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Lindemans Pêche - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
89
very good

947 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 947
Reviews: 432
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.72%
Wants: 25
Gots: 59 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  2.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-12-2002)
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Photo of BeerManDan
4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

It poured a hazy orange golden yellow with a minimal amout of foam. The smell was of citrus fruit, not a strong peach smell, but, it reminded me of a sparkling cider. Tasting it was like drinking a sparkling cider but not as sweet. I could taste the peach, but not this beer was not overpowering. Nice sweet/tart flavor and finish in the mouth, with a pleasant after taste!

BeerManDan, Feb 04, 2003
Photo of SkeeterHawk
4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I finally pulled this ber out of the ole closet to review after 2+ years. This was part of an experiment I have been doing to see if the Lindemans fruit beers gain a sour character as they age. Well it seems that not even two years will cut the sweetness. I'll get back to ya in 2007.

Appearance: Pours a clear Orangish Golden color with a dense half inch of head after a reserved pour. There are quite a few bubbles attached to the glass, and only a few rising to the top to maintain the head. The head stands for some time nonetheless. There are a few particles floating in a slow “suspended animation” like state not looking like they particularly want to go up or down. Decent lacing.

Aroma: The Peach is the most obvious part of the aroma, but there are also some pretty floral notes to this beer that I guess are from hops. The Peach is still so dominant after all this time, it’s pretty amazing.

Taste: It is very sweet the entire time. The Peaches come out to greet you early, and the aroma just leads into the taste. You have a flood of Peach pouring over you as you take this beer in. It just starts in the nose, and moves to your taste gradually. There is a slight sourness that starts to peek out somewhere in the middle to leave a slight prickly impression on the back of the tongue. Then it finishes dry and refreshing leaving you with a mouth full of Peaches.

Opinion: Golly gee, this beer still tastes like Kool-aid! I mean, don’t get me wrong…it is a wonderfully flavored beer. The Peach is just such a sweet and dominant force in the entire flavor profile that it completely obscures the fact that you are drinking the product of spontaneous fermentation at all. I would prefer it retain some of the “wild” characteristics. I have one more bottle of Peche. We'll see what a couple more years doe for it.

SkeeterHawk, Aug 19, 2005
Photo of GarthDanielson
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a flute, the beer is a bright, orange-gold coloring with steady carbonation and a frothy, bubbly, bright white head. Aromas of rich, hearty peach, with an effervescent tartness that borders on sour. The nose is light enough that it avoids being overpowering like some Lambics. Flavors of subtle roast with a peach flavor that honestly tastes like fresh pureed peaches. Very authentic and balanced. Wow. Smooth bodied, light, and crisp, making it very easy to drink. The aftertaste is subtle rich and sweet peach, with a slight linger after the clean, smooth finish. Very easy to drink, and very tasty.

GarthDanielson, Jun 27, 2013
Photo of VaTechHopHead
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Looks like apple cider with a thin white head. Mostly clear, little visible carbonation, and decent lacing.

S - A little sour from the yeast esters, sweet funk, ripe peaches, and dry wheat.

T - Very much sweet with a strong fermented peach flavor that is nice and juicy. Slight dryness/sour yeast at the end. Finishes tart with a full peach mouthfeel.

M/D - Champagne-like texture and carbonation. Semi-tart on the palate but a huge mouthfeel from all the carbonation and the peach flavor. Very light and refreshing and the low ABV makes it extremely drinkable.

Great morning beer!

VaTechHopHead, Oct 26, 2010
Photo of TheFizzinator
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%

TheFizzinator, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of TheKingofWichita
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a orange color that was slightly hazed. Smelled of fresh peaches, sweet malts, and some caramel. Taste of fresh peaches and sweet malt, and some champagne flavor almost like a sparkling peach beverage. Very flavorful. Mouthfeel very light almost like champagne. Beer snobs may knock a good lambic such as this but they are being too purest and need to remember that beer is open to interpretation. Very drinkable and a highly memorable beer.

TheKingofWichita, Oct 05, 2010
Photo of Drinkerofales
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear golden peach color with a minimal dirty white head which quickly dissipated with no retention.

Smells of peaches, fresh and fermented. A bit of apple and yeast come through as well.

Tate is of fresh peach, crisp and clean. The flavor progresses towards a great tartness on the end.

Texture is fine, light bubbles tickle as I drink it, and it has a dry finish that makes for easy drinking.

Another great lambic. Enjoyable, light, easy to recommend to those who are interested.

DOA

Drinkerofales, Apr 26, 2012
Photo of biegaman
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Plenty of head, great peach coloured body. Full of character. Another Lindeman's product I'm tempted to mark as the highest rated fruit beer I've had. Good aroma, well present. A gritty, rippened fruit flavour. Flavour well developed, candy like taste - only authentic! Well suited for anyone's taste in my opinion

biegaman, Jul 09, 2006
Photo of boblog
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Apperance: Cloudy orange. Moderate head.

Smell: Tart peach smell. Kind of reminds me of a good champagne.

Taste: Sweet/tart peach flavors which fade away into a light hop taste.

Mouthfeel:Creamy and medium bodied.

Drinkability: Very yummy and easy to drink. I would love another.

Overall a very good Lambric, and it comes in an odd bottle cork and cap, how queer. A must try. Cheers.

boblog, Dec 13, 2006
Photo of HochFliegen
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was a really sweet beer. Not as sweet as Lindemans Framboise. The color was a hazy watered down orangish color. The smell was that of fresh peaches. It was very clean smelling. The taste was also very clean with a mild peach taste and a slight sourness and acidic taste. A most enjoyable drink. Im not a big fan of the sweet drinks but this one isnt too sweet, and that makes it an agreeable dessert drink.

HochFliegen, Dec 28, 2003
Photo of Blackwolf
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into oversized wine glass (no flute at the moment).

A- Hazy straw-wheat, and tons of lively carbonation. No head retention, but a nice Saturn ring that leaves slippery lacing on the side of the glass.

S- PEACHES! Lots of fresh sweet peaches, a tiny pinch of citrus, very aromatic.

T- Palate follows the nose on this one. Sweet peaches with a sour finish. Not too many dimensions, not complex with taste but a solid lambic.

MF- Light medium body, TONS of carbonation that tickles the tongue. The taste really hangs around your mouth.

O- This is a very sweet/sour beer, and I mean very sweet. I can only handle one bottle of this due to that simple fact that it is just way to sweet for my taste. I still enjoyed it very much. This is not my everyday beer at all, but I could possibly see myself trying more lambics in the near future. I spent about 6 bucks for a 12 oz. bottle so if you are "experimenting" it is a just above fair price imo. Still good in my book though.

Blackwolf, Sep 06, 2012
Photo of jdg204
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In honor of my wife being pregnant and unable to drink, I decided to try one of her fav brews. I've tasted Lindeman's before and enjoyed it, but I felt I needed to have a full bottle to give it a proper review.

A: Clear, bubbly orange/ amber with a creamy off white head that stuck around left a nice lace.

S: Aroma is clear of fresh peaches with a sugary and carbonated undertone.

T: Not surprisingly, peaches come through first and most prominently with a VERY sweet and lightly tart undertone. Has a bit of a sparkling wine quality to it.

M: Light body with a lot of carbonation and a bit of an oily texture.

D: Certainly different from my usual tastings, but not a bad brew overall. As I said little earlier, this has a good bit of a sparkling wine quality to it so it's probably good brew for folks who enjoy that style (like my wife when she's not pregnant, ha). Not a must try by any means, but a good brew none the less.

jdg204, Sep 27, 2009
Photo of BEERchitect
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Maybe the better of the Lindemans fruit beers. Still very sweet with a mild, but very sweet peach / apple flavor. Tart to offset sweetness. Certainly an after-dinner drink. Sweet to an almost cloying sense. Lightly syrupy and velvety texture with a sugar-sweet finish and lingering. Not overly strong as with the Framboise. Quite similar to the Pomme, but with a richer fruit flavor and texture. Solidly cider-ey but with a serious beer undertone. Enjoyable, but only on occations. No keg-stands for me.

BEERchitect, Aug 04, 2006
Photo of FaradayUncaged
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%

FaradayUncaged, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of filabrazilia
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy golden with a thin white head that leaves nice lace patterns on the glass.

There is a lightly tart character to the nose that is joined by a touch of malt and a crate of peaches. What a sweet sweet nose--like an over ripe peach.

This is a very sweet beer. The fruit taste overwhlems everything else but that is okay. This is like eating peach candy--without the residual sugar in the mouth. Interesting.

Thie is a thin beer that is lightly carbonated and smooth on the pallate. Despite the sweetness, it is still eay to consume. Good stuff.

I could easily drink this beauty in the spring and summer with an assortment of light dishes. It is almost like a peach soda that has a fine balance of sweet and tart. Nice stuff.

filabrazilia, Jan 11, 2006
Photo of gmcfarre
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into traditional pint glass

A - Pours an orangish/yellow color that is lightly opaque. Hmm, maybe this looks like the inside of a peach . Very minimal head and lacing. Still, an attractive looking lambic that actually looks like a traditional beer.

S - Not overpowering, but it certainly reeks of fresh peaches with a slight sour/funky Belgian scent coming through.

T - Woo! Tart peach flavor hints you hard in the middle of this beer, but thankfully its not the only attraction. Sure, its sweet at the front with a strong peach flavor, but there is a hint of Belgian yeast flavor that keeps things interesting. Low alcohol. More complex that other Lindemans offerings that I recall, but that might just be my poor memory talking.

M - Well carbonated and tingly, with a medium body and a sweet, fruity aftertaste.

D - A tasty change of pace in the beer world, and a bit less shocking that some other Lambics I've tasted. Worth trying out and perhaps cooking with.

gmcfarre, Oct 19, 2007
Photo of mithrascruor
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 mL bottle poured into a chalice.

Appearance: Pours a clear light copper color. Nice light foamy white head becomes film and laces the glass nicely.

Smell: Fresh peach aroma (of course), but also hints of wheat.

Taste: Nice flavor of peaches, yeast, and some wheat or soft grains. Sweet, but it works here. And it's a tad tart as well.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied, very smooth, with light, soft carbonation. Generally crisp.

Drinkability: Very easy and enjoyable to consume.

Quite a nice -- and different -- beer. I'm sure this would appeal to those who don't really like beer, but I also find it appealing from a beer-enjoyer's perspective: there's much more than just the peach flavor. Could work well with a light meal, or just on it's own on a warm evening.

mithrascruor, Apr 15, 2007
Photo of nomomentwasted
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ok, must be honest, I've never really known what to look for in lambics, but I've heard good things and learning how to drink them is part of beer culture. So, I started in a place where I've always felt pretty comfortable with Lindemans.

Appearance: A little 12oz bottle that was both capped and corked. Orangish hue and syrupy pour.

Smell: Nothing too strong, just peach and tart. No hops or anything in the nose, but smells much like a Bellini.

Taste: Sweet and refreshing, much more so than I was expecting. This is only a beer by the broadest definition, but it's much like a mimosa or Bellini: light, easy-drinking, and refreshing.

Mouthfeel: Syrupy and sweet, it sticks around after the swallow. No alcohol burn whatsoever.

Drinkability: Very, very drinkable upfront, but a little sweet to be having several of. Alcohol-wise you'd probably go into a diabetic coma before getting all that drunk, but taste-wise it's spot-on and easy to go through.

nomomentwasted, Jul 13, 2009
Photo of CharlesRiver
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is my first Lambic and WOW am I impressed. I had no idea just how good this style of beer is. The complexity of the beer is what amazes me. It seems to go through so many different smells a tastes.

Pours a slightly cloudy darker shade of yellow with a small head that lasts for awhile. It is champagne like in appearance and has that same effervesence. The smell is the obvious peach and very sweet. The taste is sweet up front, a hint of malt in the middle and finishes a bit sour and tart in the end. Smooth, clean and refreshing.

I had this as an appetizer but it would also work as a dessert. I could also use help with selecting the proper glass for next time.

CharlesRiver, Jan 01, 2003
Photo of rkuhnel
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Cost at my local North Coast Coop here in Eureka, CA was $9.45. Poured a hazy gold and left a small head that was gone in a jiffy. Big nose of peaches and some spices I cannot identify. Smooth palate. Taste is sweet but not overpowering. Very unique and nice to drink. Amazing how many good Fruit Lambics Lindemans can produce.

rkuhnel, Feb 12, 2007
Photo of drizzam
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

As with all of the Lindemans lambics, the peche comes in a bottle that is corked, capped, and then foiled.

I would rate the peche in the top 2 in the lindemans lambic line. It pours a slightly cloudy dark yellow color with a small head that leaves a fine lace inside the glass. The taste is of fresh peaches straight from the orchard, sweet but not so sickly sweet that you can't drink more than one glass. It finishes clean and crisp with little aftertaste.

It makes an excellent breakfast, brunch or dessert beer and I highly recommend to anyone with a chance to get their hands on it!

drizzam, Jan 21, 2003
Photo of theghost3
4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This lambic has a orangy-yellow appearance, and I poured a one finger white-orange head. It has an obvious peach smell, but there are also traces of vinegar and oak. It has a very nice taste, at first it is sour with a definite peach flavor. The longer it sits, the sweeter it becomes. It has a very sugary peach flavor at the end. Mouthfeel is very acidic, carbonated. This is a drinkable beer that has an ever-changing flavor thoughout the drink. The high acidity does have the potential to give you heartburn.

theghost3, May 03, 2008
Photo of scottum
4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I didn't like this as much as the Cassis, but that's most likely a fruit choice. Pours a nice light brown color with a good head. Tastes of peach. A bit tart, and very fruity. Quite light on the hops. A nice brew. Very drinkable. A good lambic. My girlfriend liked it quite a bit. If you like peaches....

scottum, Apr 17, 2003
Photo of Wildman
4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer poured a cloudy light amber color and formed huge off white bubbly head that left latticed lace as it slowly subsided. A medium amount of carbonation is present. An aroma of peach, yeast and other lambic elements I have never been good at placing. A flavor of peach and some slight bread elements/yeast. The finish is sweet and a bit tart, which is pretty much what I expect from this style. While not my favorite style of Belgian, I have slowly been gaining an appreciation for them. This one is quite good.

Wildman, Jan 24, 2004
Photo of tony223366
4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From my beer journal. Originally reviewed on June 18, 2011.

A: Now this is what I'm talking about! I enjoyed the look much more than framboise. Hazy yellow gold. Deep, nice color. White head was white but didn't last long.

S: Peaches mostly come out. This one was slightly less tart smelling than Framboise.

T: A little malty at first then quickly turns to peaches. A lot of them. Carbonation finishes this beer nicely but leaves a slight aftertaste.

M: Good carbonation. Light to medium bodied.

O: This beer was quite tasty. Not as tart but it felt better balanced than the framboise.

tony223366, Oct 17, 2011
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