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


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RATINGS: 1221   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marc (486) - Yokosuka, - MAY 3, 2007
Pretty mahogany with a medium off white head. Sour, acrid lemon, grape skins, canned pear, and fruit salad. Flavors take a back seat to nearly cloying candi sugar. Slight pear, cherry, doughy yeastiness. Some new oak, and other damp woody flavors. Traces of lemony sourness linger in the background in the sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frovigalning (2928) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle from Dranken Geers in Gent. Fruity and tart smell. Sweet and tart taste with ripe fruits and caramellized sugar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
vtafro (2990) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2014
(backlog) Bottle. Brown pour with a slight light lacing. Sweet cane, sugar, a touch of tart malt tones. Flavors are lactic, tart, very sweet(artificial).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alusmamuts (194) - LATVIA - JUL 16, 2014
Abit soaur aroma. Nice amber colour with rich, but fastly disappearing cap. Rich sour&sweet taste wuth souur and bit bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cmacklin (221) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 14, 2014
355 ml bottle. Pours a dark amber colour with a large, long lasting, off-white head that laces nicely. Aroma is sweet and sour with some yeast and malt notes. Very sweet flavour with a sour, yeasty finish. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sebilinz (447) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CapFlu (4475) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
Lasting yellow frothy head atop an orange body. Very light carbonation. Nose of tart cider. Surprisingly sweet, very apple-ly. Minor sour cherry. A bit of a letdown.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (269) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle from Getränkefeinkost Berlin. Dark amber pour with a foamy head, aroma is light acidity with some sweet notes. Taste is caramel sweetness with some tart fruitiness with a sticky sweet finish. Very nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (211) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 6, 2014
Lindemans Faro Lambic Color: clear amber liquid, small white soapy head 4/5 From 0,25l bottle. Pours nice clear amber (apple juice like) liquid, minimal fizzy white head. Beautiful rich aroma: apple jucice, cinamon, cider, clove, Taste: medium to heavy sweet, light bitter, medium to heavy sour, aplle juice, aplle puree, spices, fruity, soury, funky. Palate: medium body, sticky and oily texture, lively carbonation, long sourish fruity aftertaste, long sour sweet aftertaste. Overall: very interesting, funny beer. I ike it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kamwitsta (120) - POLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Smells of rotting fruits and a little bit of dust and vinegar. Pours very dark orange, almost dark brown, with a small, dissipating head. Tastes sweet, oh so sweet, and sour. Medium body, a bit sticky, below average carbonation, sweet and sour finish. For a fruit wine, it’d be too sweet; for a beer, it’s way too wine-like; and definitely too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1226) - Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2014
375ml at home. Pours a clear amber color with a quickly fading head. Nose is funky, some light lemony notes. Flavor is sweet up front with a funky, more bitter finish. Raw cane sugar notes all throughout. It’s similar to the other lindemans but without fruit. I liked it.

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