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Wachusett Larry - Wachusett Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

745 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 745
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 71
Gots: 67 | 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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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-06-2014 00:23:57 | More by dpgoblejr
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csustar001

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-05-2014 22:48:28 | More by csustar001
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RozzieBoy

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -1%

07-04-2014 15:46:44 | More by RozzieBoy
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GriswoldR3

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

07-04-2014 03:54:51 | More by GriswoldR3
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Kcman91

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-04-2014 03:29:55 | More by Kcman91
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zackg9

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +23.8%

07-04-2014 00:57:58 | More by zackg9
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SimonPuggle

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

07-03-2014 21:25:51 | More by SimonPuggle
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argylegirl


2.25/5  rDev -44.3%

07-03-2014 21:02:03 | More by argylegirl
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hvy1

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-01-2014 10:04:25 | More by hvy1
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dattick


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-01-2014 09:53:08 | More by dattick
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BoldRulerVT

Vermont

4.05/5  rDev +0.2%

Drank directly from the can.
Really nice citrus and floral aromas, more than I was expecting.
taste was very nice too, maybe a touch less than aromas but still really nice.
Mouthfeel was very good for a DIPA.
Overall, I was very surprised by this beer. Delicious!

06-29-2014 17:48:52 | More by BoldRulerVT
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -1%

06-29-2014 12:23:46 | More by Yeti1979
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-29-2014 12:22:49 | More by ldhughes3
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Tellytell

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

06-27-2014 22:11:53 | More by Tellytell
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HuskyHawk

Massachusetts

4.14/5  rDev +2.5%

A: Pours a very lightly hazy golden. Nice thin head, with consistent lacing.
S: Interesting for a DIPA. Hop aromas, but not as strong as could be expected, and more malty, sourdough bread aromas than expected. Still nice.
T: Mild citrus, and herbal hops, balanced by a malt presence stronger than most DIPAs. Very, very smooth and balanced as a result. Alcohol is well hidden.
M: Medium to Full bodied, not overly astringent. Mild and pleasing.
O: Really a great, very drinkable, approachable DIPA. Fantastic bargain at the price.

06-27-2014 13:34:00 | More by HuskyHawk
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FFreak

Vermont

3.9/5  rDev -3.5%

I drank this straight out of the can. The aroma is slightly piney with some citrus notes. Nicely balanced bitterness, slightly sharp, with a fairly thick malt backbone. Very appropriate for the style. Nice silky mouth feel. Overall, a pretty nice IIPA.

06-26-2014 01:09:16 | More by FFreak
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stephens101

Oklahoma

3.65/5  rDev -9.7%

Another day another DIPA!

A fluffy tan froth seeks to avoid extinction, and is successful, as it leaves a smattering of lace in its wake. Color is a bright, reddish-orange.

Aroma is subtle with some caramel malts peeking through a veil of oily hops.

Tastes sweet and creamy and wrapped in more hops with a slight spiciness at the end. Some vanilla is also noticed in the aftertaste.

Medium bodied and just a little alcohol.

Good but not great.

06-24-2014 23:57:19 | More by stephens101
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Hoggo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

06-24-2014 15:13:45 | More by Hoggo
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Johnct

Connecticut

1.92/5  rDev -52.5%

06-24-2014 04:32:50 | More by Johnct
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RocketCityVol

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-24-2014 02:56:23 | More by RocketCityVol
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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%

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.

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

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

06-22-2014 17:03:41 | More by trevorpost
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Nichols33

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
Wachusett Larry from Wachusett Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 745 ratings.