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Smoke From The Oak (Wine Barrel Aged) - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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Smoke From The Oak (Wine Barrel Aged)Smoke From The Oak (Wine Barrel Aged)

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BA SCORE
90
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175 Ratings
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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 109
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Billolick on 03-18-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Enhanced with Brettanomyces
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Ratings: 175 | Reviews: 133
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Thanks UDbeernut for sharing -- bit of a gusher, batch #2

The beer pours a a slightly hazy dark black/brown with a thin tan head that laces. The nose is wine barrel forward with a touch if funk and smoke...quite pungent. The taste is a strange mix of smoke and wine barrel with a lingering vinous dryness. It's medium bodied mouthfeel is smokey with a touch of sweetness upfront followed by a dominating wine barrel funk. Definitely unique tasting and has the great vinous feel that I was hoping for when I poured my glass. I'd recommend this beer to those who want a 1-2x try of a funky, tart, vinous porter, but not for an everyday drink.

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Bottle from Batch 2 thanks Mcallister.
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Smoke From The Oak (Wine Barrel Aged) from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.