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Lindemans Apple - Brouwerij Lindemans

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616 Ratings

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Ratings: 616
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 10
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

02-27-2014 17:50:52 | More by Clydesgale
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3.46/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I really like Lindeman's Framboise (raspberry juice! great!) and have been curious about the apple for a while. So, the apple is good but not amazing. It's like fizzy apple juice--which is what I was hoping for--with a hint of beer taste, which makes it more interesting than apple juice. It tastes light and not too too sweet, and I would definitely have it again, but I would probably go to the raspberry first.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2014 19:48:50 | More by Richard-Carla
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

02-18-2014 15:46:13 | More by shredder83
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-18-2014 03:22:36 | More by msanborn
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Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

02-05-2014 13:49:15 | More by Rhf9120
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-03-2014 03:14:35 | More by 2013beer101
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3.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into a chalice glass

Appearance – The beer pours a hazy medium amber color with a one finger of fizzy white head. The head fades over a moderate amount of time, leaving a light level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is huge of a sour and tart green apple aroma mixed with some lighter bits of yeast. Some sweeter apple cider smells are there as well accompanied by a light grassy aroma. Overall the aroma is of a nice tart green apple cider smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweet apple cider flavor with a bit of sourness mixed within. The sourness is of a light lemon nature upfront with the flavor growing more tart in nature as the flavor advances due to some more intense green apple flavors coming to the tongue. A yeasty flavor develops initially after the taste begins, with it losing strength at the end of the taste. While the yeast fades and the tartness increases, a light hay flavor and a bit of a funk and vinegar all come to the tongue, mixing with the rest of the flavors to leave a nice sweet but still quite tart apple cider flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is quite light with a carbonation that is composed of tiny champagne like carbonation bubbles. Both the lighter body and higher level of tiny carbonation bubbles are fantastic for the sweet and tart apple flavors of the brew making this a very refreshing beer even in light of its tart and sour nature.

Overall – A sweeter and tasty apple Lambic that is a rather easy and pleasant drinker.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2014 02:36:24 | More by Darkmagus82
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New Hampshire

3.49/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From the green, corked bottle marked L-C16LAP. Sampled on January 29, 2014.

I am never impressed when I have to use a corkscrew to open a beer but that's the way it is. The pour is hazy yellow with a quick lasting white head.

The aroma has a solid green apple character with buttery malts. It reminds me more of a cider than a beer. But I expect that is the point.

Light to medium body.

Loads of tart or sour green apples in the flavor with a smooth enough malty character hidden deep within. It is what it was meant to be.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 22:59:51 | More by puboflyons
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-21-2014 03:38:25 | More by Zekenyce
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3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Extremely fizzy, although the too-large head does fade well enough to allow more of a pour. Head is solid and flat white. Beer is transparent, albeit slightly cloudy, and the color of apple juice, appropriately enough.

Smell is of tart apple candy, across the room. It smells artificially flavored (although I'm sure it's natural). The apple is so overpowering that I can barely get a hint of yeast and wheat in the background.

The yeast comes through more prominently in the flavor, which thankfully is nowhere near as dominated by apple as the nose. Apple is certainly present, but you can tell it's a nice wild Lambic. Very light funk from the yeast balances against tart apple juice, with wheat giving it just a nice enough backbone.

Slightly syrupy for an overall medium body, with a nice lively feel, and a very slight puckering effect. Very drinkable.

I was not anticipating a good beer after the aroma, but this is really quite good. It's not as good as their Kriek or Gueze, but I haven't had any other Pomme Lambics to compare it against. I'm sure it's not the best in the style, but it's still very tasty. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 01:43:32 | More by Roguer
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-17-2014 19:01:06 | More by Evil_Pidde
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

01-17-2014 11:49:04 | More by SoCaliC8
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-16-2014 01:01:53 | More by DCdevyl78
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New Jersey

3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Lindemans Pomme is a light, yellow golden color that is crystal clear. Pours a moderate sized head with okay retention and moderate lacing. Smells of sour green apple, earthy mustiness, and a bit of funk. Also a good deal of candy like sweetness.

Starts with sweet apple, then a blast of sour green apple (not as an intense sour as compared to other lambics though). With a musty finish with a touch of funk. Mouthfeel is light with above average carbonation, a bit sticky from the sweetness.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2014 04:27:51 | More by JG-90
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-12-2014 04:28:34 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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3/5  rDev -18%

01-05-2014 18:12:35 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

01-02-2014 23:58:44 | More by bigred89
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Sampled on 12/31/13.This one came in a 2-pack (A Raspberry one as well as with a cool flute glass.). Has a bottle cap AND have to open the 355ml (12 ounce) bottle with a cork screw. This is a first! Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into their beautiful flute glass.

Pours a nice crystal clear golden in color with a thing white head. Some lacing was seen with each sip unlike a hard cider or a Redd's even. The aroma is of fresh apples and grain. That taste wasn't as strong as the aroma but was pretty good. Lots of apple taste with a slightly dry finish. Not too sweet as some other hard cider type drinks

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2014 20:47:09 | More by BeerWithMike
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-01-2014 22:02:14 | More by DangerDawg
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

12-31-2013 04:07:58 | More by Rick778
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New York

2.25/5  rDev -38.5%

12-30-2013 20:00:08 | More by John_Squires
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British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-28-2013 22:32:39 | More by chickenm
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-25-2013 23:46:03 | More by TheBrk
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4.5/5  rDev +23%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This lambic flavor tastes exactly like biting into a tart apple, core and all. It has a definite "wow" factor that the raspberry version doesn't come close to.

This may be a little on the sweet side to be a technically perfect lambic. My impression is that they're supposed to be quite sour. This definitely has a sweetness that makes this an excellent choice for someone who thinks they don't like beer.

I'd recommend it to anyone serving cheese, fondue etc.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2013 01:06:33 | More by kristenspaintings
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

12-23-2013 12:14:34 | More by blue-dream
Lindemans Apple from Brouwerij Lindemans
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