Lindemans Apple - Brouwerij Lindemans

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83
good

669 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 669
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.79%
Wants: 11
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hammarby on 04-30-2007)
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1/5  rDev -72.6%

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1/5  rDev -72.6%

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1/5  rDev -72.6%

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1.9/5  rDev -47.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Pours a cloudy gold with some white head that leaves a bit of lacing. Nose is, surprise, surprise - apple. To me it already reminds me of an apple Jolly Rancher. I give it a 3 because it reminds me too much of the candy and lacks maturity. Taste is nasty. Tastes like sour apple. Like that candy was melted and morphed into a drink. It gets more tolerable as times goes on, as is typical with Lindemans brew. But really. Eck. You might as well put this in a bottle and let your kid drink it as apple juice, if it weren't for the alcohol in it. No way am I going to be able to finish this bottle...or an inch more of what is in the glass. Horrid. The only thing I can think that would save this is a proper pairing with food.

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2/5  rDev -45.2%

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2/5  rDev -45.2%

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2.15/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

pomme poetry

appearance: cloudy peach thick crazy white foam

smell: super candy blowpop almost perfumey

taste: is there such a thing as apple cough syrup?

mouthfeel: thick apple perfume bitter usual carbonation tart sour

drinkability: eh. too sweet too sour too thick too perfumey

additional:
stuck with a whole bottle - stick with raspberry
whatever you do, don't drink the fuzz
interesting but not good

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2.25/5  rDev -38.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -38.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A- Pours a yellowish gold color with a descent white head.

S- A pretty overpowering apple smell and that't about it.

T- Just like the nose, very sweet, and tons of apples.

M- Fizzy carbonation and light to medium in body.

D- Reminds me more of apple juice/cider than beer no thanks for me.

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2.25/5  rDev -38.4%

Photo of TheLongBeachBum
2.28/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Presentation: 355ml (12 fl.oz.) cobalt green bottle sealed with an embedded cork and Lindemans logo’d crown cap, all covered in a Granny Smith colored metallic green foil. It has a very traditional looking yet generic Lindemans cream colored label. “Pomme Lambic” is the name, yet quirkily it is also referred to as a “Malt beverage with Apple Juice and Natural Flavor added”, which destroys the traditional setting and sits it firmly into the commercial arena. No strength or best before date but a recommended serving temperature of 38-41 Degrees Fahrenheit.

Appearance: Light golden body. Soft white head remains at ½” thick throughout. Gentle lacing with a bold carbonation supported by a resilient pack of streamers throughout, the champagne factor is prevalent in the looks.

Nose: Green apple skins and forthright apple tones. False nose with a pungent sweet apple candy aroma. Simulated sour tinges.

Taste: Sweet apple skins, Granny Smith bites with a high artificial input from synthetic apple juice. Forced and far from real, the reproduction tastes are of adjuncts, imitation juices and E–numbers. Lacks sharpness, which I would expect from a real “lambic”.

Mouthfeel: Champagne Charlie with an apple soda base which helps to promote the fizz to a manageable level.

Drinkability: The sticky sweetness is too much, the fizz belligerent and the overall artificial character is dominating. 355ml is just about the limit.

Overall: Nothing repulsive. Absolutely no beer base, and it definitely is not a lambic, it is….well, erm….nothing more than expensive Apple Juice. A chick beer hands down. Nice enough, but I find it hard to acknowledge that I am even writing a "beer" review for this alcopop. Shockingly predictable, just as I imagined.

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2.3/5  rDev -37%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Somehow I think I'm being a little too generous here. Anybody else remember the horror that was Apple Bach from Cherryland? Anyway, poured with a smallish off white head that soon subsided and a tiny bit of lace. Color is a hazy amber. Aroma is solid tart apples. Flavor is solid sweet tart apples. Body is ok and carbonation is fizzy. Finish is like flavor. Doubt that I'll ever have another.

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2.48/5  rDev -32.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

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2.55/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- pours a hazy clouded golden color, has a big frothy head that retains well enough and laces decently

S- smell a semi tart/semi sweet apple aroma, smells a bit "artificial" in some aspect, cant quite place it though

T- a bit too sweet for me, tastes like a green apple jolly rancher, doesnt have that kind of sharp sour taste (which I really enjoy) like you get from more traditional lambics

M- low/moderate carbonation, light body

D- much too sweet for me, other lambics ive had are more sour, less carbonated, less sweet, thats how ive come to understand the style, even those arent super drinkable, this is ok at best, would not really recomend this one

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Lindemans Apple from Brouwerij Lindemans
83 out of 100 based on 669 ratings.