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Captain's Kölsch - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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Captain's KölschCaptain's Kölsch

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BA SCORE
86
very good

314 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 314
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 15
Gots: 18 | 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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earljones199

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-13-2014 18:20:51 | More by earljones199
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juliusseizure

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-11-2014 19:05:33 | More by juliusseizure
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jaemeno3

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-28-2014 17:04:11 | More by jaemeno3
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Mike099

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-23-2014 01:15:35 | More by Mike099
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VaTechPhilly

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-18-2014 03:08:09 | More by VaTechPhilly
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev -1.6%

I picked this up on a recent visit to Brooklyn and as yet another snowfall looms on Presidents Day, I am continuing to reduce my backlog, especially of bottles.

From the bottle: "East Coast Ales"; "Est. 2006"; "Craft brewed in New York"; "Light, crisp and refreshing are a few of the words that come to mind when when thinking about the Kolsch style beer. This version is no different! Being that we are not in Germany, we could not resist putting our own twist on it by using good old American Crystal hops to give it a refreshing hoppy finish. [undersigned] Scott Varner".

My pour netted me a brief, fizzy finger of bone-white head that faded like anything colored red when exposed to bright, unrelenting sunlight. Color was a light, lemon-yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4) with NE-quality clarity. Nose had a malty quality, not very hoppy, despite what they said on the label. Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was very light, almost like lemon-lime soda pop. Lemony, slightly grassy, very dry and refreshing. They were right on the money in terms of the style and I think that I would enjoy it much more on a hot, humid summer's day than a cold, dry winter's one. The finish was equally light and crisp and I would be reaching for another except that I only had one.

02-17-2014 18:34:05 | More by woodychandler
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mike_lepere

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-16-2014 16:19:20 | More by mike_lepere
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AndyPollock

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-15-2014 23:09:15 | More by AndyPollock
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-13-2014 03:37:07 | More by WDJersey
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Mikehurls

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +25%

02-02-2014 22:52:39 | More by Mikehurls
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mcphish22

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-02-2014 20:02:10 | More by mcphish22
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paulish

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-02-2014 04:16:45 | More by paulish
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Zach136

Georgia

3.98/5  rDev +4.7%

12oz bottle, dated 8/14/13', poured into a Gaffel Kölsch Stange.

A - Light straw, two finger, mountainous head. Meh lacing.

S - Honey and pilsner malts. Little to no hop aroma.

T - Light hay and author slightest touch of floral hop.

M - Light, crisp and refreshing as a Kölsch should.

O - Great example of the style. Really glad I got this in a trade because it would have been easy to overlook otherwise. But a tasty treat indeed.

01-16-2014 03:35:01 | More by Zach136
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.1%

01-10-2014 18:08:14 | More by Belittle
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ThatsThatDude

New York

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

01-09-2014 03:36:49 | More by ThatsThatDude
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notdriving

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

01-02-2014 16:09:06 | More by notdriving
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

12-31-2013 17:53:02 | More by JMS1512
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toganet

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-31-2013 02:37:23 | More by toganet
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nodder

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

12-22-2013 18:55:05 | More by nodder
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

12-19-2013 01:42:41 | More by DrunkinYogi
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TechBrew

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

12-18-2013 00:37:50 | More by TechBrew
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thudean

New York

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

12-16-2013 15:56:46 | More by thudean
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-07-2013 01:24:29 | More by williamjbauer
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New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-05-2013 05:51:47 | More by timbobandit
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

12-01-2013 20:13:18 | More by hoppymcgee
Captain's Kölsch from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.