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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Maui Brewing Co. (MBC) is happy to announce their collaboration with Lost Abbey, using 100% local Maui raised lemongrass! Lemongrass Saison is a 5% ABV beer utilizing White Wheat, Oats, Pilsner malt, Lemongrass, Citra and Nelson Sauvin hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnGalt1 (492) - , Idaho, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Can picked up at Bier Thirty in Bown last week sometime... Enjoyed tonight after a long day on the clock... Pours a slight hazy glowing straw golden... short lasting white head leaves decent lacing in the wake. Aromas are pretty traditional Belgian spicy phenols and some expected lemongrass... some bready pale maltiness... Flavor pretty much mirrors the nose perfectly... perhaps a bit too much residual maltiness IMO, but it isn’t a deal breaker.. lemongrass/citrus zest lingers long on the finish. Body seems heavy for a 5% saison, but a good carbonation helps scrub the palate... pretty drinkable despite being a bit burpy. Good beer... Not sure I would buy it again, but it is always cool to find a saison in a can.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
floydslip (173) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Partially cloudy straw colored beer with a fizzy white head that disappears quickly. Somewhat sweet nose of white sugar, lemon, and herbs. Taste is definitely sweet up front followed some citrus and sweeter fruits (mango?), topped off by a bit of spice. With perky carbonation, this is a refreshing beer and paired well with the spicy curry I was eating, but it’s not something I would drink on its own due to the unbalanced sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
drunk_again (164) - GREECE - DEC 19, 2013
355ml can. hazy orange color, no head. aroma is doughy with some lemons. taste is similar with light floral fruits. fizzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (4871) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 17, 2013
12oz can at Scion pours a hazy yellow with some wispy white head. Nose is lemony, herbal, a little sweet, coriander, lime. Flavor is better, lime, lemon, grass, parsley, yeast, a little passion fruit, some malt, a little papaya. Sweet, slick finish. Interesting. Luau beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (965) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 13, 2013
Can to tulip Lemongrass, yeast, a touch if esters, horse blanket and coriander. Light yellow, no head. Taste is sweet lemon and yeast. It’s quite bubbly, astringent and chalky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (4164) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2013
Can - Lemongrass, coriander and funky sweet yeast. Hazy yellow, head that disappears quickly. Sweet lemon, pepper and yeast. Not very grassy or as subtle as I had hoped, also more sweet than anything else.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
foxo82 (692) - Tamworth (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
355ml can from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Cloudy orange like pineapple juice - or like a headless Belgian wit. Smells like one too - light citrus. Taste has that slightly sour taste but not much duration - like I’ve mixed Hoegaarden with Kölsch. It’s all a bit watery and lacking. Not my favourite style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4358) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 30, 2013
On draft. Hazy yellow pour, with a white head. Doughy, a bit sugary, banana esters, lemon grass, and some grain. Not very interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
devman171 (966) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Pours pale yellow with nice head. Aroma is light spicy lemongrass. Taste is Belgian esters and lemongrass, light body, mild

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcr (2208) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Draft. Clear pale golden body. Fizzy, white head, rapidly diminishing. Aroma of lemongrass, raw grain, herbal hops, lemon. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, fizzy carbonation. Citrus and lemon flavor.

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