Liopard Oir | Lavery Brewing Company

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148 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lavery Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
laverybrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
A beer for the ladies, crazies and connoisseurs. A floral, hoppy and fruity French-style saison. Saisons are completely undescribable so we won't even try. Our interpretation has five types of grain, Lavery Estate hops and three different strains of yeast! The yeast is the star of this show - fruity, spicy, fragrant, alluring and simply delicious. This beer ends dry and crisp and bottled conditioned with Brettanomyces Clausenii, a wild yeast that adds fruity, tart and mildly funky aromas and flavors to ale. This beer is great young but will change considerably with time.

Named Liopard oir, Irish for 'gold leopard', which appears on the Lavery Family crest.

Added by Morey on 06-25-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
148
Reviews:
42
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
13.18%
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
15
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 148 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of TheLefty1616
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PassMeAZima
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Barleycorn
3.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RichardCulver
4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer is super refreshing I really like it. Looks awesome it's like perfectly golden straw colored. The head is a really nice white and was really aggressive at first but gave way shortly to a nice quarter inch ring that hung around for a while. Very aromatic, it gives of alot of scent but not very many different smells. It smells predominantly of spices. The taste takes the cake on this beer, it's spicy and fruity and a little funky. Liopard Oir is just an amazing saison. You need to try it.

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Photo of gehille
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jschott75
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billbeers
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stillyman11
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EMV
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass.

L: Pours a cloudy golden color with a thick white head that falls quickly. Nice lacing.

S: Citrus and yeast. Mown hay.

T/F: Zesty citrus flavor. Fruity... some complex flavors from the yeast. Lemongrass and a bit of sweetness. Hops in the background only. Significant carbonation. A bit on the fizzy side.

O: A light and easy drinking Saison... great for a hot summer day, and one that the ladies can also enjoy. A happy representation of the style. Would love to try one of the 'barrel aged' variants.

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Photo of Emoney1975
3.51/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of twenteone
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ozzylizard
4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Undated bomber at 41 degrees into stange
Aroma of yeast phenolics, apples and gooseberries
Head large (7 cm, aggressive pour), white, creamy, slowly diminishing to
Lacing excellent - Curtains of fine bubbles
Body straw, hazy
Flavor of yeast and apple; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 4.25, Flavor 4.25, Palate 4, Overall 4

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Photo of AMCimpi
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Corson
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kwlightner
3.29/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikus
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was a nice vehicle for the Brett, but I didn't get a lot of the big fruity or hoppy notes that were advertised. All of the usual suspects were here... dry finish, mild funkiness, and quizzical nature. Morphed a bit over the time I enjoyed it. Lavery (which is about an hour north) may be seeing a bit of my beer fund this year.

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Photo of Sammy
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of yergermeister
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VikeMan
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dweedlebug
3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drknight
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of kjyost
3.4/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of rcjennings
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Shandycan
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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Liopard Oir from Lavery Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 148 ratings.
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