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


on tap

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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Malt beverage with natural flavors added.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bursprak (1378) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle split two ways. Hazy reddish pour with a pink head. Lots of artificial strawberries, earthy notes, plastic, sugar, syrup and some light tartness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (3013) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 19, 2015
On tap at The Brass Tap (Tampa). Hazy strawberry-amber with a durable head ad decent lacing. Aroma: Sweet and fruity with a hint of tartness. Somewhat vaguely strawberry. Flavor: nice sweet/tart balance. Good strawberry flavor. Feel: smooth and soft carbonation; medium-light body. O: good for style but vcould be more complex and a touch more tart.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
RexTalionis (3023) - FINLAND - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle. Murky mahogny ruby in color, small off-white head. Wild strawberry sweetness and some further sweet notes in aroma. Some cherry vibes too perhaps. Sweetish taste with hints of berries here and there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alusmamuts (1018) - LATVIA - FEB 2, 2015
Amber, bit reddish cloudy with rich off-white creamy head. Sor aroma with touch of strawberries. Sour, with some sweet notes, taste of sour strawberries .

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tricksta_p (1963) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2015
Aroma of strawberry, funky notes, sugar, hint of tart fruit. Flavour is heavy sugary sweet and light tart. Too sweet and sugary for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (5849) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle @ White Lion, Heptonstall. Hazy orange-red with next to no head. Has a small carbonation and a soured strawberry flavour its evident. Nice enough lambic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martin00sr (1590) - Haderslev, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2014
Hazy, orange brown. Small white head. Strong, sweet strawberry jam aroma. Flavour has more strawberry with a caramely, malty background. Fluffy mouthfeel, only slightly acidic. Sweet, semi sticky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jimsal27 (286) - New York, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Tap at yard house. Hazy rose color with off white head. Aroma is strawberry. Taste is sweet strawberry with a tart finish. Very carbonated. Reminds me of a strawberry soda.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
LinusStick (3005) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Meh. A waste of a bottle. I love fruit beers and fruit lambics, but the lack of carbonation in this beer made it feel like I was drinking flat strawberry juice. The lack of any "pop" when I pulled the cork off was a dead giveaway. Aroma was nice. Strawberry Starburst with not much else. Pour was a flat headless, bubbleless dark gold. Taste was nice and big with huge juicy strawberry flavors. The problem was it was completely flat. Not a hint of carbonation. With just a hint of bubbles this would be a good, if not basic, fruit beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (3415) - Michigan, USA - NOV 1, 2014
750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 5/30/2012. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy deep orange/copper color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big lightly tart strawberry, strawberry jam/candy, hay, straw, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Nice aromas with big notes of sweet strawberries and some light yeast and earthy hop notes; with good strength. Taste of big lightly tart strawberry, strawberry jam/candy, hay, straw, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. No bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of big strawberries, strawberry jam/candy, hay, straw, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Nice robustness of big sweet strawberry flavors with some light yeast and earthy hop notes; with minimal cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and slightly syrupy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected for 4%. Overall this is a really solid standard fruit beer. Nice robustness of big strawberry flavors with light yeast, and earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. It really doesn’t fit the Lambic style profile very well at all; but as a standard fruit beer it is quite enjoyable, as long as you don’t mind the sweetness(which wasn’t that bad in my opinion).

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