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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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".


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GL2814 (361) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 18, 2014
There is orange in both the nose and the taste, with a hint of coriander (a very small hint). It pours a beautiful golden color with mild head, and is incredibly smooth. The hops are overshadowed by the malts, giving the beer a sweeter, less bitter quality.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (5357) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear straw yellow body with a large foamy white head that retained well due to the vigorous carbonation level. The nose is pretty light and delicate, some Belgian yeast derived fruitiness, light coriander, bready maltiness. The flavor is pretty poor though, it’s a bit thin and has a bit of a soggy grain finish. Just a hint of coriander and even less of hops, there just isn’t a whole lot of complexity here. Light bodied and thin with fizzy active carbonation and a bit of a lingering pale malt finish. Not so good, this one. At $4 a 25 oz bottle at the local grocery store, it was worth a chance though.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroadestTom (136) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Aroma dough, Appearance golden, hazy, cloudy, white foam, Taste light sweetness, Palate light body, lively, Overall I would suggest this beer to a friend

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2820) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Lighter bodied belgian ale, flowery, herbal, bordering on saison. Some lemon citrus notes in the taste, some what dry and chalky finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Voodoo (425) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Pours a very transparent gold with a large head which disappears quickly......aroma of slight earthiness, citrus......taste is lemon citrus, yeast, earthiness, wood notes, nice mouthfeel, just a touch of sour in the end. I’m not a Belgian fan but this is interesting.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (3327) - Michigan, USA - OCT 12, 2014
750 ml bottle into tulip glass; B335 0245 bottle code. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy deep golden color with a 2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings around the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, white grape, coriander, cracker, biscuit, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, white grape, coriander, cracker, biscuit, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and hebral/yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, white grape, coriander, cracker, biscuit, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and robustness of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and slightly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with no warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice Belgian pale ale. All around good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2442) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours a tan hazy color with a yeasty lemon taste . Boozy tasting but not afterwards . Easy drink in masked Belgian. Decent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy gold with a white head. Smells initially lemony before giving way to some semi sweet malts, yogurt, banana hints, floral/grassy. Tastes dry and spicy with some chamomile notes on the finish. Enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (2951) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle on sales at BOTW. Pours a hazy yellow/orange with some floating yeast. It has a big foamy head that rings the glass as it subsides. The aroma is very typical of the style as is the taste. It has a nice refreshing quality and is quite easy drinking. Thin body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LinusStick (2990) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2013
A decent run of the mill Belgian style beer. Aroma was decent. Smelled like a witbier. Orange peel and coriander were the main smells and flavors. The pour was a beautiful cloudy light gold with a 3 finger white head. A little Belgian yeast flavor came out as it warmed. The finish was a little disappointing. Quick watery finish with just a slight coriander aftertaste. Nice strong carbonation. Was surprised to see this was from Italy


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