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Freshchester Pale Ale - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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Freshchester Pale AleFreshchester Pale Ale

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very good

508 Ratings
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Ratings: 508
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 18
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Billolick on 02-12-2006

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Very good, hoppy pale ale. Had on tap at Michael's Tavern in Pleasantville. Then I had another.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light golden brown color, with a thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, earthy hops and some citrus.

T: The taste starts out with a nice grassy burst of hops bitterness. Then some sweetness comes in from flavors of citrus and caramel. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly hoppy.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, mild kick, very good representation of style, this is a solid beer to pound down for a while.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This pale ale is amber in color, deep, bright and clear with a tan head fully two fingers tall. It's a tight and dense foamy cream, very strong, that fully sheets the glass for the first couple inches and follows with heavy lacing. This is one of the most beautiful beers I've seen.
The aromatic bouquet coming out of this beer is strong, presenting fresh and oily hops with juicy citrus and a blend of sweetness and zest accompanied by honeyed biscuits.
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This firmly medium-bodied pale ale is crisp, smooth, clean and almost creamy as carbonation rolls on the palate. It seems to hit the exact median between sweet and dry. A bit of mineral develops on the very end as it goes.

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Freshchester Pale Ale from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 508 ratings.