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

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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Two traditions are brought together here in a unique complacency, namely an original succulence never tempted before. The result is sublime, liberating a graceful taste tinted by a controlled acidity on the lambic confused with the dry fruity of the pumpkin and the discreet sugar added. By crossing the middle of the mouth appears a taste of brown sugar remembering and accentuating the convivial touch of Halloween.

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3.8
nuplastikk (6514) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 14, 2014
750ml bottle split with Anndiesel on Valentines Day 2014. Unfiltered dulled orange. Head fades out to an oily residue after a few minutes. Has some of that funked barnyard sour wheat and orange sourness in the aroma, but not quite as forced as US sours. Pleasant on the palate, light to medium bodied. Quite sweet, but very tasty. Really enjoyable light fruity pumpkin flavor, nothing like the spice bombs. The bonus sugar does smooth it all out, but gives it a sort of nutrasweet thing. You know what, this is a Faro. Delicate lactic sourness gives it a great sourness. Delicate and sublime, with a steady sugary undercurrent. Not unlike some of the sugary cheap Belgian lambics, but a little more depth and authenticity.

3.2
rocbyter (2186) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Mildly spicy pumpkin aroma. Clear dark orange color with a medium white head. Light spicy bitter beginning with a sweet finish.

3.2
GreatDane1632 (1174) - North Dakota, USA - JAN 22, 2014
750 mL bottle poured into a Lindemans flute. Pours a crystal clear amber/copper color, with very bubbly head. Aroma is a faint brown sugary, cinnamon sweetness. Flavor is timid sweetness that peaks through the carbonation. First swallow reminds me of a delicate flavored pastry. Mouthfeel is nice, prickley on the tongue. Overall a pleasant flavor that I think would pair well with delicate meats like buttery white fish or chicken.

1.7
Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Flat and strangely tasting like apple juice. Amber with slight white lacing. I don’t get any pumpkin, only apple. Not a good lambic. Only reason I got it was Because It Was The 3 Dollar Draft At Wob Cap hill.

2.6
tderoeck (10639) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2014
30/XII/13 - 75cl bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck (Vichte) @ home - production date: 24/VII/13 (2013-1200)

Clear dark orange bee, aery beige head, totally unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very spicy, lots of cinnamon, cloves, speculoos all the way. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty sweet, sugary, lots of cinnamon, bit sourish, lemony, hard to taste the real pumpkin meat in it, but at least it is not a bad rotten pumpkin flavour as in some of those pumpkin beers. Aftertaste: lots of cinnamon, speculoos cookies, bit sour, lemony touch. Oh well, nice try, but not my thing.

3.8
Stuu666 (15261) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle at home. Burnt orange, pumpkin spices on the nose, tart and fruity, sweet toffee, rich pumpkin, light spice.

2.7
User37895 (3085) - - DEC 25, 2013
Meh, was expecting much more lambic character, guess I haven’t had much Timmerman’s before? Pour was orange, near nil head. Aroma had no funk or barnyard, pumpkin tons of sweet honey and spices. Flavor followed, somewhat sweet pumpkin malt base, sweetened with sugar presumably. Mouthfeel wasn’t dry enough, blah.

3.5
blipp (9929) - La Mesa, California, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours golden amber with a thin head. Faint fruity tartness, pumpkin spice, a little sweetness, and faint acidity. Weird. I don’t know why I liked this. It sounds gross, but it’s not.

3.1
jtclockwork (17654) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle at Blippsmas. Pours clear orange with no head. Nose and taste of pumpkin, nutmeg, spice, malt and light funk. Medium body.

2.6
MrTipple (7004) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Aroma: green apple and some sweetness. Appearance: medium amber, no head. Taste: medium sour. Palate: fizzy , refreshing, some dryness. Overall: not my beer style. Pint at Tap East Stratford City, London.


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