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St. Louis Pêche - Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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BA SCORE
80
good

73 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 17.09%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 07-03-2003)
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

leroybrown10, Oct 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

DamageCase76, Sep 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

mattfancett, Sep 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

GRG1313, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14%

ncstateplaya, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of AndyEdgar
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

AndyEdgar, May 31, 2014
Photo of poskok
4/5  rDev +14%

poskok, May 05, 2014
Photo of bouncepass
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

bouncepass, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of BMMillsy
3.66/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from Tipples pours a deep reddish orange with small fizzy white head. Aroma of sour vinegar and peaches, sweet sugar. Flavor is lightly sour peach up front finishing with big sweetness. High prickly carbonation keeps it plenty light. Lingering peach rind on the palate. Overall a mostly fruit beer but the sour aroma is nice. Not a lot of other character in the flavor besides the sweet fruit but overall nicely drinkable if in the mood. What’s with all the hate?

BMMillsy, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of DustinSWB
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

DustinSWB, Oct 19, 2013
Photo of KVNBGRY
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

KVNBGRY, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of NateMac13
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

NateMac13, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of Evil_Pidde
1.86/5  rDev -47%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A: Pours copper with a small beige head. Faint lacings.

S: Peaches, brett and sour yeasty notes. A faint sweetness feels like an off-smell.

T: Obviously peaches, some brett and sadly enough lots of sweetness - it's like peche-lemonade...

M: Body is medium, carbonation is non-excisting and aftertaste is short.

O: If your plan is to produce a Lambic - use fruits - not juice!!!

Evil_Pidde, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of BILF
3/5  rDev -14.5%

BILF, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of Schlafly33
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Schlafly33, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of patre_tim
4.16/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Tea coloured, heavily carbonated, slightly cloudy but no visible chunks or particles, no head only a slight yellowish foam.

S: Peach, tea, honey, slight mildew, fruity.

T: Fruity sweet, sour, tea like quality, some peach but finding its somewhat unpronounced. Much like a peach fruit tea, but weighty with sour and sweet notes, definite lambic qualities with some funky sourness.

M: Syrupy, acidic, heavy body, highly carbonated with fine bubbles.

O: Delicious. Very similar to St Louis Peche Premium. Light on alcohol, a masterpiece. Found it in Rimping Market Chiang Mai. Great by itself on a hot day.

patre_tim, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of RickS95
3.6/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12.7 ounce bottle

Had I not known it was a fruit beer, I'd not guess it from the look. It looks like any ordinary beer with an orange/copper color, fairly clear and a bright white head up top. The head is a finger and a half thick with only moderate retention, leaving a thick ring around the top edge.

The fruity nose isn't overwhelming, like the fruit is seeped into the drink as opposed to fake juice being added. The citrus bouquet is obvious, but subtle. However, lurking is an acidy, vinegar, kriek-like smell.

Fortunately, the vinegar isn't there in the taste, only sweet, and tart, peaches. Also, you can taste the carbonation. It's not very beer-like, more like a wine cooler, but it's still pleasant enough.

The sweetness is borderline cloying, but stops just shy of the point of no return. And the carbonation is non stop. Sweet up front, then acid and tart takes over. The finish is a battle between sweetness and tart and the sweetness evertually wins. No hop presence for balance.

It would be better suited as a wine cooler, though the ABV is way low. Not much of a beer, but a fairly pleasant sipper nonetheless, if you can handle the bite of the carbonation.

RickS95, May 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

spycow, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.76/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

one of the better fruit lambics going these days I think. very genuine, made with real peaches that mush have been at the oeak of ripeness. there is not artificial sweetness to this, although its still very sugary, it feels fresh from the orchard. orange and glassy clear in color with just a short white film for a head. the nose is like a home baked peach pie, bursting with the essence of summer. there is some caramel candy sweetness to this, but it dissipates quickly in the finish, making this a little more drinkable than some others. there is also a tartness to balance out the sweet, its yeast and almost wine-like, and it works very well with the peaches. upbeat carbonation helps wash down the sweetness too, and the low abv makes this beer more of a special thing to share than something you sit around and pound. overall a nice example of the style, and perhaps the best use of peaches ive seen in a beer to date.

StonedTrippin, Mar 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Poupae, Mar 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

Supergenious, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of ccrida
3.95/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle, date stamped 07/05/2011, poured into my large Duvel tulip. Appearance is a pale orange with a small white head that leaves scattered, foamy lace.

Smell is peach and a some funky, dusty barnyard.

Taste is also loads of peach juice. Not nearly as musty as the nose, just a hint. Rather tart, presumably mostly the fruit, but sweet too.

Mouthfeel is dry, light, a little sticky.

Drinkability is pretty good. The peach is Delicious, if rich. A good desert beer, with just enough acid to cut the cloyingness. Still, it's a slow sipper, and one is plenty.

ccrida, Aug 30, 2012
Photo of JoEBoBpr
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a tulip from a 12.7oz bottle.

Pours a nice solid copper and golden color with a white head.

Aroma of sweet peaches, apricots and sweet candied sugar. There is also some funk notes in there and some woody notes. Tartness is perceived as well.

Flavor starts off with more sweet peaches with a balancing tartness. Very nice mix of sweetness and tartness with some slight funk notes. Very refreshing and simple. Crisp and clean with great sweetness.

Very good yet straightforward brew.

JoEBoBpr, May 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14%

StoicBeast, May 03, 2012
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St. Louis Pêche from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
80 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.