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


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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jd10 (68) - Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 18, 2012
pours light copper with small white head. nose is very interesting - it’s all sour, tart fruits and acidity with hints of grain and funk. there’s a good amount of tartness when you first taste it, but that makes way for some sweeter fruit notes, including apple, grape, and cherry; quite like a cider at times. finishes more sour than sweet with a bit of stickiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tillmac62 (259) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy medium amber with a slight garnet hue. Excellent head, lacing and retention. The nose is a light white wine like sweetness with grape and berry notes. Light medium body with a touch of creamy texture. Normal carbonation with some effervescence in the middle and finish. The World Class flavor profile hits the perfect balance of sweet and sour, excellent intensity and reasonable complexity. It begins with a blend of tart sweet fruit. As the tartness fades, brown candi sugar becomes evident. The middle produces a light sourness that is sour fruit in nature rather than vinegar. The finish is a slow fade of sweet/sour tartness. This one is an excellent choice for lambic introduction.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (560) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 20, 2014
Reddish gold pour with a thin off white head. Lots of berries on the nose, taste is red berries, a little sourness, a fair bit of sweetness. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (550) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a mostly clear amber ruby color with a light tan head. Aroma is mostly sweet berries, very mild tartness. Flavor has a big sweetness, touch of sour berries, but not much. Light to medium in body with a long lingering sweetness. Tasty. Quite sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (948) - Oregon, USA - DEC 13, 2014
On tap at Belmont Station. A: Semi-clear brownish red color. Lazy white head. Some lacing. N: Cherry, vinegar, sugar, and honey. Hint of raspberry. Acetic acid and a note of toffee. T:Very, very sweet. Lightly tart. M: Light body, sticky a bit, alcohol is muted, carbonation is moderate. O: big sweet beer, as one would expect. I kind of wonder how it’s different than their regular Lambics, however, particularly the Kriek.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mecafilo (102) - Perugia, ITALY - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle @ home. Pours with a dark orangr colour, medium sized rocky long lasting white head. Aroma has hints of leather, barnyard and basement aromas, quite strong. Taste is medium to heavy sweet, light to medium sour, absolutely stunning; great! Medium to full body, creamy texture, average carbonation, great mouthfeel. Fantastic brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
barbillon (5) - Pesaro, ITALY - DEC 13, 2014 does not count
birra da accompagnare con dolci o aperitivi...leggera e perfetta per le ragazze che non amano il sapore della "vera" birra! birra con note vinose dolci! Perfetta per determinanti situazioni.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
bewyder (139) - FRANCE - DEC 9, 2014
Je ne connais pas trop le style faro...Là, c’est infâme, dégueu, écoeurant, de la bière limonade fruitée immonde. Bu quelques gorgées tant bien que mal, jeté le reste, au 03/02/2014.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SLN (16) - Ivry-sur-Seine, FRANCE - DEC 8, 2014
Douce bière sucrée, généralement for apprécié des palais sucrés ou de ceux qui "n’aiment pas la bière". Un goût fruité subtil, une bière au goût peu alcoolisé. Une robe plus sombre que ce que l’on pourrait attendre, mais un goût unique.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mep3222 (579) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Darker than I expected. Amber color, expected lighter. Aroma of lactic sour and slight sugary sweetness. Taste is lactic sour with a sugary sweetness and almost some oaky woody flavors. Almost tastes like wet wood though, think that is the sugar with the lambic. Odd style. I like the geuze or fruit lambic better. Low carbonation. Sour is maybe 3 of 10 sour. And too sweet, maybe not even as sweet as some fruit lambics, but sugary sweet is weird. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maltman53 (386) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Pours russet red with a nice thin white head. Sweet sassafras on the nose, and a sweet tart rootbeer flavor on the palate. Overall, a nice appertif, but too sweet for me.

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