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Kiwi - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

180 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.39%
Wants: 157
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Pinknuggets on 12-16-2012)
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bierdabbler

Maryland

5/5  rDev +15.5%

02-03-2013 14:48:20 | More by bierdabbler
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DrewGingras

Vermont

5/5  rDev +15.5%

09-24-2013 15:29:08 | More by DrewGingras
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handpullme

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.5%

07-30-2014 23:32:04 | More by handpullme
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flipdog0

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +15.5%

02-03-2013 04:14:39 | More by flipdog0
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Focusf111

Vermont

5/5  rDev +15.5%

02-03-2013 05:30:18 | More by Focusf111
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Rempo

Indiana

5/5  rDev +15.5%

03-01-2013 01:11:29 | More by Rempo
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ContentmentDIPA

Vermont

5/5  rDev +15.5%

08-05-2014 16:13:58 | More by ContentmentDIPA
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Seakyden

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +15.5%

04-03-2013 01:31:12 | More by Seakyden
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BigStein88

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +15.5%

09-24-2013 23:52:17 | More by BigStein88
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julie3231

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +15.5%

02-10-2013 19:13:52 | More by julie3231
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.85/5  rDev +12%

Lawson's Finest Liquids - Kiwi, poured into a DFH Spiegelau IPA glass.

Look - Pours a hazy golden copper with a luxorious soapy head that retains amazingly well. Abundance of lacing. Perfect looking brew.

Smell - Blast of Nelson hops and other NZ varieties that I'm not familiar with in isolation, love that unique aroma. The other hops are lending floral and spice. On the side are some slightly sweet caramel malts.

Taste - Snappy with a creamy malt intro but then a huge hop blast of resin, floral, spice, and citrus. THIS is how you showcase these NZ hops!

Mouthfeel - Rests hoppy bitter and slightly warm but not overly boozy. Moderately to heavily carbonated. Good drinkability.

Overall - So far this is the best example of Nelson I have had. Solid brew, proves once again that small batch is king! I thought I wasn't overly into Nelson hops until I had this beer, now I'm a believer.

09-24-2013 12:15:53 | More by JMScowcroft
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Hendry

Vermont

4.79/5  rDev +10.6%

Golden pour, nice and clear, super fluffy two finger Navajo white head, tons of chunky lacing in the glassware.

Aroma is hop forward, redolent of apples and grapes, malt hidden quite well.

Fruity and complex flavors that remind me again of fresh apples and white grapes, nice bitterness at the end. Seems there are a few stages to the flavors as it dances gracefully on the palate right through to the swallow.

Wonderful mouthfeel, slight touch of booziness in the throat, beautifully carbonated, masterful job. Very smooth drinking.

Another fabulous LFL double IPA that I have been waiting to try, and it did not disappoint.
Alpine Bad Boy remains my favorite IIPA that features New Zealand hops, but Kiwi is also a world class beer that is complex, and highly recommended.

09-22-2013 03:24:41 | More by Hendry
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-03-2013 02:29:36 | More by RMoeNay
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SourinQns

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

03-25-2013 02:36:52 | More by SourinQns
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frankthetank86

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

07-02-2013 19:35:53 | More by frankthetank86
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Thishops4u

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

09-28-2013 01:53:40 | More by Thishops4u
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

10-05-2013 01:26:43 | More by TastyIsBeer
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Hopbully

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

10-10-2013 05:50:30 | More by Hopbully
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JoninVT

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-27-2013 00:37:48 | More by JoninVT
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CB_Crowe

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

01-07-2013 03:18:15 | More by CB_Crowe
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

09-17-2013 00:41:50 | More by rusty3335
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danedelman

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

09-27-2013 02:26:16 | More by danedelman
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zgunder

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

04-21-2014 03:28:04 | More by zgunder
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tharte

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-18-2013 22:03:26 | More by tharte
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MEW

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

01-03-2013 02:42:21 | More by MEW
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Kiwi from Lawson's Finest Liquids
96 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.