Liquid Gold | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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Liquid GoldLiquid Gold

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Billolick on 02-04-2006

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Ratings: 595 |  Reviews: 171
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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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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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Completely clear, no head retention, very carbonated. Looks like: beer.
S: Nice witte like aroma, clove, pepper, banana, orange, very nice. Another aroma smell gave me something a little grapey.
T: It's very nice, orange peel, a little banana in flavor, definitely fruity, fairly sweet actually. I like this, fairly complex yet very drinkable. Another sip and it's just a little grassy and spicy, a little peppery. I like this quite a bit.
M: Mouthfeel is medium bodied, not very dry actually, but I like this, it makes the beer very interesting. Medium carbonation, just a bit crisp on the tip of the tongue and lips as it goes down.
O: Very, very nice beer. Already planning on a six of this in the summer. Can't wait. Why'd they filter it? Only real ding against this beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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3.6/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a fairly thin head of bone white, mostly tiny bubbles which dissolve off swiftly, the lacing likewise close to nonexistent. The liquid is a shimmeringly bright yellow, fully transparent, only a few bubble beads but these are highly active. Very expressive nose of banana, strawberry, apple fruit, clove and cinnamon, bubblegum and all kinds of general yeastiness, undercurrent of powdered milk chocolate, here too it is pure and unblemished, preferring a spring to its step than grounding itself firmly. Light to medium-bodied, fluid with a sort of metallic ring to it at first which makes the attack somewhat bitter. The carbonation churns steadily and agitates more than let’s the underlying creaminess take hold. White pepper and lemon peel beat the clove, nutmeg, allspice to the punch. Eventually turns more resinous in feel which brings out more yellow apple, peach, banana, melon fruit. That cocoa maltiness persists. A lot going on retronasally. Lower yeast presence, more unbaked dough than bread or scone, etc. and certainly outpaced by the grassy nip. Overall, it’s pleasing to quaff, guileless and simple to the verge of innocence. You’d lose interest after a couple of dates.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Pours clear see through golden hued. Very little foam remains. Belgian yeast strain nose. Light fruit. Taste is smooth, yet bitter. Firm hoppiness throughout but balanced into the mix. Firm carbonation in the mixture. This is a good beer. Deceptively simple.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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