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Captain's Kölsch - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

305 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 305
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.02%
Wants: 14
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jeffthecheff on 03-14-2010)
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EternalCask

Connecticut

3.2/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Date of tasting-3.29.2013
Beer:Captain's Kolsch
Brewery- Captain Lawrence; Elmsford, ny

Type-ale
Style-German style American kolsch

Appearance-wet straw colored, no chill haze. Like average American bottle fare. Very little lacing, minuscule head.

Smell- zest of orange... Maybe orange marmalade...

Taste- more orange zest.. The hops whisper elegantly from beginning to end. White grapefruit In finish. Bright.

Mouthfeel- too rich IMO... Symptomatic of the problem that afflicts many American renditions of wine, beer, Shakespeare.. Over production. This should jump.. it trudges.

Overall- second kolsch (sans rockdots) I've ever experienced. The first was reissdorf, and that had such an elegant mouthfeel. This felt clunky. Another instance of the devil lying in the context. Womp Womp.

Disclaimer- I love the liquid gold! No disrespect to captain Lawrence

Serving type: on-tap

03-30-2013 02:09:37 | More by EternalCask
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Captain's Kölsch from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 305 ratings.