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Wachusett Larry - Wachusett Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

743 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 743
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 71
Gots: 66 | FT: 1
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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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

one of the better beers ive had from these guys, which unfortunately still isnt saying a whole lot. its a really blonde imperial ipa, with a bright yellow color, really pale for the style, and with a thick white head over two inches high. it s smells still quite sweet from the grain, like it could get fermented down even dryer and stronger, and the hops dont really pop in the nose for me. the flavor, despite being done with the lighter color grain, is a little cerealy tasting, it overbalanced the hops, which come across leafy and vegetal but without the oily intensity i usually look for in a big ipa. bitterness is robust though. a rather drinkable can of big ipa, being a little lighter and not so huge in body or even abv for the style, but it just doesnt seem special to me, underwhelming but not bad overall.

08-19-2014 13:51:10 | More by StonedTrippin
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Yeroc

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

08-18-2014 01:05:36 | More by Yeroc
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Cruick

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-16-2014 22:38:48 | More by Cruick
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BlacksheepPat

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-16-2014 13:40:40 | More by BlacksheepPat
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MarkGamber

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Picked up a six pack at Beverage Baron in Barre, VT. Had I know it was as good as it turned out to be, I would have gotten a case! It looks like your typical "really good IPA"....hazy, orange, looks really good. Again, like all good IPAs I could smell it as soon as I opened the can and it smelled like lemons, grapefruit and maybe some orange and pine. The taste followed the smell with a dry, bitter finish which I really liked. In all, this was an excellent beer and a very pleasant surprise. When I get back to Vermont, I'll be looking forward to grabbing another case or two (Always fun to share with friends!).

08-16-2014 02:42:20 | More by MarkGamber
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WoostaBia

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

08-13-2014 13:09:28 | More by WoostaBia
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vonnerbeer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-12-2014 20:21:58 | More by vonnerbeer
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thufflife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-12-2014 14:33:53 | More by thufflife
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dental

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

08-11-2014 16:38:15 | More by dental
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Hootie159

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-10-2014 20:15:24 | More by Hootie159
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h4ger

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

08-10-2014 01:27:23 | More by h4ger
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RichD

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -1%

08-08-2014 03:14:21 | More by RichD
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meefmoff

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-07-2014 19:14:12 | More by meefmoff
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

08-07-2014 03:09:30 | More by wrightst
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ContentmentDIPA

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-06-2014 17:04:51 | More by ContentmentDIPA
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bobv

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1%

08-06-2014 06:02:05 | More by bobv
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paulish

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

08-06-2014 00:39:18 | More by paulish
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davfc2627


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-05-2014 22:01:53 | More by davfc2627
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DrewRPS

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-04-2014 02:33:42 | More by DrewRPS
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Parmesyani


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-03-2014 00:03:45 | More by Parmesyani
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NooseJustice

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-01-2014 03:49:04 | More by NooseJustice
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.01/5  rDev -0.7%

A - Pours a fantastic hazed golden orange with a finger plus of dense light off white head, fantastic retention, frothy tall ring remains around the perimeter 5 minutes later, across the surface is mostly a thin layer of head, semi-spotty. Lacing is fantastic. Honestly looks damn near perfect.

S - Grapefruit, orange and maybe a hint of lemon, slightly rindy/spiced aroma. Dry yet semi-sweet aroma.

T - Quite crisp but its got some depth to it. Initially orange and grapefruit, not overly bitter, but enough to be crisp and refreshing. Definitely a bit of resin/rind type flavor. Light minimal malty body, not very sweet. Finishes clean as hell with only a very tame light wet bitterness lingering.

M - Medium bodied, fairly thick for the style. Perfect carbonation and flavor make this one quite easy to throw back. Still a girthier IPA.

07-31-2014 00:10:53 | More by MacQ32
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csurowiec

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1%

07-29-2014 13:37:34 | More by csurowiec
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -1%

07-28-2014 23:28:36 | More by Doomcifer
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gatheredwaters

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-27-2014 03:03:30 | More by gatheredwaters
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Wachusett Larry from Wachusett Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 743 ratings.