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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lustrous is a golden, effervescent and refreshing farmhouse ale with a kiss of orange peel. For Lustrous Gigantic wanted to bring a summer twist to saison by adding orange peel and dry hopping with Mandarina Bavaria hops. Fermented with French saison yeast, the beer has bright citrus, with peppery and floral notes with a dry finish.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (16414) - DENMARK - FEB 4, 2017
Bottle, 8%. Clear golden with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, yeast, fruit and spices. Flavour is malt, caramel, yeast, sweet, spices, hop, grass, candy and a little bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (27032) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2017
Draught at Taphouse. Clear orange colored with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and spices. Fruity flavor of caramel and spices with notes of chocolate. Spicy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (36181) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2017
Draft. A hazy amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, candy sugar, fruits, and yeast. The flavor is sweet with notes of candy sugar, malt, straw, yeast, and fruit, leading to a dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (20029) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 16, 2017
Draught at St. Augustines, Vancouver
Hazy golden color. Mild aroma, American yeast, some vegetable, cabbage, but very light. Lean mouthfeel, moderate sweerness, some caramel flavor that doesnt make up for the lack of malt depth, hints of petrol and vegetables. The alcohol is well hidden.
Unfortunately this is kind of common Belgian imitation, this part of the Atlantic.
Not too bad, but I wouldnt be able to drink 12oz of this.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (16245) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2017
On tap at St. Augustines, pours a clear copper golden with a small white head. Aroma brings out lots of Belgian yeast, candied sugar and lots of sweet fruity esters. Flavour is all thats wrong with a North American Belgian strong, with lots of fruity esters, candied sugar, and alcohol heat. Not-integrated nor complex in any way, just abrasive and amateurly constructed. No good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (3455) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 9, 2017
Pours black with light head. Aromas of roasted malts, ash, and sweet chocolate. Flavors of same, dry and somewhat watery with a sweet roasty finish. OK.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andrew196 (1734) - Katy, Texas, USA - JAN 5, 2017
Bomber to glass - pours a murky marmalade, lasting sudsy ivory head, cascading lace. Aroma is spiced banana bread, coriander. Crisp on the tongue, some white grape peel, lingering bitterness, mild citrus, pepper, tart apples. Decent...Wife loves it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (47099) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2017

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ home.

[ As Gigantic Lustrous ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, fruity malt, light to moderate hoppy, fruity, moderate yeasty, fruity yeast, phenol. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, belgium yeast, sweet yeast, fruity yeast, fruity hops, pale malt, phenol - alcohol. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20161228]
7-3-7-3-15

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DwarfeD (3212) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2016
Draught at the BeerTemple. Pale golden with a medium white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Quite sweet with subtle bitterness. Yeast, citrus, caramel and spices. Mediocre.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gripweed57 (1505) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - DEC 16, 2016
22 ounce bottle. Honey gold color topped by a moderate rocky beige head. Yeasty, fruit malt nose. Flavor is peppery with bready notes upfront. Hints of orange peel and earthy funk. Biitter notes mixed with rotted citrus. Finish is dry with spicy notes and warming alcohol.


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