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Lindemans Pêche - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
88
very good

844 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 844
Reviews: 428
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 23
Gots: 39 | 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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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
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rye726

Colorado

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

Thought I would give this one a try. Nice cloudy orange with a lacy beige head. The nose has tart peaches and musky oak. Taste is very sweet with a faint fruit sour. A crisp light body is quite refreshing. A little too sweet, but still a fine beverage.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2008 03:41:03 | More by rye726
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MMAJYK

Georgia

3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Clear and yellow/gold like sparkling white wine. Head is 2" into my Lindeman's glass leaving very thick lacing in sheets down the side.

S- Fresh peaches, cinnamon, vanilla and marshmallows. The only thing that throws me off a little bit is a slight soapy smell.

T- Light and sweet of fresh peaches, corn syrup, some floral undertones, and a citric sourness.

M- Medium and syrupy in the mouth with high carbonation.

D- Not my favorite of the Lindeman's offerings, but not bad at all. I think this one goes a little too sweet without throwing you the sourness to dry out the finish making the drinkability a little lower than the others.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2008 23:43:16 | More by MMAJYK
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mullenite

Florida

4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I really didn't think I would like this but I LOVED it.

Poured a beautiful peachy color with a nice foamy white head that dissipated slowly and left a great lacing.

Smelled a little funky, even after pouring it. The smell was one thing I didn't enjoy but it wasn't by any means bad. There was a defined peach to it but not much else identifiable.

Great sour taste throughout balanced with a very nice sweetness. Light carbonation, low alcohol and great taste made this a very drinkable and very enjoyable drink.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2008 19:56:09 | More by mullenite
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EnojysAnyBeer

Colorado

4.6/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Mmmm I like my lambic. This one is not as strong as the raspberry I've had before and more refreshing and thin.

A- Barely transparent peach/beer light amber color with some carbonation.

S- Smells like peach.

T- Tastes like peach.

M- Feel is somewhat watery.

D- Very drinkable in an endless way

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2008 04:38:15 | More by EnojysAnyBeer
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elricorico

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Medium orange-gold in colour with a thin white cap that leaves a bit of lacing.

Smell is sour, with lambic funk, peaches, citrus and orange rind.

Tastes much sweeter than it smelled. Peach sweetness is pronounced. Finish is tart but lingering sweetness follows. It is tasty, but without real balance.

Body is light with a lot of carbonation. Comes across like a fruity soda.

Too sweet and soda like, I couldn't have too much of this one.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2008 03:30:24 | More by elricorico
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nrpellegrini

Maryland

4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Good Stuff.

Tasted like juice, I couldn't find the 'beer' in it. Smelled amazing, tasted just as it smelled. Lots of fruit juices. I couldn't specifically pick out the peach but it was definitely in there somewhere. This was very comparable to the Leinenkugel's Berry Weis for me. Only the Lambic was smoother/ easier to drink and tasted less sprakling. I would recommend this beer to all. I wish it had a higher ABV though.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2008 05:30:23 | More by nrpellegrini
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zeff80

Missouri

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

A - Poured out a clear, yellow color with hints of pink and orange. It had a fizzy, small, white head that left no lace.

S - It smelled of peach and some subtle spice.

T - It tasted very sweet and of real peaches.

M - A champagne-like mouthfeel, sparkling, crisp and sharp. A very light bodied beer. Almost like drinking a lemonade or punch.

D - This is a pretty good fruit lambic. I prefer peach flavored beers to most others.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2008 01:08:57 | More by zeff80
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clayrock81

Virginia

4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass and received a cider-like body with a mountainous head that died quickly but left lace patches thanks to an immense carbonation. A hoppy smell with sour peach notes and a light sweet malt smell; reminded me of a white wine or a heavy apple juice smell. Very smooth, almost slick and buttery, this light-to-medium bodied beer maintains a distinct peach taste and is also sweet. Finished with a drying backbite from a hopkick that put up minor citric notes. Maybe a tad too sour and fruity for a sessioning, but I gladly look forward to having this again.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2008 15:35:19 | More by clayrock81
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Brianmerrilyn

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Skibbo's on East Tremont in the Bronx had this one along with the Cherry. The last of my 750ml for the camping trip in Copake NY and my second from Lindemans. I must admit I purchased this because of the women in our camping entourage who are not that much into beers much less Belgians.

A: Poured 750ml into oversized wine glass which poured cloudy apple off red. Head was a finger and half that receded to a paper clip line around the glass. Retention was there but nothing too big.

S: As advertised, the nose was clearly peaches, and perhaps tobacco from what I've learned of late from fellow beer geeks.

T: Followed the nose perfectly but added yeast, malts to take some of the sweentess out of the peach, and then a sourness of over ripe apples. Peach flavor was by no means overpowering but perfectly mixed. I converted a "only drink wine" woman to this within a few quaffs.

M: Delicate smoothness, good tangy bite from the heavy carbonations, and medium body.

D: One of the best fruit beers I've down in my drinking pedigree. A good mix of flavors and enjoyable through and through.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2008 20:14:25 | More by Brianmerrilyn
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

GLASS: Pint Glass
TEMP: Chilled to approx 38 degrees

Pours a golden honey color under a nice white head. Looks like a beer in the most general sense of the term. (You could walk around a frat party and no one would know you weren't binge-ing from the swill in the keg.)

Definite sweetness in the nose. Peaches and white grapes.

Taste is fresh peaches covered in light honey. Perhaps soaked in Muscat Canelli wine. Light, crisp and refreshing.

Creamy feeling in the mouth. Nicely carbonated.

Great for porch drinking on a hot summers evening. Very satisfying.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2008 22:14:14 | More by coldmeat23
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orcasteve

North Carolina

4.6/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

i was scared of this one, i have avoided this one for ten years, but i had tryed all the outhers so i figured why not try this one, i found that i have been mising out, this one is like peach pie in a glass, the lambic is nice and the peach starts nice and tart and fades into pure sweetness, i will get this one agan and agan for sure.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2008 14:45:59 | More by orcasteve
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blakesell

Ohio

3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the 375ml bottle into a cube shaped tasting glass.

Appearance- Beer pours a bright clear orange with a finger of champagne like foam that quickly drops to tiny bubbles scraping the top. Carbonation sticks to the sides much like champagne as well.

Smell- Peaches upfront complete with skins and rind. No real traces of beer in the scent, but much peach and peach syrup. No farmhouse funk like you would expect in any lambic.

Taste- Like drinking tonic water with peach syrup. Very little beer on the senses, but beer is here, ever so slightly, very unlike the only other peach beer on the market, Festina from Dogfish. Less like an artfully crafted beer and more like a juice soda mixture.

Mouthfeel- Creamy, light-bodied, highly carbonated, effervescent, and lightly cloying in sweetness.

Drinkability- Very nice lambic, even if it is technically fake.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2008 18:52:56 | More by blakesell
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tai4ji2x

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

from warehouse store in beijing.

250ml bottle, poured into tulip. "best by" date of sep 27, 2009 (importer's label says bottled on sep 27, 2006)

orangy gold color with very slight haze. decent head fades to wisps and a foamy but incomplete ring. bits of spotty lacing here and there.

smell is peachy, for sure, but a bit dull, even after warming slightly. faintest hint of acidity and funk.

taste is more pleasant, but only if you're expecting fruity and sweet, which fortunately, i was. peach (both candied and fresh) with tartness and a barely detectable bitterness in the beginning of the finish.

not too thin, almost syrupy. smooth enough. lively carbonation.

decent, but only just to mix things up.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2008 16:34:03 | More by tai4ji2x
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PatrickJR

North Carolina

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

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into oversized snifter.

A - Hazy, pale yellow, very much like peach juice. Small, soda pop head with short retention, a thin collar remains.

S - Upfront peach with some barley and yeast in the background. As it warms, the peach is backed by a slight vinegar aroma.

T - Very sweet peach makes an intense entrance, and slowly morphs into an equally intense tartness. Finishes with a yeasty edge and some grain.

M - Somewhat thin, but the low carbonation suits the flavor well.

D - I wouldn't have more than one of these, but it is very enjoyable. Not quite as strong and sour as the framboise.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2008 04:47:31 | More by PatrickJR
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number1bum

Pennsylvania

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

Pours a slightly hazed orange/light amber color with some bubbles rising to the top. Somewhat fizzy nearly-white head on top.

Smells like tart peaches with a bit of yeast and funk, too.

Taste is decidedly sweeter than the nose. Nice peach flavor that starts sweet and then becomes tart, before finishing very clean. First thing I thought when I tasted this was it was a peach mimosa.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and is crisply carbonated, again reminding me of a mimosa. There is a sweetness that coats the mouth but it's not cloying, just flavorful and sweet.

I wouldn't want to drink this all the time but I would definitely have it every now and again. I must try this on my wife....

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2008 00:04:46 | More by number1bum
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cvstrickland

North Carolina

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

12 ounce bottle with multiple layers of protection (corked, capped, cap and neck covered with golden foil), poured into a tulip yields a bright sunny-orange body topped with two fingers of white foam that diminishes to a ring and leaves patches of lacing.

Smell is chemically perfumey and peachy with a note of rice vinegar, cider and a whiff of the muddy crawlspace under a moldy leather-walled hut. A little scary at first, but it grows on me.

Sweet and peachy with a nice tanginess and that same wonderfully drinkable funk that mostly vanishes either as the drink warms, or as my palate finally accepts that it's not sampling some weird toxin....

Nice and crisp, tingly, good carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2008 14:11:50 | More by cvstrickland
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GFSchwab

New York

3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Deinitley a good beer, not too swell on the head retention, however an intricate lacing to follow.

The taste of peach blended very well with the aged lambic, and liek other tradition fruited lambic's, it was truly clear why lambic brewers stick to the2se fruits to begin with.

It was hard to tell where the peach stopped and the beer began. GREAT WORK. One of my favorite aspects of drinking lambics is simply being confused and thrown around in an ocean of creativity.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2008 16:34:09 | More by GFSchwab
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theghost3

Louisiana

4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
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.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2008 22:10:24 | More by theghost3
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Gueuzedude

Arizona

2.9/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours into my 25cl tulip glass with an initial, almost two-finger thick, pale, off-white colored head that manages to leave some layered lace patterns on the sides of my glass. The beer is a brilliantly clear honey color, but shows a bright gold color when held up to the light. The aroma is dominated by clear peach notes; smells lightly sweet with a strong, floral peach note. No matter how I try I can't smell anything else, in fact I made myself light-headed even trying.

Sweet, well very sweet and well carbonated. It tastes like a peach soda, though it has a thickness to it that no soda has. The carbonation is ample and makes this quite fizzy feeling. Peach flavors are of course prominent here, though with peach being a fairly soft fruit flavor, the sweetness seems to trump the peach character. There is perhaps a touch of a lactic twang in the finish, that just might show there was some Lambic harmed in the making of this brew, but really this is all about being a sweet, fizzy peach-soda. As the beer warms up a bit the peach notes become on par with the sweetness.

Really not beer, refreshing and tasty as a soda, though it is a bit too sweet & thick to be a great example of that.

Purchased: Plaza Liquors, Tucson AZ

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2008 23:02:22 | More by Gueuzedude
Lindemans Pêche from Brouwerij Lindemans
88 out of 100 based on 844 ratings.