Lucid
Bearded Iris Brewing

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From:
Bearded Iris Brewing
 
Tennessee, United States
Style:
IPA - New England
ABV:
9.5%
Score:
90
Avg:
4.12 | pDev: 2.91%
Ratings:
15
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Aug 02, 2019
Added:
Feb 08, 2019
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  2
SCORE
90
Outstanding
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Notes: Ever feel like you're caught in a dream? Our latest Imperial IPA blends the waking-state wonder of El Dorado + Citra + Simcoe into a phantasmagoric pint. Fall into a world of whimsical rarely seen apripassion fruit, ripe pinaeappleoupe, and melting tropicitrus, with fuzzy 9.5% laying just beneath the surface.
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4.24 by Kdouble from Tennessee on Aug 02, 2019
 
4.07 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut on Jul 26, 2019
 
4 by smcel371 from New York on Jul 21, 2019
 
4.21 by mecmd from Tennessee on Jul 20, 2019
 
4.25 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut on Jul 18, 2019
 
4 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee on Jul 10, 2019
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4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Buck89 from Tennessee

Poured into a snifter from a fresh can. Great looking beer with a bright yellow hazy color and a fluffy white head. Aromas were more West Coast with lots of pine and candied oranges. Taste followed. Citrus was the dominant flavor, but pine resin was there along with a sweet lavender note. Mildly boozy but mainly just mildly sweet from the 9.5% ABV. Bready malt and not overly sweet. Outstanding.

Jul 09, 2019
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4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

This is a good one, and a little different than BI’s normal hoppy offerings. Definitely a West Coast IPA influence, with a heavier semi-sweet malt profile than their typical beers.

May 18, 2019
 
4.15 by chris826 from Mississippi on May 10, 2019
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4.41/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by titty_mcbitty from Tennessee

(2019)

A: This beer pours a lovely golden straw color having a plump white, foamy head.

S: I kinda dove right in to the taste on this one, but mostly I'm getting a light citrus aroma.

T: This tastes a lot like a classic west-coast double IPA, maybe like Bell's Hopslam without the honey. First is hop bitterness and wet hay (not the Belgian kind), and then lemon peel and ripe oranges. I also get a hop spiciness throughout. Finishes with a light biscuity flavor, where hop resin lingers on the tongue.

M: A great balance of smooth and light on the tongue while also being heavy enough to punch you with the above flavors.

O: This is actually a great refreshment from the NEIPA kick I've been on. I miss this style of beer and Bearded Iris did an excellent job. If you need a break on drinking hoppy orange juice and want an oldy/newy but a goody, go with Lucid.

May 07, 2019
 
4 by rangerred from Tennessee on May 02, 2019
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4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Tilley4 from Tennessee

The 9.5% definitely ain't hiding in this....boozy finish steals some of that juicy thunder... it's still good but I would say the heat needs to die down a touch for it to be really really good... glad I got to try this though... these guys pump them out and it's hard to know what I've had... give it a shot if you see it but know ahead of time that it's a touch hot right out of the gate....

Apr 24, 2019
 
4 by PhillipMuckelvaney from Tennessee on Apr 21, 2019
 
4 by BEER88 from Washington on Feb 23, 2019
 
4.17 by Z_isSleeping from Tennessee on Feb 08, 2019
Lucid from Bearded Iris Brewing
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 15 ratings