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St. Louis Premium Faro

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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Lambic Style - Faro
Ingelmunster, Belgium

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
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2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
markextrae (1599) - NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2015
bottle sample a while ago, deep amber orange pour with a white head, nose of sweet burned caramel, artificial like all of their beers, sweer caramelised apples, green apples, sweet ripe fruits

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (2474) - New York, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle at home thanks to clockwork. Had a shitty day so figured crack a rare style tick to up the mood. Pours light brown with some floaters. Nose is candy and some caramel. Tastes of caramel, lots of pear, some yeast, candy, Lambic funk, and artificial sweetener.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Renobob (1085) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 24, 2015
Bue à la pression. Nez fruité, sucre et fruits au palais. Mal équilibrée, plutot mauvaise meme.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mithe (1017) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 20, 2014
(tap 0,3l @ OP (Brno))
Aroma : Sweet, candy, caramel, light sour, cherry.
Appearance : Clear dark amber color. Medium white head.
Taste : Very sweet, candy-like, medium sour.
Palate : Medium body. Sticky texture. Sweet finish.
Overall : Nice sweet-sour.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alengrin (2884) - BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2014
Tasted from tap. Van Honsebrouck’s reaction to the success of Lindemans Faro, but a failure if you ask me, sweet, artificial, sugary and lacking the complexity and funkiness which the true lambic adept appreciates so much. Redundant.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (10260) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle thanks to Kraddel. Pours amber white head. Nose/taste of caramel, sweet malt, Belgian yeast and Balsamic vinegar. Light medium body.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
vtafro (4409) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 9, 2014
25 cl bottle. Brown pour with tan lacing. Sweet and off lambic aromas. Well it lives up to the worst faro in the world rating.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
JulienHuxley (3887) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle at Kulminator. Clear deep gold pour with thin white head. Aroma is funky, cheesy, tons of garbage juice, really nasty. Taste is sweet, caramel, brown sugar, malt and garbage juice. Nasty crap.

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
tom10101 (3576) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle (250 ml) @ Kulminator. Slightly hazy bright amber with a small white head and little lacing. Aroma is of garbage, cardboard, brown sugar and rotten eggs. Taste is very similar but is actually more disturbing because, at that stage, you know that the liquid is entering your body and you really don’t know what will happen next. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Definitely one of the worst beer I have ever tried. It’s horrendous for an old beer and it’s atrocious for a faro so that give you an idea of how bad is that one. Should I be a torturer, that would be one of my prime instruments.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
atrox (329) - Kraków, POLAND - OCT 31, 2013
Pours amber with no head. Very nice aroma of sour cherry. Taste is similar to the aroma - it’s sour and full of cherry.


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