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:
#16,997
Reviews:
173
Ratings:
607
pDev:
12.07%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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34
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Ratings: 607 |  Reviews: 173
Photo of HermitDan
3.52/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A 375ml bottle brought back from New York City. Pours a golden colour with a white head. Aromas of citrus, clove & yeast. Tastes of citrus, apple, banana, clove, light spice & sweet malt. Finish is sweet citrus malt with a hint of spice in a lightly bitter end.

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

Photo of CJRubes
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SpaethJam
3.82/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vylo
4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smcel371
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of edthehead
3.52/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TomMorris
3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jrfehon33
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of YoungMtn52
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Easy drinking beer with a nice bold flavor...one of my go-to favorites at $7.99 a six...good value!

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Photo of manfromanotherplace
3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of irrevjim
3.54/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

from a bottle to a beer tulip
look; pale clear golden, lots of carbonation, 1/2" head lasts a couple of minutes, leaves a covering and moderate lacing
smell; dirt, bananas, sugar, yeast, a little hay
taste; malty, store bought donut, some nice honey and pepper notes, yeast, a little bitter, a little acrid on the finish
feel; basically smooth, medium heavy, some dryness to finish
overall; tastes more disorganized than complex, an ok belgian style single and a half

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Photo of nickfl
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AD17
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaleAleSean
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SHDoyle
3.56/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Light gold, banana colored and hazy with two fingers of foamy white head when poured into a snifter

S - Fruity and sweetness with some spice. Also picked up hints of wood or even sawdust (?)

T - More bitter than sweet with the bitterness really appearing on the finish. Not much spice and overall the taste was pretty muted.

M - Light body and highly carbonated, sort of like a tripel

O - This is a miss. If it's supposed to a be a tripel, it's too bitter. if it's supposed to be a spiced beer it lacks flavor. Forgettable and one to pass on.

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Photo of TheDailyBuzzherd
4.24/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ryoc3516
4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mrob22278
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CNoj012
3.82/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a bright golden straw color with a soapy one finger bright white head. There are suspended floaties that are so small they literally look like dust particles. Retention is solid and is some spotted lacing. Smell is banana, spicy hops and clove. Taste is the same with a biscuity malt backing and a peppery finish. Feel is light, crisp and refreshing. Overall a solid Belgian pale ale. Not my favorite style, but this is a great example of it.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sccorn1015
3.34/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dgeebs07
4.45/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liquorpig
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Liquid Gold from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 607 ratings