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Birra DeCicco - Limone Luppolo - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

103 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 27
Gots: 9 | 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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timmy2b

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

11-24-2013 04:51:07 | More by timmy2b
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

05-29-2014 03:10:03 | More by wrightst
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MastaShonuf

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

03-10-2014 05:40:16 | More by MastaShonuf
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3Hops

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

11-16-2011 22:53:47 | More by 3Hops
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.58/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: on-tap

01-16-2012 19:46:52 | More by mltobin
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.6/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a pale golden straw color with a very impressive head; nice retention and spots of lace

Smell: Smells like Lemon Pledge; I cannot decide whether that is a bad thing entirely, but it is not an enticing aroma to me

Taste: Bready, up front, with a strong dose of pithy, bitter lemon arriving by mid-palate; very harsh, after the swallow

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: I decided to score this more highly as I respect what the brewery was going after even though I didn't find it particularly palatable; I'll cast my ballot with Gumballhead for the style

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2011 00:17:06 | More by brentk56
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campfirebrew

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-30-2013 01:41:14 | More by campfirebrew
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

12-19-2013 01:42:10 | More by DrunkinYogi
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jkane101

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-15-2013 00:51:39 | More by jkane101
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seplo

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

11-28-2012 21:43:59 | More by seplo
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-23-2014 05:01:22 | More by zestar
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

01-06-2014 02:24:25 | More by PEIhop
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

01-01-2014 21:22:20 | More by iL0VEbeer
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

11-14-2011 20:48:29 | More by djrn2
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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-18-2014 19:17:40 | More by cwelsh55
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

08-19-2012 18:12:45 | More by smithj4
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-25-2014 19:38:03 | More by petermethot
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brystmar

Texas

3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: growler

08-01-2012 16:22:34 | More by brystmar
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Sean9689

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler thanks to cosmo4u. Split with the crew and poured into Bruery tulip.

A - Pours a clear golden yellow, whisps on top, thin collar, white head.

S - Lots of citrus up front, some straw/hay, and then follwed with some bitter hoppy notes. The combo of citrus/wheat/hops is enjoyable and really unique.

T - Big citrus, nice amount of bitter hops, some off-putting metallic character. Kinda has a Pine-Sol/kitchen cleaner taste to it on the finish, which I don't much care for. The finish doesn't ruin the taste, but it would be a lot better without it.

M - Body is light, good carbonation, oily citrus finish.

O - A solid pale wheat but Gumballhead is miles and miles better then this one. They are different, but still, if I want a pale wheat (or something similar), I'll go local. Decent but not outstanding.

Serving type: growler

08-01-2011 14:33:41 | More by Sean9689
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle shared by Matt.

Hazy golden straw body with a wispy white head. Aroma is hoppy and lemony, straw, grain, wheat and grass. Flavor is more like a wheaty IPA with lemon than a hoppy wheat. Lemon and grass bitterness persists through the finish. Refreshing and light, but not quite as unique as I hoped for from reading other reviews.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2011 00:18:29 | More by yourefragile
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jrbuch

New York

3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pour quickly into a Lost Abbey tulip to give a 1 inch head. Copper, burnt orange color. The head disappeared quickly into a thin ring.

S: Lots of citrus, lemon, and cut grass. A musky dry hop like smell. Very pungent, but great.

T: Upfront hoppy with a fairly sweet malt backbone from the wheat. More citrus in the taste and sweet fruit. Seemed a little bitter for the style. Has the CL house flavor.(?)

A great beer, but I would want even more pop from the citra and sorachi.

Serving type: growler

07-24-2011 14:28:14 | More by jrbuch
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MarkIntihar

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle. Gracious extra from Mike (AgentZero)!

A - Pours a cloudy yellow orange, with the emphasis more on the yellow. About a finger's worth of head. Looks more like a wheat beer than a pale, but I guess that makes some sense.

S - Smell is citrus dominant, with heavy lemon and orange being the most discernible. Some spice in the nose as well, almost giving a heat-like quality to it, which I'm clearly having trouble describing. Almost a saison-like funk to it as well, which is somewhat odd, but seems to work.

T - Taste is much more hop forward, with a nice barrage of hops hitting the taste buds immediately. Followed and complimented nicely by the citrus that was present in the nose. Fades back to bitter hops at the end. Not getting the funk or the spice that was picked up in the nose, which is actually kind of disappointing. Also can definitely pick up the wheat base in this one.

M - Carbonation is well done, but this one has quite a bite to it, not hiding the alcohol very well. It almost stings the tongue on the way down.

O - Overall a solid offering, but nothing mind blowing. Very grateful to review my first Captain Lawrence beer though! Thanks again Mike!

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2011 02:58:47 | More by MarkIntihar
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Retail1LO

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got a growler of this for my first ever BA trade. So glad I had the opportunity to try this. This is a very refreshing, light beer. Lots of citrus notes, a good hop profile, and a smooth finish. This is a perfect summer type beer. I wish it was more readily available. Looking forward to trying more of Captain Lawrence's offerings in the future.

Serving type: growler

08-05-2011 01:40:42 | More by Retail1LO
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aerozeppl

New York

3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Very hazy light golden color. A finger of white billowy white head. Quite a bit of lacing. Nice looking beer.

S:The nose screams Captain Lawrence yeast. Like Golden Delicious lite. Just a nice hoppy beer. The wheat comes across nicely as well.

T: You get quite a bit of lemon out of the beer. It is hoppy but a little bit astringent. It is a hard thing to nail down. Well balanced though. Xtra gold light with hops.

M: Lighter side of the body. Carbonation is nice and has some distinct bubbles. Soft mouthfeel.

D: I liked it. Really nice summer beer overall. Nothing crazy but super easy drinking and full of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2011 22:50:26 | More by aerozeppl
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SPRichard

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-16-2012 19:16:25 | More by SPRichard
Birra DeCicco - Limone Luppolo from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.