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Timmermans Tradition Kriek Lambic

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


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RATINGS: 486   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Yirg (23) - - NOV 23, 2015
Much better than the Leffe Ruby I had a few minutes earlier, so perhaps I’m ranking this beer better than it deserves. Tastes like cherry juice mixed with a bit of beer. Overall, drinkable, but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
markoijelena (1451) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle 0.33l shared with Ogi in Belgrade Serbia. 21.10.2015.Pour it clear red color color with small white head.Aroma of chocolate cherry candy.Taste sticky cherry, watery all together, ok nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3580) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2015
11.2oz bottle 11/18/15 (Binny’s Downers Grove)-36° in Flute-Pours a dark ruby red with a small white head. Aroma of cherries. Taste of the same along with tartness. This light bodied brew is not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Samuel214 (144) - SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2015
Flaska från SB. Mörk rubinröd-rosa klar vätska med fingertjockt ljusrosa skum. Rejäl doft av inlagda sötade körsbär, körsbärssylt, godis och viss syra i bakgrunden. Medelstor kropp med en bra balans mellan söt och sur. Körsbär i smaken. En den malt i eftersmak. Överlag väldigt snäll, smaken är över snabbt. Trevlig att sitta och smutta på, men kanske lite väl godisaktig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1732) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2015
330ml. i chugged this in under a minute . quite authentic cherry texture ,if a bit sugary on my sophisticated palate . Grate pink ass pink colour !

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kokkenrolv (179) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is sour cherry, stone fruit. Deep dark red, clear, small pink head. Medium sweetness, minimal bitterness, light sour, taste is of cherry, some almond. Light/medium body, average carbonation, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Ok, but too sweet, too little sour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
FlacoAlto (4045) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 6, 2015
27/02/13 Produced on date; Sample June 2014
A steady pour into my teku glass produces a one-finger thick, pink tinged head. The beer is a dark, cherry-red color that shows a clear, bright red hue when held up to the light. The aroma smells of sweet, cherry candies; albeit ones that seem to be made with real cherries. Really there is nothing else that can be picked up out of the aroma.

The beer is not nearly as sweet as I was expecting, though it is still lightly sweet, like watered down cherry juice. In fact that is what this tastes like, if you had this blind you would be hard-pressed to guess that this was not watered down cherry juice. There is perhaps a hint of phenolic character, though this could just be cherry skin notes, and there is perhaps a hint of extra acidity here. The body is fairly light, it has a bit of structure to it, but is far from being cloying.

Simplistic in its cherry focus, it does get bonus points for not being sickly sweet, but because it has no Lambic complexity to it, but then it misses the boat for being a desert topping.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3565) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 29, 2015
On cask, Tasting Set at La Becasse. Kriek 4% bright candy red color with a pinkish head. The nose is sweet cherry juice, this is where the set goes off the rails a bit. Soft carbonation, light bodied with a slightly dry finish. The beer is mostly sweet cherry juice. Alright but one dimensional, thankfully the cherry character is natural juice rather than artificial seeming. Weakest of the set.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Florya (1058) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : clear red color with a small pink head. Aroma : cherries, candy, pear. Palate : medium to light body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
novair (139) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015
Pours clear red with no head. Smells sweet and much like red fruit. Cherries, candy, sweet and a bit sour aftertaste. Very enjoyable.

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