Faro Boon | Brouwerij Boon

BA SCORE
81
good
37 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon
Belgium
boon.be

Style: Faro

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 01-28-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
37
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.36
pDev:
13.39%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 37 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.4/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
3.71/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured to an oversized wine glass.

A: The body is coppery, having orange and darker hues. The head, when poured, was one finger thick; after a while, it's minimal, existing just in the sides of the glass. No lacing.
S: The aroma is very floral, sweet and malty.
T: The taste is very sweet, way to sweet than expected. It's not bad, it just has too much sweetness.
M: The body is medium, bitterness is very low, carbonation is invisible but it's very good.
O: My first Faro and it has a bit overwhelming sweetness but it's cool.

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Photo of chrisroarshack
3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Antyk
3.6/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jow
3.47/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of desint
2.78/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
2.75/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SoPeL
3.41/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of safaricook
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.32/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of soulgrowl
3.37/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very clear bronze body and very little head to speak of. Lots of visible bubbles. Smells and tastes an awful lot like apple juice/mass produced cider, sweet and fruity with just the lightest touch of acidity and funk. Not really what I want in a faro; it's just not beery enough. More like a wonky alcopop. That said, it's not unpleasant and quite easy to drink, in a Pimm's cup kind of way. Possible food pairings: goat cheese and caramelised onions, pulled pork, roast duck, chicken and waffles, hummus.

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Photo of liquify__me
4.56/5  rDev +35.7%

Photo of SVD
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of eric5bellies
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of mattfancett
2.4/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of knot
2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

Photo of spinrsx
3.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Small bottle received in trade with Phyl21ca

Appearance - Rusty brown colour with an smalle size fizzy/frothy beige head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, apples, raisins, vinegar

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, vinegar and raisins. There is also some bruised apple type flavour and come citric acid.

Overall - An interesting beer, kind of like a green candy apple. Okay to try once, but not something I'd seek out again.

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Photo of dcmchew
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of samEBC
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of tom10101
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of heygeebee
3.29/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From Platinum. BB 2014.

Appearance - Hazy amber - one finger head turns to film.

Smell - apple juice, lemon, hint of vinegar.

Taste - sweet, apples, minimal back palate sourness.

Mouthfeel - light zesty.

Overall - First of style, and a little too sweet for this palate. Unsure if it would get more complex as 2014 approaches. Leaves me overall unsure. Nice overall flavours for 4% tho...

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Photo of innominat
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of peensteen
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Amber-brownish colour, Light collar of white head, minimal lace. Smell is funky and yeasty, sour apple and lemon, candy like sweetness similar to Sweet Tarts or candy apple, decent acidity. Taste is sweet and quite sugary, light tart apple flavour, funky and acidic with light balsamic, lemon and more sweet sugars. Medium carbonation, medium body. I get that this should be sweet but its a bit much even a 250ml bottle was too much for me, perhaps this is someones cup of tea but it is certainly not mine.

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Faro Boon from Brouwerij Boon
3.36 out of 5 based on 37 ratings.
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