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RATINGS: 169   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)


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (3366) - Eureka, California, USA - OCT 3, 2011
This bottle (22) was courtesy of Strukzone. Pours amber with a fat off-white head and lots of lacing rings. Nose of lightly roasted mats and some flavor and citrus fruit hops. The body is robust and the mouthfeel smooth and clean The flavor is caramel malts with lots of tasty hops, and the finish is dry and lightly bitter. Very enjoyable beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (3916) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 2, 2011
Location: 22 oz bottle from Grand Cru in Rhinebeck - 10/2/11

Aroma: The nose is mostly hoppy, some resin, grass, and pine notes, plus a little crackery malts
Appearance: This one pours a mostly clear dark orange color with a foamy and lacy white head
Flavor: The taste has some cracker and biscuit malts, to go along with the grass, pine, and resiny hops
Palate: The body is medium, the carbonation is soft,it has a sticky, resiny mouthfeel, and a long dry finish
Overall Impression: Overall, this is a pretty good DIPA. It may even be a little underrated based on the rest of the reviews I’m seeing. Honestly, it is fairly on style, and fairly well-made. I like this one. The resiny, sticky sweetness works pretty well for my palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6812) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2011
Bottle at Craft Beer Co tasting, thanks to Leighton. It pours deep orange, with a thick off-white head. The nose is sweet tangerine, orange, mango, apricot, orange sherbet, leather and resin. The taste is orange, tangerine, mango, lemon pith, pine, resin, leather and alcohol warmth, with a bitter-sweet citrus finish. Medium body, fine carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Tasty and easy drinking.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1380) - Florida, USA - SEP 28, 2011
Well above-average for an east coast IPA in my mind, since it’s pretty dry and hoppy without being overly bitter. Nice citrusy flavor.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10969) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2011
Bottle at 1st CBC Sunday Tasting. Pours a clear amber with a big, white head. Strong resinous pine aroma, some sweet toast, hints of grapefruit. Very sweet flavor, toasted bread, some brown sugar, pine, cake. Full bodied with average carbonation. Finishes mildly warm with oily resins, pine, sweet grapefruit and hints of melon. Very drinkable. I love it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LtDan (1784) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - SEP 24, 2011
Appearance: Pours a hazy yellow gold with a small white head.

Aroma: Pineapple and pine.

Taste: Bitter hops citrus grapefruit pineapple. Fairly sweet malt holding the hops in place.

Mouthfeel: Lively carbonation, full bodied.

Overall: Solid. Alcohol is super hidden, then again it’s only a 7.4% abv. IIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
waolsen (1358) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - SEP 23, 2011
Tap @ Trinity Brewery. Hazy copper with thin head. Grassy, earthy hop aroma. Dry, hoppy. Light citrus with tartness. Bitterness last long after finish. Very solid.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Matts_Property (831) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 13, 2011
Bottle split with mcberko. Pours a clear copper with a small white head. Aroma of grapefruit, lots of pine, caramel, spice. Flavour of caramel, pine, resin, hops. Complex flavour profile, well balanced. Nice and lightly bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (6420) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 13, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2011 22 oz. bottle, sent from gn0sis (thanks Eric), pours a cloudy orangey with a small head. Aroma is quite pungent with truckloads of grapefruity hops, quite skunky, resinous hops and caramel malts. Flavour is quite grapefruity and citrusy in hops, with a decent amount of malt to back. Medium complexity and quite a bitter finish. Solid.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (10649) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 1, 2011
Der hopfige Beginn ist dumpf und eher dunkel, weit weniger blumig als der Geruch vermuten lässt. Auch im weiteren Verlauf weniger hopfig als vermutet, stattdessen würzig herb, süßlich, im Zusammenspiel vollmundig. Das Gesamtaroma hält leider nur kurz und zerbircht im Abgang schnell, Fruchtig bittere Noten sind hier noch vorhanden, im Nachgeschmack trockene Grasigkeit. 8/10/11/9/7/9


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