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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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85
very good

68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 15.12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | 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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thampel09

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +32.6%

07-25-2013 22:07:27 | More by thampel09
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reizorc

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +26%

04-11-2014 19:26:35 | More by reizorc
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greenmtn1111

Massachusetts

4.68/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Lawson’s chalice.

Pale, hazy orange in color with a foamy white head, two fingers worth. When I put my nose to the glass I get loads of floral hops and the spruce is at the forefront as well. It’s not just piney hops – it smells like a genuine Christmas tree, freshly cut and watered. In the background there is tropical fruit – mostly grapefruit. The taste is like nothing I’ve had before. Drinking this in July is amazing because it reminds of Christmas. The spruce is everywhere in my mouth, as if I had been chewing on a spruce branch or walking through an alpine forest in the fog and breathing in cool, evergreen-soaked mist. Piney hops, grapefruit, juniper, teaberry, damp grass linger in the background. Mixing with the oily spruce, the juicy grapefruit creates an uncanny, yet delicious combination. This is an incredible IPA that drinks very easily. It’s great to find a beer that’s true to its name because so many are often not.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2013 00:10:27 | More by greenmtn1111
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sgn4779

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

07-20-2014 14:55:14 | More by sgn4779
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nootch23

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

08-15-2013 10:56:54 | More by nootch23
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AGust82

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

08-13-2013 23:58:04 | More by AGust82
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Teddy-Pickles

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-23-2014 00:14:41 | More by Teddy-Pickles
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ryan79

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

12-01-2013 20:43:57 | More by ryan79
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MasterCraft

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-27-2013 10:04:08 | More by MasterCraft
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iwantmorehops

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

08-01-2013 02:16:46 | More by iwantmorehops
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

08-08-2013 15:15:28 | More by millerbuffoon
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Gatch

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

08-10-2013 16:35:39 | More by Gatch
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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

08-19-2013 21:42:50 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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MaryW


4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-10-2014 03:15:15 | More by MaryW
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-13-2013 01:54:52 | More by AdamP
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cfh64

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

08-19-2013 14:50:44 | More by cfh64
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Ed_Bob

Vermont

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-21-2014 02:53:15 | More by mklisz
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-19-2013 08:49:59 | More by DrunkinYogi
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chippo33

Vermont

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-30-2013 22:12:48 | More by chippo33
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brystmar

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

09-13-2013 05:50:45 | More by brystmar
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UCLABrewN84

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle pour at mrbubbler's tasting.

Pours a hazy orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, herbal hop, and spruce tip aromas. Taste is much the same with herbal and weed flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with an interesting herbal and weed flavor.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 14:44:00 | More by UCLABrewN84
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YeastInception

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-22-2014 01:00:56 | More by YeastInception
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-03-2013 01:46:38 | More by Holland
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Lawson's / Vermont Pub & Brewery Spruce Tip IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
85 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.