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Lucia's Bounty - Idle Hands Craft Ales

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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.71%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Idle Hands Craft Ales visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Lucia, named for the patron saint of wheat, boasts a rich malt character with a wonderful notes [sic] of banana, spice and berry fruit derived from the authentic German yeast strain used during fermentation. Ideally pairs with a wide variety of holiday desserts, it is the perfect companion to bread puddings and mince pies. Or enjoy it as dessert itself, Prost!

(Beer added by: Levich on 12-07-2013)
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Reviews by donkeyrunner:
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3.96/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

$7 for 12 oz at Atwoods, Somerville MA

Dark orange with a tight head. Some lacey drapery even after the retention collars. Strong spice and apricot preserves aroma. Bruised apple, apricot preserves and spice flavor. Very dry. Aftertaste like leaving ibuprofin without the coating on your tongue for too long.

Idle Hands is always good and often great.

donkeyrunner, Jan 09, 2014
More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Janeinma, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of Guess2814
3.94/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice!!! Belgian style beer.. This beer has a light look to it.. This could be in my opinion Idle Hands best beer .. They are great at making Belgian style beers.. And this is the best one.. I have a bottle at least once every two week..this kinda has a Tripel type style as well.., great beer! Cheers!

Guess2814, Dec 10, 2013
Photo of BRYeleJR
3/5  rDev -17.1%

BRYeleJR, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of jwps214
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

jwps214, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of Levich
3.28/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Picked this one up at the brewery the other day. Poured a 750mL corked and caged bottle into a weizen glass/ pilsener glass. Bottled on 11/07/13

Lucia's Bounty pours a hazy copper color with very little head. The aroma is heady with banana and cloves. The flavor follows suit with a light ester-y banana and clove flavor that finishes with a relatively clean and crisp cutoff. The mouthfeel leaves a little to be desired. Not as much effervescence as I would have liked here, Overall, this beer is worth a try. I would buy it again, but wouldn't make a special trip for it.

Levich, Dec 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Dfrittsy, Feb 24, 2014
Lucia's Bounty from Idle Hands Craft Ales
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.