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Rosso E Marrone - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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509 Ratings
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Ratings: 509
Reviews: 181
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 583
Gots: 156 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-28-2009)
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Photo of zeledonia
3.49/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Batch 3. Tasted 3 August 2014.

Pours clean from the top of the bottle, muddy at the bottom from the yeast. Color is medium amber-brown. No head at all, not surprising for a sour.

Smell is a robust, barely fruity, tart acidic sour. Kind of woody and acidic. Not lemony or citric, more hollow.

Taste is a combination of sour and bitter that I don't really like. Starts out a little fruity, with some sweet to balance the sour. But then it turned to a dirty, muddy, slightly bitter, slightly tannic chalky biting sour. Dryish red wine tannins that don't work well for mNot a whole lot of variety to the flavor.

Feel is really nice. Medium-light; feels heavy but fluffs up with fizzy carbonation.

An okay sour. Biggest problem I have is that it doesn't have that much variety of flavor. It's straight-up sour, but a sort of dirty sour, with a bite to it that I don't like. Not my favorite, and not something I'd seek out again.

zeledonia, Today at 01:29 AM
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4.6/5  rDev +8%

Bottle purchased and drank at Pizza Plant in Williamsville, NY.

Batch #4, 2013 bottling.

I can't believe this guy is 10% ABV. Amazing how no alcohol presence is felt at all- until the end, when you can feel it creeping up on you.

Pours a murky, hazy brown, with no head or lacing.

Smells like grapes, cherries, other dark fruits, vinegar, lactic acid, and oak.

The taste is similar, and awesome. Very complex. It is quite sour, but not palate shredding, which is nice. It doesn't overpower the other flavors present- which are oak, vanilla, grapes, cherries. I don't know if this was aged in red or white wine barrels, but I get notes of both red and white wine. I'm having trouble picking up any aspects of the underlying "bruin"- the brown ale- but that doesn't matter.

Medium bodied, with a lower amount of carbonation, and a tangy mouthfeel. Really, really drinkable, but you definitely want to take it slow to savor everything.

One of the best sours I've ever had, it's really well balanced, and really complex.

GreesyFizeek, Aug 25, 2014
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Rosso E Marrone from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 509 ratings.