Brouwerij Lindemans

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Belgian Fruit Lambic
Ranked #119
Ranked #8,116
3.97 | pDev: 12.34%
Brouwerij Lindemans
Very Good
Notes: Lindemans Pêche is a young lambic enriched with peach juice. And this fruit beer is a real peach! It is nice to drink at any time of day. Or on a sunny patio. Personally, I enjoy it with my girlfriends. And what we talk about is of no concern to you.
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Photo of hottenot
3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bought a few of these to take on a car camping trip to the woods.

Wanted to see if the "natural fermentation" would taste different surrounded by Nature.

Well it still was weak alcohol wise.

But the Woods did bring a little more funk to the party.

Probably because I was smelling the loamy dirt and rotted leaves on the ground.

While sipping on my expensive six pack.

Pretty damn good and funky.

If you like fruited Iambic.

If you don't, take it to a wilderness area, and try again.

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hottenot from North Carolina, May 19, 2020
Photo of Stooven
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip from the standard Lindeman's fifth. Clear, sparkling pour, minimal head/lacing, smells of peach funk with a shot of sour. Taste is a delightful peach fizz. Paired absolutely perfectly with Mother's Day brunch of sea bass, mashed potatoes, vodka-cream mostacioli, and roasted vegetables. I'd been trying to find a warm afternoon to enjoy this thing, but spring has been endlessly chilly this year in the Midwest.

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Stooven from Illinois, May 10, 2020
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3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

250ml bottle. Gold foil over cap. Label has code of 'L:GH01SPE008234'.
Slightly cloudy golden peach colored body. Active surface but no lasting head. Just a few scattered spots of lacing.
Aroma of ripe peaches.
Taste is sweet. Flavor is all about the peaches. There is a touch of the lambic yeast.
Medium mouth feel. Slightly sticky texture. Very good carbonation.
Fruit juice lambic that should be enjoyed by many.

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Photo of puboflyons
3.27/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

From 750 ml. corked green bottle with no bottling date that I see. Sampled on Nov. 27, 2019.

Definitely a nice looking golden-yellow pour that sparkles in the light and a quick lasting fizzy white head.

The aroma explodes with peach esters to override anything else. But I still get a distant breadiness of a Belgian style Lambic.

Light and effervescent mouthfeel.

The taste is incredibly sweet and peachy with a kind of open, yet mild dry finish. I do not normally go for Lambics but I found this on a clearance rack for $4.99 so that sold me.

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puboflyons from New Hampshire, Nov 27, 2019
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4.42/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: crystal clear; medium gold in color; less than a 1 finger white head that receded quickly to a thin collar; no lacing;

S: ripe, sweet peach juice;

T: follows the nose with a moderately tart finish;

M: light bodied; mdoerate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: words don't express how good this is!

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CTHomer from Connecticut, Jul 18, 2019
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4.24/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tall clear pint glass. Light amber/lemon juice hue, sudsy finger-thick head that dissipates rather quickly.

Peaches are the most obvious part of the aroma, although more so on the side of a sweet drink or like a cobbler. Very sugary in smelling, perhaps over-ripened peaches? In premise, it smells very sweet.

Taste is straightforward, very delicate, sweet tasting peaches, but also a very exciting and inviting sourness that is accompanied. There are perhaps other mildly tasting fruits in it as well, maybe raspberries? Feels smooth.

Allover, sweet, sour, crisp, and funky.

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Dr_Gonzo from Kentucky, Mar 26, 2019
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3.86/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice semi clear golden color. 2 finger white head that is decent lasting. No lacing on the glass.
The nose is, for a better word - peach. A rich, deep peach aroma, with just a wild hint to it as well.
Taste - Again - peach. A nice rich, sweet peach, that just has a slight sour/wild/funky hint on the backside.
For such a low ABV beer, this has one heck of a body. I also love how the carbonation feels on my palate.
Solid, delicious, and easy drinking beer. A great change up from heavy IPAs/Stouts.

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Photo of elnachooo
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cerveza muy rica con un bajo contenido alcohólico (2.5%). Tiene una pequeña cabeza blanca que desaparece a los pocos segundos. Del aroma destacan el durazno, la malta y la levadura. En boca es ligera, refrescante, destacando nuevamente el durazno, malta y levadura. De carbonatación media/alta, tiene un final ácido y seco muy agradable.

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Photo of rudiecantfail
4.09/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle poured into a tulip glass.

L---Light amber color. Decent head and decent lacing.

S---As advertised, it's very peachy. A little bit of funk underneath, though, adds some complexity.

T---Again, very peachy. Sweet and peachy. Did I mention that it's sweet & peachy. Not much going on, but it 100% hits what it's trying to do.

F---Light & spritzy. There's practically no alcohol in this one, so that and the nice carbonation dominate.

O---Hard to call it beer at this ABV, but it's very good at what it's trying to do, so it gets good grades.

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rudiecantfail from Pennsylvania, Nov 05, 2018
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4.88/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I do not like beer. At all. This is THE ONLY beer that I will drink and will continue to drink even after it’s no longer cold. I don’t like wine either, to me this tastes great. I’m thinking the reason it’s rated so low by others is because it doesn’t taste like a traditional beer?.

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G_Lo from Texas, Oct 03, 2018
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3.64/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sparkling but foggy burnt pale orange with a soft, building white blanket.

This one exhibits super sweet peach juice and pie filling with accents of strawberry Kool-Aid via a light body with a mildly soft carbonation and a semi-dry finish.

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Sabtos from Ohio, Sep 03, 2018
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3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L) Pours a honey colored amber with a small white head.

S) Nose is dominated with candied peach. Strong notes of cobbler and sugar.

T) Taste is very pleasant for what it is. Honestly too sweet for the style, but it makes a fantastic after dinner beer. Very fruit forward and the peach taste is incredibly fresh.

F) Very spritzy and refreshing. Perfectly carbonated for the flavors at play.

O) This really isn't a great representation of a lambic, but it is a fantastic guilty pleasure. I like to pair this beer with brie for a desert, it is sweet enough to be its own treat.

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Dewsby from Kentucky, Jul 08, 2018
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3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had about a medium body with light carbonation. Aroma is fresh ripe peachs, peach syrup, and very far in the background is some grain,malt,and yeast.
Taste mimics the aroma,peach syrup,very sweet and a small amount of cereal. The peach is very forward and sweet but not artifical

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HoppingMadMonk from New Jersey, Jul 03, 2018
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3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear golden color with a half inch, pretty well retained white head that left decent lacing. Smells like overripe peach juice. Tastes of extremely sweet peaches, a little too sweet IMO, a bit of funk. Medium bodied and carbonated, smooth mouth feel.

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EMH73 from New York, May 27, 2018
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4.85/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Crisp, cider-like mouthfeel, color of medium-dark peach skin, aroma and flavor are perfection. No head at all, which is disappointing but I’ll blame the restaurant for that.

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venneman from Colorado, Mar 03, 2018
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3.49/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This lambic pours a dark orange beige into the glass and leaves a thick, fluffy head. It smells a little too sweet, almost like peach juice. The taste is roughly the same: even if the peach flavor is fresh and pleasant, and the undertones of barley fairly refined and mature, this may be a bit better off with less of a sugary flavor. The velvety consistency of the beer makes this a delightful beer to drink.

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degueulasse from California, Feb 04, 2018
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3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Although corked, the beer is undercarbonated, pouring out clear and golden colored; the head that appears is from a hard pour and much of it silently fades away in the first minute, although a hazy shower curtain of lacing does appear with each sip

Smell: Funky peach aromatics

Taste: The overpowering sweetness leaves the funk in the dust, as the peach flavors blossom in the mid-palate; the funk struggles to come through, after the swallow but fades into the sweet peach finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with low carbonation

Overall: If only the sweetness were cut way back, this would be an excellent beer - the funk smells very interesting but it is hard to find on the palate

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brentk56 from North Carolina, Jan 14, 2018
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4.29/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I don't understand why the score for this beer is so low. It's one of the "peachier" peach beers I've had and it has wonderful carbonation and feel for a Lambic. A pleasantly sweet, slightly tart, not-too-peachy treat that I thoroughly enjoyed.

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Gatch from Rhode Island, Dec 28, 2017
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4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear amber-yellow with a finger of white head. Head retention is good, with no lacing left behind. Aroma is fleshy peach with a touch of apricot. It smells candied and sweet. Flavor profile is even sweeter, delivering a huge dose of ripe, fleshy peach. Sweetness cannot be understated. It's sweeter than even the ripest and juiciest of peaches. Mouth feel is medium in thickness, with a still, smooth texture. Overall, a sublime lambic featuring peaches - as the bottle suggests. It never grows complicated or over done, just peaches on peaches on peaches.

Served in a 12oz snifter from a 750mL bottle.

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Harrison8 from Missouri, Nov 20, 2017
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4.53/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My first Lambic beer, and quite a delicious one at that. I just logged a beer I thought was bad purely because it tasted as if someone just squirted juice into it. This is very different. It is one whole cohesive array of balanced delicious flavors. Wonderful peach and apple on the tongue. A beautiful gold body and white head in the glass. I will definitely need to be trying more Lambics.

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Photo of JBDE16
4.92/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Holy Peachy Deliciousness!!!

Its like drinking carbonated heavy peach syrup straight from a can of peaches that is 2.5% ABV

The only downside to this brew is something that all other lambics share. That is that it is 140 calories per bottle.
Which is about the same as a soda.

However, unlike a peach soda.. The peach flavor in this is not fake or artificial tasting in any way.
And let me tell you, good lord, is it good!

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JBDE16 from Minnesota, Jul 16, 2017
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4.24/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The appearance was a clear golden colored body with a one fingered white foamy head and leaves some clingy lacing. The smell was a sticky sweet peach, light apples try to enter as it warms. The taste was sweet sticky peaches and apples. The aftertaste had sweet sticky peaches and apples with an acceptable watery peachy finish. The palate was light, extremely sessionable (perhaps one of the most sessionable beers I may have had). I see the ABV is nice and low which assists for that. Carbonation is fairly subdued and almost lets this one drink like peach flavored water. Overall, fruit lambic, it sure is and pretty damn good.

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Photo of damndirtyape
3.82/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz corked and capped bottle, no date. Number on top of foil on top of bottle: BF09PPE 9650. Served in a Lindemans flute glass.

Appearance: Clear gold with some tint of amber to it. Lots of carbonation coming up through the beer. 1/4" rocky white head. Some large strands of lacing noted.

Smell: Dominated by fresh cut peaches, with just a hint of something musty under everything.

Taste: Peaches with a bit of tartness for balance. Some apple flavor as well. Mild tart/sour finish. Overall this beer is somewhat juice-like in flavor.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation, thick and sticky, juice-like.

Overall / Drinkability: Refreshing and tasty, a bit sweet for a lambic, but it works. Easily drinkable, but one of these per evening is enough for me.

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Photo of The_Bujon
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is light like an apple juice, with a gentle fizz and a pretty none existent head after a couple of seconds.

The Aroma is very appealing, nice and fruity, mainly peach with a hint of apple just about sums this up.

Taste is very very sweet, and comes with a bursting sensation on the tongue, but is equally light, and leaves a little carbonate aftertaste.

The alcohol content is only 2.5%, so drink until your heart content, if you can stomach the sweetness that is.

A great summer drink, but could do with some more oomph in place of some of that sweetness.

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The_Bujon from Ireland, Apr 06, 2017
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4.09/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours golden orange color thin white head that quickly dissipates, no lacing.

Aroma - Sweet peaches, vanilla, there is a light musty smell and a but of green apple.

Taste - Super sweet peach with the tart green apple helping to balance it a bit.

Feel - medium body well carbonated pretty slick and syrup like.

Overall - A good lambic, sweet and great flavors.

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Dragginballs76 from South Carolina, Mar 18, 2017
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