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Dyno - Lucid Brewing

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92 Ratings
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.94%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lucid Brewing visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: lurpy1 on 05-12-2012)
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

1.3/5  rDev -61.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

This beer pours a clear bronze color with a quarter inch head that recedes quickly into sparse lacing. The aroma is full of butterscotch and toffee. The taste is pure butterscotch with a rancid acidity that lingers long. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation. Overall, this is a terrible beer that should not be on the market.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 21:01:33 | More by KarlHungus
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Ilafan

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +39.7%

03-23-2013 16:23:58 | More by Ilafan
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

03-19-2013 18:10:52 | More by Chucker17
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Bighorn

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

03-15-2013 23:30:19 | More by Bighorn
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MAbeerNE1

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +17.6%

03-14-2013 23:49:55 | More by MAbeerNE1
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.94/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

growler purchased directly from the brewery. $10 plus $5 for the glass. not too shabby.

Look is a clear amber-gold, lighter in color, with a bone-white froth of head. Smell is hay, wheat, a buttery malt sweetness, and citrus hops. Taste is a very citrus forward APA, with more buttery malt than i remember, reminiscent of peanut butter. Feel is light and smooth, with a creamy thickness to the finish.

Solid pale ale. If not unique, it definitely stands out on it's own compared to others similar.

Serving type: growler

03-03-2013 04:40:33 | More by jimmah120
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Pacioli1445

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-21-2013 23:52:50 | More by Pacioli1445
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scot_chale

Minnesota

4.31/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- straw pale orange color, mildly active carbonation, and 1 finger of pitch white foam that slowly dwindles.

S- citrus hops with fruity yeast residuals. it's pleasant, but not pungent.

T- a midly aggressive hop delivery. it's gotta be horizon hops, because summit's epa comes to mind right away. It's like Summit EPA Light. I'm very pleased. I get an amber or light malt extract taste too. It's balanced, leaning towards the hops.

M- Dry, crisp, slight bite of carbonation, and medium bodied. it suits the style in my opinion.

O- Score! I really love this APA. I'm happy to say that my expectations of this beer, and this brewery were met. It's sessionable, full flavored, and respectable in the realm of APAs. I'd buy a six pack anytime.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 05:52:13 | More by scot_chale
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dmueller

Illinois

4/5  rDev +17.6%

01-01-2013 01:27:37 | More by dmueller
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

12-29-2012 07:28:13 | More by fuzzcherry
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12-19-2012 02:34:47 | More by sparx1100
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Seefeldt

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12-18-2012 20:41:57 | More by Seefeldt
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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.35/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'm trying to drink local, slowly working my way through the many new beers from the many new breweries in the Twin Cities area. Here's another from Lucid. Tasted 28 November 2012, reviewed from notes.

Pours bright orange with a golden touch, crystal clear, with a loose stream of bubbles rising up. One finger of white head, okay retention, decent lacing.

Smell is nicely hoppy, dominated by citrus, with a sweet slant. Has a funny peanut butter aroma that becomes more prominent as the head fades and it warms up. Yeah, now I'm mostly smelling peanut butter. Started out better, but declined as that peanut butter came to the fore.

Taste... what's with the peanut butter? The flavor here is half hoppy pale ale and half that. It's too bad, as what I can pick up from the pale ale portion reminds me of some things from Three Floyds - light malts, slightly spicy, with a gentle but assertive bitter twinge. I'd like it, if only...

Light body, prickly carbonation. Makes my mouth tingle, and it last just as long as it should. It's actually really nice, and spot-on for a pale ale.

This beer would be excellent, if you could cut out the peanut butter. As is, it's pretty good, just kinda weird.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2012 14:07:37 | More by zeledonia
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MinnTwins

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

11-26-2012 19:45:31 | More by MinnTwins
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HANGOVER


4/5  rDev +17.6%

11-24-2012 18:30:47 | More by HANGOVER
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ddavison

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +17.6%

11-17-2012 02:20:24 | More by ddavison
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jjanega08

Minnesota

2.65/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Bottle stamped
15/21/218/12/20:25/0
Not too sure what that means.

A= Pours a light golden color with a thin white head on it that holds nice retention and some solid lacing.

S= The smell is weird. It has some light hop character to it as well as a little bit of a sort of rotting fruit smell. Having worked at a grocery store in the produce department I've sort of learned what rotting fruit smells like and this has a little bit of that smell.

T= The taste again has a sort of rotting fruit taste to it. There is a little bit of a hop flavor but the aftertaste on this is rotten fruit. It's really weird. I can't think of a reason a beer would taste like this.

M= Very well carbonated.

O= This is a second disapointment from lucid for me. The beer isn't tooo bad but it isn't quite right either. Something is wrong here.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 04:18:16 | More by jjanega08
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

09-29-2012 08:15:06 | More by bigbeers84
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.8%

09-29-2012 04:33:38 | More by NilocRellim
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sonata2008

Minnesota

3.45/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Yellow gold in color, a bit cloudy, with about a 1/2" of white foam. Lots of bubbles. Excellent lacing.
Smell: A grassy hops aroma also some citrus hops, probably northwest American. A bit of Ginger in the background (dancing backwards on high heels).
Taste: Lots of hops - grapefruit and grass. Some bitterness. Not a lot of spice there but it is sneaking around on the edges. On the bitter side with a nice dry finish.
Mouthfeel: Light mouthfeel with lots of carbonation. Nice tingliness.
Overall: I enjoyed this beer. Very refreshing and very drinkable. Would go well with grilled meats, especially chicken, fish, or pork.

Serving type: on-tap

09-08-2012 17:55:07 | More by sonata2008
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jrkoller

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

08-22-2012 02:59:10 | More by jrkoller
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tempest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a bomber for $7 at Princeton Liquors. Overall, a very tasty beer, but still overpriced. I paired it with a spicy catfish dinner and the pale ale made a great complement. The big, clean hops character held a juicy hops perfume with a tangerine and bitter rind finish. A little toasty barley snuck into the flavor and I also caught the occasional notes of apricots and tropical fruit. Maybe it's more reasonably priced on draft, I certainly wouldn't mind drinking more.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2012 16:30:32 | More by tempest
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +25%

08-16-2012 18:08:59 | More by FreshmanPour77
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Doyle

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

08-05-2012 03:41:05 | More by Doyle
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

3.73/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Lucid Dyno Pale Ale. Lucid Brewing, Minnetonka, MN.

Clear and golden hued, with a tight, slim white head.

Aroma: lightly hoppy, some citrus fruit, minor bitterness, not much else.

Taste: some hop bitterness hits up front, and lingers on the palate, with a toasty, tidy citrus fruity flavor the key component. Only slightly sweet, ultimately ending dry and bitter. Soft malt presence, light but there. "Graham cracker crust." I've heard it said before, and now I'm finally saying it.

All in all, Dyno is a drinker, and it does what a pale ale should do, bringing taste without too much fuss. Pass on around, drink it down, on to the next one, while we solved all the world's problems over a chess game, or a cribbage board, or whatever's handy.

I like it. It's beer, and you can drink it.

Serving type: on-tap

07-28-2012 08:23:34 | More by feloniousmonk
Dyno from Lucid Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.