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Wachusett Larry - Wachusett Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

701 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 701
Reviews: 303
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 67
Gots: 56 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Larry is an award winning brew. Coming in at an 8.5% alcohol by volume and 85IBUs...Larry is a true unfiltered imperial IPA.

(Beer added by: Patrick on 07-25-2009)
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.63/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle I brought to share at the DTLA bottle share held at Beer Belly in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a clear golden orange with a foamy bone head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and brown sugar 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 and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the hop presence in the flavor seems a bit old with this bottle.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2013 23:19:16 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Wachusett Larry from Wachusett Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 701 ratings.