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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: 1,536
Reviews: 284
rAvg: 4.67
pDev: 6.85%
Wants: 1,969
Gots: 91 | 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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meb3476

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-10-2013 16:17:53 | More by meb3476
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bstyle

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

05-10-2013 06:26:00 | More by bstyle
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woodchopper

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

05-09-2013 19:35:25 | More by woodchopper
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Holmes698

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

05-09-2013 12:28:16 | More by Holmes698
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.34/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Paul for sharing. Review from notes.

A: Pours a clear golden color with a white foamy head on top, nice retention with streaky lacing all down the sides.

S: Not as in your face as I was hoping for, but still very nice. Lots of tropical/citrus fruit, some orange, grapefruit, and pineapple. A bit of pine and light caramel. A bit of sweetness as well.

T: Similar to the aroma, lots of citrus fruit mixed with a little bit of pine. Grapefruit and a big of orange and orange peel. Faint caramel and bready malt.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

O: Had extremely high hopes for this beer, and while extremely good, as a slight let down. Was hoping for a more in your face beer, but still extremely well crafted and easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 22:43:33 | More by mdaschaf
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Sisky

California

4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

05-08-2013 01:57:18 | More by Sisky
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Cyclone8

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

05-07-2013 00:31:11 | More by Cyclone8
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.54/5  rDev -2.8%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

05-06-2013 03:02:13 | More by tbeckett
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -14.3%

05-06-2013 02:06:16 | More by tom10101
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davey101

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -9%

05-05-2013 03:22:40 | More by davey101
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judkinst

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

05-05-2013 02:56:51 | More by judkinst
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-05-2013 00:00:11 | More by sdaly3
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -14.3%

05-04-2013 18:00:38 | More by thebigredone
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Wolfpack2005

North Carolina

4.73/5  rDev +1.3%
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).

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2013 23:21:20 | More by Wolfpack2005
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-03-2013 16:21:33 | More by KevinmusPrime
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JxExM

New York

5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-03-2013 12:52:16 | More by JxExM
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -14.3%

05-03-2013 04:12:00 | More by jjheinrichs
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IPAyForHops

California

4.25/5  rDev -9%

05-02-2013 23:33:41 | More by IPAyForHops
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -9%

05-01-2013 21:52:51 | More by jhillwastaken
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Snudge4Ever

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +1.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2013 01:53:41 | More by Snudge4Ever
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da_beers

Florida

4.84/5  rDev +3.6%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 23:40:25 | More by da_beers
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caguiar

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

04-28-2013 19:23:14 | More by caguiar
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BeerBucks

New York

5/5  rDev +7.1%

04-28-2013 01:25:23 | More by BeerBucks
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elephantrider

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-28-2013 01:22:42 | More by elephantrider
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Heady978

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

04-28-2013 00:04:22 | More by Heady978
Double Sunshine IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
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