Liquid Gold | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

Liquid GoldLiquid Gold
601 Ratings
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Billolick on 02-04-2006

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Photo of MusicaleMike
3.18/5  rDev -16.8%
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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Photo of Jimbrew
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Sammy
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
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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Photo of NYSPHophead
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of RyFikes
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Pando
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of ksimons
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of SlainteAlbanyNY
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of Mike099
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of jealmanzar
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of GreenMountainBoy
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of iL0VEbeer
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of WDJersey
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of volta
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of quirk6
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of sil1
2.75/5  rDev -28%

Photo of Bieniek30
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of mattbk
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
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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Photo of RobDB
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of chaint
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of JohnQVD
3/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of Metalaero
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of mixed_master7
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of mjtiernan
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of Ctruskey
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Liquid Gold from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 601 ratings
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