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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 307   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2422) - Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2014
[Bottle] Pours a fizzy yellow color with a distinct haze to it. Lemon, acidic tartness and subtle wheat malt sweetness in the nose. Taste is of more lemon, grassy notes, green apple and white wine. Lively carbonation. Nice and light.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1643) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 1, 2014
APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, no foam. NOSE: rather fruity, some wheat, apples, lactic even. TASTE: quite some sugar, decently sour, little fruity and quite refreshing. Quite the good beer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AngelVanDick (13) - NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2014
Wheat, spices on nose. Just a hint of funk, citrus. Overall quite weak nose. Body is light, refreshing. Dry and a bit sour, with lots of citrus, some yeast, hay

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jinroh (317) - ESTONIA - MAR 27, 2014
Pours light, almost clear with only a bit foam and slight carbonation. Aroma is subtle, a bit sweet and fruity. Tastes like lemon lemonade or lemon cake. Slightly sour - but very drinkable and extremely thirst quenching. Is there really any alcohol at all?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (2771) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle at home from Dicey Rileys
Hazy burnished gold with slightly tart, banana esters and subtle corriander on nose. Fairly sweet initially, medium body and carbonation, tart yet sweet finish with touch of orange zestiness. Think spiced berlinner weisse with added sugar.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
VincentKabel (152) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
My first Lambic beer ever. I have been curious what a Lambic would taste like due to the unique brewing proces. It didn’t disappoint. A Hazy golden color with a small white head. Unbelievable fruity aroma, wich makes you almost afraid to take a sip. The taste also very fruity, but not as overwhelming as the aroma would suggest. It also has a definite sourness to it that compensates the fruitiness and makes for a very interesting taste. Definitely some apricots, apple, citrus and a grainy taste to it. A beer to enjoy slowly and you think you taste all kinds of tastes, it keeps you curious. Very interesting beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgajdaczewa (448) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Wit na brettach, już jest ciekawie. W aromacie mnóstwo cytryny, trawy cytrynowej, ale i lekkie nuty stajenne, lekka kolendra i imbir, wszystko ładnie skomponowane, ale cytrynowy kwasek góruje nad resztą zdecydowanie. Podobnie w smaku, jest kwaśno w przyjemny, cytrusowy sposób, gdzieś w tle lekko mdła pszeniczna nuta poparta kolendrą. Dość pijalne a na pewno orzeźwiające.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
freretoc (575) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 14, 2014
Bu à la pression en 33cl blanche et pas mal de mousse peu de choses à dire peu sucrée en début de bouche et avec une attaque ensuite sur le yaourts et la pêche en sirop.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingstoni (1459) - FINLAND - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle. Mostly clear golden color with a thin head. Aroma of sugary apple, apricot and caramel. Medium acidic and bitter taste with some sweetness.

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4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GTAEgeek (1162) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Sample in a flight at Ale Yeah! Pours a slightly hazy yellow, with a small, off-white head. The aroma is lemon zest, hay, just a hint of bananas, and some light barnyard, musty funk. The flavor is citrusy and sugary sweetness up front, with light sourness coming more forward toward the finish. Still, the sourness is mild, and very well balanced. Light body, very bubbly and effervescent, crisp, and clean. Overall, this is an outstanding mix of styles that blends wonderfully. Very clean, vinous, and refreshing, without a bit of harshness. Just a clean, refreshing, delicious, and very unique beer.


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