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Wachusett Larry - Wachusett Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

700 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 700
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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Halfbrother83

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-23-2014 17:19:06 | More by Halfbrother83
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.64/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks Slatetank for gifting me with a can of this. Poured into a snifter, the brew appears a clear copper color with white sudsy froth and patchy lace sticking all over the glass.

The aroma is composed of pine, herbs and a grassy sort of cantaloupe or melon feel begore getting floral and fruity as it warms up. This brew's nose is all about the hops in a strange not so unified way but it is unique and enjoyable.

The flavor starts off a little unexpected with toffee malt then blending to bitter pine, pith, grassy notes and a bit of yeast. A sort of melon flavor is midpalate like cantaloupe before getting more fruity and floral towards the finish.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. Overall a decent brew that I appreciate getting the chance to try. Thanks again Matt for the share.

Serving type: can

06-23-2014 17:12:25 | More by stakem
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

06-22-2014 17:03:41 | More by trevorpost
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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

06-22-2014 12:49:36 | More by Nichols33
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snowmageddon

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-21-2014 23:34:20 | More by snowmageddon
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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

06-21-2014 11:39:42 | More by Drewjordan
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

06-20-2014 22:41:27 | More by BobsledTM
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

06-20-2014 22:14:50 | More by Josh-C
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +23.8%

06-16-2014 18:06:29 | More by RBM
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szujus

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-15-2014 17:25:18 | More by szujus
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1%

06-15-2014 17:17:41 | More by SpeedsCalzone
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

06-13-2014 20:11:11 | More by MarkDeming
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Maine

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-12-2014 22:07:32 | More by coombski
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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-12-2014 00:27:47 | More by JasonHaviland
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-10-2014 23:50:46 | More by chefdave37
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Viperman1316

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-09-2014 22:45:32 | More by Viperman1316
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

06-07-2014 03:47:13 | More by PittBeerGirl
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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -25.7%

06-03-2014 17:25:57 | More by Brdlist
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

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josephmullett

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

06-02-2014 00:06:02 | More by josephmullett
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.29/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I purchased this at Yankee Spirits in Montpelier VT, poured chilled from the can into a cervoise.

The color is a radiant golden with amber highlights and thick rocky white head with very fine bead, lace sticks well. The smell is pungent with mango, pineapple and citrus hop aromas with some faint malt sweetness and gentle alcohol accenting. The feel is great, not extremely bitter yet has a nice spiced texture with low malt in the feel and mild alcohol with a semi-dry finish.

The taste is very good with plenty of hop flavor interwoven in the layers of herbal, tropical and citrus with some gentle hints of grassy hop and spice with an almost pine-like taste which teeters between pineapple and grapefruit juiciness. The taste of alcohol becomes more apparent as it warms but at 8% it is still not overboard for the strength. I like this a lot, a high quality Imperial Ipa, very drinkable and packed with hop flavor, not just bitterness.

Serving type: can

05-30-2014 18:49:19 | More by Slatetank
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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Wachusett Larry from Wachusett Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 700 ratings.