Sip Of Sunshine | Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids
Vermont, United States
lawsonsfinest.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This lupulin-ladin India Pale Ale is packed with juicy tropical fruit character, bright floral aromas and delectable layers of hop flavor. Pour mindfully, inhale deeply and enjoy a tropical vacation in a glass. Always store cold, enjoy fresh and stay cool!
Sip of Sunshine IPA is brewed by Lawson’s Finest Liquids at Two Roads Brewing Co. in Stratford CT.

Added by MichaelAllenVT on 04-03-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,672
Reviews:
594
Avg:
4.56
pDev:
7.02%
 
 
Wants:
1,460
Gots:
2,063
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3.75/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GorillaPress
5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.17/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of coffeebean1337
4.88/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jonterman
5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Excellent clean, fresh IPA! Wonderful mo!uth feel - crisp, enjoyed in a pint glass - hard to stop at one pint!

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4.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of arr3388
4.77/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mpwiemann
4.67/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CollinaTiger
4.98/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

From the 16 oz can...golden, slightly hazy color with off white head; Well balanced sweetness with hoppy, citrusy tones (grapefruit, orange, pineapple). Some floral and piney hints; slightly bitter. Full bodied mouth feel and oh so smooth.

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4.71/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Thanks to Ian (and Will by proxy) for the trade.
Pours a light amber with slightly less haziness than other top NEDIPA's.
Nose is juicy citrus fruits but not too strong.
Taste - man oh man. Outstanding. Not a hint of the high abv. Nice bitterness on the front end and elements of papaya, citrus rind, peach follows. Smooth finish.
Mouthfeel not as silky smooth as Treehouse or Trillium, but I think I prefer it that way in the summer. Refreshing.
In my opinion, this is a top ten DIPA, right up there with HT and Julius. Will be making the run to Vt.

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4.21/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

DATE: June 16, 2017... OCCASION: the boys are out of school... time for a beer that suggests sunshine and summer... GLASSWARE: Victory Hop Devil nonick... lively light amber body that densely shields any vision through the glass... the white head laces beautifully above the beer line... mango, tangerine, and other tropical fruits combine with lemon and hay to draft a suggestion of an island summer... dangerously medium-bodied, subtle like low-eighties heat, and highly drinkable, belying its 8% ABV... a creamy body dissolves at the finish, with teeth tickled and slight bitterness rolling in... the feeling lingers, but as the label suggests, the lupulin eases you towards the next sip... the flavor profile is decidedly fruity, with passion fruit, mango, and grapefruit ripely on the tongue... slight balance is provided by malts that do not inhibit the experience... provides as clean a high as one can get from an IPA... this would be a dangerous one to have in case, as the ABV makes nowhere near the imprint it should... in fact, I love that Lawson's calls it an IPA, while the net IDs it as a DIPA--they just made their flagship stronger than the usual... big shout-out to Jeff for delivering this one as part of a four-pack treasure trove... having heard a lot of Lawson's, I can now say the introduction's pleasure was all mine...

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4.48/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.16/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.92/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.48/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.83/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.21/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CHEFD1214
4.73/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Best normal IPA I have had. Really easy to drink. So good! East/West Coast mixed style.

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4.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.49/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cwarwick812
5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Stewart0553
4.87/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

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4.17/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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