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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

432 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 432
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 981
Gots: 86 | FT: 6
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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BruChef

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-06-2013 18:08:00 | More by BruChef
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

11-29-2011 15:21:34 | More by InspectorBob
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zachattack555

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-28-2013 20:43:27 | More by zachattack555
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-26-2012 21:14:40 | More by Archemedies
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jammalamma

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Bottle shared from rpstevens- hats off, it's great!
Looks a hazy golden yellow with a thin ring head.

Smell is a smooth chardonnaapple creamy butter scent with a pleasant shadow of bad breath in the back ground- weird I know.

Taste and mouth feel are also very smooth and inviteing. White wine characteristics, soft oak, and a mild sour dry finish. Has a sweetness and gentle bubble as it rolls over the tongue.

Real, real tasty beer- hope to try this one again

11-22-2009 23:21:04 | More by jammalamma
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stevec32

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-11-2014 04:09:45 | More by stevec32
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12-21-2013 23:34:35 | More by kjkinsey
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-22-2012 23:08:19 | More by thewimperoo
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MrNate

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-28-2014 19:34:31 | More by MrNate
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belgbeerdrinker

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-07-2014 01:30:40 | More by belgbeerdrinker
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Arbitrator

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-20-2013 01:35:21 | More by Arbitrator
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afausser

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Bottle shared by dkachur--thanks, Dan!

A: pours a very clouded light tangerine with very faint head and lacing. So hazy, in fact, that it almost looks like fruit juice.

S: the first sour I've had, and wow. Clears our your sinuses. Crisp, fresh green apples and sour candy as well as slight yeast, bread and butter notes. Also a mild hint of not-quite ripe raspberries. Slightly musty like an attic or perhaps a barnyard with the smell of horse hair, slight honey, and a bit of hay. Mild white grapes, white and pink (though a dry pink) grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, and even banana, as well as a bit of licorice as it warms.

T: Like granny smith apples, only 5 times more sour and slightly bitter. Actually has notes of white wine, along with (no surprise) white grapes. Extremely heavy grapefruits, which I absolutely love. Not quite to the warhead or candy sour level of acidity. The apples and grapefruits actually make this somewhat juicy considering how dry the actual mouthfeel is. The balance between the fruit and the sourness actually works very well.

M: Very crisp and dry, like biting into an extremely sour apple, or a green apple combined somehow with a grapefruit. This is great, though the carbonation dies quickly and I would have liked it to have had slightly more.

D: Had this at a tasting and wish I could have had the whole bottle. Like having a smooth, sour, fresh squeezed (albeit sour) fruit juice.

01-11-2010 19:23:41 | More by afausser
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CelticAleMan

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12-13-2011 04:32:11 | More by CelticAleMan
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-24-2014 03:10:24 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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bauermj

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-24-2012 13:12:06 | More by bauermj
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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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Urbancaver

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Pours a clear pale yellow... Nice white head. Pretty wonderful smelling. Lots of grape and spice. Wonderful smelling. Tastes similar. Lots of nice spice. Tart, fruity. Very well balanced. Not too acidic. Well carbonated but a bit thick. Overall one of my favourite sours in terms on balance

11-10-2011 23:58:25 | More by Urbancaver
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zestar

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

11-21-2013 06:34:01 | More by zestar
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bs870621345

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-05-2012 02:27:58 | More by bs870621345
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AshleyMiller

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-06-2012 04:04:22 | More by AshleyMiller
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12-21-2013 23:35:26 | More by Texasfan549
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ckeegan04

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-28-2014 19:56:23 | More by ckeegan04
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Chriscrundwell12

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

375 ml bottle poured into a Darkness snifter.

Batch 4

A- One finger white bubbly head that dissipates quickly, decent lacing on the sides, nice retention, clear golden straw color, decent carbonation.
S- Really nice, sour, brett, really nice grape skin presence, pears, lemon citrus, white grapes.
T- Wow really smooth as well as puckering, not too puckering though really balanced, nice grape skin taste, brett is present, some green apple, pear, lemon, barnyard funk, slight oak, really tasty and easy drinking.
M- Medium/light mouth feel, decent carbonation, slightly puckering, sour, clean finish.
O- Really impressed with this beer, this is a quality and easy drinking sour, really smooth and tasty.

09-30-2011 04:08:46 | More by Chriscrundwell12
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patm1986

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-21-2014 01:25:29 | More by patm1986
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 22:13:38 | More by JAHMUR
Cuvee De Castleton from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 432 ratings.