Pirata's Darkness | Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Lawson's Finest Liquids
Vermont, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.66%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by soccerman7 on 12-11-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.58/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Special cask on 12/9/09 at The Three Penny Tap Room. A dark IPA that was cask conditioned and primed with local maple syrup for carbonation. Hand pulled with a sparkler in to a Lawson's Finest pint glass

A - Poured a deep coffee color with a tan head. The head retention was unreal. Poured like ice cream, and just ringed the entire glass. The glass was thoroughly coated.

S - Hops hit you first and then interesting malt and even some toasty coffee notes. Really nice.

T - Hops hit you hard and fast. They are beautifully balanced by the malt and have a delicate toast flavor. It has the hop kick of an ipa but the malt character of a brown ale and they paired wonderful together. There is a faint maple flavor on the finish. Just out standing.

M - It was creamy and smooth as would be expected from a hand pulled cask. Easy drinking that left the flavors linger.

D - This is one on the finest brews I have had in a really long time. It drinks big but is easy, approachable and surprisingly low in alcohol due to the flavor and appearance. Outstanding and hope that Lawson's Finest makes this again.

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Pirata's Darkness from Lawson's Finest Liquids
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