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Lindemans Faro Lambic | Brouwerij Lindemans

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3.66/5
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1,062 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans
Belgium
lindemans.be

Style: Faro

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
ABV varies slightly

Added by stcules on 12-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,358
Reviews:
509
Ratings:
1,062
pDev:
15.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 1,062 |  Reviews: 509
Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.64/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

My first time tasting a lambic. Pours deep cooperish with a very mild white foam head, almost no retention. Aroma is spectacular, acetic, vinegar, wine, fruits, candy, cider, lot´s of things there. Taste is odd but good, cider, wine, fruits like apple and fermented oranges. I liked this beer a lot, different and bold.

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Photo of KensWorld
4.63/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MrHurmateeowish
4.62/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

355ml green bottle purchased at McKinnon's in Salem. Pours a hazy copper to brown body with a fairly persistent inch of khaki-colored head. Sour apple jumps out of the aroma. Cortland and Granny Smith apple flesh and skin dominate the flavor, with some brown sugar and grape in the background. On the lighter side of medium-bodied with ample carbonation from bottle conditioning. Wow. I've never tried anything quite like this. It reminds me a lot of my favorite kinds of apples and it's very refreshing. Complex, sour, drinkable, awesome.

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Photo of ManekiNeko13
4.6/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Love it! Score another hit for the lambic crew for those of us just not into hops. The flavor is sweet yet tart, a combination of nectarine and pink grapefruit with a nice yeasty flavor lingering on the palate. It's crisp, well-carbonated, a beautiful dark golden color with an initial flourish of foam that rapidly subsides. Mouthfeel is substantial but not syrupy--you know it's there and you know it has been there but it doesn't coat one's tongue. This reminds me a bit of Piper champagne with a sugar cube and more fruitiness.

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Photo of NoHipTee
4.59/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Must confess my bias before reviewing this beer. Spent part of my formidable years in Belgium.

This beer certainly took me back.

The appearance is not all that special but the smell is delicious. Keep in mind that this is a dessert beer. (not the sand dune dessert but the sweet after dinner kind)

The taste has some sour notes that only serve to accent the sweet smell.

Mouthfeel is smooth as expected. A delicious beverage.

I expect my rating to be a little over the top.

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Photo of igl
4.56/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WhatsNewinBooze
4.55/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a great everyday sour beer, especially because of the price! It kind of reminds me of the Dechutes Dissident but lower in ABV and not quite as fruity but a great alternative. Definitely has some fruity aromas and flavors but it also has some spicy malts.

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Photo of robertgurley
4.54/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into tulip glass; extremely light fruity flavor, tart and acidic with a clean finish. Very similar to other Flemish beers, but w/ an added sweetness (no doubt from the Belgian candi sugar) that almost completely masks the alcohol bite.

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Photo of rootbeerman
4.52/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

poured into duvel tulip

A: pours a deep reddish amber, with a thin half finger white head that fell to a thin layer.
S: dry sour sweet, a bit of funky barnyard and plastic aroma. this funk is growing on me.
T: a great balance between an almost lemon like sourness and a sweet toasted sugar sweetness, but it leans more toward sour. also a bit of band-aid from the brett.
M: light and quite crisp. semi-high carbonation
D: very drinkable, wish this were two things, cheaper and easier to find!

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Photo of Danimal25
4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of waiting4lunch
4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of alugeris
4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of thatisgrossman
4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of newbeeraday
4.5/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sweet vingeary smell. Sweet like candy. Vingreary fruits with butterscotch. So damn good. Lots of body with a nice feel on the tongue. Decent amount of carb. Love it

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

Lindemans Faro Lambic from Brouwerij Lindemans
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 1,062 ratings
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