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Lindemans Apple | Brouwerij Lindemans

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Brouwerij Lindemans

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by CualityC on 05-13-2006

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This came in a gift pack with a bottle of the framboise and a Lindemans fluted glass. The glass is very nice and the lambic was above average also. It pours a hazy pale yellow with a frothy layer on top. I love the smell. It is like pure fresh apple juice. The taste is sweet and sour. It starts as sweet apple then the sour lambic follows and the sweetness comes back at the finish. It feels dry but no carbonation. This the other lambics it seems to be a great drink for toasting. I probably would not want more than 2 in a sitting.

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Appearance: Translucent golden hue with a thin off-white head.

Aroma: Apple, vinegar.

Taste: Like green apple candy. Very sweet up front and then tart on the back end. A pleasant flavor but nothing all that interesting.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied but very robust for such a low ABV. Average drinkability.

Final Thoughts: Literally like drinking sparkling apple juice. Would I drink it again? If I'm in the mood for something sweet.

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Lindemans Apple from Brouwerij Lindemans
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