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Lindemans Pêche | Brouwerij Lindemans

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Lindemans PêcheLindemans Pêche

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Brouwerij Lindemans

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-12-2002

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Reviews: 459 | Ratings: 1,131
Photo of smakawhat
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass. Had many of these time for a review.

Small white head that falls quickly. Simple orange amber body, with a cloudy body. Some nice uprising carbonation occasionaly, pin head sized, some sticking to the glass. Not much of a collar at all, put top puck leaves a simple small lace in the middle. Looks nice.

Smell is a candied peach. Sticky, with Belgian style malt/yeast whatever that thing is I find so often on Belgian brews. Candied sweet, fun, simple... nice.

Extreme sweet peach taste, with a hint of tart on the finish. Mouthfeel of sweet kool aid quailty. Sticky, somewhat syrupy texture, which is not neccesarily a bad thing, but not a preference for myself.

Overall though easy drinking, fun simple, super easy light abv, candy like beer. Truly a peach in a glass dream lovers beer.

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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 Billolick
4.29/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smaller bottle, classy with foil, cork and a cap. Pours slightly hazy, orangy, amber. Tiny bubble film remains after a minute or two of the pour. long stringy, relaxed lacing on the glass. Nose is fruity, sweet and delicate. Lucious melons, peaches, fruits of a thousand nations flow in the glass. Not nearly as sour as some other Lambics I've tried, this one is sweet and tasty. Great with desert, berries, ice cream etc etc.

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Photo of drabmuh
3.65/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

At the time of this review, this is #32 on the "Top Beers - Lambic - Fruit" list on beeradvocate.com. Served in a Lindemann's flute glass because I own them for this reason, would be dumb not to you think?

Beer is yellow and mostly clear with a nice white head of medium and large bubbles. Moderate retention, no lacing though, aggressive carbonation.

Aroma is all peach all the way, smells nice.

This sint' a great beer and not a great lambic but it is sweet and light and very fruit forward, it is a fun beer and hte wife seems to like it especially in summer so I don't have a problem with it. I'll never go out of my way to drink one of these fake lambics but I'll try anything once, better than I expected.

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Photo of GClarkage
4.86/5  rDev +23%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

01/08/05- Purchased at Tower Market in San Francisco, CA

Presentation- 750ml champagne like bottle. No freshness date. Poured into my Lindemans flute like glass.

Appearance- Yellow-orangish sparky pour with a slight cream head which slowly fades away. Leaves minor lacing.

Smell- Wonderful scent of fresh orchard peaches. A bit sweet and a bit tart in the nose.

Taste- Possibly the best way to get my vitamin C. Awesome taste of fresh fresh fresh peaches. More sweet, almost sugary sweet. A tad bitter when swallowing.

Mouthfeel- Suprisingly full feeling for me. Maybe it's because of the sweet creamy texture.

Drinkability- This has always been one of my go to beers on special occasions. I bit sweet to slam a few bottles, but it's about as drinkable as it gets. Everyone I know personally loves this lambic.

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Photo of WesWes
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a pure gold color with a thin white head that fades to lacing. There is a lot of carbonation around the outside of the glass. The aroma is decent. It seems a bit dry, but the majority is of sour peaches. The taste is good. It is rich and very tart. It has an intense sour peach flavor that is quite enjoyable. The mouthfeel is good. It is a medium bodied beer with good carbonation. This drinks very well. I love lambic beers. Lindemans has the best that I've tried.

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Photo of Gavage
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear yellowish / orange color with a thin 1/4" head. The aroma is killer, as the fruit is easily detectable while holding the brew an arms length away from my nose. The flavor is of sweet apricots and peaches, but balanced with a musky yeast tone.

Light-medium in body and high carbonation levels create a crisp mouthfeel. The fruit flavors ride on the tongue briefly after swallowing. Nicely drinkable, but one can not have a few of these without having a fruity sweetness overload.

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Photo of DoubleJ
4.17/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

After drinking lots of Bud last night with friends, I needed a beer to start my day off right. This is where Lindeman's Pêche comes in. On to the beer:

Poured into a stange, the color is a faded orange topped by a fuzzy white head. The flavor in this one is pretty straight-forward, some peaches, balanced by some sourness, with a trace of malts. Did I mention it's delicious? Who needs orange juice for the morning when you can serve yourself a peach lambic? I'll definately have this another time, but it's a little pricey to have everyday.

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Photo of Mora2000
3.78/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a clear yellow color with a white head. The aroma is strong peaches with some light tartness. The flavor is strong syrupy peaches with a little bit of tartness. Medium carbonation and medium mouthfeel. This has nothing in common with other Belgian lambics but as far as fruit beers go, this is a good one.

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

I've been buying the Lindeman's line for my girlfriend and this one was new for her. This beer pours a light bodied and a bright and vibrant sunset orange in color with a one finger cream colored head. It smells of peach pie, ice cream, and has a spritzer like carbonation. It really does smell like peach cobbler. It tastes of sweet and slightly syrupy peaches. It has really good flavor but it is a tad sweet but is still very tasty. The aftertaste is pretty nice as well as the peach mellows out. It drinks very light and isn't overly sticky despite all of the sugar. This could have been tart, more like a geueze, but it definitely doesn't aim to be sour. This is one of the better Peach inspired lambics and worth a try.

My girlfriend says that this one is "perfect".

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Photo of Gueuzedude
2.9/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours into my 25cl tulip glass with an initial, almost two-finger thick, pale, off-white colored head that manages to leave some layered lace patterns on the sides of my glass. The beer is a brilliantly clear honey color, but shows a bright gold color when held up to the light. The aroma is dominated by clear peach notes; smells lightly sweet with a strong, floral peach note. No matter how I try I can't smell anything else, in fact I made myself light-headed even trying.

Sweet, well very sweet and well carbonated. It tastes like a peach soda, though it has a thickness to it that no soda has. The carbonation is ample and makes this quite fizzy feeling. Peach flavors are of course prominent here, though with peach being a fairly soft fruit flavor, the sweetness seems to trump the peach character. There is perhaps a touch of a lactic twang in the finish, that just might show there was some Lambic harmed in the making of this brew, but really this is all about being a sweet, fizzy peach-soda. As the beer warms up a bit the peach notes become on par with the sweetness.

Really not beer, refreshing and tasty as a soda, though it is a bit too sweet & thick to be a great example of that.

Purchased: Plaza Liquors, Tucson AZ

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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a Lindemans flute.

Appearance: Pale golden body with a crackling light head and a bit of lace.

Smell: Big fruity peach and sour lambic aromas flare my nostril.

Taste: A straight-forward tangy lambic. Peach notes and some yeasty funk are there in the flavor profile, just a tiny pinch of alcohol is noticable and light grains. Gueuze like sour note tempered by mild soft peach skin.

Mouthfeel. High level of carbonation, spritzy, semi-dry, almost like a soda.

Overall: A solid lambic with peaches added, not my favorite from Lindemans but still very tasty.

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Photo of biegaman
4.07/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Plenty of head, great peach coloured body. Full of character. Another Lindeman's product I'm tempted to mark as the highest rated fruit beer I've had. Good aroma, well present. A gritty, rippened fruit flavour. Flavour well developed, candy like taste - only authentic! Well suited for anyone's taste in my opinion

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Photo of Halcyondays
3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle,

A: Pours a cloudy peach-orange, really looks like a non-fruit beer, as is the colour of peach fruit, good long-lasting head, spotty lace.

S: Artificial peach, not horrible, one-dimensional and not a smell I could go nuts over like the Framboise.

T: Peach candy, definitely not over the top with sugar though. The flavour is well integrated with the acid, some sourness and malt in the finish.

M: Mildly acidic, sweet but not cloying though, moderate aftertaste.

D: A good beer, anyone who likes peaches will like this. Not overtly fruity and sugary as the Framboise.

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Photo of Zorro
3.87/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bubbly orangish gold.

Smells strongly of peaches and a bit of oak.

Tastes intensely of peaches. Very sweet tart flavor with a slight woodiness to it too.

Mouthfeel is good, the acid and carbonation mildly sting your tongue.

Drinkability, this is definitely a special dessert beer, it is to sweet to drink in quantity.

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Photo of flagmantho
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: slightly hazy light cidery gold with a finger of dense white foam. Quite nice.

Smell: tart, almost spicy aroma with the distinct smell of peach. It's not quite as sweet-smelling as some of the other Lindemans lambics. Nice.

Taste: tart, a little sweet and peachy. This is really quite tasty, if heavy on the peach. The peach is pretty natural tasting and not candy-like, which I appreciate. The aftertaste is a little dusty or metallic-tasting; it's not off-putting but I could do without it. Still quite good.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied with a little carbonation. Not bad.

Drinkability: this is one tasty beer, but it is among my least favorite of the Lindemans lambic flavors. I'd definitely drink it again, but not everyday.

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Photo of corby112
3.08/5  rDev -22%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type: 750 ml. bottle.

Pours a golden orange color with thin white head. Aroma is very sour dominated by peach (of course) and alcohol. Very nice balance of tart sourness and sweet pech flavor. Better than I expected based on it's appearance and aroma.

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Photo of beerthulhu
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured a bright, clear, beautiful golden peach with a fluffy white head.

S: Upon first opening there were notes of lingering apple juice. On the nose was a fresh , sugary peach aroma that was soft and perfumy.

T: The initial flavor was sweet fresh sugary peaches. The palate was very crisp and clean on the finish. The beer was nicely balanced and flavor is sweet .

M: The mouthful was light with a soft carbonation.

D: Drinks like peach flavored juice with almost no alcohol detection at all. Drank exceptionally smooth and clean. a tad sugary sweet which may limit multiples.

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Photo of clayrock81
4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass and received a cider-like body with a mountainous head that died quickly but left lace patches thanks to an immense carbonation. A hoppy smell with sour peach notes and a light sweet malt smell; reminded me of a white wine or a heavy apple juice smell. Very smooth, almost slick and buttery, this light-to-medium bodied beer maintains a distinct peach taste and is also sweet. Finished with a drying backbite from a hopkick that put up minor citric notes. Maybe a tad too sour and fruity for a sessioning, but I gladly look forward to having this again.

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Photo of rhoadsrage
3.23/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

(Poured into a tapered strange)

A- This beer pours a bright crystal clear copper hue with a thin wisp of white foam that is perfectly smooth and then soon gone. There is a sea of microbubbles racing to the surface.

S- The in your face peach perfume aroma has hints of butterscotch that take on more of a light caramel syrup quality as the beer warms. There is a touch of white cheese rind and honey in the finish.

T- This beer is full of sweet peach flavor that is bright and artificial. The sweetness lingers and there is not much underneath that flavor.

M- The light mouthfeel has a scrubbing fizz in the finish with no alcohol heat noticed.

O- The peach flavor is so darn sweet but it is not as syrupy thanks to the big fizz. There isn't much depth in this beer but it is not really offensive to drink. However one is enough.

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Photo of Bitterbill
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This pours from 12oz bottle(cost $5.65) a clear gold with a small but firm head of foam that shrinks to a big island in the middle and it has some nice lacing.

The smell is a wonderful nose of fresh peaches.

The taste is of fresh tartish peaches, a little bit of yeast, and a bit of wood. A few more sips in and the sweetness increases but in a nice way.. So easy to drink and so tasty, it has a medium light mouthfeel and the carbonation is light. It finishes on the sweet side with just a slight twang also present. Very nice fruit beer that I'd buy again.

Bottom line: I really enjoy the fruit Lambics from Lindemans. I recommend them.

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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 Immortale25
2.92/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a Saint Somewhere wine-style glass. No freshness date.

A- Pours a clean bronze color with a 1/2 inch white head that instantly vanishes to a paper-thin ring around the edge of the glass and a light splotch of surface foam. Nearly no lacing.

S- Peach soda smell that's sweet and seems only somewhat artificial. Slightly effervescent.

T- A sweetness that dances on the border of cloying and has a white wine-like quality but with peach flavoring.

M- Very thin but syrupy and a bit dry. Low carbonation leaves much to be desired since the body is so watery.

O- With more carbonation, this might be a decent lambic.

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Photo of scruffwhor
3.1/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Have to try all of the Lindemans' beers that are availablet to me. The color is a clear, yet light and pale orange. Very light bubbling and no head left after a minute or two. The aroma is very butterscotchy with a very faint hint of peaches. A little off putting. Different, but not expected. The taste is definetly moire peachy and earthy with a very strong butterscotch and light cream backbone. very odd taste for a fruit lambic in my opinion. Not bad though. Light dry palate with strong sweetness. Nice to sip after dinner. Would not have more than one in an evening. But the Framoise on the other hand...

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Photo of bark
3.62/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The colour is deep yellow. The minimal head (more like a ring) is white.

A flavour of peach marmalade dominates the smell. There are also some sour notes of sweet apples.

The taste is almost all apricot jam/marmalade. There are also some feeble earthy notes of cloudberries and honey melon. The aftertaste is sweet with minerals and some saltiness below the apricots.

The carbonation is strong with lots of small bubbles.

An OK fruit lambic, but maybe not one of the most complex ones.

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