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Super Session #2 - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Super Session #2
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

23 Ratings
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 7.06%
Wants: 3
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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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.

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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!

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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.

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Super Session #2 from Lawson's Finest Liquids
91 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.