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Liopard Oir - Lavery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

126 Ratings
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.84%
Wants: 15
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lavery Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
A beer for the ladies, crazies and connoisseurs. A floral, hoppy and fruity French-style saison. Saisons are completely undescribable so we won't even try. Our interpretation has five types of grain, Lavery Estate hops and three different strains of yeast! The yeast is the star of this show - fruity, spicy, fragrant, alluring and simply delicious. This beer ends dry and crisp and bottled conditioned with Brettanomyces Clausenii, a wild yeast that adds fruity, tart and mildly funky aromas and flavors to ale. This beer is great young but will change considerably with time.

Named Liopard oir, Irish for 'gold leopard', which appears on the Lavery Family crest.

(Beer added by: Morey on 06-25-2011)
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2/5  rDev -47.8%

Damian74Shensky, Oct 19, 2014
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2/5  rDev -47.8%

mendvicdog, Nov 06, 2013
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2/5  rDev -47.8%

yourefragile, Nov 02, 2013
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2/5  rDev -47.8%

vinny21bal, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of Thorpe429
2.3/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to yourefragile for sharing. Served in a cervoise. Pours a moderate grain color with a short white head. The nose has an add aroma of bread yeast alongside a touch of spice and fruit. Flavor is a bit fruity with a touch of spice, but also has a pronounced character of instant-rise bread yeast. Medium body; dry. Didn’t get too much out of this one, and certainly nothing from the Brett.

Thorpe429, Dec 15, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

TheBigBoy, Nov 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Blanco, Feb 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Rhettroactive, Feb 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

hozersr, Sep 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

msimone372, Feb 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

BMart, May 08, 2013
Photo of Huhzubendah
3.05/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle shared by Dr. Moll.

The beer is transparent and yellow with a thin white head. The aroma is straight apple juice. This beer is pretty much bland with some apple juice notes. Unexciting. Green apples, apple skins. A one-dimensional beer. Drive finish and lacking complexity on the palate. Meh...

Huhzubendah, Nov 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

hansenm72, Sep 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

kpaxfaq, Aug 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Bottle opened on 8.28.14

Gusher. Tons of Brett. Spices, light floral, metallic finish.

HuskyinPDX, Aug 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

djrn2, Apr 09, 2013
Photo of MarcWP
3.33/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Bottle into tulip.

Pours straw yellow, hazy, with huge rocky white head that has aggressive retention.

Nose is very citrusy, grass, and a touch catty. Brett is very evident. Get lime peel, prairie grass, and lemon juice.

The flavor displays a malty backbone and belgian yeast strain that showcases saison and light belgian blonde characteristics. Has a soapy nuance that harms the overall flavor profile of the beer. A metallic tinge also comes through and brings this down even more.

Mouthfeel is light and almost watery. Carbonation level is appropriate though.

Overall, just a big fail on the taste. A lingering laundry detergent taste lingers in the palate and makes you want to drink more only to get rid of it for a second. Then it returns.

MarcWP, Jun 10, 2014
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3.46/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in a 3oz glass, part of a six-beer flight at Lavery's brewery.

Appearance - hazy yellow with a half-inch head.

Smell - fruity, like grapes or apples with herbs.

Taste - light and fruity, with herbal notes.

Mouthfeel - lightly carbonated.

Overall - a decent, but weak saison. the beer had a slightly flavorful finish, but lacks identity.

crc1935, Dec 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

acurtis, Apr 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

qcbrewer, Aug 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

outoffocus, Mar 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

nrs207, Sep 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

JSkone09, Aug 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

KiMiRaiK, Mar 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

JAHMUR, Aug 05, 2012
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Liopard Oir from Lavery Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.