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

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76
okay

188 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 18.43%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V. visit their website
Belgium

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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Photo of TrappistJohnMD
3.54/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours tawny color with thin white head that dissipates quickly to ring around glass.

Smell is tart and acidic with lots of strawberry.

Taste is tart up front but strawberry is less intense than the smell would suggest. Nice strawberry and mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel is prickly with average carbonation.

Overall this was good. My wife thought it was excellent.

TrappistJohnMD, Apr 05, 2013
Photo of JAHMUR
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

JAHMUR, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of Lare453
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Lare453, Mar 22, 2013
Photo of YoungTeach
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

YoungTeach, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of jsilva
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

jsilva, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of rgilbert
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

rgilbert, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of Lode1978
3.84/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

When I opened the 25cl, bottle I immediately smelled the strawberries. Colour is orangy, like a regular gueuze beer. Flavour is pre-dominantly sour, strawberry flavour is there, but discretely. Glad it isn't one of those extremely sweet beers, it is sour but moderately. Nice refreshing beer to drink on a hot summer day.

Lode1978, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of mscudder
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

mscudder, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of Auraan
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Auraan, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of ckollias
3.29/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Enjoyed this 750ml beer out of a Belgian tulip glass..

A: Pours a peach color with a white head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace.

S: Sweet peach and strawberry aroma.

T: Similar to the smell, a sweet peach and strawberry flavor dominates this lambic.

M: Medium body and minimal carbonation.

O: Just a so-so lambic – I’ve had much better.

ckollias, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of nuclearmeg
3/5  rDev -9.4%

nuclearmeg, Feb 05, 2013
Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

EyePeeAyBryan, Feb 05, 2013
Photo of ygtbsm94
1.75/5  rDev -47.1%

ygtbsm94, Jan 22, 2013
Photo of rhoadsrage
2.2/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

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 +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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
Photo of EvanWilliams
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

EvanWilliams, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of kojevergas
2.53/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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
Photo of Immortale25
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Immortale25, Dec 04, 2012
Photo of jklecko2
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

jklecko2, Oct 30, 2012
Photo of dbrauneis
2.83/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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
Photo of PorterLambic
3.3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 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
Photo of tubeyes
2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

tubeyes, Sep 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

cfh64, Sep 17, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

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Timmermans Strawberry from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
76 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.