indeed, rich carbonation, light body. I couldn’t catch any hop presence. Monolithic flavor. Definitely not mine but to broaden the horizon - it’s OK.


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