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

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RATINGS: 1551   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.


tambrico's rating

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tambrico (50) - New York, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Pours a dark amber with a thin head that fades away very fast. Fruity, tart aroma. Thin bodied and very carbonated. Sweetest beer I’ve ever tasted. Way too sweet for me. This is the first time I will use the term "cloying" to describe a beer. There IS something alluring about this beer though. Overall I wasn’t completely dissatisfied, but the sweetness just overwhelmed everything about this beer to me and that’s just about all I remember of the experience.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonev (41) - POLAND - MAY 29, 2016
Piwo nalewa sie bez piany. Klarowne w kolorze ciemny bursztyn - jasny rubin. W smaku aromat slodko kwasny. Jak wino z brandy tylko nie tak alkoholowo. Lekka nuta octowa. Troche stajni i z owocow jakby wisnie. W smaku bardziej slodko niz kwasno ale bardzo fajnie to pasuje. Srednie wysycenie czuc bardzo przyjemnie na jezyku i podniebieniu. Goryczka minimalna. Piwo lekkie i mega pijalne.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hammy78 (953) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear orange copper, thin whitish head, minor lace spots. Nose is sweet, fruity, a little funky. Tastes sweet, tart, a little honey and some ginger too. Really quite tasty and different.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillemsUrenkel (1328) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2016
37,3 cl bottle from Bierzwerg bottle shop, Greven. Nearly copper in the glass with a small head. Sweet sour on the nose with some resin notes. Taste has fruity sourness with a parallel sweetness. Refreshing. Really really nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AleRider78 (468) - - MAY 27, 2016
Acquired via trade with Chopz. 37.5cl bottle. 4.5%. Pours a fairly big foamy bubbly off-white head and has a reddish amber appearance with sediments clearly visible. Lacing is ok. Aromas are quite varied, some sour notes, cherries, dry fruits, finishes with what can only be described as humid basement aroma. Wow. Flavours are all over the place. It’s sweet, slightly sour, some tarty notes, some hints of apples. Cherries, sweet and caramel malts, a bit yeasty. Well balanced sweetness and bitterness. Slight drying sensation on the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (5381) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 24, 2016
Dark amber to nearly copper in color. Moderate, but stable aged paper colored head. Sweet malt, light apple, touch of tart cherry, and hints of hop sack and barnyard. Has a bit too much sweetness for me. Holy crap is this stuff sweet. Hints of oak and light syrup dominate the front. Lightly tart in the finish and linger. Not quite refreshing. Not a bad dessert. A touch sticky in feel. 4/10

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wojo21 (126) - POLAND - MAY 20, 2016
Na początku mocny aromat bardzo przyjemny, nieco stajenny, owocowy. Barwa bursztynowa, nieco zamglone, piana nikła, która szybko ginie. W smaku kwaśne, fajne, stajenne, owocowe. Ogólnie krótko mówiąc; świetne piwo.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jorn69 (2477) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2016
@ Hotel Mirabeau, Brussels 20160506. Bottle from local beer shop. Fruity and sweet, woody, dried fruits, green apples. The finish is dry, sweet and fruity with woody notes.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kacperred (168) - Gdańsk, POLAND - MAY 18, 2016
Butelka 250ml, barwa bursztynowa, klarowne, piana nikła, zostaje obrączka przy krawędzi szkła, bardzo ładnie się prezentuje. Aromat bardzo wyrazisty, trochę octowy, stajenny, lekko słodkawy, przywodzi nieco na myśl zielone jabłko. W smaku jest początkowo delikatna kwaśność (jak na lambica), która powoli ustępuje miejsca delikatnej słodyczy. Do tego bomba posmaków stajennych i owocowych. Bardzo delikatna kontra goryczkowa na końcu. Piwo jest bardzo lekkie, ale jednocześnie wyraziste, idealny balans.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
RaoulGregoire (1) - BELGIUM - MAY 16, 2016 does not count
Great Lambic with Large pallet and film body, slightly bitter aftertaste. One of the best in its kind! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PintjeFritz (78) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2016
Nice bottle!!!! An amber clear beer, short head, buttersotch, a good balance between sour and sweet with more sweetness, finish is sweet (I have a 0.375l bottle with batch L:BA06PFA and best-before 06 Jan 2018)


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