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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: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Keyes88 (60) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Pours a light amber color with a nice large white head. Lots of carbonation in this sweetly spiced beer. Pumpkin comes out as it warms but initially has a spiced cider quality. Slight acidic quality, not too sour. Not a true Lambic but definitely something to check out! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nsanders (544) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Caged and corked bottle. Clear orange with heavy carbonation and a white head. Tart green apple, light pumpkin/gourd aroma, belgian yeast and a little cinnamon. Taste has a lingering acidic sour flavor. Body is medium with a clingy feel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31625) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2014
From tap. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is cinnamon and nutmeg spiced to a mild sourish fruity base. Fruity, nutmeg spiced and cinnamon. Herbal. Mild sourish and toasted malty. Dense spiced and slight herbal finish.

1.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
ejh8 (85) - - OCT 30, 2014
In a word this one sucks. Low ABV and it tastes like cider. Looks good in a glass though so I will give it that. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2200) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Aroma: Sweet Gueuze, Mild Pumpkin, Mild Cane Sugar Appearance: Amber/Orangish Hue, Passes Most Light, White Head Ring, Mild Lacing Taste: Honey, Pumpkin, Mild Bread Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (3755) - Everett, Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear dark amber color with a moderate light tan head on there. Nose is slightly sour with some pumpkin spice in there. Taste is actually sweet, with a lot of pumpkin and spice coming through. Feels very fizzy to me.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JBPortland (881) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 15, 2014
750ml bottle pours dark clear amber orange with 1 finger head. Nose is subtle spice, clove, malty fruit and grain, "pumpkin", not really any lambic funk. Taste isnít uneasant but is simple, a mildly tart spiced malty beer with decently well balanced, apple sauce, cinnamon, allspice, clove, nutmeg, etc. Sourness is medium-low. Finish is spices, touch of tart earthy orange fruit and grain. Bit of a novelty but fair enough.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2053) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 14, 2014
[On tap] Clear deep dark amber with a fine head. Aroma. Very pleasing sweet. Spicy pumpkin with a load of banana. Flavor. a bit tart, Moderately spicy with a nice mix that is not the typical American pumpkin pie mix. A faint hint of vinegar hurts the rating. O. An unusual pumpkin ale worth trying.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JulienHuxley (3341) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle at tasting. Lightly hazy gold pour with white head. Aroma is spicy, lots of cinnamon nutmeg, light funky notes. Taste is spicy, not very sour, sweet actually, nice pumpkin pie filling, much less gross than expected, actually quite drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (1046) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle to goblet Cinnamon, lots of cinnamon, pumpkin, brown sugar. Amber, ringed, bubbly white head. Cinnamon, pumpkin, lime. No deep acidity. Didnít startbout great, but it grew on me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4304) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Of all pumpkin beers Iíve had this is among the better ones to be sure. The lambic yeast does well to balance out the pumpkin aroma. Thereís cool zing to this. Lively carbonation with a touch of grapefruit in finish along with light pumpkin. Tap at Khyber Pass.


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