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

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83
good

244 Ratings
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Ratings: 244
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.48%
Wants: 5
Gots: 16 | 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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3/5  rDev -18%

JAHMUR, Dec 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18%

Lehighace06, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of drpimento
3.05/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured at a good temperature with a large, foamy, cream-colored head that settles after a bit and a little lace. Color is a lovely clear red amber. Aroma is super mild, bare tart and spice. Flavors like nose with all qualities magnified; chiefly nutmeg and pumpkin, some tang, dry. Body is fairly thin and carbonation ok. Finish is like flavor, average length, not up to Timmermans usual standards.

drpimento, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of RuckusDu
3.13/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not sure what to expect from this, but I'm a little excited. The beer pours a weird dark color. Body is clear and a dirty orange color. Head is a white color that also looks dirty. About a finger of foam that falls and leaves some nice lacing. Aroma is not great. I get a lot of artificial notes and soap. Lots of dust and some brown sugar. Flavor is an improvement with a super light acidity. Some apple cider, lemon, and kiwi. On the mouth there is some metallic notes. Light body and nice carbonation.

Tastes good, but nothing else about it is all that appetizing. Still a good sessionable beer that I would drink again, but probably don't need to buy any more bottles.

RuckusDu, Oct 25, 2012
Photo of brentk56
3.15/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with an inch of foam; solid lacing action

Smell: Smells vaguely like a cider, with apple and pear elements and a touch of sourness underneath - never would have pegged it as a pumpkin from the aroma

Taste: Apple and pear cider sweetness on the tip of the tongue, up front, with cinnamon and tart flavors developing in the middle; after the swallow, there is a sense of pumpkin and cinnamon though it is very subtle and the beer finishes much as it starts, with the sweeter flavors dominant

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; somewhat prickly

Overall: I was excited to try this when I saw it for sale but it falls into the category of sweetened Lambics and just is not that interesting

brentk56, Nov 22, 2012
Photo of 57md
3.18/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I am a sucker for anything pumpkin, so when I saw this on tap at one of my favorite watering holes (Strange Brew Tavern in Allentown), I had to sample it. The appearance is brownish-orange and there is little head to this beer. The nose only had a slight hint of spice, nothing as bold as I anticipated when ordering this offering. Both distinct sweet and sour flavors are present, but not in a terribly tasty combination. The finish did not leave me wanting more, but it was certainly good enough to finish the glass.

Not going back to the well on this one for sure.

57md, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of DeanMoriarty
3.23/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a 750ml from Olive Tree Market for $12.99 and poured it into a tulip glass.

A: Pours a hazy copper hue with a thin white head that sticks around for a while leaving decent, but not amazing, lacing in its tracks.

S: Spicy apple cider, piney and woody, slightly funky and not much pumpkin.

T: Very similar to the nose - big time spiced apple cider - sweet and piney with a slightly herbal finish - very "Fall-like" flavors. Might not dig this one in the Summer months, but good cold season session ale...but where's the pumpkin???

M: Probably this one's greatest attribute - sparkly and dry - perfect all night drinker.

Overall unimpressive. It's hardly a lambic and has almost no pumpkin flavor. The spiced cider flavor is dominant and out of place. Definitely passing on this one in the future.

DeanMoriarty, Nov 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Mantooth, Dec 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

acurtis, Oct 14, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

n2185, Nov 05, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

jacwomyn, Oct 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Choooobee, Oct 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

brez8791, Oct 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Dicers, Nov 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

metalgdog, Sep 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

LambicKing, Feb 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

vcoggins, Nov 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

mltobin, Jul 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

bralston345, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of Knapp85
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a nice orange color with a big white fizzy head on top. The retention is pretty good on this beer as well as some sticky lacing on the glass. The look of this is really quite nice. The smell of the beer has a subtle sourness on the nose but mostly dominated by spices and malt sweetness. The taste of the beer actually reminded me more of an apple spice more than a pumpkin spice. The mouthfeel was bubbly and light, it was a little on the warming side as well. Overall it was a good brew, not something I would need to buy again but it was fun to try.

Knapp85, Nov 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

deonreds, Oct 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

stephenjmoore, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.3/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

this missed the mark for me, after a ton of anicipation. i thought this would be a fusion of two great styles, but instead it seems to take the worst elements of both rather than the best. opened with the thanksgiving feast, more sober than i usually am at that time. it pours a light hazy orange color, a little dull, with an inch of white bubbly froth. the nose is both sweet and tart at the same time. less funk or sour than i was hoping for, as call i can really smell is the spice profile usually associated with a pumpkin beer. flavor is really odd, and not totally nice. theres some allspice and clove up front, with a lot of brown sugar sweetness, but then a tart yeast comes in making the whole thing seem off, its almost vinegary, which doesnt compliment the fall flavors or aromas at all, and then the sugar comes back in the finish, making for one strange ride. nobody who i shared this with hated it, but we all thought it was a let down. thin body, effervescent carbonation, low alcohol, and just something flat out off. i dont know, as far as the style goes i thought the jolly pumpkin version did a much better job, but maybe these two styles of beer are incompatible after all...

StonedTrippin, Nov 23, 2012
Photo of laituegonflable
3.31/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours an orangey gold colour, quite pale. Steady bead; head is white-ish, quite sparse, with big bubbles on the edge. I'm on edge.

Smells dirty, and earthy. Quite Belgian and phenolic, with a touch of sweet spice, cinnamon and brown sugar. Gets more intriguing as it warms up.

Taste is far tangier than expected. Spice is there throughout, but an odd orange peel zing upfront that leads into sweet cinnamon bun notes on the back, some cola character as well. Bit odd; doesn't quite mesh.

Bit of sizzle, ultimately a bit thin on the mouthfeel.

Feels like a weak pumpkin beer; like the base beer doesn't quite match the style, but the pie spice has been thrown in as an afterthought. Quite soft drink-esque.

laituegonflable, Aug 06, 2014
Timmermans Pumpkin Lambicus from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
83 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.