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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: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2919) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2015
A small taste from a friend (bottle) @ One Pint Pub. Pours clear golden with no head. Aroma is sour malts and coriander. Flavor is sour malts with some wheat and coriander. Nice and smooth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scoth (607) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Pours clear golden with a big puffy white head, excellent retention. Vinous aroma with notes of biscuit, straw, orange, spice, Medium-light body, good carbonation. Lightly sweet, medium lingering sour with a tiny bit of bitterness in the finish. Comparable with a sweet champagne.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
esp0r (2370) - NORWAY - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle shared with daje, Simonsen & edvard at The "Esp0r #2000 Weekend in The Woods" 2014
Golden pale, quite hazy. Smell of coriander, other spices, peel of orange, hints of funk. Medium sweet, also medium sour, lemon, some malts. Totally quite boring

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
djoeye (2461) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2015
Look; near white low head, near clear pale straw golden body. Aroma; citrus, dough, wheat malts, coriander, floral meadow. Taste; citrus juice, malts, grassy hops, sour fruits, green apple. Feels as soft drink. Finishes with sour fruits mostly. [37.5cl green btl, cork cork, 4.5%abv, BB19022016, B@Ica]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (1999) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2015
Notes from early 90s. Bottle & tap as Lambic-Wit. Pale yeallow color, cloudy. Dense white head. Aroma’s: sour, wheat, light sweet, spices. Flavor: Moderate sweet & moderate sour. Light bodied. Nice & refreshing Summer beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fellebag (1141) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 29, 2015
Bottle 375ml. Small white head, cloudy light color. Small bubbles, not too carbonated. Aroma is sawdust, light perfume and clover flower. Taste is sour wine with a barrel touch. Light perfumed.

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 (314) - 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 (791) - 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 (3942) - 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.


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