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

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RATINGS: 1325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ford9719 (371) - Vilseck, - DEC 14, 2008
Bottle. Poured a tan golden color. Arom a is a malty sweet. Taste is sweet with a sweet malty finish.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arek (258) - Zielona Góra, POLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle 0.25 l, Carrefour, Wrocław, Poland. Ciemnobursztynowe, mętnawe piwo o obfitej ale szybko opadającej pianie i świeżym aromacie słodko-kwaśnych jabłek. W smaku rześkie i orzeźwiające, początkowo słodkawe, jabłkowe a następnie lekko kwaskowe.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RW80 (889) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2015
25cl Bottle. Clear, brownish with a small white head leaving minor lacing. Aroma: of fermented fruits, some acidic lambic scents, some sherry like tones. Taste: Sour but countered by a applejuice meets sherry. sweetness. Dry aftertaste. medium-full body, average carbonation. Not my style, but well made.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mjp12 (492) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
A great beer, even though I prefer my lambics sour. Full of raspberries on the nose and flavour.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lele (169) - Padova, ITALY - JAN 14, 2015
ASPETTO: ambrato, pelo di volpe, limpido, con schiuma bianca, abbastanza scarsa e poco persistente, con bollicine abbastanza fini. AROMA: pungente e penetrante, stimola tantissimo l’appetito. Acidulo di frutti rossi acidi, con le classiche note di putrefazione tipiche dei lambic (sebbene non così forti come i lambic originali). GUSTO: si ripresentano i sentori avvertiti al naso. Sapore pieno e deciso, stimola la lingua che è un piacere. Appena messa in bocca si avverte soprattutto un dolciastro di frutti rossi, per poi lasciar subito spazio ad un acidulo non invadente. Retrugusto abbastanza persistente. Carbonizzazione che si sente, corpo leggero. CONCLUSIONE: birra di un agrodolce fenomenale, molto saporita, che stimola l’appetito, dal sapore che si fa ricordare. E ve lo dice uno che non ama le birre acide!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
danielecamo (550) - ITALY - JAN 12, 2015
In bottiglia. Colore ramato chiaro, schiuma fine e abb abbodante. aroma di ciliegia, frutti rossi e zucchero candito. Al palato corpo leggero con sentori di legno, ciliegia, mirtillo, finale secco e dolce

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (407) - ITALY - JAN 10, 2015
37.5cl bottle. Pours cleasr dasrk amber with ad minimal off white head. Aroma is lemon, caramel, yeast, funkiness. Taste is similar starting with a very clean lambic sourness followed by the sweet kick from tyhe added candied sugar. Medium body, lively carbonation watery mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RumRunner101 (825) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
Clear amber pour, white head. Aromas of candi sugar, and barnyard funk. Flavour is the same, on the sweet side. Okay.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
guzgorog (367) - FRANCE - JAN 7, 2015
Ambrée, très pétillante, mousse blanche retombant très vite. Nez de sucre, bois, vinaigre. Bouche aigre-douce : sucre, caramel, vin. Vraiment pas mon truc : trop sucrée, trop "limonade".

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rzymol (77) - - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle. Clear, red tea with a very fresh white head leaving a pleasant lacing. Aroma of fermented fruits, mostly cherry and berries, plus some acidic lambic scents. Taste is sour countered by sweets countered again by sourness that lasts into dry aftertaste. Very enjoyable. If one wants to have fun with sweety beer, that?s the well-balanced example.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wanne (10) - - JAN 4, 2015
Smells like a lambic or gueze, and looks the same. However, the addition of too much candy sugar makes it too sweet for my taste. Little disappointed...


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