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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

431 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 431
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 979
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Sparky44

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

03-24-2013 19:33:49 | More by Sparky44
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-20-2013 20:12:23 | More by tom10101
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fiver29

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

03-20-2013 12:55:31 | More by fiver29
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CharlatanSin

Connecticut

4.46/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Batch 4, so I've been storing this one for a couple of years.

A: Brilliant golden color, with a small white head the dissolves into a ring. Wish there was a little retention. Effervescent. A little haze from the yeast.

S: Sweet and tart fruity smell, and with a strong brett kick. It's almost like a white wine mixed with brett, which now that I think about it is the point, I suppose.

T/M: Tart and funky. Lactic. Funky. Woody. Distinct grape flavor -- even more like white wine than I remember it being a couple of years ago. A little grainy on the finish, with a mild earthy bitterness. Mouthfeel is light and dry with low-ish carbonation.

O: Sad to finish off my last CdC, but beer is made for drinking, no? Excellent.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 22:14:34 | More by CharlatanSin
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-01-2013 13:34:08 | More by doucmehu
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Luk13

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-23-2013 21:12:30 | More by Luk13
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Azrael


4.75/5  rDev +8%

02-21-2013 04:26:35 | More by Azrael
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-19-2013 15:09:23 | More by ShanePB
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8%

02-06-2013 00:36:32 | More by Hugonaut13
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KickInTheChalice

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From notes. Batch 2, 3, 4, and 5 tasted side by side. Batch 2 seemed much different than the other two and is worth scoring separately. The overall score is the score of the newer recipe.

Batch 2:
4/4.5/4.75/4/4.25
Batch 3, 4, 5:
4/4/4/4/3.75

Tangerine peach color, transparent with a bit of haze. Lighter, more transparent edges. A small cap fades to a ring fairly quickly.

The aroma is fairly tart, white grape, lemon zest, and peach. Acidic and some musty funk.

The flavor is quite sour, although not quite as extreme as the batch 2. Just a touch of sweetness from the malt, then the white grape comes through a bit. Peach, a bit of tangerine, and then some lemon zest in an escalating sour flavor.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 05:03:48 | More by KickInTheChalice
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Soonami

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-29-2013 21:08:37 | More by Soonami
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hansgruber

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

01-29-2013 04:05:02 | More by hansgruber
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pmoney

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

01-28-2013 16:03:21 | More by pmoney
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Treebs

Illinois

4.14/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle served in a Half Acre snifter. Batch #5. Big thanks to cosmicevan for the share.

A: Pours a hazy lemon color with a light orange body. A thin white head forms on the pour and recedes quickly to a thin ring. Some splotches of lace are left behind.

S: Fruity with a little acetone. Sour lemons, a little lactic with some white grape sweetness and tartness.

T: Lactic sourness, some cheek puckering dryness. Oaky finish with some lemon grass and white grape.

M: Light bodied. Puckering tartness with a dry, mildly acitic finish. Medium carbonation

O: Very nice beer. Definitely enjoyed the subtleties of this and the mouthfeel was spot on.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 14:30:16 | More by Treebs
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popery

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

01-27-2013 08:06:46 | More by popery
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jbuddle

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

01-22-2013 21:47:58 | More by jbuddle
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jampics2

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-21-2013 14:51:47 | More by jampics2
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DarthKostrizer

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

01-20-2013 19:36:11 | More by DarthKostrizer
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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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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

01-19-2013 16:38:57 | More by jacewg
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SkiBum22

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

01-19-2013 16:29:26 | More by SkiBum22
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +8%

01-18-2013 01:42:31 | More by yourefragile
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spycow

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8%

01-13-2013 22:26:37 | More by spycow
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Stigs

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-09-2013 17:22:57 | More by Stigs
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beagle826

New York

4.46/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful big fizzy head. Amazing color and aroma. Lip puckeringly sour, maybe a bit too much so for my tastes. Excellent for the style though.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 02:00:33 | More by beagle826
Cuvee De Castleton from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 431 ratings.