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Triple Sunshine IPA - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Triple Sunshine IPATriple Sunshine IPA

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Ratings: 258
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.64
pDev: 7.97%
Wants: 406
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Rymar9 on 05-07-2014

This lupullin-laden India Pale Ale is packed with juicy tropical fruit character, bright floral aromas, and exceptional layers of flavor. Store cold, pour carefully, then close your eyes and enjoy a tropical vacation in a glass.
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Ratings: 258 | Reviews: 28
Reviews by VelvetExtract:
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4.39/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-Pours a cloudy, dark orange juice hue. Head is pretty thick. He head keeps growing and settles into about an inch and a half of thick, white fluff. Rather light on the lace.

S-A rich, damp, tropical fruit juice aroma. Boozy peach, apricot and mango. Fistfuls of squished citrus. Green grass and a dank element. Sweet, full biscuit malt.

T-A gripping bear hug of hoppiness. I am impressed by the concentrated mango flavor. I also get papaya, peach, nectarine and tangerine. All of the hop-fruits taste soaked in booze because this brew is pretty hot. The malt has enough flavor for me to at least notice.

M-Hops sit and settle on the palate. Very bitter. Quite hot. Very resinous. Sticky. Softer bubbles.

O-I enjoyed the more than Double Sunshine (which I find to be good but overrated). A giant dose of resinous hop goo. It has it's flaws, though. In the end I was super lucky to try Triple Sunshine. I wouldn't make a point of taking a trip to VT just to try it again.

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650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Cloudy and murky, although the first pour from the bottle was much clearer. Small white head. Leggy and a little bit of lacing. Wispy surface.

Smell - Lots of tropical fruit. Pale malt. A bit of doughy sweetness. A little bit of diacetyl.

Taste - Much better, but there's a little bit of diacetyl. Strong tropical fruit and orange hops. Hint of grainy malt. Moderate pale malt sweetness and the slightest bitterness.

Mouthfeel - A little astringent. Not very boozy and doesn't drink like 10.5%. Medium carbonation.

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Triple Sunshine IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
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