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Liquid Gold - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

435 Ratings
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Ratings: 435
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 20
Gots: 29 | 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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New York

4.25/5  rDev +11%

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New York

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03-23-2014 02:42:53 | More by timoteo833
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

03-21-2014 23:00:11 | More by NiceTaps
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

03-18-2014 12:53:17 | More by byronic
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

03-13-2014 20:19:03 | More by Matt_Felix
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FCal79

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.4%

03-10-2014 16:21:54 | More by FCal79
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Zimm

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.4%

03-09-2014 16:46:02 | More by Zimm
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

03-08-2014 18:51:28 | More by knicks19947
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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +30.5%

03-08-2014 03:56:16 | More by cords120
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New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

03-07-2014 03:51:45 | More by stevec32
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Jacobob10

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

03-03-2014 01:34:08 | More by Jacobob10
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

3.89/5  rDev +1.6%
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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pjkelley82

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-28-2014 22:24:59 | More by pjkelley82
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lzepplin01

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-23-2014 14:38:37 | More by lzepplin01
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brutesdad

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-19-2014 20:40:26 | More by brutesdad
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev -1.8%
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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New York

4.25/5  rDev +11%

02-09-2014 02:05:41 | More by socon67
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GroggyGreg

New York

3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance:
Pretty light. Straw / light amber in color but it some body (medium) to it.

Smell:
Clove, banana peel, clean yeast, acetone in the background

Taste:
Dry with little residual sugar, taste of Pilsener malts, noble hops

Mouthfeel:
Well carbonated with small champange like bubbles, medium-light in body

Overall:
The aroma and taste of this beer make this a beer a really nice sensory experience. As a pale ale the ABV is not as strong as a double or tripel style Belgian so its a bit more easygoing. That said, its so full of flavor that I tend to sip rather than guzzle this relatively light bodied brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 23:34:45 | More by GroggyGreg
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New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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New York

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Georgia

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New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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Liquid Gold from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 435 ratings.