Halucidation | North Loop Brew Co

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
North Loop Brew Co
Minnesota, United States
northloopbrew.co

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BRClemons on 11-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
33
Reviews:
7
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
10.59%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 33 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of Blackop555
4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours hazy gold. foamy, short, white head fades quickly.

Smells grape spice, yeast funk, fruit and sugar.

Tastes fruity and clove, yeast funk, bready malt and grape. Followed by grape and hints of wine. Finish is dry with grape and yeast linger. Alcohol well hidden. Full body and creamy medium carbonation.

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Photo of Whiskeydeez
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of M-Jez84
4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ristaccia
4.38/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SaxmanRick
4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours hazy gold under a 1” white foam collar that quickly drops to a film that leaves splotches of lace.
S: Grape, melon, spice, light grains
T: Fruit, melon, tropical fruit, banana, spice with a spicy fruit aftertaste. The alcohol is unnoticeable. The malt is in the background along with a little graininess. There is an interaction between sweet and tart especially on the finish.
M: The carbonation is medium low but it comes across creamy and finely bubbled. Medium body.
O: A bit of a wine beer hybrid. Using some champagne yeast to bring the carbonation up would add siome acidity and bite to balance the sweetness and would put this beer over the top.

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Photo of sgttibbs
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Czequershuus
4.54/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Burgy
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AGB
4.46/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jackofallbrews
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Aroma: Somewhat tart and sulfury initially, but clears a bit when driven off by swirling. I get more white grape aroma and the Belgian yeast esters of pear and clove. Some sugary sweetness noted as well. No hop aroma noted.
Appearance: Golden color with excellent clarity. A fine, nearly white head that fades to edge of glass, but persists.
Flavor: Up front sharp white wine character that then fades to a light malt/pilsner type finish. In the middle I get light banana and pear esters. The end shows a return of that sulfur flavor on the back of the tongue. Definite alcohol warming, but not boozy hot. Lingering aftertaste of white grapes with a dry finish.
Overall: An interesting beer and a base style that seems to go well with the grape. This is the best Lucid beer I've had to date, and is complex and unusual.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of boozeRevooze
4.39/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

This beer was very unique for me. The beer was bold, bright and complex. At 12.5%abv it shouldn't be taken lightly since its hidden quite well. The Frontenac grape is very apparent in this beer but, not enough to overtake the characteristics of a beer.

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Photo of vfgccp
3.25/5  rDev -20%

Photo of Pencible
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of uturn
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Chasmill70
4.68/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

A - Apricot color. Lovely and clear.
S - Sour and wine grapes.
T - Great combo of sweet, sour and wine. It's like the best of both worlds.
MF - A little thin, but easy drinking. Finish is a hint astringent.
O - This is a wonderful blend of what is best about wine and beer. So good. I hope Lucid makes it again!

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Photo of pcarney8
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of billhelm
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Snow81
3.25/5  rDev -20%

Photo of Joey1566
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Petcha
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Herky21
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of XmnwildX12
3/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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Halucidation from North Loop Brew Co
4.06 out of 5 based on 33 ratings.
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