Liquid Gold | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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87
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595 Ratings
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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:
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Added by Billolick on 02-04-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
595
Reviews:
171
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
12.11%
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
118
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 595 |  Reviews: 171
Photo of irrevjim
3.54/5  rDev -8.8%
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 +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AD17
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaleAleSean
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SHDoyle
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
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 +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ryoc3516
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mrob22278
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CNoj012
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
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 +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sccorn1015
3.34/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dgeebs07
4.45/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liquorpig
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of I3eer
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jason_cs
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of swanfungus
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gajo74
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look- pours a golden color with a decent head. A sudsy, soapy looking lace covers 3/4 of the top and retains really well. In fact, the very last sip is just the lace.
Smell- some biscuit and cracker like aromas, fruity; pear, passion fruit and some tropical fruit. Also, there is an intermittent barnyard slightly funky aroma that comes through, which reminds me of a saison.
Taste- Fruity sweet balanced by peppery spicy. Bready malt. Light hops presence. Finish is not dry.
Feel- crispy and tight carbonation at first, then, it recedes significantly, bringing out the flavors. The body is light to medium.
I thought this was a solid, tasty and really drinkable brew.

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Photo of jrob21
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look is golden hay with a thin bubble head.

Aroma is lots of spice and flowery herbal yeast.

Taste is very clean with a nice peppery spice note.

Very excellent beer. Just an excellent beer to sip.

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Photo of xtonytx
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BrewAskew
2.94/5  rDev -24.2%
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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Photo of BcOneSeven
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dgherm
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of richj1970
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Liquid Gold from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
3.88 out of 5 based on 595 ratings.
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