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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Lacu, a "Beer of the Abbey", boasts an ancient heritage dating to the days when friars brewed this fine blonde bier from secret recipes they guarded for centuries. Today, Belgium brewers use these same recipes to produce Lacu, an exquisite bier made from the finest ingredients: spring water, barley malt, hops, coriander, and orange. Lacu is labeled and corked by hand in order to preserve its superior quality. Uncork the elegant Lacu bottle and you’ll hear the effervescence releasing its subtle and original flavors. The refined taste of Lacu evokes memories of the world’s earliest brewers and their distinctive style. Enjoy Lacu, the "holy grail of Beer".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VeeDubber (21) - Florida, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Aroma- Has a slight citrous smell to it. some malt, slight hay aroma. Appearance- Poured hazy golden with a big 3 finger white head. Bottle conditioned. Taste- Lemon citrous flavor. Mild maltiness. High carbonation as expected. Very slight spiciness. Overall- Picked it at Hopcity (6 750mL bottles for $13) entirely based on the price. Not bad but not great. Drinks decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcnealc31 (255) - Elida, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2012
An Italian take on a classic Belgian style, the first thing you will notice about Lacu is its frothy, creamy, and unyielding head. This hazy golden ale’s aroma is full of lemon, orange, and yeast. Sweet grapes, grassy malt, and a mix of lemon and orange. Hops provide just a touch of bitterness. The 6.3% ABV warms a bit, as well. I also like the champagne characteristics with its effervescence, slightly dry finish, and flavor. Lacu is smooth, creamy, and exceptionally well balanced. It will also take forever to get through it because the glass is half full of foam after every pour. Perhaps not mind-blowing, but my, is that tasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Pours cloudy golden yellow. Aroma is full of spice and lemon curd. Full-bodied palate has lemon, clove, ginger and floral flavors. Tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11512) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 2, 2012
750 c&c from total wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours hazy orange gold with a very frothy 4 finger near white head. Aromas of citrus and yeast/spice. It’s pretty earthy, somewhat fruity, and spicy. Finishes dry. The flavor strikes me as more saison/farmhouse than anything else. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2873) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2011
Cloudy straw yellow color with a tall frothy white head. Funky barnyard aroma with hints of lemon. Tart lemon flavor with coriander aftertaste. Dry finish. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5077) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Sampled from a 750 ml corked brown bottle this beer poured a clear pale straw color with a small white head that faded quickly and left no lacing. The aroma was dryish, tart and lemony. The flavor was tart lemons, faint bread and dryish mustiness. The finish was long, dry and tart lemons. Light to medium body. Ok.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13304) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 8, 2011
Draft. Cloudy golden color, huge white head with great retention. Aroma of dusty, funky barn attic. Taste is barnyard hay, straw, sour lemons. Tastes and acts like a proper saison.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbill (3536) - Laurel, New York, USA - NOV 13, 2011
750 ml bottle at the International Great Beer Expo in Uniondale. Pours a very hazy pale yellowish gold with a white head. This beer was surprisingly devoid of aroma except for a few wisps of malt and yeast. Thankfully a bit more flavorful than the aroma suggests with malt, yeast, coriander, and orange. Mild bitterness at the finish. A bit spritzy on the palate. Light-medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2011
750ml Bottle: Aroma of malt, wheat, grain yeast, orange, and light banana. Poured yellow/gold in color with a large, loose, white head that became creamy and dense while diminishing a bit. Cloudy. Very sparkling. Full of tiny particles throughout. Flavor is lightly sweet and lightly bitter. Tastes of malt, wheat, yeast, coriander, citrus, and grain. Light to medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Grain, malt, coriander, yeast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bluejacket74 (1385) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2011
750 ml caged and corked bottle. Served in a tulip glass, the beer pours a slightly hazy gold color with an inch and a half white head that stays around for a while. There’s a good amount of lacing left on the glass. The brew smells like bready malt, bananas, some tropical fruit and a bit of clove. It tastes like lemon and orange peel, bready malt, pears, and a bit of banana, spice and a floral hop flavor. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it has high but soft carbonation and it’s easy enough to drink. I think it’s a decent brew, it’s worth trying but at $11.99 a bottle it’s not something I’d buy very often.

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