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Lindemans Pêche | Brouwerij Lindemans

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89
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455 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans
Belgium | website

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-12-2002

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455
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1,121
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
19.24%
 
 
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Photo of infinitebruner
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

December 31, 2014

12 oz bottle, snifter

A – Pours a reddish-pink tinted light-to-medium gold, with about an inch of foamy white head that dissipates almost immediately. High clarity.

S – Very strong peach aroma, like fresh cut peaches, very organic and not artificial-smelling. Only the slightest indication of any funk or Brett character, but a mild tartness, creaminess from the fruit. No hop aroma.

T – Very sweet peach, but not at all cloying. Very little Brett character, though it can be found if you’re looking for it. Again, tastes like real peach and not artificial at all. Fruit is the star without being overwhelming. No hop flavor.

M – Fairly light body and low carbonation, with no bitterness at all. No dryness at any point, sweet from start to finish.

O – Seems like a much more restrained use of fruit sweetness with this beer than with other fruit variants of lambic, and tastes very natural. This would be an excellent dessert beer.

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Photo of JLSIV
3.95/5  rDev 0%

Poured a dark golden color with a surprising amount of bubble. Nice burst of peach aroma at opening and pour.

Taste is a slightly sour peach, more tang than the pecheresse, but still on the sweet side.

Mouthfeel is medium, with a good bit of carbonation, some syrupy feel, but the carbonation and the fruit balance it out.

I am going to try to serve this at Thanksgiving dinner as an option to wine…will see what happens.

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Photo of BeerWithMike
4.44/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled earlier tonight on 6/26/14. Comes in a heavy 355 ml (12 ounce) bottle that has both the metal crown top and a cork. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to their flute glass that came in a 2-pack around last Christmas (Apple & Raspberry which are long gone.) :)

Pours a pretty golden color with a thin white head with some sediment left in the bottom of the bottle. Really no lacing to speak of. The aroma is of peaches with some yeast. The taste has much more flavor than the aroma and besides the peach there is a hint or tangerine and orange in there as well. Very smooth and quite tasty actually. Good drink and goes down so easy!

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Photo of abeeronthebeach
3.29/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Wow, I really don't like this beer. It smells like peach squash (peach concentrated juice): synthetically fruity and artificially sweet. Tastes the same way. Sickly and way too much. It tastes like the fruit juice concentrate you buy and then dilute with water, except here whoever's mixing the drinks got the ratio all wrong and didn't put in enough water. I'd strongly recommend avoiding this.

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Photo of BierJager89
4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a translucent golden with a white head.

S: Peach, sweet nectary fruits and faint notes of funky Belgian yeast in the nose.

T: Sweet peach, orange, tangerine, no funk, a slight, citric tartness, but it's quite uncharacteristic of a lambic.

M: Medium bodied and quite smooth.

O: Overall a very pleasant drinking beer, but perhaps more akin in taste to a sweet cider. Recommended if you like sweet fruity beers.

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Photo of illpass78
3.67/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a glass.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy orange with a pillowy white head. This was a pain to open because of the cork. Darn Euros.

Aroma: Peaches - lots and lots of peaches. And more peaches.

Taste: Tastes like peaches, unsurprisingly. It also has some syrupiness, almost like soda. Very sweet. Some sourness on the finish.

Mouthfeel: It's very soda-like in body. That combined with the low alcohol makes it feel very much like a soft drink.

Overall: Solid dessert beer. If you like peach cobbler, this is basically peach cobbler and a peach soda plus some unnoticeable alcohol.

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Photo of Jesscmilanes
5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Visual: The beer was a cloudy, glowing, autumn orange with hint of brown. It had a foamy white head that cleared rather quickly. There was some lacing.

Aroma: The beer smelled of ripe, sweet peaches, honey, apple, and dried apricots. It was also slightly floral.

Taste: The taste was great--it had pleasant, strong notes of peaches and tree fruits. It was refreshingly sweet, and easy to drink.

Mouthfeel: I felt that it had a light mouthfeel due to the fruity flavors and carbonation, but also a slightly full mouthfeel as well due to it's sweet finish. It had low-medium carbonation.

Overall: I really enjoyed this beer. It was refreshing and very easy to drink due to its sweetness. It reminded me of summer, and I thought that it would pair well with a lot of different foods.

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Photo of ChristopherWIU-UTPA
3.69/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This fruit based beer is pleasantly good, has great small, no edge, and no after taste. It pours golden, with a sparkling haze, one finger sized head, and medium amount of carbonation. It goes down light, not filling, and doesn't leave the mouth dry. It has a sugary and peach taste, with little to no hops/malt taste. Very little alcohol, good for starting the night out...

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Photo of heygeebee
3.57/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

From Platinum. BB Jun 2015

A - fizzy fruit juice-like, one finger head. Little lace, nice film.

S - peach puree.

T - peaches, sweet, apples. The sweetness of the peach (puree) is offset - a little - by a crisp apple taste. Overall sweet on the palate.

M - nice, lively.

O - I am drinking this on a stinking hot night and it is good because it is refreshing, but bad because it is a ten dollar plus beer of 2.5% which goes down like essentially soft drink. It is NOT a sour lambic to me, whilst there is a moderate crisp note to the taste it is essentially a sweet beer. Not to be repeated.

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Photo of eb1610
3.68/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into tulip glass

A- Hazy with a peach-like hue. Pure white head that diminished quickly after pouring. Light bubbles rolling up side of glass.

S- Peach right away with some candied fruit and tartness to finish.

T- Sweet and tart, almost like a sparkling cider. High carbonation becomes apparent immediately. Pleasant taste of fresh peaches.

M- Sour, carbonation, refreshing

O- I would definitely buy it again, it is a perfect drink for that hot summer afternoon. I'd like it a bit colder than it was during my tasting.

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Photo of Darkmagus82
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into a tulip glass

Appearance –The beer pours a crystal clear light amber color with a peach like hue, as it is tinted with colors of orange and a bit of red. Upon pouring there is one finger of fizzy pure white head and tons of champagne like carbonation bubbles seen streaming up through the brew. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a bit of fizzy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is big and sweet with tons of fruity peach aromas and lots of Belgian candied sugar smells. Along with these aromas are some other lighter fruit aromas of apricot and apple as well as a hint of a sour and funky smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a huge sweet taste of peach, candied sugar, and apricot. As the taste advances the peach grows even stronger in flavor, really taking on the bulk of the sweetness of the brew. A lighter level of tartness and a hint of a grassy and herbal flavor develop more toward the end. In the end a massively sweet peach juice flavor, with just hints of a grass and tartness are left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation level that is quite high consisting of tons of tiny little carbonation bubbles. The thin body and prickly carbonation are fantastic for the sweet peach and lightly tart flavors of the beer, making this beer very refreshing and enjoyable.

Overall – While very-very sweet, the peach flavor is quite authentic and really is not all the cloying. With the tart and light grass flavors as well as the fantastic mouthfeel, the flavors end up making for a rather refreshing peach flavored sweet lambic.

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Photo of gbarbee
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Nice, clean, and light appearing amber Lambic. Very inviting, and moderately carbonated.

Smell - Wow. Sweet, clean, peachy, and fruity.

Taste - Tastes like drinking a peach soda with a slight ale flavor. Surprisingly nice and delicious

Mouthfeel - Nice and refreshing on the palate. Light and smooth.

Overall - Great Lambic, very refreshing and surprising that your are drinking and alcoholic beverage until it hits you. My favorite Lambic. These goes down quick and smooth.

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Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.76/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Typically lambic, a little hazy, effervescent and bubbly. Aroma is peachy and has that usual lambic musty note. Flavor is quite tasty, peach comes through well as does typical lambic malt flavors and that kinda old musty classic lambic flavor. I've enjoyed each of this brewery's lambics that I've tried so far, and this one is no exception.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a flute, the beer is a bright, orange-gold coloring with steady carbonation and a frothy, bubbly, bright white head. Aromas of rich, hearty peach, with an effervescent tartness that borders on sour. The nose is light enough that it avoids being overpowering like some Lambics. Flavors of subtle roast with a peach flavor that honestly tastes like fresh pureed peaches. Very authentic and balanced. Wow. Smooth bodied, light, and crisp, making it very easy to drink. The aftertaste is subtle rich and sweet peach, with a slight linger after the clean, smooth finish. Very easy to drink, and very tasty.

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Photo of mdfb79
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had a bottle of this at a cafe in Paris, France. 37.5cl bottle, best by 02/05/15, poured into a tulip.

a - Pours a hazy, murky bright orange color with one inch of bright white head and high carbonation evident.

s - Smells of sweet peach juice, sweet fruity malts, musty notes, oak, tropical fruits, sugar. Nose is super sweet, but it smells very good; like their other lambics but with peaches, obviously.

t - Tastes of sweet peach juice, swete fresh peaches, sugar, fruity malts, bread. Too sweet of a taste for me.

m - Medium body and low carbonation. Easy to drink, like juice.

o - Overall a decent Lindemans; basically like all their other beers but peach flavored, so just depends which fruit you like best. I like peaches and while I liked the nose, the taste was too sweet for me to handle...split a 375 with my girlfriend as she loved it and I couldn't handle the whole thing myself. Worth checking out if you like their other stuff, but don't expect a sour lambic.

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Photo of tectactoe
3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Lindemans Peche pours a color somewhere near burnt amber and copper with a decent amount of clarity, save for a bit of haze in the middle of the glass. The head pillows up quite large; eggshell in color and crackling as it quickly recedes to a mere skin that blankets the peach brew.

I've gotta say, the aroma of this one is much funkier than all of the other Lindemans fruit lambics that I've tried. Huge rounds of yeast, cork, must, damp cellar, barnyard, and just overall funk invade the nostrils with a surprising poignancy. The peaches come through pretty strong as well; juicy, tart peaches and apples skins mix well with the funk.

Some underlying sweet malt and soft wheat outline the rougher edges of the aromatic profile and balance things out just a bit more. I'm pretty excited to finally bring this one to my lips, as I love peaches, and this definitely has the best nose of all the Lindemans lambics. The funk really surprised me, and I can't wait to finally try it.

Unfortunately, I'm a bit let down by the flavor. The strongest thing I taste is not the funk of the yeast or the tart of the peach - it's a residual-like, sugary sweetness that immediately breaches your palate and confiscates all other flavors. It still tastes like peaches, but sugar-coated, exceedingly-sweet peaches, rather than tart and sour peaches, which is kind of what I was hoping for.

I guess there's a light tartness at the start, but it's VERY light and gets quickly overtaken by the sweetness. Funk is much less noticeable, although some vinous oak and tannin notes pop out that weren't relevant on the nose - so that's certainly a plus. The aftertaste is full of sweet peaches and a touch of oak. I really wish the funk was as heavy on the palate as it was in the aroma, but sadly - it is not. Crisp mouth feel, dry, heavy carbonation.

If this thing tasted closer to how it smelled, it would have been awesome. A tart, funk peach-fest, but by aroma only. The taste lead on to a much sweeter, sugary style of peaches that still tasted fine, but could easily wear down a palate (or even a sweet tooth). More funk, more tart, and less sweet is the key. For some strange reason, my nose was pleased but my taste buds were not.

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Photo of N3rdM3t4l
3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz green corked capped and foiled bottled.

A: pretty clear pale straw color. Light cap of tiny little bubbles

S: fresh peach and tartness in the background.

T: opens with sweet pale ale flavor obviously sweetened. Then the peach flavor washes over the palate. It finishes kind of musty but it is a good way to end the sip. Leaves a lingering sweetness.

M: pretty standard light end of medium for body but it is exactly how it should be.

O: Lindmans doesn't fail, this is just as good as the frambois. Could be that peaches and raspberries are my favorite fruits though.

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Photo of Jonada
3.14/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

375ml bottle served in a Lindemans flute glass

Appearance: Golden yellow color and fairly clear. What little head did form dissipated instantly. No lacing.

Smell: Fresh peaches dominate the aroma with some apple, and a sugary sweetness. There's a slight acidity and funk in the background as well.

Taste: There's a huge blast of sugary sweetness right from the beginning that lasts through the finish and distracts from anything else that's going on with the beer while it's in the mouth. Aftertaste is fresh peaches and nectarines with some slight tartness.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and crisp mouthfeel. Carbonation on the higher end of medium.

Overall: I was disappointed with this one. There were some nice peach flavors and aromas, which saved it from being a bomb, but I'd still stay away from this one. It's too sweet and lacks the sour, tart, and funky characteristics you'd look for in a Belgian Lambic. This was more like drinking an expensive peach soda.

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Photo of kp29
4.85/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Been meaning to try this and some of the other Lindeman's variations for a while now and finally got around to pulling the trigger.

Pours a clear dark gold with lots of carbonation although the head fizzes away pretty quickly. Smells of peaches, peach juice, a little tartness.

The taste is again lots of peach, lots of sugary sweetness and very mild tartness/sourness in the aftertaste. Thin, crisp, and very drinkable if you enjoy sweeter beers. I could easily chug this like a soda.

As a big fan of fruit beers and ciders this is really enjoyable to me even if it does border on being too sweet once you near the end of the bottle. For those who aren't a big fruit beer fan this will probably be WAY too sweet so you might want to steer clear. I really enjoy it though, it's a nice treat.

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Photo of sinstaineddemon
4.2/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

A - light orange, even dare I say, peachy in color, with a finger and a half of off white head, plenty of swift carbonation streams

S - definite fruit aromas. You can definitely determine it is reminiscient of pitted orchard fruits; peaches, nectarine, apricots, etc. Doesn't smell fake or added on, but doesn't smack entirely of authentic natural aromas

T - The taste quells my fears from the aroma. What an amazing flavor, mellow, subtle, laid back, relaxed. Mild, not tangy, not sharp, winderful clearly peach sparkling beer. One of the better Lindemans varieties I have ever tried.

M&D&O - so perfectly drinkable, inoffensive, gregarious, makes friends really easy, situations where I brought over a bottle of Lindemans Framboise may get replaced with this nectar

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.58/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

this is punishingly sweet, and there really is nothing lambic-esque about it. it pours a flat looking bronze color with literally no head. the nose is brown sugar and peach syrup, the kind starbucks uses to make your latte "special". the peach is artificial in taste too, sort of like dried apricots, but more crystalized on the sugar front. a good beer for kids, as it satiates the candy urge, and would require a gallon or two to catch a buzz (not that I advocate or condone youth and alcohol...). teeth rottingly sweet, but not boring. it really needs more bubbles, and I think the bottle does more justice to this than the tap, but it comes across a bit heavy with all the residual sugar and no bubbles to keep it moving. overall this is well made I suppose, but its not beer as we know and love it, its something to keep the wife busy while you guzzle IPAs and figure out how much you've got to pay the babysitter. nothing special from my point of view.

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Photo of gabedivision
4.38/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

poured from a 750 ml to a tulip glass

A- Pours a nice light golden, hazy with yeast particles and visible carbonation, big soapy head that sticks and slimes all over the glass.

S- Funk baby! Funk all over, some touches of sour apples and vinegar and sweet sugar

T- Sweet tart peach, jolly ranchers, sugar, delicious

M- light bodied, full of carbonation, sweet & sour, and finishes dry

O- great lambic, love this f'n beer!

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Photo of HabiMendes
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The golden body, tending to amber, supports a very pale, almost white neck. The smell of peaches is dominant on other floral scents presents in the background.

The taste is loyal to the aroma, but now the sourness shows up. I don't notice any hop taste. This medium-body beer has an incredible ability to go through the palate without any notice - it's pretty interesting. Also, it seems to be a very good alternative for a champagne.

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Photo of elNopalero
3.48/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

This looks like a lightly colored fizzy apple juice. There’s a tart aroma that smacks of what I imagine peach blossoms to smell like. Very—overly—sweet with the flavor of an almost-artificial ripened peach on the palate. Think something along the lines of a peach jam in terms of sweetness. It is crisp and an easy drinker but that does not make this one I’d seek out again.

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Photo of mfnmbvp
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

355 ml bottle with no apparent bottled on date. Super stoked to try this brew, as it will be my first Brouwerij Lindemans Lambic that I am trying! Uncapped and poured into a Boulevard tulip glass. I'm surprised at the presence of a cork in addition to a bottle cap, but that's okay.

A - Pours an extremely cloudy, sparkling, apple cider yellow looking color. No head at all.

S - Smells like the tartest apple juice you could ever get your hands on. Peach isn't exactly coming in strong on the nose for me, but it is definitely full of citrus twang and life. Smells sweet, tangy, and sour mixed with some dirty wet socks that were left out for a week (which might sound bad, but in my experience, this usually indicates a fabulous tasting beverage). I'm salivating already.

T - Tart and sour. Very lovely taste. Carbonation level is perfect, the beer's body is very well-balanced. Reminds me of an extremely yummy alcoholic apple juice, or some kind of cider, except if you ask me, this beer tastes a hell of a lot better than any cider I've ever tried.

M - Tartness disappears in the blink of an eye, and all you're left with is a bit of leftover stickiness from all the fruit sugars.

Overall, this was a delicious first introduction to Brouwerij Lindemans Lambic beers, and I am excited to try more. I think the only thing disappointing me about this beer is it's lackluster 4.0% abv.

Brouwerij Lindemans Pêche ---4/5

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Lindemans Pêche from Brouwerij Lindemans
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