Timmermans Strawberry - Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
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Reviews by twiggamortis420:
3.45/5 rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
11.2 oz bottle of the 2010 (June) vintage pours a hazed rust color with a fairly decent fine-bubbled head. Fades slowly to a nice little collar.
Nose is strawberry galore, waaay to much and too sweet for natural flavoring. Im sure this has been said before, but it smells like a strawberry soda.
Taste calms the sweetness down and a little bit of tartness and some earthy yeast/malt comes out. I actually kind of like it, although admittedly, I tend to like fruit beers from time to time. This one is not as cloyingly sweet as some and there is a light touch of funk underneath...maybe because it is 2 years old...is a welcome addition. "Belgium's Finest Limbic Beer" it is not, but a nice little fruit beer? Sure, I'll be happy to quaff this again.
Serving type: bottle
08-02-2012 23:02:29 | More by twiggamortis420
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3.69/5 rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
people hate on timmermans for no reason. i mean, sure, its a level or two below the best of the best lambic types, but its a very approachable version, a possible gateway to the real good stuff, and more widely available than some of the really special ones. it serves a role. this one is very strawberry heavy, to the point where the yeast and grains are less detectable. similar in that regard to the framboise they do. pale red tint to the pour and a nose of fresh strawberry jam. it is very sweet, which detracts from drinkability, but the fruit is authentic, if a bit overdone. great carbonation cleans it up pretty well though, and in general i like this much better than some of the other common strawberry bombs coming out of belgium. i think this is a cool beer, and one that may turn people on to more tart and acidic traditional lambics, although this one is lacking much of that character. fun beer, not world class cellaring beer. thats okay sometimes.
Serving type: bottle
01-13-2014 19:14:12 | More by StonedTrippin
3.51/5 rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
Not sure why I even ordered this beer....
Pours a pinkish golden with a small white head that dissipates rather quickly. Interesting, curious.
Aroma of strawberries, candy and hay.
Taste is similar to strawberry jam that has been put into beer. Usually, I would hate this...but for some reason I'm finding it rather tolerable.
Mouthfeel is light bodied and moderately cleansing.
Overall, I didn't have high expectations. So, the fact that I found it rather curious and I finished it, says a lot. Definitely liked it better than I thought I would. Worth a try.
Serving type: on-tap
12-30-2013 02:50:05 | More by atigerlife
Timmermans Strawberry from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
75 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.