Pomme (Apple)
Brouwerij Lindemans

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Brouwerij Lindemans
Fruit Lambic
Ranked #131
Ranked #25,364
3.67 | pDev: 13.9%
Feb 25, 2023
May 13, 2006
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Notes: Making apple beer goes back to ancestral tradition. The Celts drank it in abundance during their harvest festivals. All we have done is extend the pleasure to the present day by adding the juice of several varieties of apples to our delicious lambic. The tasting experience, which is quite exceptional, combines the sweetness of cider with the sourness characteristic of lambic. The Americans are crazy about it, which is why they say, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away".

12 IBU
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4.2/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured from 8.45 oz bottle into tulip glass. Thin white head drops quickly, mild lacing. Color is hazy golden orange. Aroma of tart apples, spice, and yeast rolls. Mouthfeel is light and crisp. Flavor: tart apple, spices, sugar, bready malts. Overall: very good.
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Rated: 3.73 by Haybeerman from Colorado

Nov 26, 2022
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Reviewed by Legendary_Geko from Florida

4.13/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Look: Carbonated apple juice. 1 finger head.

Smell: At first apples, then metal

Taste: Extremely sweet, like apple juice

Feel: Alright, just very light

Overall: Very good, just really sweet.
Oct 01, 2022
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Reviewed by chitoryu12 from Florida

3.44/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
Look: Clear gold. One finger of foamy white head that quickly dissipates.

Smell: The classic sour barnyard funk of a lambic. Apple is barely discernable past the bacon.

Taste: Unlike the smell, strong sour apple flavor. Relatively little lambic funk, only what comes through on the scent as you sip.

Mouthfeel: Average body, very high carbonation.

Overall: If drinking a sour apple Jolly Rancher is your thing, here it is.
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Rated: 4.18 by Techichi from Texas

Sep 05, 2022
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Reviewed by MikeWard from Pennsylvania

3.57/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
250ml bottle into a lindemans flute. Best by 7/2/23, fresh bottle.

Looks good enough. Pale golden body. Small white head shrinks to a fat collar, rings of lacing.

Musty barnyard aroma.

Sweet tart apple cider taste. Clean and refreshing, lambic aspect buried. Tasty though.

Mouth around medium, finish sweet tart apple.

Overall, pretty one dimensional. Could have told me I was drinking a cider and I would have believed you.
Aug 21, 2022
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Reviewed by Bouleboubier from New Jersey

3.91/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
(250 ml bottle, L GG05UAP01101; purchased in a variety 4-pack... decanted into a teku)

L: polished-clear, gold liquid; the foam forming on the pour quickly recedes to a big-bubbled, webby collar

S: green apple Jolly Rancher, flesh of one Granny Smith... not much wheat/malt presence, maybe in the form of an apple danish?... very faint funky undertone... excellent expression and intensity; inviting

T: sweet apple juice, then immediately more earthy apple cider... very bright tartness, nearly exactly like biting into a Granny Smith... the aftertaste has a semblance of fruit juice, but is only vaguely sweet

F: the tartness does pucker a fair amount, also simulating a residual gummy film within the palate... seems a bit bottom-heavy and delicately viscous up front, but it mostly thins out in the finish... doesn't (but should?) display lively effervescence

O: arguably more true to its fruit than the Peche version I reviewed the other day... this is maybe my 2nd or 3rd time trying this... I could handle it if need be but, again, seems like this would go best in a pairing, preferably a spicy, zesty salad with vinaigrette, sharp cheese, and candied pecans? (1958)
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Rated: 3.74 by cold_beer

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Apple cider. Had I not bought it myself, I would've thought it was overly sweet apple cider. Crystal clear, smells delicious, but tastes like apple cider. Not a hint of lambic-ness in this. Refreshing though.
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4.24/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
250 ml bottle poured into a snifter, split with my wife. Pours a slightly hazy straw yellow with a nice off-white head. Aroma and flavor feature tart/sweet apple (though you could tell me it was pear and I'd believe you), light malt, and just a bit of wild funk and oak tannins. Mouthfeel is spritzy and light, but not thin. Overall it's a fantastic wild fruited sour, though only about 10% of the way towards being a funky lambic.
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Rated by eatsluggs from Florida

4.17/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
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3.92/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Good, tastes like apples.
Nov 10, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by edthehead from Maryland

Nov 05, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by avisong from Virginia

Oct 03, 2021
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Reviewed by md3kcn from North Carolina

3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Purchased as part of a Lindemans four-pack variety selection of 8.45 oz bottles at The Cellar (Troy) for $12.99. Poured into a tulip glass.

L - A bright gold and a sudsy three-finger pale white head that slowly breaks apart. Laces wonderfully.
S - Crab apple, granny smith apples, and mineral. Loving the yeasty backing on it.
T - Malty apples. A bit of white grape. Pear. Sweet, but not overbearingly so. A little tart on the finish.
F - Very refreshing. Medium-bodied, and extremely low carbonation.
O - Pretty nice if you hate cider but love fruity beers. Strong candy apple vibes on this one. The yeast flavor makes up for any overkill sweetness, and it's quite the enjoyable experience. I strongly recommend drinking this as cold as you can - I feel this would be too syrupy if had warm. I very much recommend trying this, but I wouldn't buy it again purely due to the price:volume ratio.
Jul 29, 2021
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Pomme pours a golden color, with not much head. Aroma is clean, light, apple notes. Flavor is very clean and crisp, with a nice mellow apple flavor. Good body and feel. Overall, a nice easy sweet, apple lambic.
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Reviewed by elettronik from Italy

3.39/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
This beer is presented as a lambic apple flavored beer.

It comes in 25cl bottle, with a nice golden and a bit cloudy content.
For the smell, the apple flavor cover nearly all the others, with a little hint of wild yeast.
At the taste, the smell sensation are confirmed.

In the end is a nice refreshing beverage, with a strong apple flavor, that cover all the lambic original flavor. It's sugary, and remind the apple ice-cream.
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

2.41/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5
375 ml capped & corked green bottle, from Gulating Ølutsalg, Stavanger. ABV is 3.5%. Deep golden colour, moderate white head. Aroma of apples and artificial "apple" candy. Very sweet flavour, apples and apple candy galore. I'd prefer a decent cider, if you please. Might be better with ice cubes. Won't buy again.
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Reviewed by emerge077 from Illinois

3.43/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a bright gold with some seemingly unfiltered haze. There is yeast in the bottle, surprisingly enough, but still pasteurized. Two fingers of foam, a nice collar of lacing, and a thin unbroken skim across the surface before the first sip.

Aroma is sour apple candy, then sweeter apple juice, not completely artificial, thankfully.

Tart and crisp, more tartness than the Peche I just had. Clean apple taste, sugary sweet, with a balancing acidity coming through quickly afterwards. Not getting any wild yeast or complexity as advertised on the label, but it’s not bad. Brisk carbonation and a fairly dry soda-like finish.

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Apr 25, 2021
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Reviewed by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A - Pours a vibrant medium gold color with moderate carbonation and soapy white lacing.

S - Aroma is vibrant apple with a slight "twang".

T - Crisp apple from start to finish with a mild amount of tart sweetness.

M - Light medium body with sprightly bubbles on the tongue.

O - This is more of a cider but very enjoyable.
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Reviewed by Thomas_Wikman from Texas

3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Personally I prefer Lambic and Geuze that are more dry, tart and with some bitterness.

Look: dark golden with a thick white head

Aroma: apple juice

Flavor: wheat biscuits, apples, sweet apple juice, a slight hint of the yeast.

Body/Overall: light to medium body, I think it is a decent Lambic
Nov 04, 2020
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Reviewed by TedHead from Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Pours almost the exact color of apple juice with a minimal white head. Smells like sour apple candy. Taste is like sour green apples, but slightly sweet. It's not super sour but more so than apple juice, it's very similar to a granny smith level of tartness. As it warms up there's just the slightest bit of funkiness to it that's really enjoyable. It's very delicately carbonated, and it really works with the style. Overall truly an awesome beer.
Sep 20, 2020
Rated: 4 by TallGuyCM from California

Jun 30, 2020
Rated: 4.16 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Jun 09, 2020
Rated: 3.88 by NightINgale from Russian Federation

Mar 01, 2020
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Reviewed by bret27 from California

3.82/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
Bottle to tulip. Served almost at room temp.
Essentially looks and smells and tastes just like apple cider. Maybe some yeasty esters, oak and a little more body.
Pretty good but not nearly as good as the Raspberry version.
Feb 24, 2020
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Reviewed by hoptheology from California

4.24/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
330 ml bottle
Stella Artois

Gold color, thin ring of white head

Aroma smells exactly like high school football parties to me - tons of skunky pot, tons of bad fruity liquor, some sweaty jerseys....WHOA. Never had a beer take me straight back to high school before, that's uncanny, like 15 years ago? That's magic dude.

Flavor is green apple, apple juice, skunk weed, slightly cidery, slight corn, slight wheat malt, and some slight funk.

Feel is nipping and carbonated, slightly acidic like apple juice, works for me

Overall not the best apple beer but still pretty darn good and does the trick after a bunch of stouts
Jan 03, 2020
Rated: 3 by Mattias from Sweden

Oct 26, 2019
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
355ml green bottle. Corked and capped, with foil wrap. Marking on label of 'L BD08PAP'.
Clear, pale gold colored body. Half a finger of white head. Leaves some swirls of lacing.
Aroma of apple and mild funk from the wild yeast.
Taste is sweet overall, with lots of apple and a little pear. Minor yeast funk. Also includes a slight sour note.
Thinner, fizzy mouth feel. Very good carbonation.
More like a cider, but apple sweet here. Provides a good degree of refreshment. The aroma is the high point with the wild yeast holding up the ample apple.
May 28, 2019
Rated: 3.55 by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

Apr 21, 2019
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Reviewed by Dr_Gonzo from Kentucky

4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into a tall clear pint glass. Clear amber/cider orange. Head is one finger thick, dissipates quickly, little to no lacing.

Aroma has obviously tart green apples and sweet green apples too. Other fruity notes. Some bread malt and cracker as well.

Taste: tart granny smith apple peels, sweet and sugary apple cider, slight bread malt. Also sour upon each gulp. Altogether sweet, slightly sour, tart, and slightly bready.
Apr 03, 2019
Rated: 4.61 by Displacerx from Sweden

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