Pomme (Apple)
Brouwerij Lindemans

Pomme (Apple)Pomme (Apple)
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From:
Brouwerij Lindemans
 
Belgium
Style:
Lambic - Fruit
Ranked #126
ABV:
3.5%
Score:
83
Ranked #24,937
Avg:
3.67 | pDev: 13.9%
Ratings:
833
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 08, 2022
Added:
May 13, 2006
Wants:
  20
Gots:
  90
SCORE
83
Good
Pomme (Apple)Pomme (Apple)
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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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by albehdez from Florida

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.

May 08, 2022
 
3.73 by q33jeff from New Jersey on Apr 10, 2022
 
3.75 by DownyIsHungry from Minnesota on Apr 02, 2022
 
4.34 by ImperatorScab from Tennessee on Feb 26, 2022
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4.24/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Lucular from Maryland

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.

Feb 15, 2022
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4.17/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by eatsluggs from Oregon

Beer for my wife!

Jan 23, 2022
 
4.32 by Eman17 from Illinois on Nov 28, 2021
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3.92/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
by Rubicj from Massachusetts

Good, tastes like apples.

Nov 10, 2021
 
3.75 by edthehead from New York on Nov 05, 2021
 
3.75 by avisong from Virginia on Oct 03, 2021
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3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by md3kcn from North Carolina

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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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

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.

Jun 10, 2021
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3.39/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by elettronik from Italy

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.

May 16, 2021
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2.41/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5
by Sigmund from Norway

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.

May 09, 2021
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3.43/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by emerge077 from Illinois

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.

Overall it’s not my favorite, but it’s more drinkable and less sweet than Lindemans Kriek, Framboise, and Peche. Makes a decent apertif or cheese pairing, but it just makes me want a traditional lambic instead.

Fruit Lambic #168

May 09, 2021
 
3.65 by samEBC from Belgium on Apr 25, 2021
 
3.75 by IRONRakkasan from California on Mar 12, 2021
 
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4.15/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania

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.

Dec 29, 2020
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3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by Thomas_Wikman from Texas

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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4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by TedHead from Illinois

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
 
4 by TallGuyCM from California on Jun 30, 2020
 
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3.82/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
by bret27 from California

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.

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4.24/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by hoptheology from South Dakota

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

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3 by Mattias from Sweden on Oct 26, 2019
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3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

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
 
3.55 by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington on Apr 21, 2019
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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Dr_Gonzo from Kentucky

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
 
4.61 by Displacerx from Sweden on Mar 01, 2019
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2.75/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
by elnachooo from Spain

De un color claro, ligera y carbonatación media. Aroma a manzanas y un poco de levadura. En boca es dulce, de sabor intenso, con un final agridulce. Al beberla recuerda a una sidra.

Feb 27, 2019
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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by HoppingMadMonk from New Jersey

Around a medium body with medium champagne like carbonation.
Aroma is tart apples, sweet apple juice, some malt, bread and cracker
Taste is sugary sweet, a mix of tart and sweet apples. A little grain in the background
This is not what I think of when I want a beer after mowing the lawn. Otherwise it's an excellent cider like beer with an amazing aroma and totally worth a try

Feb 03, 2019
 
3.59 by mcthfg from Korea (South) on Dec 11, 2018
 
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2.75 by COBEERHUNTER from Colorado on Aug 09, 2018
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3.16/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
by josanguapo from Spain

From Cervezas belgas, Almuñecar. Fine but more boring than other lindemans fruity variants.The apple notes are soft yet noticeable, and the sour lambic part is totally hidden. More like a carbonated apple juice than a beer

Aug 05, 2018
 
4.38 by ChefNick302 from Delaware on May 31, 2018
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3.31/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by EMH73 from New York

Pours a clear golden color with a half inch head that left some lacing. Smells of apples and some funk. Tastes predominately of Granny Smith apples (very tart), a bit of sweet apples, funk and a bit of hops. Tastes more like a very well done cider than a beer. Medium bodied and carbonated,dry finish.

May 27, 2018
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