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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rocbyter (1886) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Mildly spicy pumpkin aroma. Clear dark orange color with a medium white head. Light spicy bitter beginning with a sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatDane1632 (297) - Louisiana, USA - JAN 22, 2014
750 mL bottle poured into a Lindemans flute. Pours a crystal clear amber/copper color, with very bubbly head. Aroma is a faint brown sugary, cinnamon sweetness. Flavor is timid sweetness that peaks through the carbonation. First swallow reminds me of a delicate flavored pastry. Mouthfeel is nice, prickley on the tongue. Overall a pleasant flavor that I think would pair well with delicate meats like buttery white fish or chicken.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Davhgbrew (925) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Flat and strangely tasting like apple juice. Amber with slight white lacing. I donít get any pumpkin, only apple. Not a good lambic. Only reason I got it was Because It Was The 3 Dollar Draft At Wob Cap hill.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (4371) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2014
30/XII/13 - 75cl bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck (Vichte) @ home - production date: 24/VII/13 (2013-1200)

Clear dark orange bee, aery beige head, totally unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very spicy, lots of cinnamon, cloves, speculoos all the way. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty sweet, sugary, lots of cinnamon, bit sourish, lemony, hard to taste the real pumpkin meat in it, but at least it is not a bad rotten pumpkin flavour as in some of those pumpkin beers. Aftertaste: lots of cinnamon, speculoos cookies, bit sour, lemony touch. Oh well, nice try, but not my thing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (1371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle at home. Burnt orange, pumpkin spices on the nose, tart and fruity, sweet toffee, rich pumpkin, light spice.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
eaglefan538 (2843) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Meh, was expecting much more lambic character, guess I havenít had much Timmermanís before? Pour was orange, near nil head. Aroma had no funk or barnyard, pumpkin tons of sweet honey and spices. Flavor followed, somewhat sweet pumpkin malt base, sweetened with sugar presumably. Mouthfeel wasnít dry enough, blah.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (5826) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours golden amber with a thin head. Faint fruity tartness, pumpkin spice, a little sweetness, and faint acidity. Weird. I donít know why I liked this. It sounds gross, but itís not.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (7897) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle at Blippsmas. Pours clear orange with no head. Nose and taste of pumpkin, nutmeg, spice, malt and light funk. Medium body.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AdiBeer (867) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Aroma: green apple and some sweetness. Appearance: medium amber, no head. Taste: medium sour. Palate: fizzy , refreshing, some dryness. Overall: not my beer style. Pint at Tap East Stratford City, London.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frulertruler (107) - San Rafael, SPAIN - DEC 14, 2013
Botella. Corta de aroma pero rica en matices calabaza en todo el trago acidez ligera y seca que seca el paladar dejando muy bien sabor de calabaza


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