Liquid Gold | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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87
very good
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 muskiesman
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of PHBoiler
3.44/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into a tulip glass

Bubbly with loads of effervescence and a bright golden color.

Hard to pick up much scent despite agitation with some slight yeast

The mouthfeel is pretty thin, but I do appreciate the carbonation.

Not a lot of flavor coming through. I just don't pick up the Belgian in this one.

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Photo of AlexFields
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of Conceptuallogic
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of JC333
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of ThePorterSorter
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear pale golden with no head. The nose is pure bubblegum with a hint of hops and artificial smelling fruity esters. The taste has a honey sweetness and of course bubblegum, some white grape. This is a beer that definitely improves as it warms. The mouthfeel is light bodied and drinkable, slightly bitter with a honey sweetness. This beer was a bit of a disappointment and drinks like a strangely flavored lager.

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Photo of HoistinBrews
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of TonyY
4/5  rDev +3.1%

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

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Photo of DudMan
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of jp110099
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of st9647v3
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Snarf103
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of MikeF11
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of SFC21
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of jpd7374
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of abrodsky
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of kbnooshay
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of chubby2u
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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

12oz bottle poured into a tulip.

A: Pours a clear light golden yellow with a 1 finger white head. Lots of visible carbonation in the body. No real lacing.

S: First thing that I notice is a banana like yeast characteristic. Has a farmhouse or saison sort of a pale malting to it. Certainly has a belgian twist to it.

T: Light banana and a nice belgian yeastiness. One of the better American attempts at a Belgian style. Focuses on the yeast and it comes through. Well balanced, moderate hopping with a sweet malt finish.

M: Fairly light on the tongue but still creamy in mouthfeel. Bit of a booze bite but not much. Easy drinking, good finish certainly has some authenticity.

Overall another tasty Captain Lawrence, been impressed with everything from them so far. Recommended to any belgian fans.

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

A: Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard-issue pint glass. A pale-white, 1-finger head emerged, then dissipated to a thin wispy ring. Minimal lacing, and a slightly hazy, extremely pale yellow body remained. Almost the color of bad water...

S: Spicy and light, with banana bread notes, cloves, coriander, nutmeg, pepper and bready yeast. A tad watery on the nose, otherwise great.

T: Spicy, buttery, peppery. A mild blend of crystal malts and some American hops makes this a bit different than your typical Belgian Ale, flavor-wise. It has a mild citrus/spice up-front with an orange/anise middle and a slightly hoppy finish. Overall the flavor is a touch watered-down, which gives it a session feel, but also robs flavor. Notes of citrus (lemon and orange,) spice (nutmeg and cloves,) vanilla, all with a touch of pine hops and notes of butter.

M: Can something be chewy and watery? I suppose the answer is yes. The feel is standard-issue unfiltered Belgian, but there is a watered-down spine that robs it of true character. It doesn't stick with you long after swallowed, but it's nice enough while it's there.

O: A pleasant and crisp beer for those looking for a lighter version of your favorite Belgian Ale. Not risking much, but hitting the mark where it tries, I'd say give it a whirl and don't expect the world.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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