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Hops N' Roses - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 248
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 68
Gots: 56 | FT: 9
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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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Holy shit. Pours a nice rosy pinkish brown. Great pink-white head. Laces very well. Aroma is tart and floral in all the best ways. Taste is bright, sweet flowers, tart and citrusy. Light and effervescent on the tongue. Just an amazing sour! I've gotta thank ___ for this beer.

mverity, Sep 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a wine taster. The color is just off-clear and rosey pink.

The aroma is great! There is lots of flowery hibiscus with some sweet tarts mixed in.

The flavor is flowery also. The tartness is mostly in the finish. There is a nice balance here with soft, subtle flavors.

This is delicious; recommend.

andrewinski1, Aug 15, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Great Lakes 25th Anniversary Snifter...

A. Pours a very cloudy, pinkish orange color, similar to grapefruit juice. Quarter finger of crisp white head that erupts nicely with a gentle swirl. Lacing is very good. Excellent looking beverage here.

S. Sweet honey, floral notes presumably from the rose hips, bready qualities, lots of barnyard funk, fruit juice, apples, pears, even some tomato sauce elements. Tart and funky on the nose.

T. Rose water, apple and grape skin, oaky tannins, dry, yeasty finish. Bittering hops also become apparent on the finish. Tartness is present, but not dominant. This is not super sour. It has a lot of funk and a kiss of tartness, but for the most part is a well rounded golden ale with some hop bitterness and tart fruit.

M. It feels overcarbed and the barrel aging dominates just a bit too much, as oaky tannins take over the flavor profile more than is desired.

O. A solid wild ale. I wish it was just a little bit more sour with a little less barrel presence, but very good overall. Not quite as good as Rosso, but certainly worth a look if you are a fan of the style. It has remarkable coloring and a memorable nose.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a light dirty pink color ale with a quite large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of tart notes with light oak and some dominant notes of hibiscus. Taste is also dominated by tart notes with light oak notes with some dominant flavours of hibiscus with light dry Brett finish. Body is quite full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Very well brewed with very good refreshing factor.

Phyl21ca, Jul 05, 2013
Hops N' Roses from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 248 ratings.