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Birra DeCicco - Limone Luppolo - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

104 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 28
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drewd0g on 06-21-2011)
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

acurtis, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of brystmar
3.78/5  rDev -6.2%

Growler shared by Mac, thanks!

Straw-colored body & decent white head. Fresh hop aroma billows from my pint glass, imparting a cloud of juicy fruits and floral scents around the table.

As is typical of me with Single IPAs, I love the aroma more than the taste. There's definitely some wheat-infused sweetness here, though the overall flavor profile is merely decent to my taste buds. Not overly hoppy, though, and that's a good thing. Clean and refreshing; should pair well with a hot day spent outdoors.

brystmar, Aug 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

PorterBoy14, Jul 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

hoppymcgee, May 27, 2012
Photo of GrindFatherBob
4/5  rDev -0.7%

GrindFatherBob, May 20, 2012
Photo of Teleweizen2
3.38/5  rDev -16.1%

A - pours a crystal clear bright pale gold color. Huge bubbly white foam quickly dissipates . Lots of tiny bubbles plainly visible.

S - smell is muted. Sovlent/soapy notes. Grainy malt character. Second pour revels a bouqute of citrusy aromas. Lemons, limes and oranges. But still a fairly strong solvent note.

T - grainy malt sweetness up front. Hints of lemon peel follows soon after blending with the tangy flavor of wheat malt. Bitter Orange peel enters mid palate giving a balancing effect. Slight hint of solvent. Citrus notes play off one another on the back end and well past the finish.

M - on the lighter side of medium bodied. Creamy texture. Bright prickly carbonation.

O - Feel this bottle might be passed it prime. Would like to try a fresher for a fairer assesment.

Teleweizen2, May 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

muskiesman, May 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

ithinkimasofa, Apr 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

afksports, Apr 02, 2012
Photo of FosterJM
4.03/5  rDev 0%

1158th Review on BA
Bottle to Pint
750ml

Thanks to Cpabeer & StormKing47 for this one

App- A very clear yellow with a multitude of bubbles come floating up from the bottom. A 1-1/2 finger head that was pure white but more like a puck of foam. Nice sliding foam of head.

Smell- A weird mix in this one. Its very lemony with a good bit of damp grass with a unique yeasty note wofting up.

Taste- Its really starting to grow on me. Has a good flavor profile with a very similar flavor to Ithaca White Gold. Spicy, Yeasty, Lemon, Grass and Earthy. Not overly done but clean and simple

Mouth- A medium body with a high carbonation level. Very bubbly with a lemon, yeast and peppery residual flavor.

Drink- Took a while to get into this one but it finished quite well. Lemony, yeasty, wheat and clean. Enjoyed it a lot.

FosterJM, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of joshtrich
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

joshtrich, Feb 18, 2012
Photo of mdfb79
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%

Received this in the Birthday BIF from jyounger30; thanks Jay! This has been a Want of mine since it came out. 750ml bottle into my Duvel Green tulip.

a - Pours a hazy, straw yellow color with two and a half fingers of fluffy white head and moderate carbonation evident. Head lasts for several minutes and leaves an inch of head throughout drinking it. Spotty lacing left on the glass.

s - Smells of citrus hops, oranges, wheat, grains, light funk, floral hops, earthy notes, grass, and spices. Really awesome nose; lightly sour and funky and some very nice citrus. Love it.

t - Tastes of citrus hops, floral hops, spices, pepper, earthy notes, grass, fruit, wheat, grains, and bready malts. Very nice again, but more spice then the nose, and not as sour or funky. A small step down. As it warms up, more oranges and lemon, and gets better.

m - Light to medium body and moderate carbonation. Very easy to drink.

o - Overall I thought this was an awesome pale wheat ale. Though they are different, this is up there with Gumballhead as my favorite in the style, and I like this one a little more. I think the nose is just awesome, with a lot of citrus mixing with funk and sourness. Very easy to drink beer that I'd love to get again sometime...really hoping they brew this one again.

mdfb79, Feb 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Griffith, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of mltobin
3.58/5  rDev -11.2%

Digging out some notes from a visit to DeCicco`s last year.

Appearance is yellow with a one finger, fizzy head. Its` nose is a mix of lemons, flora and wheat. The taste contains more lemon, crackers, some clove. Mouthfeel is low key, just a bit dry in the finish. This is a good summertime beer, perfect for enjoying while sitting next to the pool or beach.

mltobin, Jan 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

DSlim71, Jan 06, 2012
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4.22/5  rDev +4.7%

A hazed gold with a prodigious head. Decent though not overwhelming lace, covering remains throughout the glass. Smell has lots of citrus and pine with faint notes of grass. Taste is like a wheat IPA with a lemon zest squeeze. Notes of wheat malt in the core try to reign in the rampant and deliciously assertive hops. Dry grapefruit finish with lemony pine oil on my palate. Feel is crisp and medium light with gently creamy carbonation. A great summer beer but an equally satisfying winter football beer. Nice

scootny, Jan 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -25.6%

whartontallboy, Dec 27, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

asparkoflife, Dec 20, 2011
Photo of nickfl
4.2/5  rDev +4.2%

A - Pours with one finger of white foam on top of a hazy, golden body. The foam is supported by vigorous carbonation rising to the surface and takes quite a while to settle.

S - Zesty citrus aromas with some earthy lemongrass and soft, bready malt in the background.

T - Spicy wheat notes up front with some sweet lime flavor. Pepper, basil, and lemongrass in the middle and some fruity notes of pear and tart wheat come out at the finish with more pungent citrus.

M - Medium-thick body, high carbonation, and a slightly sweet finish.

D - I don't quite know how to categorize this beer, but is definitely interesting. There is a lot of citrus and spice character as well as a perfect balance between thick, bready malt and tart wheat and fruit. Oddly satisfying and actually quite good; it kind of reminds me of a sour beer despite its apparent lack of any wild yeast or other bugs.

nickfl, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

spycow, Dec 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

WeisGuy, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Ineedabeerhere, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

stimulus, Dec 09, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

starrdogg, Dec 09, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

warriorsoul, Dec 07, 2011
Birra DeCicco - Limone Luppolo from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.