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

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229 Ratings
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Ratings: 229
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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goldenM13

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

02-15-2013 13:25:54 | More by Cdax
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-07-2013 21:38:20 | More by Haybeerman
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LambicKing

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

02-01-2013 01:18:22 | More by LambicKing
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-27-2013 23:27:16 | More by rolltide8425
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superspak

Michigan

3.8/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 8/20/2012. Pours lightly hazy orange amber color with a nice 2 finger fluffy off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of tart green apple, pear, pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, gingerbread, clove, pepper, brown sugar, toast, grass, and earthy yeast spiciness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity; smells like apple pie with some pumpkin. Taste of tart green apple, pear, pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, gingerbread, brown sugar, pie crust, grass, herbal, clove, and light yeast spiciness. Light fruity tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of light fruits, pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, gingerbread, brown sugar, grass, pie crust, pepper, clove, and herbal on the finish for a bit. Very nice flavor balance and complexity of fruit and malt flavors; with a nice malt/spiciness balance; and almost zero cloying flavors present after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a lightly slick, fairly crisp, and foamy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming noticed after the finish as expected for 4%. Overall this is a very good non-soured fruit lambic. Nice malt/spice balance and complexity, with moderate tartness; and very smooth to sip on. Really enjoyed this quite a bit.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2013 05:37:10 | More by superspak
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jsilva

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18%

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

Washington

4/5  rDev +9.3%

01-13-2013 20:37:27 | More by iKrystin
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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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GRG1313

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

01-07-2013 02:09:50 | More by GRG1313
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billab914

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle poured into my Pumking glass. Darker orange in color and high clarity for the style. A thin, sticky white head barely covers the top.

Aroma has a sweet crisp fruit presence to it with some moderate pumpkin pie spices. It actually reminds me more of a sugary apple pie filling rather then pumpkin. I get a hint of funk to it and some moderate tartness but overall the traditional lambic flavors are overshadowed by the sugary fruits.

The taste has a little more of a doughy, pie crust flavor to it, especially in the finish. Again, I'm getting more of a sugary apple pie filling flavor to it with some cinnamon and nutmeg spices. I get a little more tartness to it in the finish but again the lambic flavors take back seat to the sugary fruits.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied for the style with above average carbonation. Overall, it was a decent beer but the sugary fruits dominated a little too much. A little more of a funky, sour lambic presence could have really helped balance it out. It was a pretty unique and interesting beer overall though. I think they also could have labeled it apple pie instead of pumpkin and nobody would think it odd.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 22:09:51 | More by billab914
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Produced on 20/08/2012

A: Pours a very lightly hazy copper to light amber in color with some moderate amounts of orange highlights and moderate to heavy amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a two finger tall fizzy white head that reduces to a thin film covering the entire surface of the beer with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: There are light to moderate aromas of apple, pear, and cinnamon spice - almost like a cider with some apple pie notes. Just the lightest note of tartness.

T: Upfront the beer has a cider like flavor with moderate amounts of apple and pear. Next you experience a light amount of tartness with some spices (cinnamon and just a touch of nutmeg). Finally, there is a touch of pumpkin with a little more sweetness than I expected but it is still pretty light in the sweetness. The pumpkin flavor is really most present in the finish and the after taste, along with some lingering cinnamon flavors.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Slightly prickly from the carbonation and the acidity.

O: This is definitely an interesting beer and one that I am glad I decided to pick up and try - there is a little too much apple/pear cider flavors/aromas in it to be great but definitely worth trying in my opinion. Very easy to drink but it almost reminds me of a combination apple and pumpkin pie.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 21:53:13 | More by dbrauneis
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metter98

New York

3.6/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear light orange amber in color and has a very slight amount of carbonation. It poured with a thin off white head that died down and left some lacing on the surface and a ring around the edge of the glass.
S: There are moderate aromas of apples in the nose along with some hints of cinnamon.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and is a little reminiscent of apple cider, having some tartness and hints of pumpkin pie.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and tastes a little like apple pie and pumpkin pie.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 21:51:04 | More by metter98
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tlacott1

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-01-2013 00:11:04 | More by tlacott1
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KickbacksSteve

Florida

3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Poured into a snifter. White head, moderate retention. Mostly clear lacing, sticking to the glass. Light copper body. Aroma Includes a nice, earthy green apple-like pumpkiney flavor? Very slight horse blanket in the distant back ground. Taste is very cider-like with again, I suppose a faint pumkin flavor. Honestly the beer tastes more like a cider than a lambic. Doesn't taste bad at all, but totally unexpected.

Serving type: on-tap

12-30-2012 05:28:00 | More by KickbacksSteve
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runner440

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-28-2012 02:35:43 | More by runner440
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johnnye1981

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-23-2012 23:06:48 | More by johnnye1981
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Prost76

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

12-21-2012 23:03:06 | More by Prost76
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Brenden

Ohio

3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a corked and caged bottle into my Lindmemans glass (nonic?), this beer is a clear pale orange color, no haze to it but with soft, fizzy bubbling activity contributing to the big, fluffy white head. The crown itself is a fluffy pillow of sturdy foam, starting off over three fingers tall but tamer on subsequent pours, still sturdy with great retention. Lacing is left thickly in a couple of rings and patches following.
I get dust, earth and hay on the nose with a funky tartness. There's a balancing sweetness in the flavor that the aroma doesn't really give off. Pumpkin is very subtle, but it is present and detectable; again, this is more in the flavor than the aroma. I like the aroma, but the yeast is strongest, and the dust and earthy notes tone out the rest of what follows. Once on the tongue, the pumpkin flesh becomes a stronger note, and sweetness mingles nicely with funk and a level tanginess.
The feel is pretty fluffy and nicely crisp in a body that manages medium though it threatens thinness. The flow keeps up, though, and the carbonation almost builds up the body.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2012 09:03:43 | More by Brenden
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-18-2012 02:37:33 | More by jrfehon33
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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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london1o1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

12-16-2012 19:44:54 | More by london1o1
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- pours transparent a golden hay color with a small white fizzy head

S- a bit of funky sourness, some baked cinnamon apples, and some yeast

T- this tastes like liquid apple pie, with notes of cooked apple and cinnamon. The pumpkin is there, but plays more of an undertone role. Finishes slightly sour and dry.

M- light bodied, lively carbonation with just a bit of puckering mouthfeel and finish.

O- this made a great dessert beer after my entree of quail. Not very strong in the pumpkin, but very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 04:05:57 | More by Treyliff
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +23%

12-11-2012 23:08:10 | More by kaelingirl
Timmermans Pumpkin Lambicus from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
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