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Rosso E Marrone - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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488 Ratings
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Ratings: 488
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 582
Gots: 160 | 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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Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-27-2014 01:55:31 | More by 22Blue
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-24-2014 00:23:01 | More by Sarge3130
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cbutova

Massachusetts

4.65/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Batch 3. Huge thanks out to Emma for sharing an all-time want. Full review done over the weekend.

A- Split into four glasses with a murky, red-brown body. Frothy and foamy off-white head forms to a half finger or so with pretty good retention. A large ring and cloud remains atop the beer. Lacing is pretty hard to come by.

S- Fruity lambic feel in an insanely strong aroma. The Flanders Brown Ale feel is quite nice with some acetic and dried fruit feel. Grapes, super funky Brett, barnyard and a ton of lactic lemony tartness.

T- Complexity is massive in the flavor and this beer really encompasses a large umbrella of things. Most obvious is the intense sourness, just a battering of cheek puckering lactic lemony sour. Brett funk melds in with barnyard, sour cherry and a tiny bit of band aid. Vinous oak, sour grapes, fruit pits, figs, green apples, strawberry and Balsamic vinegar all come to mind.

MF- Light end and superbly dried out body. Carbonation at a high level and the texture is somewhat fizzy and silky like a Lambic. Sourness coats the taste buds and lingers, almost burns.

Superb blend of Flanders vinegar, fruit Lambic and Brett funky feels. One of the most sour brews I can think of in recent memory. Feels like a great mix of a Lambic and a Flanders Bruin.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 01:25:37 | More by cbutova
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stevec32

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-18-2014 17:51:37 | More by stevec32
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-15-2014 22:05:44 | More by twenty5
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-09-2014 17:06:02 | More by Cynic-ale
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JLoPMac

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-07-2014 19:23:38 | More by JLoPMac
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.81/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Served from a 12.7oz bottle into a Crooked Stave tulip. Batch 4. Cellar temp.

Appearance- Very dark tawny color with quick bubbly white head that didn't last long.

Smell- Cherries, raspberries, red grapes, sweet malts, red wine vinegar, vanilla, oak. Absolutely beautiful beer.

Taste- Very layered. Dark stone fruits, tart winey grapes, limes, tobacco, vanilla, oak, raspberries. Sour, but not aggressively so. Phenomenal.

Mouthfeel- Light bodied, medium-full carbonation, medium-full tartness, smooth finish, crisp, clean, refreshing.

Overall- Honestly, I didn't know what to expect from this beer. I figured it'd be good, but it's great. I'd be hard-pressed to find a better Oud Bruin (not even just an american one). Truly phenomenal. I want more.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 04:00:07 | More by Seanniek91
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-29-2014 03:34:50 | More by ravot
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MontereyBay831

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-27-2014 18:43:58 | More by MontereyBay831
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy ruby, small off-white head and decent lacing. Very beautiful in the glass. Aroma is tart lemon, oaky, cherry, vinous, funk, basement. Flavor is initially sweet and fruity with light tartness and a bit of oaky astringency. Dries out on the finish leaving oaky and vinous notes behind. Medium body, very low carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2014 23:23:27 | More by jbaker67
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jeonseh

Indiana

3.95/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 3 bottle

A - Copper colored with brown and slight red accents

S - Sour tart cherries, oak, slight lemom and sweettarts

T - Sweettarts, vinegar, slight cherry and tart raspberry. Oaky presence near the back end as well as some tart lemon

M - Tart presence with a dry finish. Good amount of carbonation

O - Good Flanders ale with a good amount of tartness and not a ton of the copper and blood you sometimes get with a Flanders. Thought this one was well balanced and would have went well with some earthy cheeses.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2014 23:35:21 | More by jeonseh
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drewone

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-12-2014 03:20:39 | More by drewone
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Wowcoolman

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-12-2014 03:08:13 | More by Wowcoolman
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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ThatsThatDude

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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ArmedsouthernEr

Mississippi

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New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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robwestcott

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -12%

12-30-2013 01:54:13 | More by robwestcott
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dogfishandi

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

375 ml bottle a little above fridge temp poured into an oversized wine glass. Batch info left blank? Assuming batch 4?

A gentle pour yields a dark yet bright ruby red, with minimal head, a light tan colored ring is left but shortly fades to nothing. Minimal lace and legs are left only after a swirl of the glass.

Aroma initially is boozey, solvent like. As it warms, the booze seems to fade bringing out some sour pie cherry, kind of a boozey concentrate grape comes to mind, sweet dark fruit, stone fruit maltiness blending with some rotted wood aromas.

Sour, but not intensely so, sour pie cherries, some grape, comes in more as it warms, a bit lactic, some concentrate grape juice, slight solvent booze at times, sweet rich sugary malt and hints of old oak.

Leaves a nice lingering citric/ sour cherry sourness on the palate after each sip. Medium in body, semi dry finish.

I'm not a huge fan of sours with a big ABV and this is really no exception. Seems to clash with the sourness and funk a bit. Still a fairly enjoyable beer, but considering the price tag and the much better examples out there, I might pass on this in the future.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 20:01:17 | More by dogfishandi
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

12-27-2013 03:46:38 | More by facesnorth
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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

12-25-2013 16:52:18 | More by MrRockstar
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-24-2013 23:27:09 | More by mmulebarn
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Florida

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12-23-2013 03:58:01 | More by Lare453
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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Rosso E Marrone from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 488 ratings.