Framboise Lambicus
Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.

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Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
Fruit Lambic
Ranked #147
Ranked #28,696
3.29 | pDev: 17.33%
Feb 26, 2023
Apr 27, 2003
Formerly Framboise Lambic.

Timmermans Framboise is made by adding 100% natural raspberry aromas to lambic. After maturation in oak barrels, the beer turns a delicate shade of pink that is sure to delight you. Timmermans Framboise is a beer to be savoured with finesse and elegance.
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Rated: 4 by IRONRakkasan from California

Feb 26, 2023
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

3.11/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Clear pinkish red pour with pink tinted head. Smell and taste are clones: big sugary raspberry, almost like a syrupy you would put in a cocktail, then cough syrup with bland lacto and weak funk. Smell didn't have as rough of a finish. Feel is sweet and lightly sour but barely funky at all, light bodied yet thicker for style. Pass on this one
Jul 14, 2022
Rated: 3.14 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 14, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by Tenebris

Dec 15, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

2.84/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
250 ml bottle, as Timmermans Framboise Lambicus, from Bris Ølutsalg, Jørpeland. ABV is 4%. Pink to red colour, moderate off-white pinkish head. Sweetish aroma of ripe and over-ripe raspberries. Sweet flavour, ripe and over-ripe raspberries again, not much acidity. Little lambic character. Sugary and thin mouthfeel. Won't buy again.
Apr 30, 2021
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Reviewed by EmperorBevis from England

3.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
The bottled version I poured into my German style straight sided handled pot glass to real a raspberry flesh cloudwater body with good red tinted white head
Aroma is vinegary red fruit
Very sweet raspberry with very tiniest hint of sour
Jul 20, 2020
Rated: 3.54 by Boone757 from Virginia

May 28, 2020
Rated: 3.5 by Hellpop65 from Kansas

May 10, 2020
Rated: 3.25 by brittanylicious from Indiana

Oct 13, 2019
Rated: 3.25 by heysuz from Indiana

Oct 13, 2019
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Reviewed by emerge077 from Illinois

1.7/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
Low-tier sugary fruit soda masquerading as "lambic", more like Framboise-A-Rita.

Reddish amber, thin layer of foam, minimal spotty lace.
Cloyingly sweet aroma. Smells artificial, red hard candy and cough drops.
Tastes cloyingly sweet as well, more like cherry/strawberry candy than raspberry.
Saccharine sweet candy aftertaste, flabby feel, just bland and gross. Didn't finish the glass.
This is trash. To quote Jean Hummler from Moeder Lambic: it's "candy factory bullshit".
Doubtful there's even any lambic in whatever this is.
Sep 26, 2019
Rated: 3.4 by Griffith from Connecticut

Jul 13, 2019
Rated: 3.33 by smithj4 from New York

Sep 30, 2018
Rated: 3.65 by Maillard from Ohio

Sep 03, 2018
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Reviewed by flyingpig from Scotland

3.32/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
330ml bottle from Valhalla's Goat, Glasgow (£2.99):
This one was an interesting offering in that it was very sweet throughout but didn't quite turning sickening, although it threatened too towards the end of the taste but stopped short of it. There was a nice combination of berries featuring with raspberries dominating & some strawberries sitting before some blackberries seen things out. It was a relatively easy beer to drink with fine carbonation & some subtle malts helping the balance slightly but I doubt I could drink more than one of this in a row.
Mar 26, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by paulish from New York

Jan 15, 2018
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Reviewed by Vidblain from Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I am a tremendous sucker for raspberry and strawberry in beer. I know there are all kinds of critical reviews of fruit beers like Abita Strawberry, likewise Lindeman's Cassis or Framboise - but I love how sweet and delicious this stuff is.

Timmerman's Framboise has a very thick, rich feel to it, and it somehow manages to dodge the syrupy, cloying mouth feel that makes a beer a novelty for me. I could drink several glasses of Framboise. As this bottle is a 2012 vintage, I have to imagine that age has been quite kind to it.

Between the fantastic raspberry nose and taste, this is an excellent beer.
Dec 28, 2017
Rated: 3.78 by StormAles from Canada (ON)

Nov 10, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.9/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into a pokal, the appearance was a ruby red color with a subtle transparency about it. Just a quarter finger's worth of white foamy head that dissipated immediately to not leave any lace.
The aroma smelled like raspberry puree' - the sweet with the tart shaping around some musty yeast and grassy notes. Light lemon acidity ever so slightly in the background.
The flavor leaned towards the sweet side to roll into the tart side quaintly. Substantial acidity but not distracting. Nice red raspberry aftertaste.
The mouthfeel was between light and medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Lack of grip from the acidity tells me it's a lambic - that slow moving sort of feel which I like a lot. Carbonation did feel a little prickly, but not burdensome. ABV felt on par. Quick raspberry sort of finish.
Overall, as a lambic - fruit, this is definitely one of the better beers by Timmerman's and actually went well on an early humid August night.
Aug 03, 2017
Rated: 3.55 by mishi_d from Romania

Jul 11, 2017
Framboise Lambicus from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
Beer rating: 76 out of 100 with 236 ratings