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Liquid Gold - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

498 Ratings
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Ratings: 498
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 23
Gots: 61 | FT: 1
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:
Beer added by: Billolick on 02-04-2006

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3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Growler fill from the new brew house. Pours with a rocky white head, one finger, light lacing, crystal clear golden color. Nice color. The aroma is packed with spice, clove, coriander, orange peal these dominate the nose. The flavor follows. Lots of spice on the palate, again clove, coriander, a very "clean" tasting beer. Grassy hops do make an apperance in the flavor profile. Very yeast driven beer here, both flavor and aroma wise. A more complex malt bill would be nice to add some charecter. The finish is long and boardering on cloying from the spices. The mouthfeel is not here nor there.
Overall I do enjoy this beer, but...I feel it is a little too spicy for the style and the finish is a bit to long and not dry enough. It is almost more like a blond then a pale. Still it tastes good, just not as "to style" as I like.

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3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at J. Ryan’s in Syracuse, NY. Poured to 10 or 11oz flute-ish mini-pint kind of glass (if that makes any sense)

Appearance (3.5): Clear, pale gold—as advertised, right? Moderate head, bone-white, with some fine bubbles in the body and some soapy, splotchy lace on the sides.

Smell (4.0): A lot of nice, fruity esters in the nose—apple, pear, green grape, and some fresh grain to complement, like uncooked pasta. Very pleasant effect, overall.

Taste (4.0): Some white pepper-type spice mixed with a fruitiness dominated by pears and slightly tart green grapes—this is a very nice Belgian pale ale. The yeast note is obvious here, but it’s also got a strong toasted, bready body in the malt profile—like fresh-baked bread.

Mouthfeel (3.5): Light, quenching, moderate body—not heavy by any means but not weak and light, either—with smooth, moderate carbonation that feels appropriate for the style and weight of the beer.

Overall (4.0): Very nice, straightforward Belgian pale ale. Others aiming for this style should use this as a reference point. Also, I think that this is one of those rare beers where you can really get a sense of what Belgian yeast does for beer, taking what would otherwise be a relatively plain, straightforward beer and making it a really winning BPA. Lovely beer, and I’ll be seeking this out in the future.

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3.55/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass

A: Pours a clear light golden color with a finger of pure white head with fine bubbles that mostly dissipates and then lingers gently on top, leaves a nice amount of thin lacing
S: clove forward then bretty Belgian yeast and a slight sweetness
T: bready initially then slight lemony brightness in the middle, the yeast and slight banana note linger on to the end
M: medium carbonation, silky, smooth, leaves the mouth dry and yet bright
O: a nice take on the style, not the best but definitly drinks smooth and bright with a nice clean finish

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Enjoyed in a pint glass

A: pours a light golden color, with a 1.5 finger off white head that leaves nice lacing. 

S: strong wheaty aroma with a slight lemon under scent. 

T: very strong wheat flavor also similar to smell, has a nice lemony hint

M: leaves mouth feeling dry. nice carbonation, light body. 

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Nags head in Huntington pouts this in a tulip glass. It pours with a creamy white one inch head. The name liquid gold comes from the color of the beer though it's not a clear beer. It is translucent but cloudy. On the nose you smell aromas of raisins, sweetness, & a hint of honey. Our first taste does not disappoint us with its complexity. A very malty flavor with a hint of bitterness that is very subdued but helps clear the sweetness. The beer is substantial but not full-bodied. A very good drinking beer.

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Liquid Gold from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 498 ratings.