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Silo - Lucid Brewing

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48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lucid Brewing visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: morimech on 07-06-2013)
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garymuchow

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-23-2014 15:13:49 | More by garymuchow
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NWer

Washington

4/5  rDev +12.4%

08-26-2013 23:45:51 | More by NWer
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.11/5  rDev +15.4%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden orange with a lot of rising bubbles. Huge four finger off white head with decent retention. Leaves a lot of clingy lacing around the glass.

Smell: A yeast driven Belgian style aroma with hints of fruit and spices. Upfront Belgian yeast with some farmhouse funk, clove, and peppers. Bright and zesty citrus fruit presence with hints of orange, lemon zest, pineapple, and apricot. Sweet bready malt presence with hints of caramel, straw, grains, and cracker. Also some light sweet candied sugar hints. Hops are pretty subtle. Solid aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a bright and zesty yeast driven taste with citrus and spice notes. Belgian yeast with notes of farmhouse funk, peppers, and clove spicing. Juicy citrus fruit taste with notes of orange peel, lemon zest, pineapple, apricot, and peach. Notes of candied sugar. Sweet bready malt presence with notes of grains, straw, caramel, oats, and cracker. Subtle earthy hops in the background. A nice juicy taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a fairly high level of carbonation. Juicy, spicy, and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty solid take on a Saison. Not as funky as typical for the style but there is a pretty good citrus taste.

09-19-2013 07:37:43 | More by MattyG85
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-12-2013 03:52:18 | More by sgttibbs
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optimator705

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-28-2014 22:05:23 | More by optimator705
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alphagnome

Iowa

3.08/5  rDev -13.5%

Appearance:
Cloudy, light brown colored body with a fantastic, white head that remains thick for quite some time. Decent amount of carbonation.

Aroma:
The aroma has a nice funk that is ripe with earthy spices and a distinct Belgian character, yeast I believe. Clove and ground pepper with plenty of sweet citrus notes and subtle hints of banana.

Taste:
Doesn't quite live up to the aroma.. Bitterness hits upfront and ride this one all the way through and unfortunately it isn't very pleasant. Through the bitterness, you can detect dull orange peel which provides some much needed tart and sweet notes. Funky aftertaste that lingers.

Mouthfeel:
Medium body. Carbonation is good but fades fast if not consumed quickly. Semi-dry finish.

Overall:
Not a bad for the style as it does check most of the right boxes. That said, it's just not enjoyable once move forth from the aroma. If more character could break through the bitterness, this could be a stellar entry.

11-23-2013 21:57:17 | More by alphagnome
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Cooper

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

08-15-2013 17:25:02 | More by Cooper
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morimech

Minnesota

3.85/5  rDev +8.1%

Hazy golden color with one finger of head that quickly settled to a thin cap. Spotty lacing is left down the glass.

Yeasty aroma of cloves and phenols. But what I like is the citrus, fruity aromas coming off the beer.

This is a spicy saison without being too phenolic in flavor. The fruit that I smelled also comes into the flavor which balances the peppery, clove yeast elements. A little bit of sweetness from the malt also adds some nice balance.

Light body that could use just a tick more carbonation. Lays a little flat in the finish.

A good beer. Maybe not my first choice to satiate a thirst after some hard labor in the summer heat as it is a little too sweet and does not finish crisp and clean. But it does have good balance of flavors in a lower ABV package.

07-06-2013 20:05:45 | More by morimech
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Dodo2step

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev +8.4%

P- Thanks to my buddy Matt for this brew!

A- 3 and half finger foamy head that cascades over my pint. A slplotcy lacing on the inside of pint as well. somewhat opaque and looks like jellyfish tentacles reach down the inside from the head. gold wheat color.

S- spicy pepper and lemon zest nose. gum in the back end as well.

F- pepper spice with lemon zest. complement flavors are nicely done. I also get some sweet bubblegum flavor in the mouth more than the nose had. this is quite tasty.

M-yeasty and somewhat heavy in that regards but also goes down easy an smooth.

O- a really good saison and one flavor doesn't dominate the other. It is medium bodied but goes down with ease. well worth a sixer in the summer.

06-14-2014 18:00:38 | More by Dodo2step
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ChipChaight

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-14-2014 23:08:09 | More by ChipChaight
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Bighorn

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

09-24-2013 00:16:47 | More by Bighorn
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-28-2013 00:15:08 | More by bigbeers84
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atomicskier1889

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

09-05-2013 00:56:56 | More by atomicskier1889
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metter98

New York

3.73/5  rDev +4.8%

A: The beer is hazy golden yellow in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation along with some small particulates near the bottom of the glass. It poured with a finger high white head that gradually died down and left a thin head covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of spices are present in the nose—pepper seems to stand out in particular—along with strong notes of yeast and faint hints of apricots.
T: The taste generally follows the smell and starts off with some initial flavors of apricots and yeast and is followed by notes of peppery spices that linger through the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: This saison is easy to drink and seems to hit most of the notes you would expect from the style, except for having dryness in the mouthfeel.

08-08-2014 22:43:56 | More by metter98
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dbriesemeister

Minnesota

2.84/5  rDev -20.2%

On tap at a local beer bar.

Look - honey yellow color, cloudy appearance, limited head and modest lacing

Smell - sweet malty smell, some note of lavender

Taste - bitter flavor overpowers the usual saison sweetness

Feel - smooth start, medium carbonation, medium body, lingering bitter aftertaste

Overall - disappointing version of a saison

08-28-2013 22:22:51 | More by dbriesemeister
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terrysjag

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

07-05-2014 00:31:10 | More by terrysjag
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drop6301

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15.7%

09-19-2013 01:15:16 | More by drop6301
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Brdlist

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -15.7%

06-03-2014 17:20:39 | More by Brdlist
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PieOhMy

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-17-2013 23:29:38 | More by PieOhMy
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-09-2014 16:46:11 | More by jbriggs7
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DC_Brah

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

05-14-2014 16:49:16 | More by DC_Brah
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Dave2234

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-02-2013 03:59:36 | More by Dave2234
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billhelm

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

04-18-2014 17:09:19 | More by billhelm
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Andonato

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

06-25-2014 03:22:22 | More by Andonato
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herrlybird

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

06-07-2014 00:29:01 | More by herrlybird
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Silo from Lucid Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.