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

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RATINGS: 286   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
androman (2863) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2016
On tap at Beertemple, Amsterdam. Nose is fruity, pumpkin, sourish, spices. Body is clear ruby brown, head is medium, beige, creamy, average lasting, excellent lacing. Aroma is cherry, honey, biscuit, spices, pumpkin. Medium sweet, medium fruity sour. Finish is medium lasting fruity medium sweet sour. Medium body, slick texture, soft carbonation. Easy fruity sour beer, interesting, tasty, well balanced, nice one.

3.3
puboflyons (3508) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 8, 2016
From the corked, caged 750 ml. bottle dated 09/07/15. It is more than a year old at this point. Not a bad looking orange-amber pour with a modest, short-lived off-white head. This has a fascinating aroma of overripe fruit, pumpkin spice, and a whole of of cinnamon. Medium body. The pumpkin spices offset the tart and overripe fruit characters of a typical Lambic, which makes this interesting. Not out of this world but definitely interesting.

4
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - SEP 21, 2016
Treated as a lambic, this was poured into a pokal.
The appearance was a soft burnt orange (yes, pumpkin color) with a quickly dieing head. No lacing.
The aroma starts with a sweet pumpkin fleshiness flowing into subtle sour citrus rind-like character. What’s nice about this is that the sweetness seems quite balanced. Warming slight cinnamon smells nice. Slight acceptable apple juice after a little bit of further warming.
The flavor leans sweet first and then brings in the sour pretty nicely. It’s pumpkin fleshy, like real pumpkin, there’s nothing remotely fake about this at all. And the sour that comes in is real nice. Barely any aftertaste (but what there is seems a blend of apple juice to pumpkin flesh), escaping mostly quick finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a fantastic sesssionability about it. Low carbonation. No stickiness.
Overall, lambic - check, subsiding sour - check, pumpkin fleshy sweetness - check. Now if this doesn’t make for a nice early Autumn’s evening, nothing will.

2.6
Clarkdvm (533) - Florida, USA - SEP 11, 2016
Large bottle in Fl. Amber pour with chunks of debris. Fruity aroma. Tastes more like some pie than pumpkin. Very sweet. Tart

1.5
jerseyjohn71 (308) - Corsicana, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2016
wish I had a newer bottle,,02/07/14, sour, bitter, not good,,, I will get a newer bottle,,

2.5
FatPhil (17149) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 11, 2016
Tap (PiwPaw Beer Heaven, Warsaw)

Spicy apple pie and cinnamon aroma, totally one-dimensional. Baked apple taste, again more cinamon. Palate a bit thin, but also with a sugary stickiness and a bit too fizzy. Not a particularly good lambic.

2.4
Marduk (8493) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 20, 2016
Tap (PiwPaw Beer Heaven, Warszaw). Clear dark amber color. Medium size, beige head, stays. Pumpkin, cloying sweetness, herbal and yeasty in aroma. Sour, pumpkin, sweet, biscuits in taste. Sour, milky, wheat and biscuits in aftertaste. Messy mouthfeel.

3.6
Strykzone (7714) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2016
Sampled at ESBLS. I was curious about this one. Clear golden with plenty of bubbles rising. I taste sugar first followed by cinnamon and fruit. Only a little pumpkin but it increases. Interesting fruit and spices. This could be a Halloween Lambic.

3.1
Patrickctenchi (6750) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 4, 2016
Bottle:
Clear, bubbled, coppery-gold with a faint ring.
Aroma is a bit cidery, apple...yeast.
Taste is sweet, not much pumpkin, more apple and brown sugar, really.
Ok, but not very biting or sour.

2.6
comperchris (142) - - FEB 4, 2016
Very tart but sweet, slightly weird mix. A very hazy beer with huge yeast particles and light carbonation. Not bad but not in a hurry to have again.

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