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Super Session #2 - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Super Session #2
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 7.06%
Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A single hop session IPA brewed with Amarillo on this batch, and our collaboration with the Vermont Pub and Brewery.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 07-08-2014)
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

tpacek, Sep 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

MarkJC1018, Aug 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

VTLocal420, Aug 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

djrn2, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

richobrien, Aug 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

jamvt, Aug 10, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes. 22 ounce bottle shared by Dan - thanks.

A: Pours a hazy straw yellow with a half-inch thick white head which fades to a thin cap and leaves spotty lace.

N: Citrusy, melon, and tropical overtones. Fruity and floral.

T: Light mildly sweet malt and light citrusy hops. Well balanced.

M: Semi-moderate body and medium carbonation. Soft citrus and dry finish.

O: Easy drinking and enjoyable.

wethorseblanket, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Kevincredible, Aug 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

DrewRPS, Aug 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

drewone, Aug 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Rado, Aug 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

ttylicki, Jul 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

MacQ32, Jul 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

SweetChicken, Jul 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

jallen5076, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Stum-pub, Jul 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

tbone1384, Jul 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

80x2HopHead, Jul 22, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A-Pours a hazy, juicy orange color. Thin head that disappears into a minute film.

S-Aromatic hoppiness that packs more wallop that it probably should at 4.2% ABV. The hops smell juicy and fruity. Amarillo brings wet, juicy citrus to my nose. Some apricot hoppiness as well. Grassy.

T-Juicy is my go-to word for this one. Ripe tangerine and clementine. With grass and a bit of tropical fruit. Simple, pale malt bill.

M-Light bodied. Moderate bitterness. Lasting hop flavor that isn't necessarily all bitter. Very easy to drink.

O-I think I have begun to fall off the session IPA bandwagon. This one helps to reel me right back in however. It tastes like it should be nowhere near the 4.2% it comes in at. Lots of hop complexity for a single hop beer, too.

VelvetExtract, Jul 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

Phigg1102, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

mklisz, Jul 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Wowcoolman, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.43/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

picked up this beer yesterday from the Warren store in Warren, Vermont.

split 2 ways; poured into 2 HF wine stems.

22oz bottle sealed with a pressure cap and green foil.

Appearance: translucent pale yellow bodied beer with 2 fingers of fluffy white head. Lots od sticky white lacing around the glass. Head has good staying power and eventually drops down to thick uneven cap.

Smell: Mellow yet complex nose. Citrus is the biggest player. Oranges definitely oranges contributing a light orange flesh sweetness. Fresh cut grass and a hint of pine resin. A hint of dank hops and lite chalk.

Taste: light bitterness. Light pine and juicy citrus more so oranges than grapefruit, but both are present. Fresh cut grass. Just a hint of bready, cracker, & grainy malt profile to make the perfect backdrop for those hops. Finishes with light bitterness and the hops remain juicy. This has excellent flavor with a really well balanced hop profile!

Mouthfeel: light bodied beer with almost moderate carbonation. This is exactly what the label name says it very, very, sessionable. Carbonation is creamy and delicate.

Overall: This is a fantastic single hop IPA that really showcases Amarillo hops perfectly. The light malt profile really makes the perfect "blank canvas" for the flavorful Amarillo hops that contribute a mild bitterness. I think that an Amarillo hop is a perfect choice for a single hop session IPA. Wish that I would have gotten a taste of the Lawsons Super session IPA when Lawsons brewed super session with Citra hops, bet that was just as good as this is or maybe even better!

4DAloveofSTOUT, Jul 18, 2014
Super Session #2 from Lawson's Finest Liquids
91 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.