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Lindemans Apple - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
83
good

609 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 609
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.03%
Wants: 10
Gots: 23 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-28-2013 21:31:47 | More by jburd19
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Done horizontally with Floris Apple

From notes 1-26-09

Eye: Color is more like that of cider, tan and extremely cloudy. Head is a mix of foamy and creamy, some standing bubbles breaking the smooth surface of the creamy foam. Retention isn't as good, this being a thick blanket is some places and a much thinner poor of cloth blanket in others.

Nose: Big aroma of granny smith apples, sour apple candy comes to mind, kinda like sour apple blowpops. It reminds me of the way that cinnamon apple pop tarts smell. All in all it smells great. Overall the aroma is pretty mild, not strong but not weak, something stronger would be better. More tart than the Floris, I think, also the floris is more like freshly sliced apples, delicate and subdued, subtle. This is more like applesauce with some spices. Floris is more of a pure apple aroma.

Tongue: This one is a bit more tart, a bit more sour and drier with less sweetness and less apple taste. The apple that does come through is definitely like granny smith though. Overall its much more earthy, I can taste that there's a similarity between this and their framboise, the actual lambic flavor comes through more. There's more of a wild yeast nature/brettanomyces (spelling?) going on here. However, there is less complexity in this beer's flavor than there is in the Floris.

Feel and Drinkability: This beer is definitely heavier on the palate than the Floris, it also has a drier finish which compliments the forwardness of this beer's more forground lambic flavor. Carbonation feels spritzy. This beer is easy to drink, though I think that if I'm in the mood for something like this I'll srping for the Floris instead.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2009 19:39:43 | More by becktone
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California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased at Bevmo in Pasadena/California/USA.
A: Average looking carbonated beverage that has alcohol in it.
S: Light aroma of apple.
T: GREAT APPLE TASTE! I enjoyed drinking Lindemans Apple! This drink tastes exactly like a sour green apple! I prefer Lindemans Apple when the bottle has been chilled.
M: Good carbonation. Bubbly!
O: I like Lindemans Apple!

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 15:27:06 | More by xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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New Brunswick (Canada)

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Minnesota

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured a hazy yellow color with a white head that leaves lacing behind

S - Is a nose full of sour apple

T - Follows the nose lots of sour apple its like drinking an apple jolly rancher

M - This beer has a medium body with higher carbonation to it

D - This is one of the few fruit lambics that I can drink the whole pour of granted I only get the stuff when its on special at the bar but its worth a try sometime

Serving type: on-tap

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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a relatively translucent pale amber with a small white head

S - An intoxicating odor of fermented apple juice

T - It's like sparkling apple cider with a little more body and a little bit of bitterness at the end. Just how I imagined it would be!

M - Light-bodied with some carbonation

D - At 3.5%, this is pretty down-able.

My first ever lambic. Such a treat!

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 02:19:22 | More by Lillie1128
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SkeeterHawk

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I have had this beer numerous times since it was released, and I am just now getting around to reviewing it. Here we go:

Appearance: Pours a still clear orangish golden color with only a few bubbles there to make a head. It had a few bubbles rising, so it isn't COMPLETELY flat.

Aroma: The smell of tart green apples is unmistakable. There is also some other fruity aromatics in here, and I pick up pears in particular.

Taste: It hits your cheeks at first sip with the sour apple and attenuation. Once your palate gets used to it, you can actually pick up a bit of funk in this one. It has a slightly horsey flavor that may be an indication of age since it is so flat. The overall flavor is a bit watery with plenty of flavor. The mouthfeel is definitely lacking since the carbonation is so light. I am sure that other examples I have had were more carbonated.

Opinion: This is a pretty good beer, and actually one of my favorite in the Lindeman's fruit beer collection. It actually leaves a bit of the funk in rather than drowning it in syrup. This particular bottle must have a bit of age on it, but it doesn't taste bad at all. I would certainly drink this beer again, and recommend it...though the score from this review won't be the best because of this particular bottle.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2008 23:47:35 | More by SkeeterHawk
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Lindemans Apple from Brouwerij Lindemans
83 out of 100 based on 609 ratings.