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Kiwi - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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96
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189 Ratings
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Ratings: 189
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 7.6%
Wants: 157
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Vermont, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Pinknuggets on 12-16-2012

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Ratings: 189 | Reviews: 33
Photo of BoldRulerVT
4.32/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bomber into a stemmed tulip.
Pours a hazy, medium amber with a finger of head with nice lacing and retention.
Smells nice but not overly aromatic. Good hoppiness and stickiness present.
Taste is remarkable. Lots of hop flavor from hop varietals I am not used to tasting. Hard to find descriptors. Zingy and certainly elements of citrus zest on the front end with mellowness and then some bitterness on the finish.
Mouthfeel is chewy and really nice.
Overall this beer is balanced and very well crafted. Distinct NZ hops are quite interesting to this taster used to pacific northwest varietals. Great beer.

Photo of Word2BigBIrd
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tine802
4.27/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of whatsgoody
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ben_Damboise
4.99/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love everything Lawsons this was a great dipa!

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VTHeady
5/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of caponeduke
4.68/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of kwjd
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of ContentmentDIPA
5/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of handpullme
5/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of NickD11
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of beefsquatch
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of patrick802
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of zgunder
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of steph1974
3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

Photo of HitchSlap
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of Satchboogie
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of jamvt
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of MichaelAllenVT
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of facesnorth
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of IrishColonial
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of dkw0063
3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.94/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle pour at Woodshop 8 held at The Hermosillo in Los Angeles, CA.

Thanks to drewone for sharing this one.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy beige head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and slight herbal aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

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Kiwi from Lawson's Finest Liquids
96 out of 100 based on 189 ratings.