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Cuvee De Castleton - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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Cuvee De CastletonCuvee De Castleton

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

426 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 426
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 975
Gots: 88 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Billolick on 05-12-2007)
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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New Mexico

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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moonknight31

California

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Strelnikov

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Lunch

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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IrishColonial

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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Alpar

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -9.1%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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LoveStout

New York

4/5  rDev -9.1%

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bmmortale

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-17-2013 16:03:26 | More by bmmortale
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LSUPT

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

12.7 oz bottle, batch 5, poured into a mini tulip glass.

A- Pours a slightly hazy golden color, produces a wispy white head, leaves little lacing.

S- Lemony tartness, musty barnyard funkiness, some apple and white grape, oak. As it warms a really fantastic, floral, perfumey spice aroma comes out and merges with the barnyard funkiness in a really great way. The aroma is really incredible.

T- Starts out with apple and white grape before a nice amount of acidity kicks in, a decent amount of lemon, balanced acidity (not leaning too heavily towards acetic like a lot of American sours do). Nice barnyard funkiness, as well as oak, dry vinous flavors and a bit of vanilla. As with the aroma, very complex and delicious.

M- Medium-bodied, smooth and dry, a bit of alcohol warmth on the finish, but really not too bad at all for it's strength.

O- An absolutely incredible beer, much better than I was expecting. The barrel, funkiness, fruitiness and yeast all come together really, really well. I know it's not exactly going for a gueuze kind of thing, but this comes closer to gueuze and lambic in terms of complexity and flavor than any other American sour I've had, which is about the highest praise I think I can give it. I mean damn.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 22:39:15 | More by WillCarrera
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jegross2

Illinois

4.7/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Reviewing the Cuvee de Castleton from Captain Lawrence Brewing Company out of Elmsford, New York.

Score: 98

Batch 4 (summer 2010 vintage). Served in a hard plastic wine glass and enjoyed on 05/18/13. Review is from iPhone notes.

Appearance: Pours an orange-golden color with minimal bubbly head off the pour. Virtually no head or lacing. Nothing special in appearance. 3.25/5

Smell: Tart lemon zest, peach, white grape, citrus juice, vinegar, and brett. Absolutely phenomenal sour-apparent nose. 4.75/5

Taste: Just as tart as the nose promised! A divine medley of sour peach, white grapiness, brett, vinegar. 4.75/5

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, lightly carbonated. Quite tart, very dry finish. Love the pucker here! 5/5

Overall: A truly amazing American sour. This is one of the more pucker-inducing beers I have had to date. I wish I had more bottles of this!

Cost: $15 for a 500 ml bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 16:30:15 | More by jegross2
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New York

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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chippo33

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

06-10-2013 20:48:31 | More by chippo33
Cuvee De Castleton from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 426 ratings.