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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Bottle opened on 8.28.14

Gusher. Tons of Brett. Spices, light floral, metallic finish.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.38/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Bottle into tulip.

Pours straw yellow, hazy, with huge rocky white head that has aggressive retention.

Nose is very citrusy, grass, and a touch catty. Brett is very evident. Get lime peel, prairie grass, and lemon juice.

The flavor displays a malty backbone and belgian yeast strain that showcases saison and light belgian blonde characteristics. Has a soapy nuance that harms the overall flavor profile of the beer. A metallic tinge also comes through and brings this down even more.

Mouthfeel is light and almost watery. Carbonation level is appropriate though.

Overall, just a big fail on the taste. A lingering laundry detergent taste lingers in the palate and makes you want to drink more only to get rid of it for a second. Then it returns.

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4.02/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a tulip
A: Light yellow, tons of carbonation and even with a slow pour this forms a 2.5 finger head
S: Green apple, wheat, citrus, spice/herbs. Subtle at first, they definitely came out more as the beer warmed up
T: More green apple, citrus (mostly lemon, a hint of lime), wheat, pepper
M: Light bodied, lots of carbonation
O: I can taste the brett on the finish but it's not as prominent as I expected. Overall this is a solid Saison, definitely worth trying. My only gripe is that the label suggests trying it with age but there's no date on the bottle to confirm how young/old it is

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