Style: New England-Style IPA Session & Pale Ale
Lawson's Finest Liquids Super Session #2
What the brewers say
“Super Session #2 is designed to be a light and refreshing beer with low alcohol, yet the full hops character of a session IPA. Go ahead, you can have more than one. Cheers!”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “A light citrus note emerges right away, along with some tropical fruits, orange, pear, slight red apple, and lemongrass. Intriguing floral aromas, slightly grassy, and some dank and cellar tones. Moderate notes of pine and citrus show through in the hops. Mild bread sweetness underneath.”
Flavor: “Big hops flavors of citrus, lemon, lemongrass, floral, and grassy notes up front, with a medium bitterness. Light bready toasted malt and fruity esters that complement the hops. Well- balanced for the style, hops-forward, with just enough sweetness from the malt that gives way to a fruity hops profile that dominates through the finish.”
Overall: “Floral and fruity flavors throughout, with a nice bitterness in the background—the flavors fade as the beer warms, so it’s best enjoyed cold. Nicely balanced and very sessionable, it’s a very pleasant hoppy session ale with clean and bright flavors.”
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