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


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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Two traditions are brought together here in a unique complacency, namely an original succulence never tempted before. The result is sublime, liberating a graceful taste tinted by a controlled acidity on the lambic confused with the dry fruity of the pumpkin and the discreet sugar added. By crossing the middle of the mouth appears a taste of brown sugar remembering and accentuating the convivial touch of Halloween.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ynotnitram (12) - - OCT 8, 2013
An impressive traditionally brewed Pumpkin by, they say, the world’s oldest lambic brewery. Right balance of sourness, authentic taste - a very surprising Pumpkin product indeed; what a surprise!. spontaneous fermentation all right, the authentic way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blklab2007 (2106) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Bottle poured an orange amber color with a ring of tan foam on the glass. Aroma has dusty pumpkin, mild spices, malt, and a bit of sweetness. Mouth feel is medium light and the carbonation medium low. Flavor has light spices, pumpkin, cider like sweetness, and a short finish. Nice drinking and does have a Fall season feeling. I can say that it is very unique but in no way does it seem to be a lambic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Aroma--sour, yeasty pumpkin. Mild pumpkin flavor, slightly sour. lots of effervescence on the palate; well balanced with a good finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beerenberger (1577) - Fischer, Texas, USA - OCT 2, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2013 Brett is the initial aroma with suggestions of spice and pumpkin present. Pours a clear amber with a small, rapidly dissipating, off-white head and spotty lacing. The taste is moderately sour with notes of pumpkin, cinnamon and allspice. Medium-light body with moderate carbonation. Overall, somewhat disapointing. While I am a fan of lambic beers, the spices seemed out of line with what I think of as a lambic beer profile. Primarily what I taste is is an acidic cinnamon flavor. Having said that, I am impressed with Ttimmereman’s ability to creat a lambic beer using pumpkin ingredients.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3543) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2013
On tap. Pours a hazy orange with a thick white head. Aroma of sweet fruit, tart apples. Flavor of apple, brown sugar, cinnamon, and pumpkin in the finish. Interesting take on a lambic- tastes like a faro maybe with pumpkin spices. Sweet of course, light in the palate. 6/4/7/4/14 (3.5/5)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sitzds (318) - - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle pour. Murky copper color with small head. Aromas are of apple pie with cinnamon and a little allspice. Flavor is slightly tart pumpkin, biscuit/pie crust, esters. Smooth mouthfeel with moderate carbonation and a lighter body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mittenator (1609) - Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bomber. Copper with a frothy head. Spicy pumpkin and nutmeg. Lots of pumpkin with a sour, funky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2539) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle from Wegmans. Pours fairly clear amber with a small white head that dissipates to nothing quickly. The aroma has some nutmeg, cinnamon, faint acedic notes but there is not much punch to it. The taste has a nice tartness up front which is followed by a really true pumpkin pie filling flavor, light spices. Very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1629) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - SEP 25, 2013
2013 release.
Appearance: The body has beautiful clarity with a perfect copper color for the Autumn. The head is tall and fluffy, but settles into a full coating with a creamy ring. This is a gorgeous looking beer.
Aroma: The aroma is reminiscent of spiced cider, namely cinnamon and nutmeg with a dash of brown sugar. The aroma is warm and inviting with a sweet edge to it.
Taste: The flavor follows the aroma to a T. There’s a mild malt base here, hints of pumpkin, but the flavor comes off like a mildly spiced cider with hints of brown sugar. The flavor leans a bit sweet and finishes quickly. No tartness at all here.
Palate: Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Goes down easy.
Overall: This is very enjoyable, even if it’s not what most want in a lambic. I find this enjoyable and a great beer for the Autumn months. This really hits the spot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (5739) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2013
750mL bottle. Clear orange in color with a medium white head. Aroma of funk, some spice and sweet caramel. Sweet malt and caramel flavor giving way to apple tartness and spice before a malty finish.

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