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Captain's Reserve Imperial IPA - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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Captain's Reserve Imperial IPACaptain's Reserve Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

987 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 987
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 170
Gots: 89 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John on 02-13-2006)
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

i am truly blown away by this ipa. best I've had so far.
appearance; orange/tan, nice, sticky head that last for a decent amount of time and leaves decent lacing and some nice foam in the middl, cloudy.

smell; lovely spices such as cloves, coriander, orange peel and allspice, touch of citrus and some tropical fruit. notes are also not subtle but strong and enticing. the aroma for me is second only to lagunita's lil sumpin sumpin ale.

taste; the hop blend is magnificent. citrus, spices and fruit blended together in perfect harmony complimented by the slightly creamy finish and hint of alcohol.

mouthfeel; carbonation is a lot stronger (in a good way) then it appears, the cloudiness hides the bubbles. the carbonation lingers wonderfully on the tongue along with the creaminess.

as stated, never had a better ipa. the bitterness is far from offensive, but rather is part of a symphony of flavor. will probably buy the next few times i stock up.

Serving type: bottle

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Captain's Reserve Imperial IPA from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 987 ratings.