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This American Double India Pale Ale is packed with juicy tropical fruit flavors and bright herbal aroma, thanks to the abundance of US-grown hops.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tectactoe (2851) - Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2014 Bottle: Thanks, Alex! Bright, radiant gold with a big, slow settling foamy white head that leaves nice lacing behind. Aroma is huge citrus & tropical hops; pungent pineapple, mango, tangerines, papaya, grapefruit. Huge pungency & awesome hop oils... Dripping wet, gushing fruits. Taste is... Amazing. Pungent, juicy hops. Citrus, mango, pineapple, orange, papaya, sticky hop leaves, dank resins... Just a touch of cracker malt, not sweet at all. Perfect bitterness... Nice pine & fruit finish, dry and long lasting. Fantastic, world class. Double Sunshine is the best DIPA I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AlbusDumbledor (16) - Montesarchio, ITALY - FEB 10, 2015
floral, citrus, herbs, tropical fruits, golden, clear, white foam, rocky head, light sweetness, very bitter, thin feel, oily feel, flat, soft carbonation, long finish, bitter,

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
infoman411 (21) - Stamford, Connecticut, USA - JAN 1, 2015
simply one of the best balanced double IPA is on the market. appearances golden exactly like the color of sunshine. aroma is full of tropical fruit notes and hops suggest what should be a very bitter beer turns out to be exceptionally well balanced. there’s something about the water used by Hill farmstead Lawsons and the alchemist that makes all three of these breweries the finest in the United States. I make a trip up to Waterbury every winter and these three are by far and away the best brewers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuperTiti33 (710) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 29, 2014
Blonde doré. Voilé. Entré légèrement sucré. Malté. Belle amertume. Très fruité. Agrume. Orange. Résineuse. Un peu végétale et âcre. Finale sèche et terreuse. Très bien.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marheb (2756) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Des malts à demi-sucrés qui supportent des exubérances fruitées et herbacées. Vraiment l’équilibre comme signature pour Lawson’s.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Abounding tropical fruit, citrus and pine, with just enough of a semi-sweet malty backbone to balance. Went down incredibly easy and had no real faults to speak of."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BiereLuc (999) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
On m’avait dit que c’était bon. On ne m’a pas menti. Les murmures autour de la table voulaient comparer la fiole avec une canette de Heady Topper. Plusieurs disaient que la Lawson’s Finest était meilleure. De mon côté, je n’avais pas envie de comparer. Je voulais juste la boire. La déguster. Et c’est exactement ce que j’ai fait. On ne m’avait pas menti... mais moi j’ai menti lorsqu’on m’a demandé si j’en avais déjà eu alors qu’il ne restait qu’une portion dans la bouteille. J’ai eu la dernière portion et j’ai quitté pour la salle de bain sans remords.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (8467) - Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2014
650ml bottle. Golden pour, tropical fruit notes, fairly dry, some citrus, very pleasant and lighter dipa abv considered.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
watchnwine (1) - - SEP 3, 2014 does not count
This is a perfect beer for me. Crisp and clean with huge hoppy aroma but not too bitter. Very balanced and drinkable

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Strife21 (222) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Pours dark hazy copper with a finger of head that laces glass. Aroma is pine, citrus, resin and mango. Taste is super piney and resinous with tons of mango, citrus and grapefruit notes. Then has a earthly floral hops on the bitter finish. Medium body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Luk_ (220) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden pour with white head. Highly aromatic DIPA dominated by tropical fruits notes and resin. Taste is deliciously fruity and bitter with light biscuity malts. Oily mouthfeel and medium-lively carbonation. It is not a personal favourite but indeed a stellar example of the style.

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