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Lindemans Pêche - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
88
very good

863 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 863
Reviews: 428
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 24
Gots: 46 | 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.

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daythree16

Tennessee

3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter. Clear golden with a 1.5 finger head and tons of fizzy champagne-like bubbles that rise from the bottom.

Smell is naturally sweet peach. No artificial aromas or gummy peach candy smells like some other fruit beers. Taste is syrupy sweet with peach obviously playing the lead. There is a nice sourness to the finish.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and good and fizzy. Drinkability is not that great. The sweetness becomes a bit cloying, and unlike Lindemans Pomme or Framboise, I don't think I would want more than one bottle. Still a good beer, but probably my least favorite Lindemans so far.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2009 22:37:39 | More by daythree16
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DannyS

New York

4.22/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured this one in a tall glass beer mug.

Appearance - Pours a lovely golden honey color, fairly opaque. Tall head that dissipates fairly quickly.

smell - Smells of fresh peaches with a little yeast on the nose.

Taste - Not too sweet, but just enough, with a bright peach flavor. A joy to drink.

Mouthfeel - Smooth and easy on the palate with crisp carbonation.

Drinkability - definitely a one or two a day dessert beer. Sits pretty heavy in the stomach despite how delicious it is.

All in all, a personal favorite of the Lindeman's lambics. Normally the framboise is the lambic that gets all the accolades, but this one is worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2009 08:15:47 | More by DannyS
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smcolw

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Small head; cloudy light orange color.

Crisp, fresh dry peach aroma--reminds me of apricots.

I enjoy this combination: lots of peach, not as sour as some lambics. Very sweet. Full body along with a high level of CO2. I think Peche is my favorite lambic style. This may be my favorite Peche.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2009 01:00:08 | More by smcolw
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bmwats

Louisiana

4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Opened 25.4 oz. bottle, and poured into an (almost) flute.

A: Golden in color. Medium heavy carbonation pours into a 1 finger white bubbly head. Settles into a thin layer of bubbles on surface. Light carbonation continues to rise.

S: Slight hops, pretty decent yeast smell, and mostly, well. . . peach.

T: Strong peach on a wheat base, and yeast.

M: Syrupy feel. Carbonation is prominent. Light, but sweet aftertaste.

D: Great drinkability. Light, refreshing, flavorful.

Very fruity, flavorful beverage. Has enough of a beer taste though to make it reasonable. There's really not much else to say. If you're looking for a lambic, or any fruity beer for that matter, the buck stops here. Obviously, this is not something you're going to want to drink alot of, but this is a great quaff.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2009 07:23:25 | More by bmwats
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cvfish

Louisiana

3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - poured a cloudy golden color that produced a foamy white head that didn't retain or leave any lacing

S - peaches, nothing else, duh

T - peaches, but also some wheat

M - light bodied, moderate carbonation

D - not my favorite lambic, but still good

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2008 00:47:21 | More by cvfish
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LilBeerDoctor

New York

3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed on 6/22/08. Bottle. Pours a light clear orange with a small white head that persists. Aroma of faint sweet peaches, some slight skunk too. Flavor is quite sweet, mostly of peaches obviously, and a very slight sourness. Very nice and super drinkable.
7/4/8/4/15 (3.8/5)

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2008 16:19:42 | More by LilBeerDoctor
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MrHungryMonkey

Texas

3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nose is softly sour and nicely medicinal with plastic. Peach aromas grow to a very pleasant, very inticing peachiness. Smells good.

Pours a honey gold color, pretty good clarity, moderate head with mild retention. Looks pretty good.

Equally strongly sweet as sour, it packs a hard-hitting first sip. Nice clean peach flavor throughout. Finishes with toasty malt and medicine. This is very tasty. Notes of honey-like sweetness. Mild floral fruitiness. Peach tastes like those wonderful canned peaches that I love and is not over-the-top to this peach-lover. Moderate bitterness. Sourness dies down as the almost over-the-top syrupy sweetness takes over. Tastes good. Feels pretty good.

Other than being sweeter than I would have liked, this is a fine beverage that I would recommend to someone who doesn't like beer but would like to.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2008 01:37:23 | More by MrHungryMonkey
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adamette

Ohio

4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served from a 750 ml bottle purchased a few days ago at World Market in Mentor on the suggestion of my wife. No freshness date observed.

A Thick, creamy, meringue like head with a nice, cloudy but pretty clear peach colored body with carbonation visible. Head is impressive and stayed around for 2 minutes. I did make an effort to get a head with the pour too.

S Peachy Lindemans with a pleasing sweet smell but some bitterness, grainyness observed in the background. It is not 100% peach.

T Tastes like candy. A nice, not overwhelming peachy sweetness. It is a lot like peach schnapps without the kick of alcohol. A pleasant fruit beer. There is a nice sweet aftertaste that lingers.

M Less chunky than the Fraimbose and less carbonation than that as well. This is a thinner beer than its more popular counterpart.

D Great. I could easily drink this whole bottle. It is like slightly alcoholic peach juice or a low alchohol peach schnapps.

Notes: It could have been really bad (peach and beer?) but it is very pleasant. It should be popular with those enjoying fruit beers.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2008 00:13:27 | More by adamette
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sliverX

S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poored a slightly cloudy orange tinted amber with much fizz and bubbles that soon faded to nil
Smell is of a cider nature with apples and a hint of peach poking in
taste is like a champagne but sweeter with apples and peach leading
feels very nice in the mouth, can feel carbonation bouncing on the tongue ( although it lacks an appearance )
Very drinkable think a session champagne minus the dryness and bubbles

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2008 22:38:12 | More by sliverX
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eagles22

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

pours a hazey orange color with a white head

Smell: lots and lots of peaches and thats about it
Tatse: like real fresh peaches and some wheat taste

Mouthfeel: went down smooth and easy and aftertatse is peaches its great

Drinkability: its exceptional you can drink this all day and especially on a hot day

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2008 01:15:20 | More by eagles22
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type: 750 ml. bottle.

Pours a golden orange color with thin white head. Aroma is very sour dominated by peach (of course) and alcohol. Very nice balance of tart sourness and sweet pech flavor. Better than I expected based on it's appearance and aroma.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2008 09:51:05 | More by corby112
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Douglas88

Utah

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle bought a few months ago at the State Liquor Store. I have to be in the right mood to enjoy this, and it was pretty nice. Pours out a initially quite large white head that goes down to almost nothing. A beautiful clear copper body. The aroma is...well what do you expect peaches, both sweet canned kinds and a more natural tart kind. The taste was similar; it leaned towards a sugary sweet peach flavor, but some balance is achieved by a more tart flavor. Fizzy and highly carbonated. Not bad at all.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2008 01:41:48 | More by Douglas88
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travloh

Minnesota

3.68/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pulled this baby from my fridge after a late night attempt to find a nightcap hidden in the nether regions of the icebox...

Ripped foil off the top, pop the top and lo and behold, there is a cork inside. A fumbling dig through the utility drawer produces the corkscrew. This thing may have cobwebs on it, but it will work.

I uncork her and pour to a small snifter. Pale yellow orange color with a pineapple juice look to it. MMMM....I can smell the fruitiness. Forms a pretty good frothy head that proves to be the equivalent of a 98 pound weakling. Shows up talking trash and before you can turn from laughing with your buddies it has disappeared. Oh well.

Smells of pineapple and yeast. I take a hearty whiff and the late summer smell of peaches comes vaguely.

First gulp takes me back to early August summer evenings. Peaches, beer. Yummy. Tastes like a wicked fruit nectar brewed up by aristocrats as they enjoy an evening on the gazebo. Peach, pineapple. Fruit sugar and malt. The yeast comes through to remind you of her Belgian origins. Slight sourness on the back end the puts a cap on the sweetness nicely. Leaves a syrupy taste in your mouth. Post swallow is slightly bland.

I can imagine drinking this on the deck after a hot day working in the yard. The sweetness might make it slightly stomach-turning after a few glasses.

I would drink this stuff again. Its good and refreshing. More of a summer thing, I guess.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2008 04:57:26 | More by travloh
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MisterClean

California

4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had a 355 at Bonn Lair last night. Bartender poured it into a pint glass (woops).

A - Deep, hazy, golden yellow, with a nice bit of head. Leaves slight lacing.

S - Peaches, malts, and the slightest amount of hops.

T - Peaches, Belgian candi sugars, and malts.

M - Very good. Very sweet, but not too tart from the Belgian yeast. Well-balanced.

D - Overall, a very good beer. Very easy, drinking, but a little slightly sweet.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2008 04:37:07 | More by MisterClean
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gmfessen

Michigan

3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a cool, 355-ml bottle that is both capped and corked, beer has the color of apple juice and has a sparkling white head. The smell is definitely peaches, it reminds me of a peach jam my mom used to make - sweet but not overly so. The taste is also peachy, but there is a malt-grain background that reminds you that you aren't drinking a wine cooler. Not too sweet, the wild yeast has created a slight sour-tart note that complements the mix quite nicely. The carbonation has a silky, creamy feel to it while the lambic itself has a slight acidic, tart, mouth-drying effect. This is a very drinkable lambic, probably one of the better ones.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2008 00:34:26 | More by gmfessen
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seedsofchaos

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

355ml / 12 oz poured into a pint glass

L: Very light straw color with orange hues. Decent starting head: fluffy and creamy white. Dissipates down to about 1/4" and then down to just a covering in no time. Was a little disappointed with the head.

S: Oddly, the smell of peaches are not over powering: more so a smell of wheats and yeast. Decent smell but not a whole lot of complexity.

T: This might be way too sweet for many but I LOVE it. Super sweet with a rich fruity taste. Fresh peaches mated with a smooth beer and this is it's offspring! Peaches! Peaches! Peaches!

MF: A nice mouthfeel that is light and not too acidic. Carbonation is right on.

D: This is an awesome beer if you are in the mood for dessert... and I always am! Decent look and smell with a GREAT taste!

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2008 01:24:39 | More by seedsofchaos
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BeerImmediately

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this in the fridge for 6 months, so wasn't sure how it would fare... quite well, in fact!

Poured with decent 2 finger lacing into a Duvel glass, and had some nice lacing on down. Golden orange, slightly opaque, with noticeable champagne sized bubbles ... but enuf about the appearance...

Smelled like tart peaches, with a woft of yeast. Inviting!

Taste was terrific - fresh peaches, touch of orange juice.

Slightly syrupy mouthfeel, with a nice cut of light carbonation.

Very drinkable in my book. Could easily have 2-3 before it gets old.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2008 01:30:12 | More by BeerImmediately
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Beernoisseur

Utah

3.53/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I was fairly impressed with this beer. I don't think it's a true lambic, but nevertheless, it was quite tasty. It's damned expensive, and should be served as a dessert beer.

It was a fleshy yellow, with next to no head. Bold, blunt, unashamedly candid peach flavor, with subtleties of malt and grains. It turned out to be a perfect way to end the night, but there are other beers that I have enjoyed a lot more for way less money. At nearly five bucks a bottle, you'd have to be a serious fan of the style.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2008 21:56:06 | More by Beernoisseur
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wcudwight

North Carolina

3.45/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Kind of peachy in color that fades to a pale golden color when held up to the light. Thin fizzy white head a spotty salava like lacing.
My favorite quality of the Lindeman beers are the aromas. This one fills the olefactory senses with more peach aroma than one of those scented candels.
Sweet peachy flavor and plenty of it. It has a tartness in the finish that keeps it from being too sweet though.
Mouthfeel is so sticky sweet this beer could give you cavities.
Overall I like this one best of the Lindeman Lambics but if they could just tone down the sweetness a bit I'd like it a bit more.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2008 02:31:48 | More by wcudwight
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timmah427

Texas

3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy light-orange with a medium white head that quickly disappears. Looks almost like a witte. Smell is peaches all the way. Really does taste like peach soda, as others have said. However, it is (unexpectedly) really delicious. This is a very good fruit beer, but if you are looking for a real beer, this will leave you asking, "how is that considered a beer?"

I enjoyed drinking this, but will probably not buy it again due to the price and the fact that it does not really taste like a beer. But hey, I guess that's not really what a fruit beer is supposed to be like.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2008 01:11:36 | More by timmah427
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NHGrafx

Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12oz green bottle.

Pours a nice cloudy darker shade of orange. Not much of a head which dissipates rather quickly, not a lot of lacing either. There is a small amount of sediment in the bottle, but not as much as the larger 750ml bottles which seem to have a lot more.

The aroma is very nice. Sweet and sour. There is a nice sweet peach smell, and also a smell of sour and tartness.

The taste is delicious. Starts out sweet with a nice taste of peaches which quickly turns to some sour tartness with the peach flavors still there. There is also some very slight malt and yeast flavors that seem to be hidden very well. The finish is peachy and tart. The peach flavors are present throughout. Very nice mouthfeel, and very drinkable.

Overall this is a delicious beer. One of my favorites from Lindeman's.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2008 03:00:44 | More by NHGrafx
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techtatu

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy kind of appearance close to that of a heffe but not quite. Very little head and the smell of peach comes out but no smell of beer. Tasted a lot like a peach flavored champagne.

This would be a good starter beer for people who have not had beer before. It's also a good beer to have on a hot summer day while hanging out with some friends.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2008 15:14:02 | More by techtatu
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PiecefulToker

Tennessee

4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours A hazy apricot orange color with a pretty thick 1 finger head in my Maredsous glass.

S: Sweet peaches, honey, pale malt, tart.

T: Another amazing lambic from Lindemans. Immediately sweet on the palate with peaches, followed by sweet graininess from the malt, then it gets more sour and tart and finishes sweet like honey. It is really hard to describe this one, but it is damn good.

M: Smooth, but puckering and prickly at some points. Carbonation is dead on for the style, nips at the tongue.

D: Not very high. This is one to sip and savor.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2008 00:09:41 | More by PiecefulToker
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IronDjinn

Alberta (Canada)

4.43/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a hazed bright marmalade hue, not much head or retention however.

Aroma is a pleasant mix of fresh peaches sprinkled with icing sugar.

The flavour is pretty one dimensional as well, but that's all this fruit lambic needs to be a winner. Sweet fresh peach with some icing sugar, and a hint of wheat in the background.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, smooth with a bit of carbonated kick on the finish.

Simple but good is the way I see this one, it's really quite gorgeous.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2008 00:12:48 | More by IronDjinn
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irishkyle21

Ontario (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I don't really like peaches but I love peach juice, not sure why. Lindemans Peche pours with a small white head, not much lacing or retention. Almost looks like apple juice (with bubbles and foam).

Smells of sugary peaches, lambic yeast and a little mustiness.

Tastes of peach juice, a bit of tartness, faint pale malts and sweetness. Very enjoyable fruit beer/lambic.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2008 04:37:40 | More by irishkyle21
Lindemans Pêche from Brouwerij Lindemans
88 out of 100 based on 863 ratings.