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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

1,025 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,025
Reviews: 512
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 178
Gots: 100 | 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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Bottle dated 4/29/14 just purchased at WF Bowrey... wish it was a bit fresher, but excited to try this beer. Poured into snifter.

A- Pale orange/golder with fluffy white heat that fades into almost nothing but leaves a delicate lacing on the glass
S- Wow, the smell is nice... piney and grassy hops all over the nose. Maybe a bit of citrus... mouth is watering
T- WOW... backs up the smell. Definately along the lines of a DIPA that is very hoppy, but balanced with the malts. Big sweetness, but the hops are huge! Pine to citrus peel. Like biting into the skin of a grapefruit or orange. Juicy HOP BOMB.
M- Medium

O- WOW. This beer impresses. I am a bit disappointed that I just picked it up this week and it has 4 months on it, but it still kills. I wonder what it is like super fresh?

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Super hoppy but super drinkable. Heavy pine flavor. Medium body. Crisp carbonation.
Might be my new favorite IPA.

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Bottled 06/19/2014

A: A clear gold pour with a nice tall and frothy white head. Great head retention as it refuses to die out. Heavy, thick and continuous lacing everywhere.

S: Nice sharp, pungent grapefruit. Citrus rind. Maybe very lightly spicy? Smells dry with maybe some crackery malt?

T: More of that pungent grapefruit and bitter orange peel up front. Bold and sharp and extends through he middle. Sliver of malt, despite the ABV. Crackery, like saltines. Quite a bit of spicy black pepper in the finish. Very dry and quite bitter. Long lingering drying black pepper and hints of grapefruit.

M: Medium bodied, very dry and crisp. Would not suspect 9% ABV at all.

O: Nice DIPA. Loaded with big citrus (primarily grapefruit) flavors and aroma. Quite a bit of spiciness in the flavor too, reminiscent of a typical saison's black pepper in the aftertaste. Sharp flavors and big bitterness/dryness does harm the drinkability quite a bit. I don't mind though, I like the strength of flavors.

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Captain's Reserve Imperial IPA from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,025 ratings.