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Liquid Gold - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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very good

460 Ratings
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Ratings: 460
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 22
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
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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3.46/5  rDev -9.7%

Poured from bottle into snifter

Appearance- pours a hazy gold with a short, creamy, bubbly head which recedes quickly and leaves some minor lacing.

Aroma- faint spice and citrus, bready, yeasty

Feel- medium, oily, little carbonation tingle, and finishes crisp but very smooth

Taste- taste follows the nose, to a degree- less malty, more spicy/citrusy with a hint of banana towards the end

Overall- This being my first beer in the Belgian style realm, i liked it a lot. It's not that heavy of a beer and very drinkable. That being said, it isn't too complex, which I believe makes it good for those who want to get into Belgian style ales.

52ndVictory, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.91/5  rDev +2.1%

Got to try on tap fresh from the brewery the other day and I thought it was very nice. The appearance was a hazy yellow with a decent head. The smell had a lot of wheat and banana to it. The taste was similar with great notes of banana, and even a little bit of spice. The feel of the beer was a little light but refreshing in the heat. Would definitely get again.

WhiteHillsStore, Jun 18, 2014
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3.31/5  rDev -13.6%

On tap at Magpie Irish Pub in Rochester, NY.

Pours an extraordinarily clear straw yellow, with a half inch head, and no lacing.

Smells like banana, clove, and Belgian yeast esters.

The taste is similar. It doesn't particularly bad, per se, but the banana and yeast flavors are just a little bit too much, and overpower any spices the beer claims to have. There's a little bit of clove, but it's just a banana story, like it was a hefeweizen, not a Belgian Pale Ale. Just falls slightly short in execution.

Light bodied, crisp, smooth mouthfeel, fairly drinkable.

A little bit of a miss here from CL.

GreesyFizeek, May 31, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev +0.8%

Poured 12oz bottle into New Belgium globe

A-Pours a hazy golden color with w white head. Good lacing.

S-Aroma was of light belgian spices, yeast, vanilla, and caramel.

T-Flavor was lightly sweet, pale malt, yeast and banana and clove.

M-Mouthfeel is medium body and has decent carbonation

O-Overall a fairly good version of a Belgium pale ale. Could drink all day along on hot day.

reebtaerG, May 29, 2014
Liquid Gold from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 460 ratings.