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IPA - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

299 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 6
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Billolick on 01-27-2013)
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LarryK

New York

2.19/5  rDev -41.9%

Grabbed a bottle of this just-released brew last Friday -- I've been eagerly awaiting it ever since Captain Lawrence announced they were finally doing a regular IPA months ago -- and I hate to say it, but I really disliked it.

12-oz bottle bought at Beer Table Pantry poured into my Stone IPA specialty glass. I really really wanted this to be good, and it's just not.

Appearance: Orange-hued; standard IPA coloring.

Smell: Got a burst of wonderful, citrusy hop aroma upon uncapping but it faded almost instantly.

Taste: Doesn't really taste like any IPA I've ever had. I don't know if I somehow got a bad bottle or if something went wrong with this initial batch, but the flavor is so muted I can't even detect what the hop profile is. Maybe a hint of Simcoe and/or Centennial, but if so this is doing those hops a disservice. Finish is dry but also mostly lacking in any assertive hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: A bit coarse, if anything.

Overall: Disappointing though willing to give another shot; ideally on tap. I've been hoping that a local brewer would release an IPA rivaling Flower Power just so New York can finally say we have more than one world-class IPA, but this definitely ain't it.

02-07-2013 19:03:03 | More by LarryK
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Noelito76

New York

2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

03-02-2013 04:04:22 | More by Noelito76
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AGust82

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

08-16-2014 02:52:38 | More by AGust82
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PPSchwa

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

08-02-2014 03:10:21 | More by PPSchwa
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dbattey

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

02-24-2014 20:48:21 | More by dbattey
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cfadams17

Pennsylvania

2.96/5  rDev -21.5%

08-21-2014 23:32:28 | More by cfadams17
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JBreezyyNY

New York

3/5  rDev -20.4%

08-05-2014 20:23:28 | More by JBreezyyNY
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Droopy487

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -20.4%

08-09-2014 01:55:52 | More by Droopy487
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krl2112

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.4%

05-09-2014 02:14:10 | More by krl2112
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smutty33

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -20.4%

04-19-2013 15:17:27 | More by smutty33
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michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -20.4%

03-08-2014 20:00:11 | More by michaelfcasey
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mitch3114

New York

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-13-2014 17:35:53 | More by mitch3114
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mikefour77

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.4%

09-03-2013 18:58:08 | More by mikefour77
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Holland

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.4%

02-06-2014 03:39:45 | More by Holland
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KevinDanger23

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -20.4%

11-08-2013 03:30:42 | More by KevinDanger23
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

3/5  rDev -20.4%

05-30-2013 15:58:49 | More by TheRuss9585
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morningthief

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.4%

10-04-2013 00:09:50 | More by morningthief
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Will_Rivera

New York

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-22-2014 13:09:09 | More by Will_Rivera
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dougfur

New York

3.05/5  rDev -19.1%

Pours a burnt-straw color, clear and decent head. Smell is malt and yeast, almost no hop character. Taste is about the same, though there is just a hint of bittering hops. Overall, this is a very mediocre beer and I would not pay money for it again. This is beer brewed for folks who don't really care...

11-09-2013 02:03:56 | More by dougfur
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RyFikes

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

02-13-2014 18:48:21 | More by RyFikes
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Gregaroo

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-15-2014 14:07:27 | More by Gregaroo
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Ilovebeer1549

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

08-30-2013 22:21:22 | More by Ilovebeer1549
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Butch_DeadLift

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

02-24-2014 21:14:52 | More by Butch_DeadLift
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Mikexw

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-08-2014 12:46:38 | More by Mikexw
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GreenHa

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

02-13-2014 18:57:41 | More by GreenHa
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IPA from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.