1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Spring Fever Session IPA - Lawson's Finest Liquids

Not Rated.
Spring Fever Session IPASpring Fever Session IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

260 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 260
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 7.96%
Wants: 16
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stearns16 on 04-23-2013)
View: Beers (47) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 260 | Reviews: 33 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Nichols33
5/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of theoceantakesme
5/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of dcisco44
4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of Brew33
4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of j0elanz
4.69/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Served from a bottle into a pint glass on 6/6/14. My first Lawson's experience. Fresh from Vermont. Excitement is high.

A: A gorgeous, deep orange. Almost luminous. Some chill haze at low tempurtures, but it might just be a hazy brew. Not clean, but without sediment. Yellow/orange head rises and settles nicely at about a finger, it's here to stay. Sticky lacing all over the glass.

S: Oranges and mangos up front. Lots of smooth, inviting hops. Not too much earth, more like fresh cut grass. Bit of malt if you're searching. Reminds me of Jai-Alai but bouncier and cleaner.

T: This is the liquid equivalent of an orange mangrove. Sweet clementines with a bitter citrus finish. Hoppy all throughout but not overpowering at all. Simple, elegant, definitely lives up to its name.

M: Smooth, not creamy. Medium carbonation, but inviting and easy to drink. Completely sessionable. Direct flavors that linger pleasantly. The sip coats your mouth in that characteristic IPA hoppiness without depositing the discouraging taste of broccoli rabe in your throat.

O: One of the best session IPAs I've ever had the honor to drink. Ridiculously good. Summertime baby.

Photo of MPPHISH
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of claaark13
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of rjp217
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of timotao
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of HollyHops
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of VTHeady
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of clay23
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Rheaume17
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of tmhoye
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of dkw0063
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of bootdown21
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of iL0VEbeer
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of rdooley
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Centennial
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Heavy-G
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of DaPan
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of HugeBulge
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of JMScowcroft
4.43/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lawson's Finest Liquids - Spring Fever Session IPA, poured into a Lawson's tulip

Look - Pours a hazy orange with an amber hue. Good sized soapy head that dissipates at a medium pace and leaves a good amount of lacing. This brew has probably half of the "thickness" of its meaner cousin Double Sunshine, which makes sense since it is much less dense and less alcohol.

Smell - Grapefruit and orange hop aroma is lighter than Double Sunshine but only by a smidge but still amazingly juicy with a faint bite at the end, just like Double Sunshine.

Taste - Full flavored for a session brew (slightly watery) for sure. Juicy fruity hops followed by a nice piney bitter finish.

Mouthfeel - Sits slightly bitter but fades, doesn't abuse the palate like some others but it definitely has its way with your taste buds due to the bittering hops used. Zero booziness (duh). Good drinkability. Feels medium-bodied but in reality it is on the light side.

Overall - This brew is terrific as session brews go. Most session brews are watered down counterparts to better brews, while I compare this to Double Sunshine, this brew does stand quite well on its own. Recommend for session fans, would say stick to the bigger brews for those who aren't looking for a <4% experience.

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Spring Fever Session IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
90 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.