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Lindemans Pêche - Brouwerij Lindemans

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very good

905 Ratings

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Ratings: 905
Reviews: 430
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 25
Gots: 54 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans visit their website

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 sliverX
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%

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

sliverX, Dec 03, 2008
Photo of eagles22
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%

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

eagles22, Nov 30, 2008
Photo of corby112
3.18/5  rDev -19.1%

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.

corby112, Nov 28, 2008
Photo of Douglas88
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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.

Douglas88, Nov 25, 2008
Photo of travloh
3.68/5  rDev -6.4%

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.

travloh, Nov 23, 2008
Photo of MisterClean
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%

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.

MisterClean, Nov 17, 2008
Photo of gmfessen
3.95/5  rDev +0.5%

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.

gmfessen, Nov 02, 2008
Photo of seedsofchaos
4.43/5  rDev +12.7%

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!

seedsofchaos, Oct 30, 2008
Photo of BeerImmediately
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%

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.

BeerImmediately, Oct 21, 2008
Photo of Beernoisseur
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%

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.

Beernoisseur, Oct 17, 2008
Photo of wcudwight
3.45/5  rDev -12.2%

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.

wcudwight, Oct 11, 2008
Photo of timmah427
3.73/5  rDev -5.1%

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.

timmah427, Sep 24, 2008
Photo of NHGrafx
4.43/5  rDev +12.7%

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.

NHGrafx, Sep 19, 2008
Photo of techtatu
4.33/5  rDev +10.2%

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.

techtatu, Sep 13, 2008
Photo of PiecefulToker
4.33/5  rDev +10.2%

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.

PiecefulToker, Sep 09, 2008
Photo of IronDjinn
4.43/5  rDev +12.7%

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.

IronDjinn, Sep 07, 2008
Photo of irishkyle21
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%

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.

irishkyle21, Sep 02, 2008
Photo of rye726
3.68/5  rDev -6.4%

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.

rye726, Sep 01, 2008
Photo of MMAJYK
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%

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.

MMAJYK, Aug 31, 2008
Photo of mullenite
4.3/5  rDev +9.4%

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.

mullenite, Aug 30, 2008
Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
4.6/5  rDev +17%

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

EnojysAnyBeer, Aug 30, 2008
Photo of elricorico
3/5  rDev -23.7%

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.

elricorico, Aug 27, 2008
Photo of nrpellegrini
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%

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.

nrpellegrini, Aug 21, 2008
Photo of zeff80
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%

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.

zeff80, Aug 15, 2008
Photo of clayrock81
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%

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.

clayrock81, Aug 14, 2008
Lindemans Pêche from Brouwerij Lindemans
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