Lavery La Bealtaine
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Zythos hops! The Irish believe there is a time of the year, halfway between the spring solstice and summer equinox, when fires are lit on the hills to ward off evil influences for the coming year and ensure prosperity. Lá Bealtaine, the festival of White Fire, celebrates the defeat of winter’s adversities and the anticipation of summer’s bounty. Lá Bealtaine is a hoppy American wheat ale, light-colored with generous pine and citrusy American hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6787) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2015
[Bottle (12oz)] Pours a cloudy copper-gold with an average size lasting frothy white head and some lacing. Nice hoppy, wheaty aroma, a bit spicy as well. Flavour of wheat and light spices along with light hops, some fruit and a moderate bitter finish. Average to medium bodied. Well done, I liked it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerme31 (588) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Draft at Brewery 7/7. Aroma was very mild almost not present. Sweet and easy drinking, not much going on with this one. Ok overall. Didn’t take detailed notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Art (2536) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Cloudy yellow pour at Pgh beer fest. Slight hoppy citrus aroma, lemon. Taste is tangy with a zesty peppery flavor to it. Light body and medium high carb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (5619) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2014
This one poured a hazy golden color with a white head. Aroma was of fresh citric hops, pale wheat. Flavor similar, pretty fresh, one of the better white ipas over had.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mastelefish (91) - North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2014
On tap, pours a hazy amber similar to the color of a Blue Moon. Citrus is most apparent in the aroma with the underlying dry hops. I enjoyed this with a large pretzel and found it pretty refreshing despite its lower carbonation. Body is medium light and what you would expect from a wheat beer. Has a dry and mildly bitter finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cakes (401) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Very nice! Floral hops, bit of citrus. Who are these guys? I will be watching out for the Lavery Brewing Company.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (5087) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 2, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2013
Location: 22 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 11/2/13

Aroma: The nose is hoppy and a little wheaty, grass, citrus, wheat, and spice
Appearance: Pours a gold color with a very large frothy head and average lace
Flavor: The flavor is wheat, spice, and hops, solidly balanced
Palate: The body is light-medium, nice spice feel, plus carbonation
Overall Impression: This one is not bad at all. It is a pretty tasty beer and it is certainly worth trying. I liked it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3567) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2013
On tap. Pours a cloudy dirty orange with a thin white head. Aroma of citrus, light fruits, grass, orange peel. Flavor of citrus, orange, bready malt. Light, citrusy, palatable. Light bitter hops. An unusual wheat ale with a heavy focus on the citrus but it’s pretty good. 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (11810) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle. 5K backlog. Pours clear orange with white head. Nose and taste of zythos, hops, salted grapefruit rind, wheat malt, banana and light spice. Medium body. Dryish finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ontbeertaster (2361) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle, pours a bit of a cloudy hazy, pretty sure we pour some the yeasty in there, creating the hazy, aroma is nice an citrusy hoppy, the flavour is a quite hoppy, lots of citrus and lemon qualities, it had a nice full bodied flavour, overall, this one was pretty yummy

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