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Brewed by Timmermans (John Martin)
Style: Witbier
Itterbeek, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 372   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
There is no other beer like Timmermans Tradition Blanche Lambicus anywhere in the world because it is the only white lambic beer. By adding spices such as coriander and dried orange zest, a light, fruity beer is created. It is subtly spicy and deliberately made cloudy. Should ideally be drunk from an authentic stoneware pot.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jfb (4559) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 28, 2015
(bottle) hazy pale golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of dandelions, floral hops and lime, with a hint of cookie dough, some flour and buttermilk. flavour is very sweet, with heavy notes of talcum powder, melted butter, lots more lime and kiwi. light- to medium-bodied with fizzy carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hamirubi (299) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - APR 28, 2015
10cl sample at the Zythos Beer Festival (Leuven, April 25th 2015). A lovely surprise to have this white lambic beer. It has a terrific wheat flavour, with added fruit aromas. A nice combination resulting in a soury, malty, lemon brew with lots of freshness and subtle spices.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fantti (785) - FINLAND - APR 27, 2015
Pullo @ Prisma Limingantulli. Kaatuu tulppaaniin kullankeltaisena ja kirkkaana, noin sormen paksuisella vaahdolla. Tuoksu on kuin kevyt belgiale olisi ryyditetty brettalla, hiivan nahkaisuus on niin selvää. Alla on kevyen belgialen tai witin sitruunaisuutta ja yrttisyyttä, myös Karmeliet tulee mieleen hedelmäisellä piirteellä. Maku jatkaa samaa linjaa, hyvin sitruunainen ja yrttinen (huomattavasti enemmän kuitenkin sitruunainen) pohja, jonka lisänä tuntuu lambicmaista nahkaisuutta. Suutuntuma on hyvin kuiva ja raikas, hieman ohuen puolelle kallistuva. Hieno lambicmaisia vivahteita sisältävä witbier, joka on etenkin tuoksun puolesta todella monipuolinen. Loistava kesäjuoma myös raikkalta ja kuivalta suutuntumaltaan. Todellinen yllätys.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3890) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
Pale yellow, clear. Aroma is dry and a bit woody. It’s fresh, tart and wheaty. The sourness is well balanced, not overpowering.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (4060) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 23, 2015
375ml bottle. 15/07/16. Slightly cloudy , golden color, thin white head. Mild soury aroma, fruity, apples and sweetness. Flavor is more soda-like with apples, mild tartness, cidery . Refreshing. Summer brew. Thin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerheart65 (1116) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 16, 2015
Cloudy pale yellow, thin head. Mildly sweet, coriander, wheat, orange peel, mildly peppery, slight sourness. Light, sweet and sour, bit fizzy, medium long finish with citrus fruityness. Light and refreshing, maybe bit too sweet but ok.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Woc (51) - BELGIUM - APR 14, 2015
Nice blanche but I still like Hoegaarden better :) It is a typical Timmermans with its slightly sour taste.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thellgren (436) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 14, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2015 Small bottle @ Bier Central, Antwerp. Is this a witbier similar to lambic or lambic similar to witbier? Who cares, this is Belgium. When you are thirsty, this would be an excellent choice if it is available. I also tried the second time in Finland: 37.5 l bottle from supermarket. I guess this is lambic spiced like witbier. You have lots of citrus, more than in Hoegaarden in your tongue and mouth. Afterwards your throat feels dry. That’s the effect from dry lambic. Something you will not get from hops, but only from sour beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (1717) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - APR 2, 2015
Bottle from prisma, järvenpää. Clear golden color, small white head. Aroma is yeasty, high co2, fruity notes. Taste is wheaty, yeasty, lemon but nice body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (2267) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2015

Lukt: Hvete og sitron.
Utseende: Lys gyllen farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Lite skum, ring langs kant.
Smak: Syrlig sitron, høy og hvete.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Vaaland, Bryne, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting hos Gorm
Medium: Flaske@375ml, ABV@4,5%, Når@28.03.2015


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