Triple Sunshine
Lawson's Finest Liquids

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From:
Lawson's Finest Liquids
 
Vermont, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
Ranked #9
ABV:
10.5%
Score:
100
Ranked #100
Avg:
4.55 | pDev: 7.25%
Reviews:
170
Ratings:
997
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 15, 2022
Added:
May 07, 2014
Wants:
  895
Gots:
  140
SCORE
100
World-Class
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Notes: Triple Sunshine is the culmination of our Sunshine series which is exploding with juicy notes of pineapple, grapefruit and lychee. The brew exudes potent floral and herbal aromas from a deluge of dry-hopping.
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Rated: 4.26 by HarlotBronte from District of Columbia

Nov 15, 2022
 
Rated: 4.5 by petewheeler from Maryland

Oct 11, 2022
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

4.49/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Draft at brewery. Golden pour, soft white head. Light fruity aroma with a hit of strength. Taste is sweet, fruity and warm. Smooth as a baby's bottom. Light toffee notes, orange. Another wow!
Sep 29, 2022
 
Rated: 3.64 by Bugsmcl from Ohio

Jul 16, 2022
 
Rated: 4.58 by Bennick218 from Ohio

Jul 06, 2022
 
Rated: 4.47 by Wisconsin_IPA_Lover from Wisconsin

Jun 21, 2022
 
Rated: 3.56 by Affinity from Missouri

Jun 05, 2022
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Reviewed by RozzieBoy from Rhode Island

4.44/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Canned on 11/30/21
L - Pours a hazy golden with a one finger white head. Nice lacing.
S - Tropical combination of grapefruit and orange. However, nothing really overpowering., which is good.
T - follows the nose a bit. Juicy hops. Kind of a hop “pow” at the end but no lingering aftertaste.
F - medium mouth feel and fairly smooth. Some carbonation.
O - A really good beer. I’m glad I had it.
Mar 27, 2022
 
Rated: 4.48 by Thadtrick from Pennsylvania

Mar 13, 2022
 
Rated: 4.54 by RichRubes610 from Pennsylvania

Mar 11, 2022
 
Rated: 4.43 by PaleAleWalt from New York

Mar 11, 2022
 
Rated: 4.91 by mojuyt from Massachusetts

Feb 27, 2022
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Reviewed by izraelc from New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Pours a hazy gold. Thick foam. Dank aroma. Big hop oil and tropical fruit flavors. Finishes sticky sweet. Slight bitterness. Definitely tastes like sunshine. It certainly brightened my day.
Feb 12, 2022
 
Rated: 4.69 by SauceMcSauce from Pennsylvania

Feb 11, 2022
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Reviewed by SmashAdams from New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Fantastic beer, right up there with Double Sunshine. The only fault here is I think the beer is too big. At 10.5% ABV it's a bit of a commitment. That being said it's a beautiful, flavor packed beer. I really enjoy the Lawson IPAs and I appreciate they don't try to follow the hazy lactose trends. yb
Feb 10, 2022
 
Rated: 4.49 by goblue30 from Michigan

Feb 09, 2022
 
Rated: 4.58 by cj8311 from Maryland

Feb 08, 2022
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Reviewed by BeerAndGasMasks from Virginia

3.83/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
From the can, it pours a slightly hazy gv orange-amber color with a nice white head that lasts and leaves some lacing as you enjoy it. The nose gets a whiff of orange rind and malt. No alcohol extant in the nose. The mouth, gets a double whammy of malt and hops, with a kick. It leaves a light bitterness in the mouth.

A sipping beer.
Jan 26, 2022
 
Rated: 4.33 by kodt from Illinois

Jan 24, 2022
 
Rated: 4.43 by Sulty from Massachusetts

Jan 21, 2022
 
Rated: 4.49 by not2quick from Missouri

Jan 19, 2022
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Reviewed by Xrtk0023151

5/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Saw this in the store being a fan of Sip Of Sunshine a golf course favorite. This is amazing. They have out done themselves. At 10.5% it packs a punch.
Jan 11, 2022
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Reviewed by mikeinportc from New York

4.34/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Canned 11/08/21. Let sit out for 15 minutes , before opening.

Lightly hazy orangey-gold, with about 1.5 fingers of pale orangey-tan head. Leaves behind about 1.25" of 1/3 coverage streaky & spotty lacing, and a thin surface sheet, with a small mound of foam in the center.

Smell is light candied orange rind, a vague mix of fresh citrus, a bit of light pine, and some fresh-biscuit malt aroma .

Taste is a sweet orange rind flavor, but that of freshly-peeled orange rind that's been sweetened, rather that the usual dried /cooked[i.e., like marmalade] flavor. As such, it's also a bit sweeter than the usual too. Near finish, there's some faint pine, plus a touch of cooked sweet onion flavor (rather than the usual raw green onion). Very slight bitterness adds some balance towards finish, and lingers beyond. Brief, slight bread crust appears just as the liquid disappears.

Feel is heavy-side-of-medium, which actually seems lighter I would expect, given the aroma,taste, and abv. Slight drying effect after finish. A light internal warming feeling shows up after two or three sips, but no alcohol heat on the palate, or at the back of the throat.

Overall, pretty good. Better than all but one TIPA that I've had* . A little sweeter than I prefer, but not TOO much. Dangerously easy-drinking. That said, other than as an abv delivery device, (if you want that) I still don't see anything to recommend it over the DIPA, or normal version. All-in-all, a pleasant experience, though I prefer normal Sip just a tad more. :)

* Brain Bucket, from Water Street Brewing (Binghamton,NY, not the Milwaukee brewery) . That one lives up to name - Your brain will be in a bucket when you're done with it - all-too-quickly . ;)
Jan 11, 2022
 
Rated: 4.49 by Taenim from New Jersey

Jan 10, 2022
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Reviewed by JohnG190 from New York

4.96/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
Pours a hazy, almost opaque, amber with a thick creamy head that slowly dissipates into a foamy ring. On the nose, tropical fruit, melon, with hints of pine and dank. On the palate, lots of citrus and tropical fruit balanced by a solid malt backbone. Very full bodied with a creamy mouthfeel due to the moderate carbonation. The high ABV adds a warmness on the finish. This is a sipper that develops nicely as it warms. Overall, this is a genre defining beer that might be the best example of an imperial IPA I’ve ever had.
Jan 09, 2022
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Reviewed by AccipiterofBeer from New York

4.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75
Canned one month ago. Poured into a belgian snulip style glass

L: 4.5. Deep amber-orange. Nearly opaque. Thin, creamy white head. Leaves behind alcohol lacing.
S: 4.75. Viney. Resinous. Grapefruit. Pine. Everything you want.
T: 5. This is a style defining beer. Great bitterness. Piney hops. Sweet, malty bite that becomes more apparent as it warms. Nothing negative to be said. Fiver.
F: 3.75. This is where this beer looses some points as it is quite heavy. There is a lite burn. Sip slowly and enjoy.
O: 4.75. This is worth traveling to find. The hype is real for Lawson's. This may be their crown jewel.
Jan 07, 2022
 
Rated: 4.4 by allenson21 from New York

Jan 06, 2022
 
Rated: 4.13 by WaffleNugget from Vermont

Jan 04, 2022
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Reviewed by Specialmick from Connecticut

4.28/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Look...Light copper yellow with little haze and thin carbonated head.
Smell....Smell of melon and over ripe fruit with pineapple also on the nose. light smell of citrus dank. Candied pine
Taste...Melon sweet hop some burn, yum, A fullness of taste that has a piney resin with bitter sweet after. A complex and rich poignancy that lawson"s brings with the yeast.
Feel... Suck a thick fullness with the carbonation making it not appear sweet in the back. Excellent.
Overall...This is very good just not the sort i seek out, so my bias is somewhat inherent in the review I suppose. Clearly that bias reflects somewhat in the score but "Whata You gonna do". I don't gamble on triple IPAs too much but this was worth it, and the caliber of brewery truly pulled my hand towards the purchase.
Jan 02, 2022
 
Rated: 4.24 by Bogdawg from Massachusetts

Dec 31, 2021
 
Rated: 4.13 by Tcsox from Massachusetts

Dec 31, 2021
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Reviewed by far333 from Connecticut

4.46/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Slightly opaque with some particulate matter in suspension. Inviting aroma of tangerine and honey malt. Rich flavors of tangerine, floral notes, and ripe stone fruit. Even mouthfeel, a tingly finish. Alcohol is well hidden, just a bit of warmth in the cheeks in the finish. Good beer.
Dec 31, 2021
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Reviewed by Sheppard from Massachusetts

4.01/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
pours a lightly hazy golden with white head. That familiar Sunshine nose of Mango, Peach, some papaya as well. Honey sweetness, papaya, honeydew melon, some residual resinous bitterness. You can definitely feel the heat which is quite fusel. It's like an underpinning of some vodka or something, so it really has the taste of booze soaked fruit. A bit astringent on the finish. I think beer of this alcoholic magnitude should show the booze (so people aren't pretending how alcoholic this is), this does, but it does detract from the overall experience.
Dec 31, 2021
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Reviewed by erosier from Connecticut

4.44/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Pours a semi clear orange yellow color with a thick one finger white colored head leaving a nice amount of lacing down the glass. Smells of sweet toasted malts, citrus and floral hop aromas. Tastes of sweet malt, earthy and floral hop flavors and a bit of a boozy kick at the end. Heavier feeling than it looks but smooth and balanced, perfect amount of carbonation. Overall excellent beer!
Dec 31, 2021
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Reviewed by puboflyons from New Hampshire

4.05/5  rDev -11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
From a 12 oz. can dated 12/01/2021. Sampled Dec 30, 2021.

A more traditional looking golden appearance rather than hazy under a modest, fading white head.

Bold aromas of tropical fruits, citrus, dank, and resinous characters along with toasted bread crust and a hint of booze.

Medium mouthfeel.

Sweet and then those hop characters really jump forward and overtake everything. There is a slight booze burn at the finish and the booze seems a little more notable in the taste. Lingering finish.
Dec 30, 2021
 
Rated: 4.45 by GreenMind from Pennsylvania

Dec 29, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by McBraniel from Virginia

Dec 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4.5 by eawolff99 from Minnesota

Dec 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4.56 by ccryder from New York

Dec 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4.6 by JBowenGeorgia from Georgia

Dec 28, 2021
Triple Sunshine from Lawson's Finest Liquids
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 1167 ratings