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

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RATINGS: 265   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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.


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, 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 (8127) - 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 (10594) - 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 (3027) - 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 (8178) - La Mesa, California, 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 (14942) - , 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
MrTipple (3587) - 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 (127) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1487) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Light, refreshing, & different! This is good stuff. The pumpkin kind of drowns the aroma but it has a really good dark orange pour w/ a white head that leaves a hint of lacing. Sour meets pumpkin at a happy median. Try this!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drpimento (3126) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 10, 2013
Poured at a good temperature with a large, foamy, cream-colored head that settles after a bit and a little lace. Color is a lovely clear red amber. Aroma is super mild, bare tart and spice. Flavors like nose with all qualities magnified; chiefly nutmeg and pumpkin, some tang, dry. Body is fairly thin and carbonation ok. Finish is like flavor, average length, not up to Timmermans usual standards.


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