Saison - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
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4.23/5 rDev +9.3%
A - Pours a hazy golden-orange with a big finger of frothy white head. The head fades down very slowly leaving behind some nice lacing.
S - Aroma is a mix of sweet grainy and pilsner malts, lemon zest, Belgian yeast, coriander and other spices, and some farmhouse smells.
T - Starts off with a mix of sweet grainy and lightly bready malts with some lemon zest, citrus hops, and a bit of bitterness. Through the middle, the Belgian yeast comes through with some coriander, other spices, and farmhouse flavors. The finish is a mix of sweet bready malts, lemon zest, citrus hops, Belgian yeast, and some coriander and other spices.
M - Medium bodied with heavy carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry and estery finish.
D - Very drinkable. Great overall balance with good yeast character coming through.
11-10-2012 07:17:44 | More by ngeunit1
4.53/5 rDev +17.1%
Poured from a 750ml bottle in to a Captain Lawrence tulip glass.
Pours a light orange-gold color with huge head that tops the glass. Head has a whip cream foam effect that floats in the center of the glass throughout the drink. Some larger floating bubbles in the center of the foam make this attractive without collapsing the head.
Smells of white flowers and brett. Some funk and wet hay with citrus undertones coming through.
The first sip tastes of banana like warm vanilla with light funk, Brett comes through in the middle with a hard to pin down unripe Guava or other green tropical fruit. Light sour carries the fruit through to a very nice dry finish.
Refreshing and enjoyable very well balanced Saison.
10-08-2012 21:03:55 | More by Willytee3
4.25/5 rDev +9.8%
Older style plain silver cap. 750 ml bottle into a tulip glass.
A - Pours a nice golden amber body. Ever so slight haze. Massive white head forms and settles into a thick cap. Swirling just crates another massive head. Tons of sticky lacing.
S - This one is way funkier than it is earthy. Really great barnyard Brett funk with lemons, grass, and a light spice in the background. A touch of booze on the end.
T - Similar to the nose. Bright lemons and grass with some light spice and malt. The brett funk is cheesy. Its sounds so wrong, but this is the cheesiest beer I have tried but it works so well! Finish is dry and abrupt. Mouth feel is crisp and lively with ample carbonation.
O - The best American made sasion I've tried so far. Such a great brett presence right now.
09-28-2012 03:39:52 | More by davey101
Saison from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.