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Triple Play IPA - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Triple Play IPATriple Play IPA

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

359 Ratings
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Ratings: 359
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 7.95%
Wants: 309
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: maximum12 on 02-15-2011)
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Ratings: 359 | Reviews: 74 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by unclejazz:
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unclejazz

New York

4.1/5  rDev -6.8%

Had on tap at Worthy Burger in South Royalton, VT

12 oz. pour in tulip

Appearance in an orangish amber hue with a 2 finger off white head that settled and left little lacing. Smell is mango and tropical fruit with a touch of pine and fresh baked bread. Taste is very smooth with mango and pineapple leading the way, just enough sweetness from the malt and a resiny finish. Smooth and slightly effervescent in the mouth. Glad I got a chance to enjoy this fresh on tap, it's pretty darn good, but not sure it pairs well with burgers.

12-13-2013 15:11:21 | More by unclejazz
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oberon

North Carolina

4.48/5  rDev +1.8%

Poured into a tulip glass a dull copper color with a large blooming white that left a few broken rings of lace as it settled slowly.Big citric hops really jump out ya in the nose,pithy grapefruit and lemon notes over top of sweet alcohol and caramel.Fresh sharp grapefruit hops on the palate with underlying resiny notes,just great hop complexity mixed with some sweet induced alcohol.Wow there is a real citric punch to this beer,almost DIPAish except not overly sweet,a great beer.

05-04-2012 02:21:09 | More by oberon
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Schlais

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-13-2014 13:05:43 | More by Schlais
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cincysig

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8%

12-09-2013 22:11:51 | More by cincysig
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Pooles26

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +13.6%

08-20-2014 17:49:26 | More by Pooles26
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bierdabbler

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-15-2012 17:16:30 | More by bierdabbler
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megamass

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-28-2014 06:20:13 | More by megamass
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kingcrowing

Vermont

4.35/5  rDev -1.1%

22oz bomber poured int a Duvel tulip.

Pours a hazy amber/orange color with a small white to light yellow head, very bubbly. Nose is amazing, fresh and fruity, mango, grapefruit, pine and sweet fruit juice.

Taste is much less fruity than the nose, but it's still top notch, for a regular IPA it sure packs a hop punch, very bitter and palate tingling. There's a really nice creamy and sticky mouthfeel with a bit of a slightly acidic bite on the finish. A really nice addition to Lawson's hoppy line up!

04-23-2011 18:36:30 | More by kingcrowing
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +8%

03-15-2013 01:31:14 | More by bpfrush
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12-24-2013 06:07:02 | More by williamjbauer
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Bizoneill

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-21-2013 15:17:15 | More by Bizoneill
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

03-09-2013 03:49:39 | More by stereosforgeeks
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -9.1%

03-02-2013 23:52:30 | More by acurtis
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MrVonzipper

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-20-2012 18:48:18 | More by MrVonzipper
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biniek13

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-09-2012 18:59:26 | More by biniek13
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prdstmnky

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-06-2014 16:05:52 | More by prdstmnky
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev -14.1%

Cloudy yellow with a tinge of orange, and a significant foamy head. Hoppy aroma. The taste is a bit vegetable. A good malty backbone and good drinkability and fits well into the style of IPA rather than DIPA.Above average mouthfeel.John’s bottle.Very nice but a little disappointed.

05-23-2012 23:49:04 | More by Sammy
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leschkie

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-12-2012 02:10:43 | More by leschkie
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mcbeerbrew

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

04-28-2012 03:17:45 | More by mcbeerbrew
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struttinj

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-05-2014 00:17:50 | More by struttinj
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bsm789

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-12-2014 01:30:18 | More by bsm789
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.01/5  rDev -8.9%

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Slightly hazy orange bottle. Wispy surface after a chunky head dissipates. Thin collar.

Smell - Less citrusy than I thought. Grapefruit and orange hops, but musty resiny hops balance. Hardly any malt presence.

Taste - Follows the nose. Even more of the pine hops than the nose. Strong grainy malt here that I didn't get from the nose. Finishes with just a hint of sweetness.

Mouthfeel - Dry and very bitter. Well carbonated and fairly light.

Overall - I expected more from Lawson's. Every other IPA has been fantastic from them, but this is merely good. First world problems?

02-26-2013 01:38:24 | More by Alieniloquium
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.47/5  rDev +1.6%

22 oz gold foil topped bomber into a tulip glass. Rare Batch #202/Bottle #1.

Pours a crystal clear copper, topped with several fingers of rich bright-white head. This retains with a frothy ½ finger, slathering the sides of the glass with thick swathes of foamy lacing. The aroma is floral and bright, with an herbal edge and light notes of pine and spice. A perfect blend of bitter grapefruit, zesty rind, bready grains, and sweet tropical fruit form the base here in the nose. I must reiterate just how awesome the balance of this is.

The hops are fresh and bright in the taste, with a bitter blast of grapefruit and zesty tart lemon, which is tempered a bit on the sides by hints of tropical fruit. Underlying supportive malts give this just enough balancing sweetness, while still allowing those hops to shine with a crisp and very dry bite that leaves notes of pine, pithy fruit, and light spice lingering in the finish. Much like the nose, there is just an outstanding balance here. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a slick easy crispness that that perfectly complements the hop profile here. There are no alcohol flavors present either, with only a gentle warmth that adds to the intensity of the flavors.

Wow, another home run of an IPA from Sean Lawson here, with that triple threat of Citra, Simcoe, and Centennial hops all combining to give this a fantastic blend of hop characters which where thankfully well balanced out into a fresh, crisp, and hugely drinkable version of what an American IPA should be. This bottle had a few weeks on it when I had it and was still drinking pretty super! This is another one to seek out.

05-26-2011 16:00:11 | More by Kegatron
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GuisseppeFranco

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-07-2012 18:43:17 | More by GuisseppeFranco
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dbkdev

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +13.6%

10-22-2013 04:31:56 | More by dbkdev
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Triple Play IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
97 out of 100 based on 359 ratings.