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Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.

Gordon Xmas

33 cl bottle, Finest Belgian Beers. 28.08.22 It’s a beautiful, deep chestnut red pour with a ton of great lace left by the rich, billowing white head. The initial nose offers wave after wave of deep, alcoholic malts, and the tastes reflects that somewhat, bu the alcohol is more in check than the nose suggests. The maltiness breaks across the palate continuously, with a lovely, nutty profile pushing into the palate. Classically Scotch Ale, with a ton of depth, the alcohol that you need, and the...

Bourgogne Des Flandres Brune / Bruin

The is is definitely better categorized as an Oud Bruin (rather than the current Belgian Dark - change requested as of 10/15/10) and I have reviewed it with that in mind. Pours as one would expect for a Bruin into the the Val-Dieu chalice. Minimal head that is provoked only by an aggressive pour and a brownish red body with quite a high carbonation. All of the attributes for an Oud Bruin are there; sweet & sour notes with the emphasis on sweet, a light mouthfeel and gentle carbonation a few...