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Golden Delicious - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

436 Ratings
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Ratings: 436
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 103
Gots: 74 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Triple Aged In Apple Brandy Barrels

(Beer added by: mcallister on 02-01-2008)
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jamie2dope

Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Many thanks to Todd for grabbing a couple bottles of this during his weekend venture to Southhampton. On Easter Sunday ya have to open something special, right? It comes out of the bottle a murky golden color, with about two fingers of white heading. Fruity nose of apples and dry champagne, but in a very subtle way. Taste is so well rounded between the apple, hops, grains and brandy. It is astonishing how well rounded all of the flavors are, and how they interact in perfect harmony. Mouthfeel is right in the middle, and quite honestly, is just right. There is no over carbonation or excessive use of hops, this is simply put together responsibly. Drinkability is second to none, as the alcohol cannot even be noticed, and the stuff is just so damned tasty. I do not say these sorts of things very often, but this is most definitely the best Tripel I have ever encountered. Some have said that these bottles need to sit for a while to let the alcohol die down, but to hell with that. This beer is more than drinkable now. Originally I was planning on trading my other bottle, but not now. I eagerly await what some time in the cellar aging will do to this gem of a brew. Cheers

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2010 21:54:07 | More by jamie2dope
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Golden Delicious from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 436 ratings.