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IPA - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

359 Ratings
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Ratings: 359
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 9
Gots: 56 | 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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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. No freshness date evident. Single purchased at Oliver's Beverage (Albany, NY).

A: Nearly clear golden-light amber with short 1/2-1 finger off-white head with decent retention and decorative lacing down the glass.

S: Aroma is as much malty as hoppy which is odd for an American IPA, although Capt Lawrence's beers frequently straddle the English-American line with more heavy caramel malt use more in line with English ales and American hop bills. There is a decided caramel note morst prominent in the nose, with floral and pine along with some melon and pineapple flavors. No yeast esters.

T: The flavor is a bit less hefty on malt than the nose although the caramel note in the aroma is there, but it works well with the hops with are fairly resinous, piney, and floral with some grapefruit, lime, and orange character. No yeast esters and bitterness is medium.

M: Slick and dry with a nice crispness and medium body with average to above average carbonation level.

O: A pretty good IPA although I would rather than use less caramel malk and go with lower lovibond crystal or Munich or Vienna malt instead for some more malt complexity. A pretty nice beer though and enjoyable with its crisp finish.

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IPA from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 359 ratings.