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Brewed by Brouwerij De Troch
Style: Lambic Style - Faro
Ternat-Wambeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
WheatKing (1338) - Phnom Penh, - SEP 27, 2012
I was expecting a sweetened lambic here but was disappointed... this is in fact the first lambic I haven’t raved over. Simpler than I thought this style could get, the candi yeast covers everything in the aroma, flavour, and finish, and you get a slight sourness in the back but it’s way too small. Not even "out there", which must be hard to do for such a strange style. I guess it would be fine with desert, but it doesn’t feel exquisite, just lame, so have it with a chocolate bar, not French pastry.


2.2
SinH4 (4945) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2017
Bottle. Caramel color with no head. Aroma is funky, caramel, candied sugar. Taste is candied sugar. Low carbonation, sweet finish. Metallic aftertaste.

1.9
FinnIckler (570) - GERMANY - JUL 28, 2017
Bottle. Nose is metallic rotten fruit. Palate is also slight off fruit. Baaaad.

2.3
Ritzn (1534) - GERMANY - JUL 28, 2017
Aroma is artificial sweet caramel with some artificial berries. Artificial sweetness, oak finish. Nothing good.

2.4
anstei (2358) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JUL 28, 2017
Bottle. Pours clear amber. Aroma is light funk, dust, dirt, vinegar. Body is medium strangely salty and sweet, funk, sugar and sugar. Almost no carbonation. A bit like a soda, too. Meh.

2.9
Vignale (3858) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2017
Flaska från belgiuminabox. Riktgt söt men iskall funkar det. Massor av honung och söta äpplen med viss syra i behåll. Lite åt istehållet eller som honungsatten man dricker vid förkylning. Ok.

3
Rubin77 (2242) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 27, 2017
F: thin, off-white, quick gone. C: amber to coppery, hazy. A: malty, woody, fruity, lambic tones, lemon sourness. T: malty, lemon, woody, not very sweet, caramel, funky, not bad, medium body, low carbonation, 25cl bottle from Cora Woluwe-Saint-Lambert in Brussels.

3.9
Werthergoethe (353) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUN 17, 2017
Бутылка в московс& пабе Брюгге. Интерес& кисло-сл вкус с фруктов& оттенка& и легкой горчинк& в послевк& Карбони& слабая.

3.4
tderoeck (9978) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 19, 2017
7/V/17 - sample @ the brewery (Toer de Geuze) - BB: n/a (2017-587) Thanks to ElManana+1 for sharing the beer!

Clear copper orange beer, creamy white head, unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: woody, funky, bit cheesy, some caramel. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty sour, caramel, bit sweet, lemony, lime peel, sugary touch. Aftertaste: pretty sourish, caramel, sweet, bit funky, cheesy finish. Actually one of the better faro’s I’ve tasted so far. Still very sour, which is nice!

2.3
SylvainCFC (272) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 10, 2017
Robe ambrée, rousse, translucide. Légère écume. Nez sur le sucre, pointe de lambic, impression de thé. Bouche sucrée (candi), très légère acidité, saveur type Ice-Tea, fort sucré. Très faiblement carbonaté. Faro commercial fort sucré.

2.2
Zlotta (3412) - Hagen / Düsseldorf, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2016
Sampled from 0.25 l bottle from ’Belgiuminabox.com’, best before August 2016. Murky, brownish red with a thin, soapy, slowly diminishing, white head. Sweetish, slightly sourish, a bit fruity and a little woody aroma of rotten lemon, vinegar, sugar and some wood. Very sweet, slightly sourish and a bit fruity taste of rotten lemon, apples, lots of sugar, some wood and hints of leather, followed by a short, slightly tart, a bit dry finish. Medium body, quite astringent and a bit effervescent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Way too sweet, almost artificially so, unpleasant aroma, overall hardly drinkable.


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