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Lil' Heaven - Two Roads Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

190 Ratings
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 5
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Roads Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A session IPA in a can. Made with four exotic hops - Azacca, Calypso, Mosaic and Equinox. Taste is of tropical fruits, specifically passion fruit, grapefruit and apricots. Finishes with just enough toasted malt character to balance.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 05-13-2014)
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This one did not disappoint me. It had a nice citrus grapefruit nose that I would expect from a hoppy beer. The taste demonstrated all the hops and dryness you get out of a big hoppy beer.
Only this one is low in alcohol.

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Drinking this from a pint glass- pours a clear golden orange with a two fingers of white head, doesn't retain well, and leaves a bit of lacing.

Smell is a little lackluster- faint citrus hop notes and a little grain.

Tastes great however. Lovely hop profile; some pineapple, some earthy bitterness, some herb, balanced against a nice mellow grain canvas.

Mouthfeel is just right- light body, modestly carbonated and a little resiny. Long finish. This is one of the better ones. Needs to be dry hopped and then it'd be perfect or damn close.

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For a session IPA, this one has a pretty remarkable appearance. Blood orange, hazy, and two fingers of frothy white head. The last time I saw this much lace, I was rummaging through Kate Upton's lingerie drawer with Justin Verlander. I digress. The nose is a bouquet of tropical fruits, with a predominant whiff of orange peel. Taste follows suit delivering a wide array of grapefruit, lemon and mango notes. It's balanced on the back end by a grainy malt characteristic that allows the passion fruit to take center stage, without being overwhelming. This is surprisingly drinkable, and highly crushable, as the can suggests. It feels light-to-medium bodied, and were I drinking it blind, I wouldn't guess such a low ABV. A smidgen of prickliness on the tongue and I'm reminded that the session is almost (or far from) done. Seeing as how there's plenty of football left to watch, I think I'll have another. Two Roads' interpretation of the session IPA is definitely worth a try. Cheers.

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Lil' Heaven from Two Roads Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.