Peril | Lawson's Finest Liquids

PerilPeril
BA SCORE
4.4/5
210 Ratings
PerilPeril
BEER INFO

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
Ranking:
#559
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
210
pDev:
8.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
12
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 210 |  Reviews: 31
Reviews by Pinknuggets:
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4.44/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle to Hop Back Pint glass

A:Dark almost brown orange honey color with a white and tan head that leaves a heavy lacing. It is extremely cloudy, hazy, and completely opaque there are even a few floaters that I can see in there. This might be a downside for most people but for me its an upside.

S: Lots of fresh hops there are few different smells first of all there is definitely some pine resin hops as you can almost smell the bitterness, next there is come heavy citrus/juicy like mango scents in there as well and last there are some light floral scents. The hop scent is totally dominant but thats what your going for in an imperial IPA.

T: Upfront there is a harsh bitterness but it is not floral it is rather very tart citrus like grapefruit with notes of pine with some resin but it is not overwhelming. There is a juicy flavor to the hops as well but that is pretty much all that is there. Very solid hop bomb flavor.

M: It is resinous and sticks to your tongue but not for a long time as there is also plenty of citrus mango juiciness to it. The beer is also very thick and heavy but you can't taste any alcohol dispute it being pretty high. In terms of the drinkability its not bad considering how heavy and big it is.

O: Overall this is a big hoppy in your face imperial IPA as with any other heavy duty lawson's but also like those beers this beer is actually drinkable and not overwhelming. Considering the depth of hop flavor I cannot help but tip my hat to a hop master sean lawson get this if you can and drink it.

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More User Reviews:
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3.5/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of stereosforgeeks
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of dbthom123
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of chuckgietzen
4.46/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of whatname
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of bsm789
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.93/5  rDev -10.7%
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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Photo of shoretaxi
5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.06/5  rDev -7.7%
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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Photo of ScottieD
4.75/5  rDev +8%

Photo of Kmlund
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of trevorpost
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of rjp217
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Atomicskis5
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of EgadBananas
4.11/5  rDev -6.6%
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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Photo of ArtZan
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaydoc
3.98/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Peril from Lawson's Finest Liquids
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 210 ratings
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