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Chinooker'd IPA - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Chinooker'd IPAChinooker'd IPA

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

435 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 435
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 234
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our award-winning IPA recipe is chockfull of Chinook hops and bursting with pine and citrus aromas and flavors. Careful, more than one of these will getcha schnocker'd!

(Beer added by: plaid75 on 07-26-2008)
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HevvyMetalHippie

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

09-18-2012 00:54:53 | More by HevvyMetalHippie
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-medium amber color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-grapefruit, lots of pine, herbal notes

T-malt, nice grapefruit and sharp pine flavors, grassy, nice bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-excellent IPA with great flavors and balance

Serving type: on-tap

09-15-2012 17:10:01 | More by MDDMD
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bootdown21

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

09-09-2012 18:34:40 | More by bootdown21
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Bierman9

New Hampshire

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I snagged a bottle of this on 01SEP12 at The Warren Store and quaffed it yesterday while enjoying the end of summer...

Poured into an imperial nonic, it was a clear, medium to medium-dark copper color. Had a healthy light tan, creamy head, starting at about 1" and slowly falling back. Carbo below was steady, and the lacing left behind was solid. Smell was of sweetish malts and fruit, with some rindy bitterness mixed in. It was a good medium for the body, and quite smooth and even going down.

Flavor? Started nicely with sweet citrus fruit, like orange, tangerine and apricot. This slowly melds into some rindy grapefruit, along with piney, resiny action at the finish. These fruit notes lingered quite nicely. Very tasty and enjoyable! My only regret is how the tickerati have inflated the prices for Lawson's. Prosit!!

4.35/5 rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

1499

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2012 18:18:28 | More by Bierman9
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surlytheduff

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7%

09-04-2012 20:42:41 | More by surlytheduff
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +16.3%

09-04-2012 20:22:48 | More by bostonryan
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

09-01-2012 02:02:31 | More by Gatordaddy
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mendonjoebeer

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-30-2012 01:01:13 | More by mendonjoebeer
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claytong

Vermont

4/5  rDev -7%

08-29-2012 01:21:14 | More by claytong
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from tap into pint at Three Penny Montpelier, VT.
Pours a hazy burnt orange with thick foamy head. Crazy hop forward aromas. Very piney, cotton candy, and almost vanilla aroma. Taste is a bit sweet/candy hop, but bitter pure hop notes. It definitely is bitter but well balanced and very flavorful. Really well made brew and just full of great flavours.

Serving type: on-tap

08-28-2012 01:36:21 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Yabev15

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-28-2012 01:22:50 | More by Yabev15
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-27-2012 22:56:42 | More by Massbmx
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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-27-2012 20:06:25 | More by JRod1969
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duff247

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

08-25-2012 23:31:03 | More by duff247
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.15/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 8.15.12.

A - Pours a cloudy, medium orange with a one inch fluffy near-white head with good retention.

S - Strong pine and grapefruit. Really citrusy and inviting.

T - Pine and citrus with a strong earth-grass finish.

D - Good carbonation and a medium body.

O - Smells wonderful, the earhty finish is a bit strong, but still really nice.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 06:07:36 | More by HuskyinPDX
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ILiveOffHops

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-17-2012 01:44:10 | More by ILiveOffHops
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let8it8grow

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-16-2012 03:53:53 | More by let8it8grow
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-16-2012 03:02:20 | More by DonFrap
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SPRichard

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-14-2012 21:42:41 | More by SPRichard
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Etan

Wisconsin

4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle sent to me by Valdieu2. Thanks!

A: Glowing opaque orange body with a nice white head, tinged with orange.

S: Pineapple and grapefruit, hefty pale malt, grass.

T: Raw pine and hop leaf, nice dose of grassy bitterness, fresh grain, and a bit of sweet fruitiness in the finish.

M: Light-bodied with fine carbonation.

O: A solid piney, bitter IPA.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2012 01:09:58 | More by Etan
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle purchased at the Lawson's bottle release this past Saturday (2 days ago) at the Waitsfield Farmer's market. Poured into snifter. Drank back to back with Double Sunshine.

A- Pours a slightly brownish gold (darker then Double Sunshine) with about a quarter finger of white foamy head that quickly recedes and leaves nice layered lacing. About average to slightly below average carbonation.

S- Pine hops, evergreen, a little bit of grapefruit, some lemon, but mostly sappy pine. Definitely above average aroma strength.

T- Very piney hops, almost like you are drinking a liquified fresh evergreen tree, most piney beer I've had. Pine is balanced with a little bit of grapfruit citrus, a tiny bit of lemon, finishes with a very piney taste that lingers for a little bit.

M- Medium bodied, nice carbonation, very drinkable.

O- This was a very good beer. I like piney hops, but this one was a little bit over the top. Very good otherwise. Compared to Double Sunshine- the appearance was actually slightly better, smell was about the same (nice hop smell, but a little bit too piney), the taste wasn't as good (definitely way too piney- like drinking a fresh evergreen), the mouthfeel was about the same if not better. Overall it was very well done, just a tiny bit too piney for my tastes. If you like piney IPAs, I'd recommend trying it out. I definitely enjoyed it, however the pine was a little bit too intense- wish it was mellowed out with a little bit more citrus, but I think this is what they were going for.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2012 23:47:47 | More by jaasen64
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mcintire78

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-11-2012 15:54:25 | More by mcintire78
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-10-2012 23:34:49 | More by jlogan7
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

bomber picked up outside of Burlington, VT from a trip 2 weeks ago. no bottled on date, but tastes very fresh.

A: a beautiful bright orange hue. super bright white head is fluffy. retention is thick and lasting.

S: super pine. gotta love chinook, such a distinctive american hop aroma. sweet. some malt makes it by, but this one is all chinook aroma.

T: tons of citrus and tons of grapefruit. a little soapy? just enough malt to keep all that pine and citrus in check. oaty at moments. theres a little bit of a lingering bitterness that lasts for a while. lingering pine flavor with the bitterness.

M: such a gentle foamy carbonation, unlike anything i have ever had before. im assuming this is a bottle conditioned brew and one that is definitely on the softer side. a big medium body.

D: wouldnt hate for a touch more body here, but that is literally my only complaint. and its not even a good one. really solid IPA showcasing a classic american hop. very tasty shit and wouldnt hate having a bunch of this in my fridge at all times for my daily IPA urge. just makes me want to seek out more brews from lawsons.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2012 03:36:14 | More by Jimmys
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from July 20th; fairly fresh. Poured in to HF stemmed tulip.

A - Medium orange/yellow colour; translucent. One finger of cream coloured head.

S - Big pine, grapefruit and orange peel aromas with a touch of bready caramel malt sweetness in the background.

T - A massive bitter punch up front with grapefruit, pine, earthy and spicy flavours present. Barely any malt presence at all.

M - Medium body, light carbonation. Loaded with sticky hop oils.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2012 15:57:33 | More by TheSevenDuffs
Chinooker'd IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
95 out of 100 based on 435 ratings.