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Lindemans Pêche - Brouwerij Lindemans

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446 Reviews

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Reviews: 446
Hads: 1,075
Avg: 3.95
pDev: 19.24%
Wants: 38
Gots: 101 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  2.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-12-2002

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Photo of microbrewlover
4.42/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This brew pours an orange/copper color with a two finger head which dissapates inside of five minuets. Minimal lacing stays on the glass throughout. Fair amount of carbonation.

The smell is strong with peaches, which is what this brew is about. There is also the smell of apples and wet hay/straw.

The taste is heavy on the peaches. Sweet malts and the Lambic tartness which reminds me of a Granny Smith apple. There is also a slight yeast taste near the end of the brew.

The mouthfeel is crisp, clean and tart. Just like most Lambic's it makes the mouth pucker as you drink it.

Overall this brew answers the call of being a summer fruit Lambic. Light and easy to drink. Strong on the peach flavor and Lambic tartness.

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Photo of Breen
4.67/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pour/Appearance: Thin head, rich amber in color and relatively clear.

Smell: peach, apple fruit bouquet.

Mouthfeel: Well-balanced/full-bodied lambic with just the right amount of carbonation.

Taste: peaches and apples. Though this is a peach lambic, it comes across as an apple cider.

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Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.57/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: Slight cream coloured head over amber liquid with excellent clairity.

S: Peaches and yeast.

T: Sweet fresh peach, sweet white wine in the middle and some yeast in the finish. Very refreshing tasting.

M: Medium viscosity and a medium level of fine carbonation. A somewhat dry finish.

O: Extremely drinkable, this is the beer equivalent of biting into a sweet fresh peach.

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Photo of JoEBoBpr
3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass from a 750ml bottle.

Pours a nice golden color with some orange hues. A nice 0.5 inch head forms that is a bit dense yet recedes quickly.

Aroma of peaches and some nice tartness. Sugary sweetness and some nice fruit juice notes. There are some woody and grassy notes as well with some slight white wine notes.

Taste starts off with some nice sugary notes. Peach fruit juice and some yeasty notes. There is some nice tartness that kicks up near the middle and tappers off a bit as it finishes. There is a nice crispness and dryness to the finish but with some nice flowery sweetness. Awesome brew.

This is a great fruit lambic easily could be one of my favorites. Great fruit flavors and sweetness. Awesome

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Photo of Drinkerofales
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
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.


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Photo of mdaschaf
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes.

A: Pours a clear golden color with a small white head that does not last long. No lacing at all.

S: Reminds me of peach ring candy. Lots of peach and candied sugar, extremely sweet.

T: Tart peaches, lots of candied sugar. Slight funk to it, but the sugary peaches dominate.

M: Light to medium bodied, on the sweet side, and more like a soda than a beer.

O: Really, not that bad. It tastes good, and in the end, that is what matters most, but not something I would seek out often.

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Photo of Converge
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

355ml bottle poured into a 16oz tulip.

A - Pours with a thin, fizzy white head that doesn't last long; fizzles out in seconds. The color is a golden-amber with slight haze. No lacing, but that's sort of to be expected with this style. For a headless lambic, as I would expect one to be, this beer looks pretty fine to me.

S - Juicy peaches abound, with light notes of wet hay and sweet barley malt floating in the background. Fairly syrupy, and sort of smells artificial, however the bottle states that actual peaches are used. It's got a slight funk to it, but not like the usual brettanomyces/barnyard funk, but something more sterile and... odd. Sort of cleaning product/hospital-esque.

T - Starts out slightly sharp and acidic, with a touch of tartness, and that's about as far as this one gets in terms of traditional sour flavors. The flavor then explodes into a rush of juicy peaches and mountains of candi sugar. Tons of sweet malt notes and intense fruity, peachy flavors. Finishes with a touch of wet hay, but not really "barnyard" like at all. The aftertaste is a delicious bready, yeasty feel that helps balance the big sweetness this beer boasts upfront. Light tart character lingers, but doesn't do anything to get in the way of the sweeter side of this lambic. No hop presence detectable.

M - Light-to-medium body, but a little syrupy/cloying. Carbonation is on the high side of the scale. The first sip is a burst of bubbly goodness. It's not exactly a fine, smooth carbonation, but it's not really fizzy or overdone feeling; sort of in between.

D - It's not balanced, and it's not complex, but it's damn good. It also may be worth mentioning that this has been my introduction to Brouwerij Lindemans, a brewery I expect to drinking a lot of now! While it may not satisfy the connoisseur in search of a intense sour, this lambic has been thoroughly satisfying for me. Despite the overbearing sweetness in the flavor profile, it remains quite drinkable; but then again, how could a 4.0% ABV sunshine-fruity sugar bomb not? If there has ever been an ideal brunch beer, this is it.

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Photo of TheWhiskerReview
4.46/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a pale apricot with a 1-finger thin looking white head, reduces quickly to nothing.

The nose rather delightful- a wheat crispness lifting up the syrupy peach tones that hold complexities akin to a fruit cocktail of the other major tree fruits- apricots, pears and apples.

Palate is light, with a bright carbonation and a slight bump in body from the incredibly syrupy peachy sweetness. As sweet as it is, though, there's a ridiculously huge tart juiciness providing a perfect balance. Bitterness isn't noticeable, nor are there any funky tones, while the brew picks up a little malt on the tart finish with a malty-wheat dryness in the middle of the tongue.

Honestly, I don't think anyone could make a peach wine this delicious and balanced. Big sweetness and a big tartness. Someone pass the French toast.

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Photo of jeffrydon
3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

I have had this beer several times at Tap Works in OKC and also poured from bottle at home. Both are pleasing but it is much better on tap.
For this review I am reviewing poured from a bottle into a Pint glass.

A- Pale Orange, slightly cloudy. With a perfect poor it gives a 1 finger off white head that quickly dissipates with slight lacing.

S- Peaches are the most prominent scent. Wet hay in the background, maybe some stale cardboard. A slight funk that smells really good with everything else.

T- Sweet peaches, Grass, Bitter almost lemony taste, and that funk that really makes me want to take another drink.

M- Over carbonated. Almost burns my mouth from the fizz. This is the only thing I wish was different.

O- Overall, I rate this beer at a 4.o. If the carbonation was a little lighter This would easily get a 4.5. I can't rate at a 5 because even though this is a great beer, it's not something that I can drink everyday. It's a once or twice a year drink.

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Photo of brewandbbq
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle

Pours clear gold with a two inch head of settling white fluff. Tattered curtains of lacing throughout the glass and a partial skim coat.

Aromatics lead off with a blast of peaches and a hint of ginger. A hint of wet hay follows through.

Light bodied with a crisp, tacky mouthfeel.

Peaches, peach juice, and peach syrup start the palate. Sweet and fruity with zero bitterness and no tartness. Tastes like peach soda.

Finishes with lingering sweet peaches.
A sweet, peachy concoction but in no way resembles a lambic.

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Photo of nuclearwarfare
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Green glass 355 ml bottle, capped, corked, and foiled. After the cork popped, there were no immediately evident odours (unlike other flavours of lambic from the same brewery). After a proper pour, at a chilled 40 degrees, there was a rather lackluster 1 finger, quickly dissipating head that gave way to a thin layer of lacy foam. Below the foam resides a clear peach ring orange brew with small, but plentiful, champagne-like bubbles.

The smell after poured can almost be equated to that of a tart grape juice, or sour grape skins with an afterthought of peach skins.

This lambic is not so much sweet, but instead very tart. Think champagne with a hint of peach skin. It's tartness goes so far as to have hints of lemon in it. A bit of funkiness is detected as an aftertaste, but not in an unpleasant way. There was no noticeable bitterness in any stage of the drink.

High carbonation is noticed on the tongue along with sweetness on the lips. The balance of carbonation and tartness make it a bright, fruity beer with a wet finish.

Overall, it's an excellent beer to go with more food selections than other lambics. Strongly recommend to those who are not a fan of young, bitter hops in their drinks.

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Photo of Swim424
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

this is my first lambic. poured into palm glass

A-looks pretty good. pours a nice golden orange. pretty clear. not much head.

S-peaches hits the nose upon opening. very sweet. smells sort of like a peach cup. not much else to this one.

T-very sweet. definitely getting the peaches, and lots of them. not really any hops. mostly just a sweet peachy malt. pretty simple.

MF-medium body. not a ton of carbonation, pretty well balanced.

O-this is pretty good. a bit to sugary. drinks more like a wine cooler. wouldn't mind having again though. look forward to trying some more flavors.

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Photo of OWSLEY069
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a lightly hazy pale yellow with a small white head. In the aroma, sugary, tart peach skin. In the taste, quite sugary and small tartness of peach skin. A small tart bite, but mainly smooth and medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry tart peach skin in the aftertaste. Kind of like a gummy peach ring, and it is line smell, taste, and aftertaste all the way through.

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Photo of ckollias
4.2/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this 750ml bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a clear copper-orange color with a white 2-finger head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace.

S: Sweet and tangy peach aroma fills the nostrils.

T: This is a very sweet beer – almost like a wine cooler. Peaches are definitely dominate throughout this beer.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation

O: This was an impressive lambic. It was a little too sweet for my liking but enjoyable nonetheless. With that being said I don’t think I could have had more than one of these.

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Photo of scott451
3.82/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

355ml corked capped and foiled bottle. Poured into a pint glass. Slightly hazy light amber with a bubbly thin head that soon disappeared.

Smelled of musty fruit with some sour notes. Milt fruity flavour. Somewhat undifferentiated. Mildly tart at the end with a sweet finish.

Medium body. The carbonation balances the taste well. Not bad overall. Not one of Lindemans stronger offerings. Overly sweet for me, although some might prefer it. Kind of a turned down fruit lambic with turned up sweetness.

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Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.38/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Williamsburg Winery wine glass.

A: Pours a slightly cloudy amber color, with a 1.5 finger white head, featuring average retention and good lacing.

S: Very strong peach, some funk, and a bit of a noble aspect.

T: There isn't much to the beer apart from peach and tartness. Despite only consisting of a couple notes, both flavors here are pulled off well. Very easy to drink.

M: Light bodied, with an incredibly smooth finish. Lots of carbonation and very refreshing.

O: This is great for someone who doesn't like beer. I don't love this, but it's pretty good.

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Photo of rhoadsrage
3.23/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

(Poured into a tapered strange)

A- This beer pours a bright crystal clear copper hue with a thin wisp of white foam that is perfectly smooth and then soon gone. There is a sea of microbubbles racing to the surface.

S- The in your face peach perfume aroma has hints of butterscotch that take on more of a light caramel syrup quality as the beer warms. There is a touch of white cheese rind and honey in the finish.

T- This beer is full of sweet peach flavor that is bright and artificial. The sweetness lingers and there is not much underneath that flavor.

M- The light mouthfeel has a scrubbing fizz in the finish with no alcohol heat noticed.

O- The peach flavor is so darn sweet but it is not as syrupy thanks to the big fizz. There isn't much depth in this beer but it is not really offensive to drink. However one is enough.

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Photo of blakelive784
3.57/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

12 fl oz bottle served in a weizen glass, reviewed live:

A - Pours a transparent orange golden color, with a white 2 finger head of decent retention. The head's a bit soapy and leaves nice lacing as it recedes.

S - Nice tart peach, bacteria, sour notes, and nice yeast. The nose is it bit funky, but pleasant all together.

T - Follows the nose closely. Fresh peach dominates. It's more tart than sour, and got nsome bacterial notes that balance the sweetness of the fruit and pale malt well.

M - Medium bodied, a bit syrupy, crisp and dry on the finish.

D - Great lambic. It's well built and balanced, fairly priced, good quality, and widely available. I'll have this again.

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Photo of kojevergas
3.39/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 fl oz / 355 ml brown glass bottle with pressure cap over cork served into a Brown Palace mini-hefeweissbier glass in high altitude Castle Rock, Colorado. Reviewed live.

A: Pours a two finger head of light cream, okay thickness, and average retention - though the ABV is low. Colour is a clear gold.

Sm: Light sourness and yeast, bacteria, with some funk overshadowed by peach. Very pleasant and inviting. Maybe slight apple.

T: Peach and sourness, with a cidery apple-esque finish. Very nicely balanced, without too much sourness to compromise the balance. Not too yeasty. No alcohol comes through (not that I expected it to at 4.00%). Not extract based like some bad lambics. Well built for its aims.

Mf: Smooth and wet, with a more lightly dry and coarse finish. Near perfect considering the flavours.

Dr: Very drinkable: ALL GIRLS LOVE THIS BEER (and Allagash White). I'd definitely have it again; it may be best out of the bottle rather than on draught. It's a bit too cidery - especially on the finish - but it is a refreshing little beer.


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Photo of iBeer16
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed in a snifter

A: pours a yellow-orange color. Pours with roughly 1" head with a creamish color. Lots of lacing.

S: smell is very sweet. Strongest scent is obviously the peach.

T: very good flavor. Starts off very sweet and peachy and finishes tarty. Not too carbonated.

M: due to the changes in flavor and acidity this beer keeps the palate awake. Not to juicy, not too carbonated, easy to drink.

Overall, I like this lambic. As stated it is not too juicy but not too carbonated. It has a strong sweet peach flavor and combined with the tarty finish makes it very enjoyable.Has well balanced flavor.

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Photo of BigMike
3.03/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a light golden color. Champange like carbonation with a 3 finger white head.

S: Sour white grapes. Some oak and a peach in the back ground. A light tart funk also.

T: Super sweet. The peach is a bit artificial tasting. I wish there was more sour to offset things.

M: Light but sticky sweet. Not refreshing but the opposite. Carbonation seems good.

Overall: My second of the Lindemans fruit lambics. This one isn't as tasty as the Frambois.

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Photo of DavidST
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 330 ml bottle into a lindemans fluted glass. This pours a light yellow, with a large foamy head which leaves a lacing. The smells aren't really of peach, but some earthy grassy smells along with a yeasty lambic smell. The feel is medium with high carbonation. The taste is good, not as sweet as the frambrosie, there is a little earthy flavor along with the peach, good stuff.

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Photo of AleWatcher
2.23/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Trying to work my way through the whole Lindemans lineup of "fruit lambics."

typed up from notes:

Bright clear orangey apricot color. Two fingers of white head with some spotty lace clinging in chunky streaks.

Smells of deep oak notes. Bit of dank, earthy funk. I get some peaches too, naturally, but they are almost lost in the oaky and earthy funk notes.

Tastes like synthetic peach flavor. Oak hits hard in the finish snd helps dry it out a bit, but not enough. The overall flavor is like this:
take some gummy peach rings.
Roll them around in the left over sour sugar from a bag of sour patch kids.
suck on them.

The body is thick and syrupy... needs to be lighter in feel with more bubbles. Just a touch of sourness here-- needs more!

Overall-- meh. too sweet and sugary (like many of the brewery's "fruit lambics") and not sour enough to cut through it.

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Photo of tony223366
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
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.

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Photo of IdrinkGas
3.18/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I see this at every bottle shop but I've never bought a bottle. I love peaches so I'm not sure what took me so long.

Pours golden with a fizzy bright white head.

Taste and smell are almost identical. Reminds me of those overly sugary gummy peach rings. A faint tartness on the back end. Not much else.

Carbonation is right on point. Keeps it light and crisp. But it drinks like a sparkling peach wine cooler. Decent peach flavor but not my cup of tea.

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Lindemans Pêche from Brouwerij Lindemans
88 out of 100 based on 446 ratings.