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Lawson’s Finest Ava IPA
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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
CraftBeerLvr41 (82) - Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2014
A: Really clear (week in fridge most likely helped) and light copper in color. Had a really nice white head and retention. S: Really love the aroma on this. At first I got some fruity tropical fruit notes, melon and mango. Then I get some dank pines and notes of freshly cut grass. T: Flavor is a bit faint, but has some melon and pine. Get some bready notes from the malt. M: Good carbonation and a bit light. Fairly dry and crisp like how I love my DIPA’s. O: Another nice beer from Lawson’s. I wouldn’t mind one bit having this beer again.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (1683) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 3, 2014
On tap at The Reservoir (Waterbury) Pours golden with low white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of citrus, fruits, hops. Taste is of fruits, citrus, resin, bitterness. Palate: Light-medium body. Overall: Pretty good. Very nice hop action.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Berard (270) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with thin white head that lingers. Hop aroma over mild carbonation. Reasonable hop complexity in a non dipa style ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Godofthecellar (650) - NYC, New York, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Mild hop on the nose. Flavor was slightly bitter, hoppy, pine and resin. Verycrushable

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (2642) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 3, 2014
On tap @ The Reservoir (Waterbury). Clear golden with a low white head and light lacing. Aroma is of juicy hops, perfume, fruits and cereals. Taste is slightly sweet with juicy hops, a nice malt backbone, perfume, tropical fruits and light bitterness. Medium body. Good carbonation. Juicy and slightly oily mouthfeel. Dry finish. Very good IPA. Refreshing and drinkable. Nice fruity touch.Tasty stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2380) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle from the early January Farmers market. Kept cold in the fridge. split with my lawson’s loving buddy. Golden orange, off white 2 finger head. Nose is citrus for days. More grapefruit and a touch of clementine. solid mouthfeel. Not an explosive IPA by any means but the taste is in line with the nose. Could easily drink this all by myself.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (7956) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle shared by Bobby. Pours orange gold with white head. Nose/taste of orange peel, dank hops, caramel malt, grass and toasty earthy hops. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3166) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Boittle thanks to a bro
Pours a hazy gold color with a good head and hie lacing on the glass.

The atom aid a bunch of tropical fruit and citrus rind. It’s fresh and hoppy with some mild floral and alcohol notes.

The flavor has a nice level of bitterness with a lot of fresh hoppiness, some passion fruit and melon being the stars of the show, It’s nicely dry and lightly boozy.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14442) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
12th June 2014
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Thanks to Leighton. Hazy amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light and airy. Mild fine carbonation. Soft airy malt. Nice hops - fresh orange, orange peel with a little grapefruit and floral sweetness. Turns medium bitter with tropical fruits making an appearance. Finishes light with a long bitter linger. Nicely put together.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Huhzubendah (2413) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Shared by Lunch. Thanks man! The beer is orange with a half inch of white head. The aroma brings some earth and pine notes, followed by light citrus and biscuits. A bit more grainy and malty than expected, but tasty nonetheless. Herbal and grass notes with a dash of floral hops. Solid.


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