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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
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world-class

351 Ratings
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Ratings: 351
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 7.26%
Wants: 291
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
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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JimmyDean818

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

01-28-2014 21:13:55 | More by JimmyDean818
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flipdog0

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +13.4%

01-28-2014 21:13:35 | More by flipdog0
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FCal79

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -9.3%

01-27-2014 16:54:27 | More by FCal79
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MS22

Pennsylvania

4.61/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow. Underrated to say the least. With all the hype that Double Sunshine and Hopzilla get this takes a back seat, and undeservedly so.

Smell is fruity hops all day long. Smooth and mouth filling with fine bubbles that cut through the beer wonderfully.

No where near what most breweries consider a Triple IPA. Way more along their lines of a DIPA. Clocking in at 7% the alcohol is barely noticeable and honestly all Triples I taste are too sweet for my taste; not this.

I enjoyed this more so than either of the other Lawsons offerings. Buy some if you get the chance.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2014 04:03:28 | More by MS22
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1424IpA

California

4/5  rDev -9.3%

01-23-2014 03:45:39 | More by 1424IpA
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gr8zehaman

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

01-22-2014 19:36:59 | More by gr8zehaman
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Jpepe08

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-22-2014 01:59:44 | More by Jpepe08
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mdfb79

New York

4.18/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From 01/18/14 notes. Huge thanks to BeerLayer85 for sharing a bottle of this from this recent VT trip; thanks Ross! 22 oz. bottle poured into a tulip.

a - Pours a murky, yellow-orange color with one inch of off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of citrus hops, fruity malts, grapefruit, tropical fruity, mangos, floral hops, grains, and light earthy notes. Great nose, lots of citrus and fruits to it.

t - Tastes of bitter citrus hops, grapefruit, fruity malts, bready malts, tropical fruits, earthy malts, and pale malts. Good but decently bitter and more malty than I was expecting.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Some bitterness but nice.

o - Overall a very good IPA, though personally I prefer Double Sunshine. Awesome nose but this one is a little maltier, worth checking out though. Would love to have it again sometime.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2014 19:23:30 | More by mdfb79
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Chibeerguy1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-21-2014 05:08:53 | More by Chibeerguy1
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BrewUSA

Ohio

4.3/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Lawson's Triple play IPA

Look 8/10
Smell 19/20
Taste 37/40
Feel 10/10
Drinkability 19/20

Overall 93/100

Real nice small batch brew... I especially like the freshness and dank citrus feel. Will admit I wanted something more satisfying. Maybe it doesn't feel well rounded as it's Vermont's counter parts? Great, none the less~

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 05:16:22 | More by BrewUSA
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

01-15-2014 04:22:14 | More by mattmarka1
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mriley1984

Vermont

5/5  rDev +13.4%

01-13-2014 03:15:36 | More by mriley1984
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BColton1

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

01-12-2014 04:56:56 | More by BColton1
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Kword55

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -15%

01-11-2014 22:57:18 | More by Kword55
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bauermj

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

01-09-2014 19:22:52 | More by bauermj
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vonnegut21

New York

4/5  rDev -9.3%

01-08-2014 17:14:35 | More by vonnegut21
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sclitch

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

01-07-2014 07:38:20 | More by sclitch
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bccrosley

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

01-07-2014 01:18:06 | More by bccrosley
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ThatsThatDude

New York

3.75/5  rDev -15%

01-05-2014 21:59:27 | More by ThatsThatDude
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LoveStout

New York

4/5  rDev -9.3%

01-05-2014 18:13:39 | More by LoveStout
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.36/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle poured into Lawson's tulip. Bottle purchased at the Montpelier Farmer's market on 12/21, exactly two weeks ago.

A- Pours a very clear golden copper, about a finger's worth of white foamy head forms that has very nice retention and slowly recedes to a thin layer coating the glass in thin soapy lacing, an abundance of slowly rising carbonation bubbles form that have a nice consistency and makes the beer almost appear like a copper color champagne.

S- Plenty of earthy hops lend their aromas while being nicely balanced with a malt background. Each hop varietal lends it's unique aromas with earthy tropical aromas of grapefruit, mangoes, papayas, etc.. Nicely balanced, fairly complex, holding up well after two weeks in the bottle.

T- Big juicy tropical flavors of oranges, mangoes, lemons, and starfruit balanced with a malt background that fits nicely with the tropical earthiness of the tropical fruits. Not the most hop-forward IPA on the market, but hop flavors add a nice tropical fruit presence while balancing perfectly with the malts to add a little bit of sweetness.

M- Medium bodied, perfect carbonation, finishes with a juicy lightly dry bitterness that complements the flavors nicely.

O- Lawson's makes easily some of the best IPAs in the world. While Triple Play may not be my favorite offering from Lawson's (Hopzilla still takes the cake) it is still a world-class IPA that stands against some of the best IPAs in the world. This is right up there with Double Sunshine as a must try IPA for any hop-head.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2014 23:37:41 | More by jaasen64
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Maseitz

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

01-01-2014 21:09:42 | More by Maseitz
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ScotNH

New Hampshire

4.33/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Another delicious offering from Lawson's Finest Liquids. Pours with a single finger of quickly dissipating head. Smells delicious, very piney and resinous. Taste follows the nose, with a pretty strong bitter finish.

Overall, an excellent IPA, on the bitter side.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2013 21:57:09 | More by ScotNH
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber with no #freshbeer date but i'm not worried, this is fresh!

Pours an orange-gold body, huge head with tint sporadic bubbles racing up. Intricate lacing recedes slowly with air bubbles within it. Smell is lemon, orange, bit of grapefruit, tinge of sweetness. Remarkably well balanced and super smooth. Bitterness is low though felt in the aftertaste. Quite good but was hoping for more of an impact hop-wise.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2013 16:24:37 | More by papat444
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Ted

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

12-28-2013 03:07:06 | More by Ted
Triple Play IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
97 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.