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Air - Lucid Brewing

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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lucid Brewing visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: deliriumfest on 11-24-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev +35.1%

kristenrae8, Feb 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +35.1%

Steamer, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of scot_chale
4.48/5  rDev +34.5%

A- straight up golden american lager color. crystal clear. light active carbonation. 1 finger of white head that fades rather quickly.

S- light european pilsner. That same kind of stella skunk. Herbal, floral, really nice. Potent too. I could smell it as soon as I opened the bottle. The aroma filled the room.

T- Mildly hoppy, in a floral way. The yeast comes through at the end. Great flavor profile for quaffing.

M- it's pretty soft. absolutely dry. the carbonation dances but doesn't sting the tongue. Very easy going.

O- Session anyone? This is a full flavored, easy drinking pale wheat that invites you in for more and more. I'd buy a 12 pack anytime. As far as the style goes, it's a version. It's filtered, it's hoppy, it's medium bodied, so not quite what I was expecting, but nevertheless, awesome beer.

scot_chale, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of deliriumfest
4.28/5  rDev +28.5%

Pours a light straw color with a small white head. Has aromas of fruits as well as some hops. Flavor mirrors the aroma. The body and mouthfeel are very light but crisp, clean, and very easy drinking. Overall, fantastic for the style and highly quaffable.

deliriumfest, Nov 24, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

Wetenkamp, Aug 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

bhindbluis, May 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

pisomojado8, May 16, 2012
Photo of ForWhatAlesYou
4.15/5  rDev +24.6%

16 oz tap pour into an inexplicably frosted glass.

A: Light pale yellow. Small white head. Laces extremely well which is surprising considering the frosted glass.

S: Wheaty, yeasty. Couldn't get a whole lot of nuance as it was still quite cold.

T: Full flavored. Wheat is balanced and avoids cloying. Hop is not PA big but suitably direct for the style. No bitter aftertaste but hops still hold a lot of character. A very light fruity (orange zest) finish.

M: About perfect. Pleasantly viscous with slight dry note on finish. Carbonation comes on stronger then finishes mellow.

D: So good. Very happy to have a quality lighter style from a local brewer. Nice work and I look forward to more brews from Lucid.

ForWhatAlesYou, Dec 14, 2011
Photo of snilsen13
4.08/5  rDev +22.5%

This is a special beer, hitting the niche of being under 5%, having a bucket-load of flavor and not being an import. We Americans rarely design these beers - so I just have to come in here and let y'all know it exists.

By accident or design this beer has a somewhat unique tart flavor, balanced to a mild bitterness and NOT over-carbonate (Lucid doesn't want to prick your tongue). It's not a juicy sour, or a musky sour, its more of a general tartness. This tartness also blends nicely with the smell.

This seems to me a rewarding ale. One that once you adjust you palate you have found uncommon goodness in beer. Most beers aren't this creative without becoming undrinkable, this weaves a path near the crevasse of uncertainty, making you think that you shouldn't like it but there's something intriguing to keep you taking other sips.

A winner of a beer from Lucid Brewing.

snilsen13, Jan 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

DwedPirateWobert, Jun 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

SweJon, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of jjanega08
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Lot 091092

A= Pours a translucent pale yellow color with a perfect white head on it that rises to a quarter finger and holds some solid retention and lacing on the side of the glass.

S= The smell is light as air. A very small hop aroma to it as well as the lightest of poopy wheat.

T= The taste is again very light. A tiny amount of hops and a very little amount of poopy wheat. The wheat leaves a nice after taste however that is a little lemony.

M= Well carbonated.

O= This beer is quite basic. It works however. It's not a mind blowing style trancending craft beer but it is a nice sessionable easy drinking wheat. Not to mention this is the best beer I've had from Lucid. Try this one out if you've written Lucid off like I had. This is actually pretty nice.

jjanega08, Nov 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

jrkoller, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of drpimento
3.91/5  rDev +17.4%

I think this is pretty good stuff - a bit thin, but decent flavor and aroma. Looks good too (in fact, its best asset). Well rounded lighter beer. I could see this as a nice session brew. Wonder how it is on draft. And curious now about the breweries' other beers.

drpimento, Mar 15, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +15.6%

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams "Perfect Pint" glass.

Appearance: Pours a pale straw golden yellow with lots of rising bubbles. Big four finger white head with good retention. Leaves a lot of lace sticking around the glass.

Smell: A fairly light and wheat driven grainy aroma. Wheat grains and pale malts with hints of crackers, yeast, and cereal. Some noticeable hints of citrus lemon zest. Fairly grassy scent with some hints of earthy hops. A light aroma but it is well balanced.

Taste: Like the smell, but with a little more bitterness. Soft wheat grains and pale malts with some notes of crackers, yeast, biscuit, and cereal. A nice taste of lemon and a little bit of hay. Notes of grass and some earthy hops that add a little bitterness. A crisp and clean taste. Good for the style.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a carbonation on the higher side of medium. Crisp, clean, and very smooth. A fairly drying finish.

Overall: A pretty decent lighter option. Mild taste and feel but what is there is good and balanced.

MattyG85, Oct 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

SD-Alefan, Feb 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

StompingClover, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Appearance: Ever so slightly hazy pale yellow with some visible effervescence slowly ascending towards a thin off-white head.

Aroma: Sweet wheat and an odd, but not entirely unpleasant, smell I can't quite place.

Taste: Crisp and pleasant flavor with definite notes of the wheat. A little sweet overall with a slight grassy hop profile. A meager 12 IBUs so barely any bitterness. The odd smell comes through in the aftertaste (corn startch?) and like in the aroma it is not really a bad thing, just different. Pretty robust for 4.2% ABV. Very nice balance.

Mouthfeel: Between thin and medium in body which is pretty thick for what I was expecting but a good thing. I gave it a very aggressive pour to calm down some of the carbonation and it resulted in a very smooth drinking experience and high drinkability.

Final Thoughts: A decent low alcohol offering from a local brewery. Would work well as in introductory craft beer. Would I drink it again? Probably not, but it would be good on a hot summer day.

JamesMN, Jan 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

zeff80, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

josephwa, Jun 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Duder9, Jun 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Lundste, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

MattTastrophee, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Chucker17, Feb 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

jeremy_zeman, Jun 14, 2014
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Air from Lucid Brewing
77 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.