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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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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

smithj4, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of petermethot
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

petermethot, May 25, 2014
Photo of brystmar
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.

brystmar, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of Sean9689
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.

Sean9689, Aug 01, 2011
Photo of yourefragile
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.

yourefragile, Aug 15, 2011
Photo of jrbuch
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.

jrbuch, Jul 24, 2011
Photo of MarkIntihar
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!

MarkIntihar, Sep 17, 2011
Photo of Retail1LO
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.

Retail1LO, Aug 05, 2011
Photo of ScheissPott
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%

ScheissPott, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of aerozeppl
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.

aerozeppl, Sep 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

SPRichard, Sep 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

acurtis, Aug 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Birra DeCicco - Limone Luppolo from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.