Liquid Gold | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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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:
35
Gots:
120
For Trade:
1
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Photo of petermethot
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of joebedford
2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of utopiajane
3.66/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours hazy yellow with a small head of foam the fell fast and left a thin ring. Starts with some soapy lace but that disappears. Nose is plenty of yeast, banana, clove, pepper, bubblegum, hay and lemon. A nice touch of lemon all around and all over in fact. I really like this. Malt is caramel and bread. Taste is sweet malt with lots of dough and caramel and hops follow the nose all the way. Bubblegum, floral, banana, sweetly juicy with orange and lemon citrus that isn’t sour or tart, and a little pepper to take it into a sweet finish . No real aftertaste, very light body, almost thin with a little carbonation to gently remind you this is beer. Pretty nice.

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Photo of zekeman17
4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of MusicaleMike
3.18/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Poured a hazy gold body with a decent amount of white head on top, but that quickly disappeared to almost nothing and left zero trace after it was gone.

The smell is filled with spicy notes, a heavy handed aroma, with what I think is a lot of coriander, grains of paradise and a ton of esters from the yeast. It is somewhat onion-like and reminds me of dirty feet. I moved past that though, and appreciated the spices for what they were. However, I'm not the biggest fan of this particular mixture.

The taste was very similar, and carried a sharp tangy nature that just felt out of place. The aftertaste is messy and carries a lot of herbal, flowery notes, with hints of hibiscus, chives, rosewater, and then this hint of beefy coriander.

the body is actually quite decent for this style, with sharp enough carbonation and a medium body that wasn't too heavy. The tangy part up front dissipates and leaves the bitterness at the front door.

Overall, a beer that I will not revisit again. It is only a difference in opinion here, but the herbs and spices that they used are a bit overdone, and the yeasty quality, hops and malts are lost underneath them.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at the Blue Monk. A lighter Belgian ale. Pours deep yellow to golden colour with a minimum head. Carbonation bubbles. Yeast is the characteristic, as it warms I can distinguish a tad of funk, spiciness featuring clove. True to style, but Something needed to distinguish itself in this style?

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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