Pirata's Darkness - Lawson's Finest Liquids
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Ratings: 1 | Reviews: 1
4.63/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Special cask on 12/9/09 at The Three Penny Tap Room. A dark IPA that was cask conditioned and primed with local maple syrup for carbonation. Hand pulled with a sparkler in to a Lawson's Finest pint glass
A - Poured a deep coffee color with a tan head. The head retention was unreal. Poured like ice cream, and just ringed the entire glass. The glass was thoroughly coated.
S - Hops hit you first and then interesting malt and even some toasty coffee notes. Really nice.
T - Hops hit you hard and fast. They are beautifully balanced by the malt and have a delicate toast flavor. It has the hop kick of an ipa but the malt character of a brown ale and they paired wonderful together. There is a faint maple flavor on the finish. Just out standing.
M - It was creamy and smooth as would be expected from a hand pulled cask. Easy drinking that left the flavors linger.
D - This is one on the finest brews I have had in a really long time. It drinks big but is easy, approachable and surprisingly low in alcohol due to the flavor and appearance. Outstanding and hope that Lawson's Finest makes this again.
Serving type: cask
12-11-2009 17:50:51 | More by soccerman7
Pirata's Darkness from Lawson's Finest Liquids
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