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Vermont Local Hop Harvest Ale - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Vermont Local Hop Harvest Ale
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BA SCORE
81
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61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mountsnow1010 on 12-01-2012)
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sirsteve42

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-17-2013 20:04:49 | More by sirsteve42
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

A-darkish amber color with a nice off-white head and good lacing

S-bread dough, grassy, dank, light pine

T-bready malt, grass, light caramel, light pine, little citrus, earthy, mild bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-decent pale ale, it grew on me as I drank it, probably better with imported hops

10-17-2013 11:00:53 | More by MDDMD
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cincysig

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-15-2013 15:44:22 | More by cincysig
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dfecteau

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-15-2013 12:22:54 | More by dfecteau
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Mike

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +12%

10-13-2013 18:27:57 | More by Mike
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-13-2013 01:13:22 | More by Mikeypnh
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rthomp

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +5%

10-12-2013 22:22:27 | More by rthomp
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-12-2013 17:05:47 | More by ScaryEd
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Hendry

Vermont

3.79/5  rDev +6.2%

Cloudy yellow pour, tall three finger head, brisk carbonation, chunky lacing in the glass.

Yeasty and malty aroma, sourdough bread.

Taste is musty and dank, no bitterness to speak of, one dimensional flavor that is less than exciting.

Mouthfeel is medium, slightly oily, well carbonated,one of the better characters of this ale.

No mystery why sourcing quality hops from outside of Vermont is part of what makes Vermont ales great. Worth trying once, but nothing I would go out of my way for, or purchase in multiples.

10-12-2013 06:12:58 | More by Hendry
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cw13

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-11-2013 23:29:26 | More by cw13
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VTBeerTrade

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +5%

10-03-2013 17:54:29 | More by VTBeerTrade
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BGsWo22

New York

2.5/5  rDev -30%

05-07-2013 18:24:11 | More by BGsWo22
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pveilleux

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-11-2013 02:14:40 | More by pveilleux
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bootdown21

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-23-2013 18:20:35 | More by bootdown21
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-07-2013 20:58:38 | More by AlexFields
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madtowndmb1

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +19%

02-02-2013 13:52:33 | More by madtowndmb1
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3.53/5  rDev -1.1%

22 oz bottle courtesy of Kyle and via Tom. Thanks guys!

Pours near mead like - very murky and cloudy, almost brown. A few rogue puddles of white fluff pool at the edges.

Nose is a bit faint: light grass, caramel malts, and a touch of pine.

Taste follows suit. Light malts support a slightly muddled hop profile. Citrus is on the periphery. Body is light....hop oils linger.

Not a style I particularly enjoy, but appreciate this kept at 5%. Thanks again, Kyle and Tom.

02-02-2013 04:29:37 | More by BarrytheBear
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SpeedwayJim

New York

3.65/5  rDev +2.2%

Thanks to Phil for this one. 22oz. bomber into a Brooklyn Brewery snifter. Shared with schen9303.

Pours a 1.5 finger frothy white head with good retention. Lacing is stringy and thick with good cling. Beer is a dark mahogany. Like black tea that's been steeped too long. Nice looking beer.

Nose is very mild. Pine cone and tea leaves with a mellow undertone of citrus hop bitterness. Average.

Opens tea leaf, citrus, pine, and tree sap hop bitterness. Malt body emerges a touch towards the middle but there's still a good bit of bark and pine throughout. Finishes slightly hoppy with some dried leaves. Aftertaste is pine and cane sugar. Solid.

Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with some bubbles in the mouth and goes down quenching and watery. Finishes clean with a slightly lingering aftertaste. Good.

Not much to say here except that this is a solid-as-they-come pale ale. A thirst quencher and very sessionable for sure but not much stands out with this one.

01-30-2013 01:19:09 | More by SpeedwayJim
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kscaldef

Oregon

2.25/5  rDev -37%

01-15-2013 15:45:45 | More by kscaldef
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clutchmeister

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-12-2013 15:57:18 | More by clutchmeister
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laxer8811

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-08-2013 03:42:17 | More by laxer8811
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

2.78/5  rDev -22.1%

Pours a nice auburn hue, with an ivory coloured finger of head, fair amount of clarity. The aroma is kinda meh. Smelled somewhat metallic, with a bread crust-like sweet malt aroma and mild citrus, but mostly earth and earth hops. Smelled kinda stale. Taste echoed the aroma a lot with the acrid sweet bread, some caramel, toast, some mineral tastes, mild stale earthy hops. Feel was pretty good, slick, somewhat oily, light-medium, clean medium carbonation.

Disappointed in this. It came across stale, a bit unbalanced and the malt and hop profiles just didn't mesh IMHO.

01-07-2013 00:02:39 | More by EgadBananas
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dirtylou

Washington

3.58/5  rDev +0.3%

22oz bomber, split in Charlotte

Thanks @blackie for lawsons - maybe next time hopzilla or double sunshine, you bum. Served in a shaker pint - a pretty nice APA, but not exactly what you are looking for when you hunt down some lawson's...Bready malt, light grassy hops permeate and provide balance. Earthy and rustic - keep importing the PNW hops instead of growing local!

01-04-2013 03:29:01 | More by dirtylou
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rondufresne

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

12-31-2012 19:28:22 | More by rondufresne
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

4/5  rDev +12%

12-30-2012 20:01:42 | More by TheRuss9585
Vermont Local Hop Harvest Ale from Lawson's Finest Liquids
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