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

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
Belgium
brtimmermans.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Mora2000 on 09-29-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
228
Reviews:
67
Avg:
3.19
pDev:
19.44%
 
 
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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of Alexander_Kim
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of monkeybeerbelly
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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Photo of robertjskelton
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of nicole309
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of jsh420
3.74/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
3.71/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kiro
3.7/5  rDev +16%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.69/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

people hate on timmermans for no reason. i mean, sure, its a level or two below the best of the best lambic types, but its a very approachable version, a possible gateway to the real good stuff, and more widely available than some of the really special ones. it serves a role. this one is very strawberry heavy, to the point where the yeast and grains are less detectable. similar in that regard to the framboise they do. pale red tint to the pour and a nose of fresh strawberry jam. it is very sweet, which detracts from drinkability, but the fruit is authentic, if a bit overdone. great carbonation cleans it up pretty well though, and in general i like this much better than some of the other common strawberry bombs coming out of belgium. i think this is a cool beer, and one that may turn people on to more tart and acidic traditional lambics, although this one is lacking much of that character. fun beer, not world class cellaring beer. thats okay sometimes.

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Photo of ZenAgnostic
3.68/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Small white head that disappears relatively quickly. Hazy peach pink colored body.

Smell - Light strawberry and miscellaneous fruit smell.

Taste - Strawberry, obviously. Slightly bitter. Pretty one dimensional. Not a lot of complexity.

Mouthfeel - Medium fizziness. Light and doesn't leave much of a trace.

Drinkability - Easy to drink, but doesn't offer a lot of complexity. You'll probably get bored with this beer pretty easily if you don't do much tasting.

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Photo of lawaaaw
3.68/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Looks like a strawberry amber color. It has a medium sized head that dissipates quickly.

Smell: Smells like fresh strawberry jam. It smells sweet with a bit of an artificial scent.

Taste: The taste does not reflect the great scent. It hardly tastes like strawberries and leaves an odd aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Light and refreshing. I would prefer to drink this on a sunny afternoon outdoors.

Drinkability: Not the best taste, but very refreshing. Would drink again, but I would rather drink a lindemans.

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3.66/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.66/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Appearance: pours a hazy amber-pinkish with a natural brown tinge. A fairly creamy one-finger head drops fairly quickly to a patchy cap, limited lacing.

Aroma: quite a sweet strawberry note - natural strawberries, not that awkward artificial smell. Some Belgian lambic yeasts and earth notes manage to balance the sweetness out.

Taste: follows the nose quite closely - a lovely natural strawberry with earth and Belgian wild yeasts. Very refreshing indeed.

Aftertaste: a lemon citrus tartness joins the strawberry on the finish. Very nice.

Mouth feel: a moderate body with light- to- medium carbonation.

Overall: quite a nice lambic - very natural strawberry fruits that aren't as overly sweet as some, being balanced with earth malts and lemon citrus tartness. The price being over AU$130 a case of 24 (2014) is a little prohibitive however.

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3.62/5  rDev +13.5%
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.

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3.62/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a pink color with a fizzy white head on top that leaves not retention or lacing on the glass. The smell is like a strong slightly sour strawberry soda. Very sweet taste here, not much of a sour flavor of tartness at all in this one. The mouthfeel is a little bubbly but mostly feels a little watered down despite the strength of the flavor. Overall it's more like strawberry candy in a glass or something.

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3.61/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of epyon396
3.6/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spike
3.59/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Timmermans Strawberry from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
3.19 out of 5 based on 228 ratings.
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