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Double Sunshine IPA - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Double Sunshine IPADouble Sunshine IPA

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Ratings: 1,805
Reviews: 303
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 7.26%
Wants: 2,323
Gots: 135 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This American Double India Pale Ale is packed with juicy tropical fruit flavors and bright herbal aromas, thanks to the abundance of US-grown hops.

(Beer added by: kingcrowing on 12-18-2010)
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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

Cyclone8, May 07, 2013
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4.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had a glass of this at Blackback in Waterbury. From notes.

A - Poured cloudy orange with a ton of carbonation. One finger of off white head and good spotty lace with a film of retention.

S - Juicy. Holy hell. Juicy bright hops. Hops from all directions. Grapefruit and pineapple for sure.

T - Really nice hop profile. Bright. Mango, sweet fruit, resin, peach, and lovely floral notes. Beautiful.

M - Nice strong bitterness. Oily. Good carbonation, medium body.

O/D - A really nice DIPA. Really lovely with so much complexity and great flavours. Nice to sip and figure out while being easy to drink. Good stuff.

tbeckett, May 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -14.5%

tom10101, May 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -9.2%

davey101, May 05, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

judkinst, May 05, 2013
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5/5  rDev +6.8%

sdaly3, May 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -14.5%

thebigredone, May 04, 2013
Photo of Wolfpack2005
4.73/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Thanks Fujii13 for sending this huge want my way!

A-Hazy dark golden color with a 1 finger head that leaves minimal lacing

S-Sweet tropical and citrus hops right off the bat with a little bit of pine mixed in. Also catch small hints of wheat.

T-Follows the nose with the sweet citrus and tropical flavors with notes of pine and earthiness. The hops a kept in check with a nice hearty malty backbone that stands up nicely to that diverse hop profile.

M-Relatively heavy body (for the style) with a nice smooth and creamy mouthfeel and lower than average carbonation.

O-Excellent DIPA easily crack my top 5. Great hop profile with the perfect amount of malt mixed in to keep it balanced (relative to the style).

Wolfpack2005, May 04, 2013
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5/5  rDev +6.8%

KevinmusPrime, May 03, 2013
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5/5  rDev +6.8%

JxExM, May 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -14.5%

jjheinrichs, May 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -9.2%

IPAyForHops, May 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -9.2%

jhillwastaken, May 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Had at Dark Lord Day from a BCS snifter. Great sunshine color. Glowing.

S: Very strong hop smell. Smells piney to me.

T: Awesome. Hints of citrus and pine.

M: Very smooth. No harshness.

O: A phenominal IPA. A must try for IPA lovers. Definitely lives up to the hype.

Snudge4Ever, Apr 30, 2013
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4.84/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

On the same night (the best night in recent memory) I was blessed with Pliny AND Double Sunshine IPA by Lawson's Finest! Needless to say, heavenly bliss ensued.

A - Pours a beautiful, hazy, light copper, almost a dark straw color. Almost a good 3 fingers of chunky, foamy head. Definitely unfiltered and natural.

S - Huge citrus punch in the nose, Earth tones galore on this one. Very herbal. Hops mingle at the end, its an outdoorsy pasture smell, reminds me of working on the farm and bucking hay.

T - Huge wave of citrus and hops at first. At the end there is a light hoppy-bitterness but finishes in a flash. You are left with slight residues that punches your tongue.

M - It is a punch in the mouth, I know I have already said that, but its honestly the best way I can describe it. So many different characters roll across the palate. It finishes nicely, leaving a thick, almost juice-like aftertaste feel.

O - So many levels that are always changing. Every drink you can pick something different and unique up. Loved this brew.

da_beers, Apr 30, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

caguiar, Apr 28, 2013
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5/5  rDev +6.8%

BeerBucks, Apr 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

elephantrider, Apr 28, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

Heady978, Apr 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Morey, Apr 27, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

unclekeith, Apr 27, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

atone315, Apr 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

heffnate77, Apr 25, 2013
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5/5  rDev +6.8%

Elfastball7, Apr 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Rathakem, Apr 24, 2013
Double Sunshine IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
100 out of 100 based on 1,805 ratings.