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Timmermans Kriek Lambic - Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.

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78
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140 Ratings
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Ratings: 140
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 16.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: rastaman on 10-12-2002

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3.34/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.36/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hophugger
3.7/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a real pretty partially clear hazy burgundy with a nice very light pink head and moderate lacing. Aroma is strong like cherry cough drops, not as natural aroma as I was expecting. Taste is very refreshing with a little better cherry flavor, but still a very light hint of medicine in the far background. Carbonation is spectacular and there is ever so light of a hint of vinegar in the back that adds to the great feel of this beer. Only a small touch of bitterness or sour with this one, very sweet, yet very refreshing. Makes me want more !!

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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2/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of SmashPants
2.59/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Bottle: a standard 330mL brown bottle with an old-school Belgian label.

Appearance: pours out a vibrant ruby red / amber-brown with a light could. A half-finger off-white head with a pink tinge. The head leaves no lace as it quickly drops to a decent cap.

Aroma: smells of an artificial cherry - kind of like kids' medicine. Not nice at all.

Taste: better than the aroma for sure, as the nasty cherry has been accompanied by some tart berries and some bitterness in the back.

Aftertaste: and the cherry is back. Pretty nasty.

Mouth feel: moderate in feel with a spritzy carbonation that carries the flavours through fantastically. Very refreshing body. Shame about the flavours.

Overall: as with Brouwerij Huyghe's Floris Kriek, I found this to be completely dominated by a nasty and sickly medicinal cherry flavour. A real shame, as I loved their peach lambicus.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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1/5  rDev -70.4%

Photo of Digimaika2
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

A: Hazy and ruby red coloured with a finger’s worth of head that forms a ring.

S: Maraschino cherries, balsamic, yeast, and cloves. Huge cherry aroma that comes across naturally with a nice balsamic vinegar kick.

T: Cherries, field berries, apples, and a subtle balsamic quality. This is very easy drinking and smooth with not an overly sweet cherry flavour at all. This does seem to be lacking a flavour or two.

M: Thinner bodied with a lower carbonation, but almost too thin and flat for the style. Crisp and dry.

D: This is good and a very natural tasting example of the style but lacks in mouthfeel and doesn't seem to be 100% complete in the taste.

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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2.84/5  rDev -16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

It's not a beer actually. A pretty sour and very sweet. Its better to drink it at room temperature or a little lower, you will feel nothing if it is over chilled.
Colour is very nice, dark red.
Smell and taste like a beer with cherry jam.
Wife like it. Girly stuff..

Photo of Alex-Alkis
3.05/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

It certainly do not taste like a regular beer, but there are others beers that doesn’t do that as well. A very nice red color appears as you pour the beer into the glass.

The beer tastes well and is refreshing. But it’s more like soda, juice or cider than a beer.

Very sweet and sugary in the taste.

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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2/5  rDev -40.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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Timmermans Kriek Lambic from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
78 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.