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Lasso IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Lasso IPALasso IPA

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BA SCORE
79
okay

437 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 437
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 5
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: dwagner003 on 11-21-2013

Brewed with a robust, aromatic roundup of Columbus, Centennial and Cascade hops, Lasso finishes with an impactful 50 IBU and boasts the same bold character that IPA enthusiasts expect.
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance- Pours up an okay amount of head that doesn't have much retention at all. The head is a pure, cotton-white while the body is a pale to medium amber that appears as pale in the light. Lacing looks to have elements of sheeting.

Nose- Unmistakable aroma of C-hops from this one. Orange, lemon, and grapefruit per usual. Still very strong after two months. Light notes of pine and resin in the background. Not very complex but still quite delicious and inviting.

Taste- Starts off with the notes of the nose but lighter. Orange and lemon on the front but only for a brief second when loads of pine and resin take over. Some grapefruit, light matchstick, and a tendency toward earwax. Doesn't have much of a linger which is good (at least for me). Slight hints of spice, maybe even a little pepper. The hops bitterness starts to fade somewhat and show more of the fruity aspects of the front; the beer even starts to get a little juicy. The two months show somewhat as the hop profile seems lesser than it would have been. Not necessarily degraded (no cardboard) but more in the background than this beer would lead you to believe. Not terribly complex with not much presence either. Pretty much an above average beer.

Mouthfeel- A little more than light bodied with a light juiciness and appropriate amount of carbonation.

Drinkability- Fairly accessible but a little more bitter than I want out of a low ABV beer. This is more for a hop bomb lover who doesn't want all the alcohol but it would probably be a disappointment that type of beer drink as well. Standard Great Divide. Not a repurchase.

Overall- Average to above average beer, closer to above average. Seems okay for an ISA but it's not really a style I feel any need for. Worth a try for a ticker like me but that's about it.

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Lasso IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 437 ratings.