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Lindemans Pêche - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
88
very good

904 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 904
Reviews: 430
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 25
Gots: 54 | 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 TeamSeabass
4.2/5  rDev +6.6%

Golden in color with tiny bubbles and a thin head.

Smells of tart peaches.

Tastes delicious. Sweet, tart peach flavor that is very pleasant and finishes with a mild sour taste that quickly vanishes.

Nice bubbly champagne feel in this lambic.

Drinkability is high imo. Its just a very refreshing beverage.

TeamSeabass, Nov 03, 2009
Photo of wahhmaster
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Lindemans-branded flute.

Appearance: Pours a translucent golden color with a thin white head that dissipates quickly leaving spotty lacing.

Smell: Smells like, well, peaches. A little hint of some grains, but the peach smell overwhelms all others.

Taste: Tastes like a sour peach juice. This doesn't taste like "beer" at all in the traditional sense. I could see a lot of non-beer drinkers going for this.

Mouthfeel: Thin and a little carbonated. Feels kinda like wine or champagne.

Drinkability: This is extraordinarily drinkable. Like I said above, barely even tastes like "beer." Really good and worth a try.

wahhmaster, Oct 21, 2009
Photo of Mosstrooper
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%

Poured from 12oz bottle into half-liter Paulaner wiezen glass.

Appearance: Pours a very pale gold color, with a small white head that stays for a while and leaves a good lace.

Smell: Smells heavily of peaches, with some hints of wheat and slight grain (almost like rye).

Taste: Tastes very peachy through and through, with a slightly wheaty finish.

Mouthfeel: Light, with a natural carbonation. Very refreshing.

Drinkability: The most drinkable beer I have ever had. Almost like drinking a sparkling fruit juice that has a few beer notes added on. Very different from the norm.

Mosstrooper, Oct 21, 2009
Photo of jdg204
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%

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 stakem
3.98/5  rDev +1%

This happens to be the only beer my wife will drink on a regular basis and she frequenly requests I purchase it for her.

Pours a partially cloudy orange color that forcefully produces little to no head. Really only a penline of white lace is visible around the perimeter of the glass reminiscent of a head. Lots of carbination in this beer with a light mouthfeel. Sourness dominates the taste both upfront and in the finish but also has quite a bit of peach sweetness as well. The nose of this beer is both sour from the yeast and sweet from the peaches.

stakem, Sep 27, 2009
Photo of mwilbur
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%

Poured from 750 mL bottle into cervoise.
A: Pours a clear orange with high carbonation producing a thin bubbly white head. Fair amount of yeast sediment particles float about.
S: Peach, citrus notes, and hint of oak. Straight-forward, but nice.
T: Peach, candi sugar, hint of yeast and oak. Pleasant and refreshing.
M: Light body, effervescent. Smooth and slightly oily feel. Very pleasant.
D: Highly drinkable...able to be guzzled. Wonderful summer/picnic selection.

mwilbur, Sep 16, 2009
Photo of bobsy
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%

This is the first beer I had on arrival in Belgium. We were sat out on the patio with my friend on a warm evening, and I wanted something straightforward, light and thirst-quenching. This beer fit the bill perfectly.

Pours a clear gold with a finger of short-lived white head. A few spots of soapy lace are deposited. Aroma of sour peaches and candy sugar. Great sour peach flavour, which never becomes too puckering because of the residual sweetness. This beer has a vinous quality, and its spritzy carbonation recalls a champagne. Light bodied with a clean finish. Certainly a good beer for the moment and one I would drink again.

Obviously a sweeter lambic, and while I prefer the more traditional take on the style, I also find these sweet, fruity versions to be quite refreshing if done right. Don't go into this one expecting a huge lambic character... approach it more like a good fruit beer.

bobsy, Sep 09, 2009
Photo of Gmann
3.98/5  rDev +1%

Pours a golden honey color with a very small pure white head that settled into a ring. The aroma is of full frontal fruit. A sweet candied peach aroma with hints of apple; jolly rancher like characteristics. Big sweet sugary flavors, definitely fruity. The peach does peak out after the initial sweet blast. There is also some white grape and apple skin flavor to add a slight tartness. Again, does remind me of a jolly rancher. Moderate body with fizzy carbonation. It has a touch of a champagne quality but it quickly gets lost in the sweetness. Deliously sweet and fruity, with about 12ozs worth before it would get cloying. Very nice dessert brew

Gmann, Aug 29, 2009
Photo of botham
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

bottle poured into a snifter. pours a bright golden orange color with no head and a thin white rim. no lacings or retention.

aroma is mainly of sweet peaches with little else in the nose. not much in the nose as far as beer goes, only peach and a light sweetness that adds a candy-like quality.

taste is of more sweet peaches with the same light sweetness from the aroma. there aren't any redeeming qualities were as far as malts or hops. sweet peaches; thats about it on the palate.

mouthfeel is sweet and medium bodied. goes down sweet with residual peach and a sticky afftertaste.

drinkability is decent. as far as beer goes, there is not really any maly or hop qualities, and no distinct yeast notes either. for what it is, it is well put together, but it ends up tasting like fruit juice with a light carbonation.

botham, Aug 25, 2009
Photo of yemenmocha
4.38/5  rDev +11.2%

Love this ale. Pours hazy golden color with slightly off-white head that fades away. Nose is peachy with funky farmhouse aromas in there too. Palate is very tart, peachy of course, and has a pleasant sweet/sourness to it. Finish is very long and peach lingers.

yemenmocha, Aug 06, 2009
Photo of mrmanning
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Bottle at Chancey Smith's in London, ON- A hazy yellow pour, is topped with a frothy eggshell cap that leaves nice lace. Full on fresh peach aroma, some yeast, tart citrus, smells inviting. Tastes sweet and tart. Lots of peach of course with a tart citric component that balances the sweetness. A bit of hops lead to a grassy finish. Very peachy and not overly complex, but refreshing and enjoyable. Thanks for the bottle Milos!

mrmanning, Aug 01, 2009
Photo of earthboundagain
3.9/5  rDev -1%

From Notes:

A: Poured from the small champagne bottle, got to love the bottle cap and cork combo. Pours and looks more like a peach soda, but leaves some decent lacing

S: Smells like sour peaches.

T: Natural-tasting sour peach flavor with a grainy earthiness and a lot more sourness imparted by the yeast. Very tart.

M: Smooth and tart and very puckering. Medium body with lots of carbonation, rather like a sparkling soda.

D: Very drinkable and the bottle was gone before I knew it.

This is a very unique beer, and I will buy it again and again.

earthboundagain, Jul 27, 2009
Photo of dogfishandi
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%

pours a hazy yellow golden color with a creamy looking white head with some wonderful sticky lacing. nice head retention as well.

smells of fresh peaches and some tart sourness. not much else.

delicious fresh peach flavor with a sharp tartness. mild grain flavor in there as well but mostly tart and fruit. very good.

sticky, syrupy, sugary mouthfeel. light body, nice carbonation.

very easy drinking, but wouldnt want to have more than a few, too sugary.

dogfishandi, Jul 22, 2009
Photo of nomomentwasted
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%

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 jujubeast6000
3.53/5  rDev -10.4%

Reviewed 6/23/2009 (bottle):

Pours a golden orange clear color body with an average whitish head, quickly diminishing. Aroma of strong carbonated peaches, fresh from a can-like. Some effervescence, and soda likeness. Sweet syrupy taste, peaches and sugar. Carbonation. Refreshing. Doesn't pair necessarily well with spicy pizza.

jujubeast6000, Jul 11, 2009
Photo of kaseydad
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%

I have passed by this numerous times before finally buying it at a restaurant.

Extremely cold when it arrived to the table so I let it warm for about 10 minutes.

Poured an orange-ish gold with a light layer of head which quickly dissolved.

Smelled of...peaches and maybe grapes.

The taste was a shocker. I actually enjoyed it. It was extremely refreshing and went very well with the ribs I was enjoying. Fruity and carbonated nicely. I would have had another but the prices were out of line.

Very surprised by this beer but it has opened my eyes to the Lambic style and I know that is somewhere I would like to venture to. This would also be a great way to get someone into another style of beer.

kaseydad, Jul 03, 2009
Photo of masterallen
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%

A - Poured into the proper Lindemans tall glass. A warm ale colour.

S - This is a fruity beer, so it came as no surprise that the notes of melon and peach came through in a very strong way.

T - Wicked taste. Unexpectedly refreshing and not too fruity and sweet.

M - Light carbonation and a warm feeling in the mouth that streaked down the middle of the toung made this beer a winner for me.

D - One could sit down and put back a bunch of these, but there is no need to hammer down what is more or less an aperitif.

masterallen, Jun 30, 2009
Photo of jeffjeff1
4.78/5  rDev +21.3%

This was awesome. It tasted like alcoholic peach juice.

Appearance- orange color, nice lacing, ok head at first but not much head retention

Smell- sweet, peaches

Taste- like the smell, sweet, tarty, peaches

Mouthfeel- medium body

Drinkability- very good, I love it. It's like alcoholic peach juice.

jeffjeff1, Jun 28, 2009
Photo of HiAIPA
4.2/5  rDev +6.6%

Poured from bottle at Eb's. Nice crisp clear straw color with good carbonation. Aromas of peach to be sure, and sweet at that. This is like candy water, peach flavored at that. You could easily polish off 5 or 6 bottles and not realize it until you couldn't walk straight. Karen loves this style.

HiAIPA, Jun 21, 2009
Photo of mothman
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%

Poured into my Lindeman's Stange/Pilsner glass.

Pours a 1 and ½ finger head that doesn't last very long. Leaves some splattered lacing. Color is a slight hazy honey orange.

Aroma: Very sweet and tarty. The peaches are very present. As well as some other berries. I really can't distinguish anything else.

Taste: Just like the smell, very sweet and tarty. This definitely doesn't remind of beer. More like a juice/wine. But it is pretty good. Pale malts hit the palate and then all the peaches come around. Grapes are present as well. There is also something that is lingering in the background, but I can't place my finger on it.

Mouthfeel; Very, very tarty. A tad crisp. Medium bodied as well as medium carbonation. Ends with a fruity dry aftertaste.

Overall, this was my first lambic and I really enjoyed it. This 25.4 oz bottle went down easy. I will be trying the other ones. I could see these being enjoyed any time of the year as well.

mothman, May 28, 2009
Photo of BobbyBeerman
4.47/5  rDev +13.5%

This not my first venture into the realm of the fruit beers and it won't be my last. Despite me being Darth Tyberious, Lord of the Dark Beer, I found this one quite enjoyable. I was thinking that with the weather getting warmer that I'd experiment with other lighter beers and I'm glad I did. Let's get down to the brass tax...

A: Champaign. Light golden color with a one to two finger head. Clear with visible carbonation trails.

S: Fruity sweetness without being sicking. A little tartness, a little woodsiness...

T: Not at all what I expected but enjoyable. Very light flavor but nothing really out front of overbearing. Light peachy sweetness up front with peachy tartness trailing.

M: Light and very easy on the mouth. A little bubbly but not as bubbly as champaign.

D: Very drinkable. Weighing in at 4% I found that I could finish the entire 750ML bottle easily.

The only thing that caught me off guard was the fact that this has a cork that requires a cork screw. This might show my limits but this is a first - I'm use to a cork that has a cage. I had to hunt down a cork screw. Regardless, very nice!

BobbyBeerman, May 21, 2009
Photo of CheckMate
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%

750ml green bottle corked and capped. Obtained at Hannaford's Supermarket Derry, NH. Golden in color slightly hazy with a half inch off white head that shortly lasted. fruity smell with a nice peach scent with a slight vinegar scent but not overly pronounced. peachy but not syrupy with a sour finish. reminds me of biting into a nice ripe sweet peach in the middle of summer. light and crisp mouthfeel. very drinkable beer especially for summer/early fall.

CheckMate, May 14, 2009
Photo of Brenden
4.3/5  rDev +9.1%

Notes from Saturday's tasting:

The color is a hazy light orange. A white puffy head has light to moderate retention and leaves some lacing.

Sweet, tart peach is straight on the nose with a hint of something earthy and grassy just underneath.

Very sweet and tart right off the bat. The peach is pure and natural. The tangy bite lingers nicely and a very light hops flavor lurks. The sense that this is a beer is by no means overshadowed as some grains are evident and there's a nice, pure malt flavor in the finish.
This one is very crisp with a very nice full body. Carbonation is at a great level.
I've never had anything that so well appealed to people who don't drink beer and yet could so well appeal to those that do.

Brenden, May 08, 2009
Photo of PatronWizard
3.68/5  rDev -6.6%

**Please tolerate my 'Short Review Series' which come from sparsley populated notes.

So I know I'm not very fond of peaches but I'll try not to let that interfere too much. Pours a clear golden jello with a nice head. Smells like peach cobbler and nothing more. Taste follows. Very thick, syrupy, sweet peaches, like those canned peaches you're saving for the next big earthquake. Nice enough.

PatronWizard, Apr 23, 2009
Photo of beachbum1975
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%

Picked up this one at the Root Cellar for $5.99. Consumed 3/11/2009.

Pours a lightly cloudy peach color with a nice white head minimal lacing.

Smells of fresh, sweet peaches, tobacco and light apricot.

Taste is the same. Very nice and refreshing. Little to no funk presence. Very sweet...

Light bodied and highly carbonated. 12 ounce pour is all one needs for night.

beachbum1975, Apr 20, 2009
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