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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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juhl31

California

3.53/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

thanks nevins for the extra! and thanks abbey road for the accompaniment

-golden/orange/copper in color with a soapy white head

-i don't know why, but my first nostril whiff was corn. that quickly left and a decent hop character showed up. a bit floral, a bit grassy

-there is some hop flavor, but not a ton for an iipa. a good malt background rolls through the second half. some grapefruit in there alongside caramel and butterscotch. a bit soapy in the aftertaste. bitterness shows up at the very end

-carbonation is there and slightly strong on the buds. a bit dry for an ipa...not oily

-the back end of this beer is very interesting. it opens up to a different beer. this is a fine ipa, but not a go-to for me

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2011 02:21:51 | More by juhl31
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Wachusett Larry from Wachusett Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 701 ratings.