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Lawson's / Vermont Pub & Brewery Spruce Tip IPA - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Lawson's / Vermont Pub & Brewery Spruce Tip IPA
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BA SCORE
85
very good

73 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 15%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Alieniloquium on 07-23-2013)
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Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +25%

08-19-2014 01:55:53 | More by BigJYoungblood
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

08-11-2014 09:16:42 | More by richobrien
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Svyturys30

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

08-11-2014 03:03:15 | More by Svyturys30
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-05-2014 15:22:02 | More by mikeincharleston
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BoldRulerVT

Vermont

3.84/5  rDev +1.1%

Poured from the 22oz bottle into a snifter.
Pours a nice dark straw color with minimal head.
Smells very much a nice dank IPA, enjoyed the aromas a lot but was wondering where the spruce was.
When I tasted it, woah...that's where the spruce is. It's strong spruce sap flavor. Not bad, nothing I dislike, just a strong flavor.
Mouthfeel was just as I wanted it.
Overall, this is an enjoyable and unique beer.

08-04-2014 15:38:09 | More by BoldRulerVT
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-30-2014 02:34:10 | More by MacQ32
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Ed_Bob

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-28-2014 19:53:31 | More by Ed_Bob
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csustar001

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-26-2014 23:41:05 | More by csustar001
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_RL_

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-26-2014 21:18:37 | More by _RL_
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

3.73/5  rDev -1.8%

Pours a dull orange with a loose head that dissipates towards the edges. Nose is all spruce - smells very much like a pine forest car freshener. Taste follows nose; however, the spruce is thankfully less intense but still quite strong. There are also notes of citrus. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with a lively carbonation and a slight acidity. Overall, the spruce is a bit too overpowering. It pretty much tastes like what I expect a Christmas tree would taste like.

07-24-2014 11:40:45 | More by Jwale73
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-23-2014 23:26:55 | More by tbone1384
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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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YeastInception

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.89/5  rDev +2.4%

A-Pours darker than I thought it would be. Not sure why I thought it would be lighter but it's copper.

S-Obviously sprucey. Pine and spruce with some secondary hoppy scents of citrus.

T-Pine oil and spruce. Grass along with some citrus. Caramel. Clearly, the spruce/pine is dominant here but I do like that it isn't the sole flavor.

M-Medium bodied. A bit of resin. Medium carbonation. Bitter. Not all too drinkable though because the spruce is a bit taxing after a few sips.

O-Pretty tasty. Well made. This is a one I am happy to have tried but probably wouldn't go for another pint.

07-21-2014 00:27:41 | More by VelvetExtract
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sgn4779

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

07-20-2014 14:55:14 | More by sgn4779
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-20-2014 02:42:24 | More by bobv
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Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-04-2014 16:33:53 | More by patrick802
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zgunder

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

04-21-2014 03:28:32 | More by zgunder
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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +25%

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Lawson's / Vermont Pub & Brewery Spruce Tip IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
85 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.