Peril | Lawson's Finest Liquids

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An imperial IPA featuring triple dry-hopping and extended cold conditioning to create an exceptional and menacing hop character with a smooth and clean flavor profile

Added by DaveHack on 04-26-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
209
Reviews:
31
Avg:
4.38
pDev:
8.68%
 
 
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of dbthom123
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of chuckgietzen
4.46/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.93/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy orange with a nice white head. Good surface foam and retention.

Smell - Herbal hops. Some grapefruit. Lots of sweet malts. Alcohol.

Taste - Herbal hops right up from. A citrus sweetness builds in the middle. It's a blend of hops and sweet malts. Finishes dry, surprisingly. Boozy, though.

Mouthfeel - It's boozy but it's quite drinkable. Medium heavy body.

Overall - Very good, but there are better IPAs of the same style. Lawson's never disappoints, though.

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.06/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a slight dark burnt orange almost brown color with a sly transparency about it. Carbonation runs up at a nice pace to fill a nice thin foamy white head. Little bit of messy thin lacing all around. The smell starts danky sweet onion with a menancing resin hop bittersweetness rolling in underneath, but then protrudes a big hop burn dankiness as it continues to warm. The flavor takes in a big danky sweet onion sticky hop burn with big sweet resinous tongue ripping stickiness. Sweet to bitter grassy edge. Combined sticky resinous "green" (fresh) to danky sweet oniony aftertaste charging into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium in body with a super sipping sticky feel hitting my tongue. Harshness of the hops hit pretty sharp and bitter. Big hop throat burn. Overall, wow, how old or how young is this? Though it kinda reminds of a day old SN Hoptimum, the hop throat burn is big on this one. Still, I liked it a lot as I believe that’s what the brewer intended.

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of EgadBananas
4.11/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: hazy, murky, orange. White head, okay retention, minimal lace.

S: pone, resins, citrus, fruitiness, caramel.

T: pine, medium bitterness, blood orange, mango, caramel, fruit juice.

M: full, slick, clean, sharp.

O: its a heavy IIPA, but its still quite tasty. No double sunshine though!

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.98/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Peril from Lawson's Finest Liquids
4.38 out of 5 based on 209 ratings.
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