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Brown Bird Brown Ale - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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85
very good

92 Ratings
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Named after the little birds that fly by the brewery looking for grain after the weather turns cold, this was originally to be a Fall/Winter seasonal. Clearly we underestimated the market for this smooth and malty brown ale, and we have decided to keep it for year round enjoyment.

(Beer added by: JoeyBeerBelly on 05-02-2012)
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +3.7%

A: Pours a clear very dark amber in color with some light amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a half finger tall beige head that reduces to a thin film, a thick patch, and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light lacing is observed.

S: There are aromas of roasted malts with some light hints of chocolate and brown sugar.

T: The flavors start with toasted malts and some nuttiness. There is a light earthy flavor from the hops. This beer is well balanced and not overly sweet.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Light smoothness.

O: Easy to drink and quite sessionable, this is a very enjoyable beer and one that I would enjoy having again. Nice complexity and balance.

05-12-2012 23:50:02 | More by dbrauneis
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metter98

New York

3.95/5  rDev +5.1%

A: When held up to the light, this beer appears clear very dark amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high tan head that gradually died down that gradually died down, leaving large wispy patterns of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are aromas of nutty and toasted malts in the nose; smells of chocolate also become noticeable as the beer warms up.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of chocolate, nutty and toasted malts in the nose.
M: It feels a bit shy of medium-bodied and slightly smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a flavorful brown ale that is easy to drink and would probably make a good accompaniment to a burger.

05-12-2012 19:53:47 | More by metter98
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Scarta

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

08-31-2014 10:52:32 | More by Scarta
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smithj4

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

08-29-2014 23:41:31 | More by smithj4
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wafers

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

08-14-2014 23:24:29 | More by wafers
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antman27

New York

4.28/5  rDev +13.8%

08-12-2014 02:49:28 | More by antman27
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timmy2b

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

08-10-2014 12:42:57 | More by timmy2b
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-27-2014 01:29:19 | More by Griffith
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sunofneurot

New York

3/5  rDev -20.2%

06-30-2014 00:31:21 | More by sunofneurot
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kjrod20

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

06-18-2014 19:04:00 | More by kjrod20
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Fcip78

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.2%

04-20-2014 13:57:38 | More by Fcip78
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

04-20-2014 13:42:23 | More by markgugs
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-20-2014 01:17:58 | More by mltobin
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ConorGolden

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

04-07-2014 02:47:03 | More by ConorGolden
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Matt_Felix

New York

4.25/5  rDev +13%

03-16-2014 23:48:51 | More by Matt_Felix
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Zimm

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-09-2014 17:30:16 | More by Zimm
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longisland1983

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

01-16-2014 00:36:55 | More by longisland1983
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ThatsThatDude

New York

4.25/5  rDev +13%

01-09-2014 03:30:04 | More by ThatsThatDude
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chefcurtlee

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

01-06-2014 04:18:23 | More by chefcurtlee
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LoveStout

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-05-2014 17:46:57 | More by LoveStout
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Huffs

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

12-08-2013 18:31:46 | More by Huffs
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bsm80x

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

10-24-2013 17:14:36 | More by bsm80x
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

10-05-2013 20:30:27 | More by JMS1512
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev +0.8%

Ruby brown amber color with a small beige head. Gentle carbs.
Appearance is rather dull looking.
Aroma is pleasent with some roasted malts. There is also some sutle nuts too in the aroma.
There is a sweetness too.
The taste is involving with a hint of roasted malts and bready grains and... do I detect some smokiness.
An engaging beer and a beer with some character.

10-05-2013 14:07:12 | More by micromaniac129
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-15-2013 21:06:31 | More by waiting4lunch
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Brown Bird Brown Ale from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.