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Rosso E Marrone - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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531 Ratings
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Ratings: 531
Reviews: 183
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 598
Gots: 151 | FT: 18
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:
Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-28-2009

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Ratings: 531 | Reviews: 183
Photo of Brenden
4.41/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer is pretty in its own way, a deep, thick, murky dark orange with some brown and reddish-purple hues in it. On top, a tan head develops and rests at just under a finger for a good while. It deposits patchy lacing solidly on the glass.
This beer displays big notes of tart dark cherries, lots of barnyad funk, vinegar, and wood with somewhat sweeter notes somewhat like other dark fruits (ripe black grapes, maybe even raisin). It's vinous for sure, and lots more gape comes out with each sniff. There's plenty of red grape, that blend of tart and sweet, and whie grape is also evoked from the other elements in this beer, with ripe dark cherries beside. This is sulit-layered and complex, and the wood notes aren't too subtle but they take nothing away. Lots of nice oak just rides with it all. There's a note of spiciness that adds something to it as well.
It's thick for a medium body, pretty rich and with some depth. Crispness cuts through that, and carbonation is at a good level and just a little foamy at times. Oak dries it out a little, as well as the vinous nature, but the acidity doesn't thin it and it's fairly smooth, considering. All in all, this is fantastically tasty with so much depth.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of jaasen64
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375ml batch #4 bottle poured into HF stemmed glass.

A- Pours a purplish-reddish brown with some translucency around the edges, just a thin white head forms when pouring that recedes fairly fast leaving just a thin circle surrounding the edge of the glass. Decent amount of carbonation with a nice consistency.

S- Grape skins, a little bit of grape must, a hint of cherries, balanced malts, slight barrel presence, faint cobwebs, doesn't appear to have too much brett coming out. Slightly above average aroma strength.

T- Grape skins, slightly tart grape must, brett definitely comes out a little bit more in taste then aroma, finishes with balanced malts, lightly sweet grape juice, and more grape must with a little bit of cobwebby funk. Decently balanced, fairly complex, plenty of flavor.

M- Medium bodied, decent carbonation, pretty drinkable, abv well hidden.

O- This wasn't the best Oud Bruin that I've had, but it was definitely a very good attempt at one. The grape must made a nice presence combined with a decently balanced cobwebby funk. Overall however the tastes just didn't appeal to me as much as other Oud Bruins have but I'd have to say this is one of the better American attempts out there. Definitely worth trying and I wish I had another to see what a couple years of age could do to it.

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3/5  rDev -29.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Teleweizen2
3.92/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - pours a deep brown color with rosey red highlights. Not much in the way of foam. Light tan in color and just a bit under a fingers worth which quickly dissipates to a film.

S - the nose is nuanced and elegant. Grape-y with lots of other tart fruit character. Hints of raspberries and strawberries. A distinct brett character blends with a red wine vinegar note for complexity.

T - smooth malty flavors on the tip of the tongue. Dark bread, with slight hints of toffee. Sour fruit flavors evolve in the center with notes of grapes and tart berries. Prickly brett notes enter more on the backend which carries though the long sour finish.

M - slick textured. Medium bodied. Medium low carbonation.

O - interesting wild ale. If i had to guess i would think the carbonation will subside over time making this even more wine like. I've got a few bottles to test theory in a few years.

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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of bishopdc0
3.99/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared a bottle with my wife, pours red a deep red, very nice. The nose is tart apples, cherries and oak. The taste is very pleasant not over the top, in the sour category, tart and slight Brett funk, . The back is oak and a nice berry flavor. My wife loves this beer, it is nice

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Rosso E Marrone from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 531 ratings.