Kiwi | Lawson's Finest Liquids

KiwiKiwi
BA SCORE
4.36/5
248 Ratings
KiwiKiwi
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids
Vermont, United States
lawsonsfinest.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Pinknuggets on 12-16-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#635
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
248
pDev:
7.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
171
Gots:
16
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 248 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of Davepoolesque
4.3/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Golden orange in color. Slightly hazy in appearance. Hot damn this is delicious. Lacking a bit in the aroma department. The taste is balanced hop, tropical, grapefruit bitterness. Very drinkable.

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Photo of Rifugium
4.31/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vikesfan93
4.29/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rjp217
4.56/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Patlee3324
4.92/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of smutty33
4.65/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ggarrow
4.56/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jason3125
4.62/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of calitrie1486
4.87/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Very smooth, very tasty and overall a great beer. Wish it was more accessible. In terms of Vermont ipa's I would rate the big guys (that I have had) as follows:

Focal Banger
Heady topper
Lawsons kiwi
SOS
2nd fiddle

That's just me!

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Photo of BoldRulerVT
4.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bomber into a stemmed tulip.
Pours a hazy, medium amber with a finger of head with nice lacing and retention.
Smells nice but not overly aromatic. Good hoppiness and stickiness present.
Taste is remarkable. Lots of hop flavor from hop varietals I am not used to tasting. Hard to find descriptors. Zingy and certainly elements of citrus zest on the front end with mellowness and then some bitterness on the finish.
Mouthfeel is chewy and really nice.
Overall this beer is balanced and very well crafted. Distinct NZ hops are quite interesting to this taster used to pacific northwest varietals. Great beer.

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Photo of Word2BigBIrd
4.41/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tine802
4.27/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of whatsgoody
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ben_Damboise
4.99/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love everything Lawsons this was a great dipa!

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Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VTHeady
5/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of caponeduke
4.68/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of kwjd
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of ContentmentDIPA
5/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of handpullme
5/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of NickD11
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of beefsquatch
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of patrick802
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of zgunder
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Kiwi from Lawson's Finest Liquids
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 248 ratings
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