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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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (16417) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12585) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (11364) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2012
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a hazy gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw, orange zest, coriander and yeast. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of wheat, orange zest, light wheat and light yeast with a crisp lingering orange finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6748) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly lasting. Body is dark yellow. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain, husks), lightly hoppy (flowers), lightly yeasty (basement), with light notes of lemon zest, pineapple, butter. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, slightly husky. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Pretty lame. Husky and dull nose, which even has some diacetyl. Bland and husky in the mouth. Disappointing.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
daniele (6660) - ITALY - JUL 29, 2012
Oro buona schiuma media persistenza leggera spezia non molro amaro leggero ferroso piuttosto gasata

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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (5616) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Bottle shared by a friend. Clear and chunky gold pour with a huge white head. Aroma of malt, funk and slight spice. Malty flavor with some herbal character before a mild finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5591) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (5395) - 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
nuplastikk (5090) - 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.


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