Sunday, June 23, 2019

June 23rd, 2019 - Dayglow Lime And Limpid Green

Hello!  The Meista here today on this beautiful Sunday pairing the wonderful "Lime And Limpid Green" EP by The Claypool Lennon Delirium and a Dayglow IPA from Elysian Brewing Company!

Album Info:
  • Artist: The Claypool Lennon Delirium
  • Title: "Lime And Limpid Green"
  • Recorded: 2017 at Rancho Relaxo in Occidental, California
    Release date: April 22nd, 2017 (1st EP by The Claypool Lennon Delirium)
  • Record company: ATO Records / Prawn Song Records
  • Production: Les Claypool and Sean Lennon
  • Album cover art: Ben Wittholz
  • Personnel: Les Claypool (bass guitars and vocals), and Sean Lennon (guitars and vocals)
  • Additional musicians: Paulo Baldi (drums) and Pete Drungle (keyboards)
  • Musical style: Psychedelic rock, hard rock, progressive rock, experimental rock, art rock
  • Sound: The excellent musicianship and tones of  The Claypool Lennon Delirium cannot be overstated!  The album really highlights the musical prowess of these two gentlemen and their outstanding interpretations of these classic tracks!
  • Major themes: Psychedelia, majesty, life, space, knowledge, etc.
  • Notes: The album was originally released for Record Store Day.  The album's title is taken from the opening lines of the Pink Floyd song "Astronomy Domine"
  • Tracks:  
  1. "Astronomy Domine" (Pink Floyd cover)
  2. "Boris The Spider" (The Who cover)
  3. "In The Court Of The Crimson King" (King Crimson cover)
  4. "Satori (Enlightenment) Part 1" (Flower Travelin' Band cover)

Brew Info:
  • Brewery: Elysian Brewing Company (Seattle, Washington)
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  • Brew: Dayglow IPA
  • Style: American India Pale Ale (IPA)
  • Serving: 12 ounce can
  • ABV: 7.4%
  • IBUs: 65
  • Ingredients: Mosaic, El Dorado, and Centennial hops; Pale, Wheat, and C-15 malts
  • Pour: The Dayglow IPA pours a hazy copper-amber hue.  The head is a thick and creamy, 1+ finger, light beige with good retention and intricate lacing.
  • Nose: The nose is malty, tropical, earthy, and citrusy.  There are aromas of cracked wheat, caramel, fresh bread, pineapple, grapefruit rind, tangerine, mango, and light pine resin.
  • Taste: The taste  of the Dayglow IPA follows the nose with lots of tropical fruit, citrus, and malt flavors.  There are notes of pineapple, mango, grapefruit, biscuity cracker, light pine, and sweet caramel.
  • Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation, the mouthfeel of the Dayglow IPA is juicy, crisp, yet malty with a dry, slightly bitter finish.
Overall pairing:  The Claypool Lennon Delirium's "Lime And Limpid Green" is a wonderful tribute to the original musicians and tracks; the Elysian Brewing Dayglow IPA is a tasty and complex brew.  Together they make for a fantastic companionship!  And make sure you catch The Claypool Lennon Delirium on tour now!  I just saw them this past Friday and it was AMAZING!!


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