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Golden Delicious - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

458 Ratings
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Ratings: 458
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 14.03%
Wants: 105
Gots: 83 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

brentblack1, Mar 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.45/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours golden orange with a small off eggshell white head. Smells like a belgian triple should...candi sugar with bready malts. Tastes like apple pie! Absolutly amazing starts off as a classic belgian triple bananna, clove, belgian sugar and ends with a very nice apple brandy finish...really reminds me of liquid apple pie. Mouth feel has the high carbonation of a triple and a light mouthfeel with a semi dry finish. Overall amazing beer on this first warm night in front of a fire.

joefuzz, Mar 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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2/5  rDev -49%

vonnegut21, Jan 10, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-Golden blond appearance, barely any head

S-Smells like autum harvest. Fantastic apple aroma

T-Great fresh fruity taste mixed with a really nice malt balance

beagle826, Jan 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Patrickbrusil, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of Rifugium
2.65/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I did get this bottle at the brewery. Either this is just a sub-par beer, or the bottle they sold me was past its prime. With no printed bottle date, it's hard to tell.

Poured a slightly hazy golden color, with a small white head that fizzled out pretty quickly; minimal to no lacing. Aroma was woody, toasted grains, pale malts, vaguely floral with a hint of peppery spice. Taste was pretty bland and uninteresting, woody like the aroma, fusel, boozy, floral notes, fruity esters and stale cinnamon sticks, but really nothing "apple" coming out in any significant way. Mouthfeel was pretty dry and on the metallic side, light-medium body, and moderate carbonation. Not a very good drinker, and a taster was more than enough of this one.

Bad bottle or bad beer? I don't know, but I'd like to try it again to be sure.

Rifugium, Dec 13, 2012
Golden Delicious from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 458 ratings.