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Timmermans Pumpkin Lambicus - Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.

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228 Ratings
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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 5
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-05-2012)
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Dirty_Island

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -72.7%

04-30-2014 23:44:52 | More by Dirty_Island
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -65.8%

12-02-2013 04:33:28 | More by NonicPanic
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harpus

Alabama

2/5  rDev -45.4%

03-18-2013 19:26:23 | More by harpus
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bcerv-ca

California

2/5  rDev -45.4%

11-02-2013 02:09:06 | More by bcerv-ca
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Thorpe429

Illinois

2.2/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Picked up a bottle at Rick’s in Alexandria. Served in a tumbler on Thanksgiving. Nose is somewhat acidic with quite a bit of spice. The flavor is overwhelming spice. Loads of pumpkin pie, and a bit cidery as well. Cider component really comes out as it warms, with the spice/cider combo making it taste like liquid Apple Jacks. Not a fan.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2012 20:05:25 | More by Thorpe429
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

2.28/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

Being a big fan of pumpkin beers when I saw this pumpkin lambic I had to give it a try. This beer proves that price does not correlate with greatness. The appearance was excellent, a dark orange brown with frothy head. Unfortunately, after that everything fell off the cliff. The aroma was similar to Martinelli's Sparkling Cider with maraschino cherries. There were subtle notes of pumpkin pie spice, but nothing like a good framboise. The taste was even more disappointing: very little sweetness, watery sour apple peels and hints of pumpkin pie spices. Considering the high price, I really felt cheated. Where is the pumpkin?

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2013 17:38:24 | More by wattoclone
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ripweblo

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

01-17-2013 16:11:52 | More by ripweblo
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Roland45s

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

09-24-2013 11:59:22 | More by Roland45s
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

2.65/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Slightly hazed burnt orange/copper. Head is small, fizzy, and white. Drops to a small collar with no cap. Moderate carbonation on the pour.

Smell: Loaded with sweet spice. Cinnamon and allspice with sweet apple and mild pumpkin flesh. Smells like a mulled cider. Pumpkin spice and a faint lingering tartness. A tiny bit damp. Rather akin to a cider with minimal depth. Sweet and sugary as it warms.

Taste: Apple and faint spice. Sweet cinnamon and nutmeg with a bit of allspice. Very faint vegetal pumpkin. Apple skin and flesh. Juicy with a tiny hint of a tart edge. Pumpkin pie filling fused with warm apple spice. Mildly acetic as it warms. Spiced vinegar. A hint of oak and musty earth.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with very minimal carbonation. Wet and smooth. Relatively clean.

Overall: Apple pie lambic.

Where's my pumpkin. Sweet and loaded with apple. Taste like a Lindemans.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 01:55:38 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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largadeer

California

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

11-15-2013 06:45:47 | More by largadeer
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gatorlove

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

05-05-2014 23:10:11 | More by gatorlove
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sweemzander

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

10-01-2013 14:41:38 | More by sweemzander
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goldenM13

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

02-25-2013 17:51:00 | More by goldenM13
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

12-02-2012 04:13:51 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

2.96/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

750ml corked and caged brown bottle purchased from Healthy Spirits in San Francisco, CA. Brought back to Sydney and shared with Sam and Rich.

Slightly hazy, slightly muddy orange colour, with a decently frothy head of white that leaves specks of lace as it collapses. Body is light, but with a pleasant fine carbonation in it that makes it feel a bit heavier. Looks ok.

Nose is pretty bland, actually, without much lambic bite and very little pumpkin. There's a carbonic acidity which runs through it and some ephemeral spice characters which give a very slight soapy character to the beer. As it warms, more cinnamon comes through which is pleasant enough, but mostly it's just not all that crash-hot.

Taste is very sweet, like I tend to find Timmermans' beers in general: sugary, candy-sweetness above an afterthought of acidity, this time that just happens to be laced with pumpkin and spice. The spice has a slightly plastic, artificial character on the back, again heavy with the cinnamon. Feel is light, but relatively pleasant.

Overall, only just okay. It's very sweet indeed and a little sickly, which really harms the drinkability as far as I'm concerned. The acidity is very much tamed and dumbed-down, and the pumpkin is almost just an afterthought: it's like the particular flavoured syrup that happens to have been put into this Starbucks lambic-lite.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 03:54:12 | More by lacqueredmouse
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Beaver13

Colorado

2.98/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

750 ml bottle, dated 20/08/12. Pours clear copper orange with a medium fluffy off-white head that retains well and leaves a little lacing.

The aroma is musty (slightly wet cardboardy) malts, gingerbread spices, and some pumpkin and tropical fruit.

The flavor is gingerbread spices, cinnamon and tart/sour fruits and some mustiness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with spritzy carbonation.

Overall, it's interesting - like a gingerbread sour. I did like it a bit better on draft than in the bottle. The bottle was more musty and subdued.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 07:13:23 | More by Beaver13
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jsilva

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18%

01-18-2013 00:14:23 | More by jsilva
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JimmyAloysius

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18%

04-09-2014 21:48:06 | More by JimmyAloysius
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SadMachine

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18%

04-06-2014 03:40:00 | More by SadMachine
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JustinQ

California

3/5  rDev -18%

10-23-2012 02:16:12 | More by JustinQ
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Canti4341

Texas

3/5  rDev -18%

11-17-2013 00:48:32 | More by Canti4341
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bird22

California

3/5  rDev -18%

07-03-2013 07:42:13 | More by bird22
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -18%

10-25-2013 05:43:16 | More by HopsMatt
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -18%

07-20-2014 02:22:12 | More by Howlader
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -18%

12-06-2012 22:38:12 | More by JAHMUR
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Timmermans Pumpkin Lambicus from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
83 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.