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Skinny Dipper - St. Lawrence Brewing Company

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 26
Avg: 3.03
pDev: 25.74%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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St. Lawrence Brewing Company
New York, United States | website

Style | ABV
American IPA | 7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Brianmerrilyn on 12-03-2013

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Reviews: 5 | Hads: 26
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3.28/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into pint glass at Waterfront Alehouse.
Appearance: partially hazy straw
Smell: Mild nose with tints of ripe fruit
taste follows nose, mild bitterness.
Balanced at best.
Thick lacing y mouthfeel. Probably the thickest
U Hidden abv quite well.
Good take on Burton style ipa

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A local beer! I've been curious about this one and their Pilsener for some time now so I gave it a shot. Before I get into the technical aspects of the thing I must say I'm likely to be a little biased. A St. Lawrence County native, I suppose a North Country beer is going to tug on my heartstrings. If it's any good, that is. That said,

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Smells a little hoppy but subtle. No offputting aromas, smells delicious.

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Really, this beer was a pleasant surprise. It's unusual for the style, and I'll definitely try it on tap in the future. B+.

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Skinny Dipper from St. Lawrence Brewing Company
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