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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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LARRY was originally brewed this summer for the Publick House’s Hop Head Throwdown. David -- owner of the Publick House -- It was such a success in growlers here and at the Publick House, that we brewed another batch to go to speciality accounts. We’ll be putting it in 22’s in March 85 IBUs 5-hops (Simcoe, Magnum, Amarillo, Cascade, Chinook)


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mrhopsbeertalk (97) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 4, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2014 Of the maltier DIPAs, this is my clear favorite. Big and bold hops paired with intense malts balance nicely against the 8.5 ABV.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rzaxxx (15) - Rhode Island, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Interesting ale - reminds me of a malt liquor (although not nearly as sweet) - a lot of orange, more than grapefruit. Not as piney as a west coast strong IPA. As another reviewer said, hides its alcohol well. Very drinkable for a strong beer - sort of sneaky.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1329) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Hazy golden with an average sized white frothy head. Aroma of grapefruit, citrus, vanilla, and orange peel. Flavor is similar, but even heavier on the citrus somehow.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jesterdeal (1789) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Can shared by Seth. Aroma is pineapple, apricot, and some malt. Pours hazy amber with a giant head. Taste is floral with grass and slight papaya. Malts dominate as soon as it’s in. Nice hop flavors but they are quickly quelled. Sticky and juicy mouthfeel. Overall, a fine IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (1770) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Can thanks to WillRunForBeer. Pours a cloudy golden orange with a small head that lingers nicely. Aromas are grapefruit, pineapple, and peaches. Taste is a bit sugary sweet like fruit juice. Strong pineapple and peach flavor with other citrus fruits. Light bitterness. Medium body, a touch syrupy in the mouthfeel. Overall it’s decent but a bit too sugary and syrupy like fruit cup juice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (628) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 4, 2014
12oz can pours cloudy toasted orange with 2 finger head. Nose is dank fruiry melon, citrus, cantaloupe. Taste is malty fruity melon, watermelon, tropical fruit, citrus. Finish is medium bitterness with some sweet malty notes and nice piney tropical fruit. Would drink this again any time. Solid.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SDalkoholic (2124) - Linda Vista, California, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Bottle from Holiday Wine Cellar: Poured a dense golden honey liquid topped with fat foam cap of head on top. Aroma smells sweet with grainy bread like malts dominating my nose with only a minor pinch spiced hops. The drink taste empty with no real body other than some sweet syrupy malt extract like malts and soapy apple like taste of hops which doesn’t go over well with me. This is one of the worse Imperial IPA’s I have wasted money on.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Nice citrus/hoppy aroma. Golden straw color with lacing white head. Flavors are a bit subdued, but nicely balanced. Very drinkable, and alcohol is well hidden.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (2150) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 30, 2013
12 oz bottle from Candia Rd. Pours a slightly hazy medium golden color with a huge fluffy white head that shows moderate retention. Pine resin and grapefruit mixed with a bready caramel maltiness make up most of the aroma. Moderate hop bitterness with plenty of pine resin and citrus flavor. A bit sweet on the palette with lots of toffee and caramel and a hint of alcohol. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick resinous mouthfeel. A touch on the sweet side, but I could drink these.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chuckaduck (624) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Can. 11/23/13. Pours cloudy amber-gold with a very fluffy, dense, white head. Aroma is citrus, grass, dry, earthy, grassy, vegetable skin. Taste is complex, citrus, resin, fruity (dark berries, light fruits, complex), sweet, woody; finish is citrus fruit and some syrup. Drinks like a barleywine. Medium carbonation. Medium-thin mouth feel, not coating. Gorgeous, exquisite, dense lacing. Really nice. Overall, fantastic!


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