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

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Itís 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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kolymaTram (8) - brussels, BELGIUM - APR 18, 2014 does not count
perfectly balanced in sweetness & sours - best of both worlds you get with this one. Better cellar temp than fridge - tastes much richer that way.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (621) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2014
Bottle from Bruges.pours amber with a cream head. Nice sour start, before a sugary sweet finish. Notes of citrus, sherbet, and some woody flavours. Quite reminiscent of cider. A little over sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robinvboyer (2877) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Very sweet sugary aroma with light barnyard funk aromas. Carb and mouth feel are perfect, if anything the carb is a tad low. The finish is wet hay, touches of funk and sweet sugars. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Buczer (97) - Pabianice, POLAND - APR 11, 2014
Bottle, pours hazy amber with white head, nice lacing. Aroma is fruity, with some vinegar note. Taste is fruity, sweet balanced by sourness. Lively carbonation, sublte tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (592) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
Aroma: sour fruits, hints of caramel. Appearance: dark gold, hardly any head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sugary sweets, plum, prunes / dark fruits, caramel. Overall: great Lambic, dry sweetness. Bottle at Belgo Centraal, Covent Garden.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arczir (70) - POLAND - APR 11, 2014
Tap at House of Beer, Cracow.
Pours cloudy amber with small head. Great lacing though. Fruity in aroma; lemons, raspberries. Some funky and sugary notes. Very drinkable and quite tasty; fruity (raspberry, strawberry) with some sweetness coming right before dry finish. Pretty sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davhgbrew (887) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2014
Aroma is fruity and slightly musty. Very light and subtle texture on the tongue with a mild effervescent carbonation. Sweet and sour cherry and raspberry with a crisp light dry finish. Tastes like cranberry juice with seltzer water. Some oak like barrel aging flavors with a hint of unmalted wheat possibly. Sweet beer that would compliment many light meals, but definitely not a session brew..A little too sweet for multiple offerings.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beersearcher (2296) - Glendale, California, USA - APR 2, 2014
It was a multi-step process to get the beer in a glass. First you peel off the silver foil protecting the neck of the bottle. Then you pop the cap. And then you pry the cork off. (That is something that I still have yet to master gracefully). Once open it pours an amber orange color with little to no head to it. The initial aroma is simple syrup to me. Also a touch of apple cider Very sweet smelling. The taste is also extremely sweet. But it is counteracted by a bubbly character and a slight bitterness at the back of the finish. There is a slight hint of tartness tucked into as well. But overall this is not that far removed from an apple cider that uses a more sugary varietal of apple.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tricksta_p (630) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2014
Aroma of vinegar, green apples, candy sugar. Flavour is sugary sweetness and tartness. I prefer my Lambic sour and found the added sugar a huge detriment. Perhaps Iím just not a fan of this style.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ScipioA (212) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Pours out a maroon/brown/purple/red that seems to shift with the light. Thick off-white head that sicks around forever. Funky, herbal, and spicy aromas. Itís got a big sugar presence that reminds me of eating straight-up powdered cider with a spoon (donít knock it, awesome camping snack). The sugar poured into this provides a delicious counterpoint to the tart and funk. Really smooth and thick mouthfeel. Lingering tangy aftertaste is quite pleasant. Refreshing, tasty, and relatively cheap for the style.


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