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


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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10635) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Pours a hazy amber color with tall off-white head. Smells a lot like a spiced cider. Lots of nutmeg and cinnamon notes, apple cider, a light tartness, and some sweet brown sugar. Tastes a bit like a spiced cider, too. Thereís a nice cinnamon and nutmeg note, some brown sugar, straw, and grass. A fair amount of sweetness and apple flavor. Nice beer, but not really a lambic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VastActiv (2612) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2012
Draught at Kaisla, Helsinki. Colour is orange with small white thick head. Aroma and flavours are lemon, citrus, spices and some sweetness. Hints of pumpkin somewhere in the deep.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (5519) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2012
Draught @ Gastropub Tuulensuu
Aroma is sweetish with malty notes and some fruity notes (pumpkin?). Feels like a malty German lager. Flavour is rather tart with strong lemon notes, some fruity pumpkin and hints of grain. Also a sugary feeling behind all the tartness. More tart and aggressive than I expected. One could guess this was a lightly sugared faro.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (5899) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2012
Draught @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere.
Pours clear golden color with medium-sized, thick head. Aroma of pale malts, grass, some herbs and mild spice notes. Flavour of lemon, grass, faint pumpkin notes, yeast and mild spices. Quite mild sourish palate, some spicy kick at the end. Weird.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2012
750 mL bottle from Beer Run. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a large creamy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of pumpkins, earthy and doughy notes, citrus and vegetal notes. Some spice. Mildly tart throughout. The taste is mildly tart with pumpkins, tart cherries, spices. Medium bodied. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3357) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Bottle. Pours mostly hazy amber with thin, creamy white head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is cookie malt, pumpkin, vanilla, light funk, grassy notes, and nutmeg. Flavor is sweet malt forward with pumpkin, grapes, and light floral notes; dry finish. Light body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9431) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear copper with a small, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is grapes, pumpkin, and apple with straw and wheat malt. Flavor is malt, light hops and bitterness with faint sour notes and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrhoppy (1284) - Santa Clara, California, USA - OCT 26, 2012
No real pumpkin detected. Really in a nutshell it tastes like apple pie lambic. Cheers

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bluejacket74 (1275) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2012
750 ml bottle, back label says produced on 21/08/12 10:22. Served in a flute, the beer pours a clear golden/orange color with about an inch off-white head that stayed around for a while. Thereís also a good amount of lacing. Aroma is nice and tart, it smells like apple cider, pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spices. It tastes like pumpkin pie, apple cider, brown sugar, and some light tart apples. Itís more sweet than tart tasting. Mouthfeel/body is medium, itís a bit slick and has a good amount of soft carbonation. Itís also easy enough to drink. Overall I think this is a good and interesting brew. I wasnít sure what to think when I saw "Pumpkin Lambic", but Iím glad I bought this, I liked it. $9.99 a bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
baraciisch (1702) - USA - OCT 25, 2012
Clear orange in color... Aroma of pumpkin spices... Flavor is sweet pumpkin juice, sour acidity infused with tart finish... Decent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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