Liquid Gold | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Light golden in color, but packed with flavor. This Belgo-American Ale is bursting with the spicy aromas and flavors created by the unique imported yeast strain. Fermented at higher temperatures, this beer throws off notes of clove, banana and citrus fruit. Light in color but big on flavor.

Added by Billolick on 02-04-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,260
Reviews:
173
Ratings:
605
pDev:
12.07%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
126
Trade:
1
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1/5  rDev -73.8%

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1/5  rDev -73.8%

Photo of gruve8
1.11/5  rDev -70.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

The spice is way too overpowering and ruins the overall taste of this horrible brew. Pure garbage by another American brewery that attempts to make a Belgian beer

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1.75/5  rDev -54.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of Longstaff
2.51/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured from a growler that was acquired by a good friend a couple of days before sampling. Slightly phenolic aromas mixed in with soft malt aromas, light carbonation kicked up a whisper of foam when poured. Super light color reminiscent of a massed produced german lager. Up front clove and cinnamon flavors dominated which were overtaken by biscuity malt flavor on the backend and cleaned out by hop dryness. Didn't get any belgian aspects to the alcohol flavors except phenolics - no fruity esters or spicy alcohol which makes me wonder if a belgian yeast strain was used at all. Not very drinkable to me due to the phenolic character dominating the flavor profile.

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2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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2.8/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of sitarist
2.92/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a clear, pale golden color. Two fingers worth of a white head. The head falls quickly to a ring, and island that leaves a few spots of lacing.

Smells like a wet, mange riddled mutt. Coriander overpowers, and dominates its aroma.

I taste banana, coriander, clove, bubblegum, and some fruity notes.

Dry, medium body with little carbonation.

When I took my first sniff I thought I'd be drain-pouring this one. However it's flavor, and mouthfeel were pretty decent.

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2.94/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

Pours to hazy yellow and permanent head and good lacing. Aroma is strong bubble gum and clove and bready yeast. Flavor is a mishmash of hefeweizen, witbier, and American pale ale. Mouthfeel is rough and astringent. Meh. Never again.

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of jneiswender
3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a pint glass cool at NYC Beer Company.

Clear "gold" light beer with an eggshell white head.

Smells very much like mown grass and a light clove finish.

Strong Belgian yeast front. Clove and a light fruit end.

Light and low carbonation.

Seems run of the mill for this style. Other better beers.

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Liquid Gold from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 605 ratings