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Hops N' Roses - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

235 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 235
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 68
Gots: 56 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cosmicevan on 06-24-2012)
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Reviews by rfgetz:
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium copper color, thin cap of prickly bubbles. Scent strong with the funk and tartness, hard to get below but some floral qualities work their way into the nose. Taste initially begins with strong funk and tartness, but herbal and floral notes appear as the palate adapts, some vinous qualities, notes of vanilla and oak join in. Medium bodied, lacking in carbonation for the style. Solid beer, but I wanted to like it more than i actually did.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2012 17:45:33 | More by rfgetz
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 375ml bottle dated 5/12 (courtesy of cestlavie, as an extra) into a Prairie Teku glass.

Appearance: A sizable, bubbly, champagne-style head dissolves relatively quickly into a thick crown around the edge of the glass. The beer itself is particularly beautiful, at the base of the beer it starts a rosy pink, then fades to vermilion, and then to a rusty yellow toward the top. What a beautiful range of colors in here.

Smell: Tart, and barely acetic with some funk backing both up. I can get quite a few floral notes too as I stick my nose deep into the glass. As I stick it deeper, intense dried apricots come through as well. Very complex, but requires some work to truly appreciate the variety.

Taste: Sour but barely, with floral perfume mixing well with cracker malts. The perfume is barely bitter, and the hibiscus is the one flower I can pick out above the other two, although I'm not particularly familiar with elderflower. Lightly bitter, and just a bit watery. The funk on the nose is evident as well.

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Overall: Very interesting sour, and I enjoyed it. Definitely a solid beer worth picking up if you see it.

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Hops N' Roses from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.