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Brewed by Timmermans (John Martin)
Style: Lambic Style - Faro
Itterbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Faro is produced by adding candy sugar to the lambic. Faro was very famous in the 19th century in the Brussels region. With its sweet and refreshing taste it is still appriciated in our moderntimes. This delicate beer was created two centuries ago by the van Houtryve brewers family.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sun33 (17) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 5, 2017
Estilo Faro con zumo de manzana, de sabor igual a sidra champanada, muy suave con bastante cuerpo.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (12209) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2017
Bottle shared at THT. Clear golden with a small ring head. Aroma of light funk, caramel, citrus and tart light fruits. Flavour is above moderate sweet and light sour. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maakun (4647) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2017
Bottle at February THT. Almost clear golden with very small white head. Sugary up front, sweet malts, light funk, hay, honey, a bit of puke. Quite sweet and very light sour. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sjogro (3332) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2017
Sampled from bottle at THT Februari at "De Zuipschuit". Clear gold with thin white head. Sweet rice pudding, sweet/sour candy, light gluey and cardboardy. Sweetness and sourness clashing, sweet wins. Medium body and low carbonation. Quite ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ysok02 (1265) - Mons, BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2016
Un faro caramlis agrable mais sans complexit, qui manque de fracheur et de notes de Lambic.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SvanteL (413) - SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2016
Gul, disig. Fruktig doft, syrliga pplen och lite aprikos. St smak, mycket fruktig med pple, aprikos och en liten blommighet. Bra fruktighet men lite fr st fr att vara bra. Provning p De Klomp

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrepintado (3082) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - NOV 19, 2016
37,5cl bottle. Hazy dark gold, orange, light brown. Thin white head. Medium high sweetness. Medium thin body. Medium carbonation. Aroma is caramel, banana, spices, barnyard.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fajry (1882) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 6, 2016
Fľaa Monk Brusel. Tmav zlat farba, bez peny. Vňa sladk, jablkov. Chuť sladk, jablk, jemne kyselkavosť. Dochuť sladk, opť sam jablk. Przdnejie telo, stredn nastenosť.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trolleo (1442) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 27, 2016
Clear amber body, no head. Aroma is apple, slightly sour. Taste is sweet with some sourness in the finish, apples. Thin body, soft carbonation.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (2615) - PORTUGAL - SEP 20, 2016
37.5cl bottle. Clear copper with a thin white head. Sweet apple, light caramel and barnyard in the aroma. Average carbonation and light to medium body. Taste is sweet and sour with light citric and apple notes. Overall, nice but not remarkable.


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