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Liquid Gold - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

393 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 393
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.4%


Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Billolick on 02-04-2006)
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-13-2013 01:22:00 | More by Molson2000
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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New Jersey

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New York

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New Jersey

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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 12 oz bottle to a snifter.

Pours a pale golden color with a frothy one finger head that lasts a long time. There is good lacing on this beer when swirled. The smell is yeasts, malts and some lovely spices. Taste is much like the smell, with the flavor really leaning on the malts and yeast. The mouth feel is nice with a dry finish and medium carbonation.

All in all a decent beer, nice to find another Belgian style ale that I can go to.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 23:25:59 | More by polloenfuego
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brutesdad

New Hampshire

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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I picked this up on a recent visit to Brooklyn and as yet another snowfall looms on Presidents Day, I am continuing to reduce my backlog, especially of bottles.

From the bottle: "East Coast Ales"; "Est. 2006"; "Belgian Style Ale Brewed with Spice"; "Craft brewed in New York"; "Don't let the golden color fool you; this is no simple golden ale. Brewed with an imported yeast strain & lightly hopped with US grown hops, this Belgian style ale is loaded with spicy and fruity flavors. Light in color, but big on flavor. [undersigned] Scott Varner".

My pour created a finger of dense, bone-white head with great retention. Color was an oh-so-slightly-hazy golden-yellow (SRM = 4) and it should be of no surprise to anyone that Midas, Mammon and Croesus were champing at the bit to try some. The nose had a yeasty mustiness to it that created a cheesy, slightly flowery/perfume-like scent. Mouthfeel was slightly full, thanks to a huge effervescence. The taste was slightly sweet, absolutely driven by the yeast, kind of fruity, kind of perfume-y. The bottle mentioned spice, but it was difficult to parse where the spice began and the yeast ended. Was the addition of spice a case of gilding the lily? Overall, it was a decent beer, but it was not mind blowing. The finish was semi-dry and I was again wondering whether this was a by-product of the yeast, the spice or both.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2014 19:21:39 | More by woodychandler
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Liquid Gold from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 393 ratings.