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Barrel Select #1 - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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Barrel Select #1
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

12 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Floydster on 03-17-2009)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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California

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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Idaho

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-09-2012 22:48:15 | More by t0rin0
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

12-15-2011 20:42:56 | More by ChrisPro
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-16-2011 14:36:14 | More by monsterzero
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aerozeppl

New York

3.88/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured a very murky brown color. Looked like a Bruin more than anything else in the glass. No head at all but no problem for the style.

S: Vinegar right up front. Reminded me of a more sublte Earthmonk. After that I got a touch of cherries. Tartness is the nose as well.

T: Vinegar. Massive massive vinegar. There was some hints of cherries as well but this beer was totally dominated by that taste. There was a touch of sour but this was more about that acidic lacto taste than anything else.

M: I thought it was a little on the thick side. Either as a Bruin or a Wild Ale. Carbonation was very subtle. I could have used a touch more.

D: Probably my least favorite of the Captain Lawrence sours. The question is what is going to be done with this beer? I think it has enough ommph to age it for quite a while. Perhaps use to blend?

Serving type: on-tap

04-21-2009 23:37:38 | More by aerozeppl
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LilBeerDoctor

New York

3.38/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Growler from Bellport Beer&Soda. Pours a mahogany brown with no head. Aroma of lacto and sweettart candies. Flavor is rather sour with some oak notes and toasted malt in the finish. Puckeringly sour and difficult to get through. Certainly not a beer to have a whole pint of, but it's pretty good in small samples. On its own it leaves something to be desired, but I'll be interested to see what Scott ultimately decides to do with this.
7/4/7/3/14 (3.5/5)

Serving type: growler

03-31-2009 02:17:40 | More by LilBeerDoctor
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Floydster

California

4.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

23.36 ounce twist off growler from Dave's Bellport Cold Beer and Soda in Bellport, New York, thanks to pugman for sending this one across the states, glad to have tried this one and Larry made that possible, drank last night, poured into my Duvel tulip glass, color is a dark reddish brown beer, very thin head that mostly consists of big bubbles that dissapate immediately, quite still, no lacing, aroma consists of balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, cherries, oak, tarty accents, cookie dough, raspberries, cognac, vanilla, roasted nuttiness, and apples, lots of vinegar at first, middle is sweet with lots of sugar and berries, finish is chewy with cashews and buttered pecans, lots of oak in the aftertaste that causes a steady dryness, very tart all the way through, slightly earthy finish by the end with grains but the nuts really shine through in the aftertaste, sour, sweet, and then chewy is the sequence it goes through most of the time, good mouthfeel, very acidic, medium body, very little carbonation, taste lingered a long time and was even piercing at times, drank this growler myself but it took me a few hours, not too sweet or sour, alcohol is hidden well but the nine percent is there in its strength, pretty drinkable stuff overall, technically the third sour now from Captain Lawrence and this did not disappoint just like the others, it is described as a wild ale with an American Brown as its base, would love to drink again but do not know likely that is, recommended

Serving type: growler

03-17-2009 04:13:37 | More by Floydster
Barrel Select #1 from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.