Toast - Lawson's Finest Liquids

Not Rated.

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

19 Reviews
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Reviews: 19
Hads: 136
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 3.82%
Wants: 19
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: claytong on 02-23-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews by jaasen64:
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3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle purchased at the Lawson's Farmer's Market bottle release last week. Poured into Lawson's snifter.

A- Pours a dark brown black that appears a mostly opaque black in the glass with some transparency around the edges. About a half finger of off-white head with a slight brownish hue appears after pouring the subsides at a moderate rate to leave a flat top and some spotty lacing. Nice consistent carbonation.

S- Greeny hops, toasted malts, some light chocolate. Not your most aromatic beer, but a nice balance.

T- Greeny slightly earthy hops, some light grapefruit citrus, a bit of nicely balanced chocolate and toasted malts on the finish followed by some more hops. Nice balance, the more I drank this the more I liked it.

M- Medium bodied, nice carbonation, very easy drinking.

O- This definitely isn't the best black ale or the best Lawson's offering I've had, but it was still very good. It was very well balanced and highly drinkable. I found myself liking it more and more while I drank it and even consumed an entire 22oz bomber without a problem. I'd gladly buy another bottle of this if given a chance, but wouldn't go out of my way seeking it out. (1,173 characters)

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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.02/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Not quite black. Thick off white head. Retains for a long time. Nice lacing.

Smell - Grassy hop. Roasty. Smells nice.

Taste - Way downhill here. Hoppy, but thin, bitter, and grainy. Roastiness very strong, but really intense in every disappointing flavor.

Mouthfeel - Bitter and thin. Well carbonated.

Overall - A second disappointing beer from Lawson's on the night. What the hell. (438 characters)

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Toast from Lawson's Finest Liquids
87 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.