Lindemans Pêche | Brouwerij Lindemans

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Lindemans PêcheLindemans Pêche
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans
Belgium
lindemans.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-12-2002

BEER STATS
Reviews:
466
Ratings:
1,158
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
12.41%
 
 
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48
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138
For Trade:
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Photo of damndirtyape
3.82/5  rDev -3.3%
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 +0.8%
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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Photo of Dragginballs76
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
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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Photo of VoxRationis
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a golden to light copper color; nice head and lacing with effervescence visible due to light color. Nose: peach with note; palate: peach all the way. Light bodied. If you like peaches, this might just be your brew.

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Photo of StoutElk_92
4.58/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

12 oz. bottle

Pours mostly clear amber gold with a creamy frothy white foam head that sticks around. Smells like fresh peach, green apple skin, hay, with earthy grassy hops. Tastes like sweet peach, peach juice, slightly tart green apple, hay, with earthy grassy hops. Feels medium bodied, thick and syrupy with low carbonation. Overall a really nice peach lambic.

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Photo of teromous
4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I don't see any bottle date.

Appearance: The body is a light shade of gold and it is mostly clear. The head is thick and white with good retention and lacing.

Aroma: It smells just like peaches. It smells absolutely fantastic.

Taste: It opens up with this very, very sweet peach flavor that tastes a bit more like the syrup in a can of peach pie filling than regular fresh peaches. There is a light bit of tartness on the side of the mouth and it follows through to the end.

Mouthfeel: It has a nice tartness and excellent carbonation which highlights that quality. It is light bodied with just a bit of texture. Very easy to drink but the sweetness and the light tartness give it a bit of a sipping quality.

Overall: It's a great Fruit Lambic that tastes like peaches. If you enjoy sweeter Lambics then I would recommend it. I would drink it again.

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Photo of FBarber
4.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear crisp effervescent golden color. Frothy white head dissipates steadily leaving some sticky white lacing and a thin layer of foam on top of the beer.

Smell is a pungent aroma of sweet peach. Not much else on the nose.

Taste is on the sweet side with a strong peach flavor. Mild tartness on the tongue. The malt and hops are subdued, but the yeast peaks through providing a nice hint of spice to balance the sweetness. Very peach forward, but that is good here.

Feel is slightly tart, crisp, with medium carbonation. Refreshing.

Overall a very nice lambic. Yes, its pretty sweet, but its well crafted and incredibly tasty.

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Photo of constantine_272
3.61/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light straw with a thick syrupy viscous texture. Creamy thick head is nice. Nose is very peach and apricot with sugar. The taste absolutely surprised me. The flavor of peach shines through with a surprisingly restrained sweetness. A tart prickly carbonation finishes medium dry with notes of semisweet desert wine, like a dry moscato or a sweet pinot grigio. While the slight tartness delivers a great finish on the first few sips, the sweetness however unfortunately builds into a sugary candy overdose feel. Overall, way better than I expected considering the overpowering sweetness of the frambois. But still sweet, though more complex and better balanced than I expected.

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Photo of Mateo2699
3.68/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pour is a semi hazy, golden orange hue with a small ring of head that sticks around for a while. Aroma is pretty much peaches, more of a artificial smell though. Hints of tartness. Tastes like peach schnapps. Subtle hints of spicy belgian like yeast, that's about it. Mouthfeel is relatively palate coating, medium carbonation. Overall, wish there was some kinda hoppy profile, or more Belgian yeast to kinda balance out this sweetness. This hardly tastes like a beer. Nothing but peaches and sugar. Interesting experience to say the least.

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Photo of singletary
4.38/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

It pours a honey yellow color with a small head. The smell and taste is of a fresh peach and not much else. It is very sweet but not in a way to overdo it. If you like a nice fruity drink this is a perfect one.

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Photo of ordybill
4.66/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a flute glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. The appearance is a cloudy peach colored orange with a small white head. The aroma is pure peach goodness. The taste is heavy "real" peach and has a thick texture. An excellent beer! The best peach flavor beer I have had to date.

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Photo of GrumpyGas
4.17/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The fancy looking gold foil wrapped cap over a cork makes for a nice presentation. 335ml bottle pour into a pint glass is a clear rich honey colored body with virtually no head, just a ring.
Hey, it's peach.
Light feel and rising bubbles, bright tart peach flavor.
This is a nice option between ipas and porters for a palate reset.

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Photo of tlema1
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: honey yellow color, thin white head
S: fruity
T: light, fruity, very sweet
F: very carbonated, sticky
O; I guess it's supposed to be sweet, and it really is

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Photo of sjdevel
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look:
Pours a nice light yellow/gold color. There's an acceptable amount of foam generated from the pour, but it is not very effervescent (not even a 1 finger head held up after pour). The head that was there recedes quickly, but nice and vigorous lacing continues.
Smell:
Smells of Peach Wine. Smells a bit dank and herbal with some spicy notes. It smells as if it would taste a bit on the sour side.
Taste:
A little tart blast at first, but the sweetness quickly rushes in. There is a bit of malt and yeast in there briefly, but the peach flavors come in strong and overpower. The taste is much closer to a peach wine / peach schnapps. This one is like you took a peach cobbler and put it in a blender (along with a scoop of ice cream). Quite sweet and dessert like.
Feel:
Medium body and a bit oily. This one is syrupy and very sweet. Stays sweet throughout and doesn't dry out on the tongue.
Overall:
Pretty good, but not what I expected. I did not expect this to be like a syrup that would be good poured over vanilla ice cream (not that it is a bad thing). I like the peach flavors, but it could be a little more malty and beer-like, or maybe a bit more tart here and there. Next time I make a peach pie, I want to work a bottle of this in to the filling!!! Worth trying, but do it as a dessert.

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Photo of MacMalt
3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into cylindrical beer glass. It pours a golden honey color with a thick, snow white head and lacing. It has a nice peach smell. While the peach flavor is pleasant, it's a little too sweet and syrupy. There is no evidence of hops at all. It's medium-bodied and lightly carbonated. Overall, it has a nice peach flavor but it's just too cloying for my taste.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.23/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Peach colored liquid, drops an inch of white head on the top, aroma was sweet peaches. Overly sweet.

Overly sweet becomes a theme for the beer, as the taste is largely sugar. Peach in the background, sugar sweetness dominates. The peach is there, just damn, why you need so much sugar? Get this bad boy going sour, not sweet, it would greatly improve.

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Photo of Premo88
4.36/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured into tulip

L: almost completely clear gold with just a hint of amber/peach in it; slight mistiness keeps it from being crystal clear but still easy enough to see through; pushes up a small 1/3- to 1/2-inch head of white foam; no sticking or lacing but does keep a thick, bubbly collar of white foam with a half skin

S: dusty hay with slight peach note in background; as it warms, the sweet peach aroma takes over; still, there's a slight lemon tartness and even a bit of barn must/funk mixing with the sweeter fruit smell

T: sweet peach soda ... it's sugary up front, and the peach flavor is unmistakable, but there is a quick bite of tart lemon underneath it; at times, there is even a slight barn must flavor, but it's very faint; the sour flavor is generic, mostly sweetened lemons

F: fantastic ... loads of carbonation for a crisp, easy-drinking brew

O: a tasty treat that would pair perfectly with a hot summer day; it's sugary, and the hardcore sour fan would find it too sweet, but the base beer offers just enough tart/sour flavor to keep things interesting; very similar to Lindemans Framboise and a beer I will definitely revisit

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Photo of DrDemento456
4.14/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Have not had this before since I was turned off before about the low ABV but tonight I settled for a lighter choice. Into my goblet.

A - Somewhat cloudy brown color sort of like a apple juice. Head is exceptional a massive two inch burst that settles to a sticky lace ring cap.
S - Very sweet fresh picked squeezed fruit juices with some funky yeast and a touch of tart zest.
T - Somewhat sour finish on this one no way close to the zip of the Kriek. Like biting into a somewhat unde ripe peach in way also in no way super sweet like a juice. Really walks the line.
M - Very light a very good beer to drink during a meal or summer time brew.

Overall still a huge fan of the cherry and LOVE the Cassis (which I also don't have a review for) but this falls a close third. If you love peaches its well worth the 10-12 dollar bomber cost.

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Photo of Buck89
3.49/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a tulip. Bright hazy orange-amber color with a fluffy bright white foamy head. The foam stayed for a bit and then settled into a thin wispy cap. First aromas were funky: horse blanket and yeasty followed quickly by a nice peach presence. The taste was not what I expected - not mouth-puckering.I would describe it as only slightly tart. Heavy, rich sweet peach flavor, a mall amount of funk, and a sweet tart finish. A heavy mouthfeel from the sweetness and medium-to-low carbonation. More one-dimensional than I expected. A nice pleasant peachy drink but I'd like to have something more complex.

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle, it pours a bright orangey-amber with a nice whitish head. Peach is definitely in the nose. It also hits the mouth pretty hard, but with a whole lot of sweetness. Do not expect your tart lambic and you will be happy.

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Photo of Givemebeer
2.03/5  rDev -48.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Undrinkable. I got almost no tartness and the sweetness was overwhelming. Tasted like an extra sweet sour patch kid dunked in a pile of sugar. I like lambics, but not this lambic.

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Photo of drmeto
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L:
-pours a hazy golden with a medium,frothy,white head
-medium to high carbonation visible
S:
-mostly peach,slight oak,old barn
T:
-peach,slight lemon
-low tartness
-finishes dry
Sweet peach and tart lambic work well with eachother
F:
-medium body
-low to medium carbonation
O:
Very good.Still a little too sweet though

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Photo of Myotus
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 335ml bottle (bottled 21Nov14) into a sniffer.
LOOK: Pours with a half finger's worth of foam that halves its size within 30 seconds. Has an extremely murky orange color. Bubbles are so scarce that I can almost count them as they rise. Lacing is minimum. SMELL: Has strong aromas of sweet peaches that combine with mild apple juice aromas and a hint of sweet barley, funky yeast, and wheat.
TASTE: Initial taste is extremely sweet with strong peach and apple juice flavors (love it!). Mild funky yeast flavors enter immediately after. To finish off this symphony of sweet and funk, a touch of wheat, barley, and sour yeast enter as all previous flavors continue to press on.
FEEL: Light-bodied and somewhat smooth, yet clings to back of the throat. Has subtle carbonation with a dry, slightly tart finish.
NOTE: I recommend this to any hard cider lover or moscato fan.

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Photo of Mehinaman
4.35/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is very good, but very sweet. It's like a desert beer. I split one of these with my wife and not sure I could handle anymore due to the sweetness. If you like sweet tasting beers though and especially peach than this is the best/lambic for you

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Photo of notchucknorris
3.03/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm just not really a fan of this beer. If you're looking for a gateway beer to bring someone to the world of sours, I guess it could be an option. But I've never found much complexity to this at all. Just really, really sweet peach juice. Very overwhelming in more than 2 oz. quantities.

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