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Double Sunshine IPA - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Double Sunshine IPADouble Sunshine IPA

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1,580 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,580
Reviews: 285
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 6.84%
Wants: 2,009
Gots: 94 | FT: 4
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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dougfur

New York

4.66/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a hazy straw color, a touch of the orange you expect in big DIPA's, but noteably light in color. Nice creamy head!
The smell is divine! Powerful tropical fruits, some citrus, some pine, it's a complex and wonderful hop aroma.
Taste is outstanding, but not quite on par with the smell. Same flavor notes, but not quite as strong and a bit on the bitter side for my tastes.
Mouthfeel is great, though I think it could use a bit more body. Overall, this is clearly a world-class DIPA with few faults. If the bitterness could come down a bit, it would be one of my all-time favorites, but I'll still buy it every chance I get! And, thanks to Lawson's for keeping the price really reasonable!

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2013 20:39:38 | More by dougfur
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CoolEthan

California

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

06-22-2013 19:27:11 | More by CoolEthan
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-22-2013 13:18:32 | More by thebouch01
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Donsmitty

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +6.8%

06-22-2013 11:26:21 | More by Donsmitty
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MNPikey

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +6.8%

06-22-2013 02:09:18 | More by MNPikey
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klythjohan

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Like most others, I have been seeking this beer for quite a long time, it wasn't until I made a recent trip up to Vermont that I stumbled upon it at a farmer's market. Anyways, on to the review...

A: Pours a foamy white head with mild head retention. The beer itself is a pseudo-cloudy light golden color with a fairly average stick.

S: Not as strong as I was hoping for, but offers an initial blast of citrus tones, strong grapefruit, pineapple with a bit of piney freshness.

T: Carries through with all aroma tones but offers a nice complexity overcoming its aroma, this thing is truly one delicious brew. You get that strong citrus flavor immediately followed by a nice malt tone. It manages to round itself out and end on a nice piney note. Amazing.

M: Soft, medium-bodied, moderately carbonated.

O: I came in with extremely high expectations of this beer, and honestly, it did not disappoint! I just wish it was a bit easier to find!

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2013 00:13:11 | More by klythjohan
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mre0683

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

06-21-2013 02:28:40 | More by mre0683
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +6.8%

06-20-2013 02:35:24 | More by outoffocus
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FTowne

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-19-2013 01:40:55 | More by FTowne
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Rocklobsterbrew

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-16-2013 18:20:53 | More by Rocklobsterbrew
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beerinNV

Nevada

4/5  rDev -14.5%

06-16-2013 16:36:22 | More by beerinNV
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garuda

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

06-16-2013 06:35:53 | More by garuda
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-16-2013 00:00:56 | More by bostonryan
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MCMASTERSANCHEZ

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

06-15-2013 15:15:33 | More by MCMASTERSANCHEZ
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blt2646

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

06-14-2013 21:40:57 | More by blt2646
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DrLaFollette

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

06-14-2013 14:44:04 | More by DrLaFollette
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beerasaurusrex

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +6.8%

06-13-2013 21:34:28 | More by beerasaurusrex
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doremite

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-13-2013 20:50:56 | More by doremite
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agreenman19

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

06-12-2013 01:07:57 | More by agreenman19
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adamhand

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

06-11-2013 23:54:38 | More by adamhand
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VTHeady

Vermont

5/5  rDev +6.8%

06-11-2013 19:25:22 | More by VTHeady
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Crafty99

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-11-2013 11:02:08 | More by Crafty99
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afi4lifer

Massachusetts

4.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap at ACBF in Boston, MA out of a plastic tasting glass. Been looking forward to this one since they announced the line up and man it did not disappoint.

Beautiful yellow golden color that betrays the punch it packs.

Hops, hops hops! Bitter and pungent yet perfectly balanced, so piney and citrusey on the way down. Devastatingly light and drinkable considering the ABV, will seek this out next (and first) time I'm in VT. Well done Lawson's!!

Serving type: on-tap

06-10-2013 18:23:12 | More by afi4lifer
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -14.5%

06-10-2013 00:09:47 | More by thegerm87
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mketchen

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

06-09-2013 17:01:53 | More by mketchen
Double Sunshine IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
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