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Seeking Alpha | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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3.94/5
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437 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
New York, United States
captainlawrencebrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Do you find yourself constantly seeking your next “alpha acid” overload? Are you just not satisfied with the hoppy bite of your run of the mill IPA? Well, look no further. Hop flavor, hop aroma, and hop bite! Brewed for hop heads, by hop heads.

Added by acurtis on 11-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,859
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
437
pDev:
10.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
98
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 437 |  Reviews: 67
Photo of ClavisAurea
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dpgalante
4.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of avalon07
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: Poured from a bottle to a tulip glass. Had a golden yellow color and a hazy consistency. There was an inch and a half of foamy head that lasted a good amount of time. Decent lacing.

S: A solid aroma of hops (no surprise there), citrus, malt, and pine.

T: Tasted of hops (not as much as I would have thought, but still a lot), citrus (orange), melon, some pine, a little bit of malt, and a little bit of caramel. While the flavor had all of these ingredients going for it, it wasn't overly dynamic. Still, subtly interesting.

F: A fair amount of carbonation with a dry, bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This beer is definitely OK, but a mixed bag. Worth a try, though.

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Photo of JPowell712
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of calcnerd
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alucard
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kwjd
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TLA
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EFMarkley
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DAS30
3.48/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Tastes super alcoholic (because it is!)

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Photo of rorjets
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CorkandCageAllentown
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Patches826
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of garyloveman
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stage_master
4.36/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TomMorris
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AD17
3.71/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kcjones
3.32/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

They tried to mask IPA with HONEY

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Photo of richj1970
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz bottle dated 3/10/2016 into snifter.

A: Slightly hazy golden yellow with 1 finger white head with long lasting retention and leaving lots of lacing.

S: Citrus and floral hops with some apricot and peaches. Caramel, honey, and toasted bread.

T: Citrus and stone fruits combined with caramel and biscuit malts. Apricot, pear, and grapefruit.

M: Medium body with average carbonation. Finish is a little bitter and a touch sweet.

O: Excellent Imperial IPA with nice balance and complexity. Another solid brew from Captain Lawrence.

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Photo of MilaMila
4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brams
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GuitarIPA
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mo_fro
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Seeking Alpha from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 437 ratings
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