Lamoille Bretta
Lost Nation Brewing

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Lost Nation Brewing
Vermont, United States
Ranked #242
Ranked #5,716
4.14 | pDev: 9.42%
Jul 06, 2021
Sep 03, 2014
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Rated: 4.2 by GreenMind from Pennsylvania

Jul 06, 2021
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Reviewed by npolachek from New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Yellow in color - a bit sour for my own liking. To their credit the bottle art was really nice. One noticeable thing was the honey taste towards the end.
Jul 23, 2020
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Rated by jbertsch from Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Great Brett character. Effervescent and great drinkability.
Oct 27, 2019
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

4.68/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Bottle to tulip.
The appearance was a fairly clear bronzed bright yellow/copper color. Quickly dissipating small white foamy head. No lace.
The aroma had a blend of crushed lemon jolly ranchers punching at some grassy bitter ends. A sour and tart mixture taking it's toll and letting a breathable green tea come in at the very end. Nurtured honey quality slightly coming in at the end.
The flavor moderately leaned towards a combination of sweet, tart and sour character, reminiscent of jolly ranchers with some honey and tea. Sticky aftertaste composing of lemon jolly ranchers, honey, green tea and a touch of green apple.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sipping quality about it. Good carbonation. ABV felt appropriate. Fairly sticky lending a hand to the same sort of finish.
Overall, wow, what a way to open up the warm end of May! Up to 77° here in my part of Vermont today and this was more than appropriate for a Friday evening!
May 18, 2019
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Reviewed by SABERG from Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from the last bottle of the original release into a trusty goblet.
A - Color of honey, sunflower, golden yellow. Pillowing cumulus cap supported by kinetic even nervous carbonation.
S - Dusty, apricot, that Brett funk is deftly applied, rising off the glass hints of chalk, white peach skin, and a touch of lemon grass, warm honey and green tea.
T - The honey element is dominant, tea leaves, and ripe peach. The funk transfers to the palate in the form of sourdough toast, quite lovely
M - Medium in body, the surfaces are all coated with a touch of oiliness. Carbonation is strong but gentle, nudging the offering off the tongue. A long sweet linger is delightful.
O - I picked this up 2 years ago, had one fresh, so glad to have kept this, the impact was positive. A fine saison in the fall flavor category. Lots of ripe fruit character, and so delicately applied Brett..
Well crafted.

Nov 27, 2016
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Reviewed by T-34-85 from New York

4.37/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Aged bottle from spring 2015 til fall 2016.

Bottle popped itself open before I even got the wire cap cover off the cork. Bottle fizzed and foamed over for several minutes before I poured off my first sampling.

Thick white sticky head of foam, as you might expect based on the carbonation levels noted above. Once allowed to warm up a bit and calm down on the counter, the head resides to a thin film of head across the beer's surface.

Initially, the beer had an unpleasant medicinal, astringent aroma and taste that was a bit off-putting, but after allowing the beer to warm up, it completely transforms. A bright funky aroma including the essence of the brett yeast pops out nicely, and the taste follows with a nice citrusy tartness to round out the funky farmhouse experience.

The carbonation levels are excellent, providing a bright fizzy frothy mouth feel that completes the overall experience.

Overall: A great brew, and one I'm glad I waited to pop open.
Nov 19, 2016
Rated: 3.96 by InspectorBob from New Jersey

Feb 07, 2016
Rated: 3.65 by DelicateDelirium from Massachusetts

Dec 02, 2015
Rated: 3.76 by vrbulldog22 from Ohio

Nov 03, 2015
Rated: 4 by Domvan from Texas

Oct 26, 2015
Rated: 3.93 by imperialking from Illinois

Oct 23, 2015
Rated: 3.53 by benzalman from California

Oct 19, 2015
Rated: 3.59 by orangesol from Pennsylvania

Aug 24, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by 4DAloveofSTOUT from Illinois

Aug 16, 2015
Rated: 3.87 by Pablobomb from Illinois

Aug 15, 2015
Rated: 4.05 by NateF90 from Connecticut

Aug 01, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by jmdellafave from New Jersey

Jul 13, 2015
Rated: 3.9 by HopsHopenstein from Connecticut

Jun 30, 2015
Rated: 3.65 by BARFLYB from Pennsylvania

Jun 30, 2015
Rated: 3.55 by Sammy from Canada (ON)

Jun 28, 2015
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Rated by jrenihan from Canada (ON)

4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Very dry. The Brett is very strong. Funk, cherry, some light fruit. Reminds me of Orval. Good.
Jun 28, 2015
Rated: 3.93 by acurtis from New Jersey

Jun 28, 2015
Rated: 4.16 by DaveHack from Pennsylvania

Jun 27, 2015
Rated: 4.48 by dcguitar from Connecticut

Jun 17, 2015
Rated: 4.11 by Resuin from Massachusetts

Jun 14, 2015
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Rated by Filabee from Michigan

3.13/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Over carbonated...blew the cork once the cage was loosened. Taste was too earthy for me.
Jun 09, 2015
Rated: 3.98 by NHbeerfishing from New Hampshire

Jun 08, 2015
Rated: 4.36 by dheldman from Minnesota

May 26, 2015
Rated: 3.99 by More_betterness from California

May 19, 2015
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Rated by rodmanfor3 from Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Another blah drink. Certainly not worth the price tag. Buy a 4-pack of their Gose and spare both your wallet and your taste buds.
May 17, 2015
Rated: 4.12 by Dewaddle from Indiana

May 13, 2015
Rated: 4.39 by drummerdwzp from Connecticut

May 13, 2015
Rated: 3.55 by drewone from California

May 07, 2015
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Rated by Wowcoolman from California

3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Funky hay and wet horse blanket. Very dry. Interesting spice on nose. Overcarbonated
May 07, 2015
Rated: 4.11 by Rado from California

May 07, 2015
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Reviewed by FFreak from Vermont

4.07/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Shared by friends out on the deck with barbeque. Poured into tulip glasses. A hazy lemonade yellow with a thick creamy head that slowly dissipates leaving nice lace. Smells slightly yeasty with citrus and spice and just a hint of funk. Taste is delicate and subtle, with citrus and spice, followed by straw and horse. The funky character becomes more prominent as the beer warms. Mouth is medium-thin with good carbonation - nice and refreshing. Overall, a solid bretted saison. I think my friend paid around $12, which is a fair price for this beer.
May 06, 2015
Rated: 4.16 by ccurrid from Massachusetts

May 04, 2015
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Reviewed by BoldRulerVT from Vermont

3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from the 750 into a snifter.
Pours a nice hazy dark straw color with a very generous head.
Aromas are primarily Brett to my nose. Light aroma levels.
Taste is light, refreshing. Not a ton of traditional branyard saison funk to my palate, as the Brett is forward, but not overly so. It's light and sophisticated. Accessible.
Finishes clean and fresh.
Overall, this is a light, refreshing and sophisticated beer that showcases an accessible brett.
May 03, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by RKing44 from Massachusetts

Apr 28, 2015
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Rated by sjones5045 from Pennsylvania

4.14/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Home 4/4/15

Great look and head. Taste like a beer champagne. Enjoyed overall but doesn't pair well. Maybe cheese but otherwise I'd say a solo.
Apr 05, 2015
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