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Double Sunshine IPA | Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Double Sunshine IPADouble Sunshine IPA
BA SCORE
4.67/5
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2,141 Ratings
Double Sunshine IPADouble Sunshine IPA
BEER INFO

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 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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13
Reviews:
343
Ratings:
2,141
pDev:
7.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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3,287
Gots:
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Trade:
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Ratings: 2,141 |  Reviews: 343
Photo of kidkramer
4.65/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AdrenalinJunkee
4.38/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerBeak81
4.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TemplofBeer
4.52/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of my_knew_craft
4.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jhavs
4.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

22oz. bottle poured into snifter.

A= Copper, but not red/amber, hint of orange. A little bit of haze, but fairly clear compared to many NE IPA/DIPA. The lacing is seriously crazy, sticky, syrupy, beautiful.

S= A bit more muted, a bit less in my face than expected, but still appealing. I get tropical, citrus (especially grapefruit and orange zest) as well as some malt sweetness and pine.

T= Deep hoppy flavors, mostly tropical fruits but definitely some earthy dankness, pine, and malt sweetness. I want to drink more.

M= Fairly full bodied with a bit of syrupy feel on the palate. Moderate carbonation.

O= This met my expectations. I have had Triple Sunshine multiple times, but rarely get a full bottle of this. I love Sip of S, but this is a completely different beer and blows it out of the water.

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Photo of VTMLB
4.49/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Finally had one and it was worth the weight. The smell was fantastic. Pine and citrus truly shine through here. SOS on steroids. Wasn't easy to find but I would get it again in a heartbeat. Don't pass this one up.

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Photo of SaintAlphonzo
5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of IckyT2012
4.53/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tregan_20
5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottle poured into a snifter glass with a hazy copper color (not too dark though) with a decent amount of white frothy head. There is a good amount of lacing as the head subsides. The aroma was straight dank; you get a lot of pine and citrus with this one. The taste pretty much follows suit with a nice even balance throughout the whole bottle. The mouth feel has solid carbonation (not too much, not too little) with a slight dry finish on the palate. The hype surrounding this beer is definitely real. Lawson's totally delivered with this one!! Cheers!

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Photo of Williaar
4.75/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TaborTime
4.29/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jolly_lynch
4.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SiddFinch
4.92/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Scipio3
4.51/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scarfer_Brad
4.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of saliro5
4.56/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerDrinkingRhino
4.84/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of clvand0
4.71/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wulfie85
4.64/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jmonah3
4.75/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jjdc
3.75/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not sure if there was something off with this batch, but it was not the beer most people remembered at a blind tasting. In fact, it finished at the bottom of 15 other top flight double IPAs.

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Photo of Adfischer5
4.89/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Double Sunshine IPA from Lawson's Finest Liquids
Beer rating: 4.67 out of 5 with 2,141 ratings
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