Dismiss Notice
Extreme Beer Fest:Los Angeles

Join us December 9th in Los Angeles for the ultimate throwdown of craft beer creativity!

Learn more...
Dismiss Notice
Introducing: Project Extreme Brewing (a Dogfish Head + BeerAdvocate project)

Double Sunshine IPA | Lawson's Finest Liquids

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
Double Sunshine IPADouble Sunshine IPA
2,141 Ratings
Double Sunshine IPADouble Sunshine IPA

Brewed by:
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

Bros Score:
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 2,141 |  Reviews: 343
Photo of ms333
4.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of nkelley77
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Marco_Gtz
4.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Mplsmetro57
4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of MVFJ40
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of roger617
4.78/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bottle poured into a Spiegelau glass, compliments of BRClemons - thanks for this one Brady!

A: Pours a hazy light copper with just over a finger of white frothy head that reduces fairly slowly and leaves a fair amount of lacing. When the head reduces it leaves a thin dense layor across the entire top of the glass.
S: The aroma coming out of the bottle before I even poured was a total dank bomb. I get a near even balance of pine and citrus, which I would give the slight edge to pine. When poured into the glass the same balance remained, but once it started warming up the pine became even more dominant.
T: The taste is the opposite of the aroma for me. It's almost an even balance, only with the slight edge going to citrusy fruits. It remains this way through the whole glass. I can't believe just how much flavor is packed into this beer.
M: Perfectly carbed, leaves a slightly dry finish.
O: My new benchmark for the style. The balance in aroma and flavor is near flawless. I am always nervous going into a highly rated beer, fearing it's all hype. Double Sunshine has absolutely earned it's reputation.

 1,116 characters

Photo of traxstar7
4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of leaversuch
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of UngerWoo
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Chugger
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of pbauersfeld
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of bellbw
4.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of greenspointexas
4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of NHbeerguy
4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Dolfan907
4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of crc1978
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of JesseLara
4.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Woody1180
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Brocklanders34
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of farnold
4/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of CaptainFleeker
4.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of amano_h
4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Lafoo
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of thestupidpunk
5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of curlybird
4.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.