Double Sunshine IPA | Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Double Sunshine IPADouble Sunshine IPA

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Lawson's Finest Liquids
Vermont, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This American Double India Pale Ale is packed with juicy tropical fruit flavors and bright herbal aromas, thanks to the abundance of US-grown hops.

Added by kingcrowing on 12-18-2010

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4.49/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draft at The Farm House Tap and Grill, Burlington, NY.

Poured a bright brass hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured pine and apricot with a clean caramel.

The taste consisted of spicy pine notes coupled with an earthy tropical fruit, some esters and a clean honey.

The mouthfeel was toward the cleaner side of the style.

Overall a superior user friendly DIPA.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a Lawson’s chalice.

Pale hazy orange in color. Head is super frothy and white. The aroma of this is outstanding. There’s so much tropical fruit here – it smells like I’m walking through a citrus grove. Grapefruit galore, with juicy mango and orange peel. A slight grassy and herbal smell rounds it off. This is the juiciest IPA I’ve ever tasted. The fruit stands out so much it’s ridiculous. It’s subtly sweet and not too boozy, making it extremely drinkable. There’s more grapefruit and mango, but also an herbal quality like a fine green tea. It feels thick and frothy in your mouth , but all the flavors in here are extremely bright and alive, while the malt characteristics fit perfectly. I don’t know how Lawson’s does it.

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Double Sunshine IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
4.57 out of 5 based on 2,132 ratings.
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