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Lindemans
Faro

Fruit and caramel aroma, balanced by subtle complexity and refreshing acidity.

The History of Faro

Faro is a Flemish classic, served throughout pubs in Brussels but uncommon outside Belgium. Historically, sugar or sugar syrup was sometimes added to young, unblended lambic by a bartender - it helped balance the lambic's tart acidity - and eventually lambic brewers began to bottle faro. Lindemans Faro was first imported to the US in 2010. (Please note that faro the Belgian beer style has no relation to the grain farro - the simlarity in names is coincidental. Lindemans Faro contains no farro.)

Taste

Fruit and caramel aroma, balanced by subtle complexity and refreshing acidity. The flavor starts sweet, with suggestions of brown sugar or orange marmalade, and finishes with crisp tartness.

Serving Suggestion

A wonderful aperitif; also try Faro with Belgian waffles, tempura, grilled goat cheese and pears, or the classic Belgian pairing: Belgian chocolate.

Accolade

89 points, Silver Medal - World Beer Championships, 2016

Gold Medal, Great International Beer & Cider Competition, 2011

Product Sizes and Quantities

  • 12.0 ounce (355 ml) bottles / 12 per case
  • 25-liter kegs

Stats

ABV: 4.2% - OG: 1.058 - IBU: 12
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, wheat, sugar, hops, stevia, yeast.


Nutritional info: Serving Size - 12 oz. (355 ml). Calories: 260; Total Fat 0 g (0% Daily Value); Sodium 55 mg (2% DV); Total Carbohydrates 35 g (12% DV); Sugars 17 g; Protein 1 g (2% DV). (Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie daily diet.)


Lindemans Faro lambic

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