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IPA - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
IPAIPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

372 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 372
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 8
Gots: 65 | 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:
Beer added by: Billolick on 01-27-2013

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of morningthief
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of timoteo833
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of micromaniac129
3.67/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

No bottle date.
The smell of this beer was pretty light and not overpowering. I could pull out faint hints of citrusy hops but that's stretching it.
The appearance has an orange amber glow with a clarity that's hazy clear. The tall head maintains it's size for a long while before fading off and leaves a light lace around the glass.
This is quite an easy drinking beer. There is basically no bitterness in the taste and drinks smooth on the palate.
The taste itself is rather lean. The hops flavor is almost non existent and a sweet malt bill is only strong enough to balance the weak hops. I detect some low levels of diaceyl but is not an issue.
A rather bland and ordinary brew, probably better at the brewery pub.

Photo of MrBuckHigh
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of BethanyB
3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Fair clarity, with a sparkly, soapy, white head that breaks into pieces, but stays put in the glass. The color is a orange-tinted medium gold.

Smell: A mild aroma of classic American hops, with citrus, pine resin, and a bit of mint. Pale, yeasty malt can be detected in the background.

Taste: Very mild bitterness for an IPA, although the hop flavor is extremely prominent. Orange slices, herbs, and sweet tea leaves are present. A bit of pale malt adds some balance, but the lack of bitterness definitely detracts.

Mouthfeel: Medium light, with mild carbonation. A bit more carbonation could give this beer more bite. And yet, a smooth quality adds to the enjoyability of the texture.

Overall: A very tasty, drinkable beer, but one that lacks the bitterness of a classic IPA. For me, it was more reminiscent of a very good pale ale.

Photo of rlee1390
3.52/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Clear orange, some carbonation, one finger head.

S-Very very malty (no date) some grass and old decayed citrus hops.

T-Very malty. Some grass and citrus but slight. No bitterness. Just a bad IPA. No date whatsoever.

M-Lighter some carbonation.

O-Maybe this is a good beer, maybe it is bad. But there was no date on the bottle.

Photo of mikefour77
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of UncleAddie
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Los1324
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Ilovebeer1549
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of tarheels4life23
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of lovindahops
4.22/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Finally getting the chance to have a captain Lawrence ipa

A- a golden body that's translucent and clear. Some sticky lacing on the edges are existent on the edges

S- a chuck of mango, hop resin, and strong pine scents partner with a caramel malt backbone . Very balanced scent that reminds me of a two hearted in that sense. Very pungent and crisp simultaneously, this screams balance

T- prickly piney flavor advances before some smooth tropical flavors. A strong malty presence with some spices mingle around the bitter finish. Dry hop flavor is a clear focus on this taste profile. Well put together

M- prickly flavors with carbonation spot on

O- vacarro does it again. A clean hoppy ipa that is completely balanced. As the new trend is all hop, no malt IPA's... Vacarro made a balanced brew. I will always revisit this.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Cooker_stp
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of gritz147
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of McAndrew
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of rojapa
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of JohnW58
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of vonnegut21
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Fatdenny
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of jaxon53
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Brewman123
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of TheLevi4000
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Mike099
4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

IPA from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 372 ratings.