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Timmermans Strawberry - Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.

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177 Ratings
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 18.54%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 09-29-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

EyePeeAyBryan, Feb 05, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -46.8%

ygtbsm94, Jan 22, 2013
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2.2/5  rDev -33.1%

Produced 26/01/11
(Served in a tulip glass)

A- This beer pours a queer reddish-brown body that is murky, and a pink hue to the lumpy white head that last a good bit.

S- The strawberry milkshake aroma has an odd macaroni and cheese smell, like powdered yeast vegans eat instead of cheese. There is also a bubble gum ester note that comes through when the beer warms.

T- The fake strawberry flavor taste just like freeze dried ice cream with a sweet finish and a candy sugar note in there also.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a gentle fizz with no alcohol heat or astringency.

O- The big candy flavor is all artificial strawberry and there is no malt or hops to challenge it. The carbonation helps to cut the sweetness a bit but it is not enough.

rhoadsrage, Jan 03, 2013
Photo of Mebuzzard
3.6/5  rDev +9.4%

A dessert beer for sure, this one has a nice strawberry flavor that does not seem to be pure syrup. Yes, it is sweet, but not over the top. The aroma is the best part of the beer as strawberry comes out on top. While there is not much else going on here, the strawberry alone can save the day.
Smaller bottle helps with the enjoyment. Have this with some cheesecake.

Mebuzzard, Jan 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

EvanWilliams, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of kojevergas
2.53/5  rDev -23.1%

Bottle into a Duvel/Chouffe/De Koninck tulip. Reviewed live.

Served cold.

A: Pours a quarter finger white colour floater. Quickly dissipates. Hazy pale copper colour. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Artificial strawberry extract. Pale malts. A strong aroma. Bleh.

T: Tastes like either childrens' candy or good cough syrup. Neither is particularly enjoyable. Badly built and balanced. Overloaded with crystal malts.

Mf: Sugary, smooth, wet, and fairly thick. Overcarbonated. Doesn't suit the flavour profile all that well.

Dr: Drinkable but mediocre. I wouldn't have this again. Largely artificial garbage.

Low C-

kojevergas, Dec 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -8.8%

Immortale25, Dec 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

jklecko2, Oct 30, 2012
Photo of dbrauneis
2.83/5  rDev -14%

Served on tap at Beer Authority in New York, NY

A: Pours a very hazy golden ruby red in color with some hints of orange when held up to the light and minimal amounts of visible carbonation near the surface. The beer has a finger and a half tall fizzy pinkish white head that slowly reduces to a thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of sweet strawberry but slightly artificial or sweetened strawberry - like you would get in a jar of jelly or jam. There is a very light note of tartness near the finish and just a hint of mustiness.

T: Very similar to the smell, the beer's flavor is dominated by sweet strawberry with a jam like quality and just a touch of tartness in the finish.

M: Light bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Very little acidic prickliness.

O: The flavor and aroma of the beer is just a little too sweet (artificial) for my preference. Pretty easy to drink but a little too sweet to be sessionable.

dbrauneis, Oct 12, 2012
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3.3/5  rDev +0.3%

Arrives a hazy pinkish color with a well-formed 1/2" high raft of white foam perched atop. Retention is quite good.
Smell is, not unexpectedly, strong on the strawberry, sweetness and malt.
Taste is sweet, almost too much so, strawberry and malt. Nearly the Jolly Rancher in a glass experience.
The only complaint I can lodge with the fruit lambics is they tend to be too sweet. I like them, but because of that overabundance of sweetness they really are just dessert beers. Know that going in and you'll be fine. Expect otherwise, possible problem.
Body is medium, effervescence is light, just wafting across the tongue. A solid lambic but not a standout.

PorterLambic, Oct 05, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24%

tubeyes, Sep 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

cfh64, Sep 16, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24%

grumpygerman, Sep 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

t0rin0, Sep 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

illini4x4, Aug 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

Stevie_Janowski, Aug 16, 2012
3/5  rDev -8.8%

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2/5  rDev -39.2%

robertgurley, Aug 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev -8.8%

CommonRider, Aug 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

egoinski, Aug 10, 2012
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3.55/5  rDev +7.9%

Served from tap into a Trappe Door tulip. Poured a golden yellow-orange with a three finger white head that subsided to one finger very slowly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, strawberry, cream, and earth. The flavor was of sweet malt, sugar, cream, strawberry, and fruit. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a pretty decent brew. I had this one a little while back out of the bottle and really enjoyed it. However, the on draught version left something to be desired. There was more of an earthy note on the nose that was a little abrasive with all the other aspects going on here. The flavor was very light which made it easy to drink, but not the most enjoyable thing I drank this night. I would suggest this to a new craft beer drinker that was a fan of fruit, but for the refined Lambic drinker, I wouldn't bother with it on tap.

thagr81us, Aug 07, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24%

Ajlvt, Aug 06, 2012
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3.45/5  rDev +4.9%

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.

twiggamortis420, Aug 02, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Stoutlad, Jul 31, 2012
Timmermans Strawberry from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
76 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.