Brewed by Timmermans (John Martin)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Itterbeek, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 382   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Matured in oak barrels for a sweet-sour taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hikeg (190) - - SEP 23, 2015
Pours red brown with small light brown head. Aroma is bread, nuts, citrus, dough, port, burnt paper. Taste is medium to heaby sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour. Light body, oily feel, average carbonation. Not very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beersiveknown (4663) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 6, 2015
Bottle with Belgian Family Brewers at Lindemans
not overly sour, sherbetty, woody, lactose sweetness, high carbonation, citrussy, corn notes, harsh, too much young sweet brown ale, insufficient lambic for balance.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
RexTalionis (3306) - FINLAND - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle. Mahogny ruby, small off-white head. Berries and lots of artificial notes in aroma. Not much difference in taste either. Quite horrible brew to spoil a good style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ST247 (487) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle @Bierhuyske. Pours dark brown with off-white head. Bit sweet sour taste, caramel, bit watery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dermi (937) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Bruges. Roodbruin bier op basis van lambiek. 5 %. 33 cl, bottled. Pours clear ruby, two finger fizzy head. Aroma: Malt, yeast. Cherries, wood. Taste: Some acidity, quite sweet. Some bitterness. Malt in flavour, also some berries and wood. Notes of spices. Palate: Light-medium body, a bit oily. Feels quite sweet and artificial. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3794) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 29, 2015
On cask, Tasting Set at La Becasse. Bourgogne 5% lambic, brown beer mixed and aged in oak, who knew? A nice looking deep brown with a sweet caramel brown sugar aroma. Med-light bodied with a fairly full smooth mouthfeel. The taste is malty caramel fudge with a bit of tartness around the edges. Easy to drink brown. Alright but the Doux is the best, if I ever get back here I’ll get the half liter of that for 5€ or hell the liter. Good stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerViking (3587) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2016 Bottle, candy sugar nose with an oaky hint, red-brown, some sort of herbal cola note, generally too sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Baramba (620) - ITALY - JUL 14, 2015
Draught. Deep red no head. Malt and bread aroma. Sourish taste, very weak. Watery

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ctipping (697) - Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2015
12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter. Putrid brown liquid that pours with little head and no lacing. It just does not look appetizing. Smells more promising. Sweet caramel and a light cherry acidity. Tastes of cherries and some oak. The tartness is barely strong enough to overcome the sweetness in the middle. Not a bad flavor throughout. The failure is in the finish. The beer thins out and tastes like a sickly sugar water. Ugh. Light body. High carbonation. Just kinda unpleasant in the finish. Not something I’d drink again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Wixie (204) - BELGIUM - JUN 7, 2015
Liquid has red shine, small head. Fruity aroma, but light. Light body, little carbonation. Taste is sweet, but light.

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