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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
richc83 (35) - Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2013
Tastes better than it smells.... Never been a fan of belgian pales but this one actually surprised me... Slightly above average


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2014) - 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

3.2
   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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus (6354) - 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 (2532) - 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 (2855) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dacrza (519) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Date tasted: June 27, 2013... Glassware: Duvel oversized tulip... Occasion: goodbye school year, hello, summer--and goodbye NBA draft anxiety,, hello Anthony Bennett?!... Appearance: thick, falling-from-the-club-type foam head that sits unevenly on a pale, peach body of slow-paced carbonation--worthy of repeated viewing... Aroma: sports a softened mux of coriander and light hops--some bright banana and sugar tease, but not full-nostriled... Palate: rather smooth with wrinkles of aftertaste; slight carbonation gives it a champagne mouthfeel but much drier... Taste: sweetish? honeyesque? a delicate-tasting orange profile that doesn’t maintain its strength... Overall: From the start, gives one high hopes,, and on this day, when Cleveland moves forward, I’d like to think this beer is a good deal like Bennett--capable of great things despite its inability to truly be a #1 draft....

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (4399) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 23, 2013
750ml bottle split with Anndiesel. Hazy, unfiltered yellow-tan body. Slow rising carbonation bubbles, massive fluffy white head. Serious floaties. Really odd spice tones, with some banana tinges, with that toasted almond/chestnut malt feel the Italians cannot get enough of. Not unlike a Belgian Blonde, but spiced out, and finishes like a banana forward hefeweizen. Unique I suppose, sort of teetering on Gruit. Has a nice, pleasant mouthfeel. Not bad, but not really worth a premium price.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pith (123) - New York, USA - APR 5, 2013
Pours cloudy yellow-gold with frothy high carbonation white head. Aroma vanilla with a small amount of clove. Vanilla to high carbonation champagne ending with orange peel and clove spiciness. Good. Almost like a Hoegarden with less.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Overml01 (225) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 2, 2013
While the head left much to be desired and the appearance was nothing to mention, the beer itself isn’t bad. Picked up two dozen for $1 each in the discoed bin, and am very glad I did so. Slightly yeasty sessionable brew with some light citrus notes and slightly thin dry finish. Nothing too distinctive, but worth every penny (and more, really) which I will happily quaff away on my easy drinking nights.


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