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Luminous - Ithaca Beer Company

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48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.74%
Wants: 47
Gots: 19 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Luminous is a golden wild ale brewed with wheat and aged NYS hops. Fermented for over a year, this ale is a delightful meditation on uninhibited life; a celebration of esoteric flavors. Enjoy the simple, yet intriguing pineapple, cherry, mango, and hay aroma complemented by a bucolic funk. All cushioned by a dazzling effervescence and a light tartness, a truly wild ale reminiscent of the pastoral landscapes surrounding the Finger Lakes. ABV %6.0

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 04-04-2014)
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3.81/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle pour at the Rochester Tap Room. I have one bottle of this myself, but I'm not going to open it for a while, so I thought I'd see how it's doing now.

Pours a hazy golden yellow into a champagne glass, with a small, half inch fizzy head. Not a lot of lacing.

Smells like lemon, hay, vinegar, lactic acidity, etc.

The taste is similar. Not as sour as I'd thought, maybe this will pick up some sourness along the way, aging-wise. Mild acidity, with some peach, lemon, hay, slight grassiness. Fairly floral. Slightly watery.

Light bodied, crisp, airy mouthfeel, high carbonation, blocks some of the deeper flavors.

This was ok. It's no LeBleu (I've never tried Brute) but it's good to see Ithaca getting back on this horse again.

Serving type: bottle

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Luminous from Ithaca Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.