Xtra Gold Tripel | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

Xtra Gold TripelXtra Gold Tripel
BA SCORE
84%
Liked This Beer
4.03 w/ 374 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by John on 08-14-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,452
Reviews:
213
Ratings:
374
Liked:
314
Avg:
4.03/5
pDev:
10.92%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
65
Gots:
56
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 374 |  Reviews: 213
Photo of brdc
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks scootny for this one, large capped bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

Its golden body is amazingly clear, and it produces a copious whitish head that shows average retention and lacing.
Aroma is mostly spicy, but also fruity (citric), sweetish, earthy with hay/straw notes, and yeasty.
Medium body, quite refreshing despite the high alcohol, and well carbonated, crisp, opening to the same notes suggested by the aroma, along with a slightly salty and orangey/lemony note.
It matched perfectly with a roasted salmon on lemons.

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Photo of Stoneman78
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle procured from the NYC Whole Foods on Bowery, poured into a Stone OG tulip, my first ever CL beer!

Appearance is a cloudy golden straw hue, nice big creamy head that gradually erodes to rockiness, light lacing

Smell is a range of citrus and sweet syrupy fruits, Belgian yeast and light pine hops, spices, sugary candy

Taste is met initially by flavorful hops, mostly grassy and floral with light citrus and pine, combined with light sweet fruits (pears and peaches), some candied sweetness and syrup in the middle are muddled by the prickly carbonation which is a bit much throughout, finishes dry and bitter with a touch of sweetness

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, slick and prickly texture, high carbonation is somewhat detracting to the overall presence

Drinkability is moderate, this is a peculiar beer that seems to be a bit off-style with the high hop presence that is compounded by over-carbonation, overall a decent beer but a bit disappointing from what I've heard about CL, either way I definitely look forward to trying more styles from this brewery in the future

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Photo of psinderson
3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a tasting glass during a gathering at the Sharp Edge Creekhouse.

Appearance: Cloudy-golden color, foamy white head.

Smell: I detect honey and apples. Spicy yeast.

Taste: Sweet - raisins, caramel. Nice mild hop finish.

Mouthfeel: A bit thin for a tripel, but nice overall feel in the mouth.

Drinkability: Complex flavor but nice finish. This beer hides its strength well.

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Photo of dsa7783
4.38/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1 pint, 9.4 fl oz green bottle copped for a whopping $13.99 from Gary's in Madison... had seen other bottles from Captain Lawrence before, and their hefty price tags always caught my eye and had me wondering how an American-made Tripel could be so expensive...
If looks are any indication of the high price, than I can certainly understand... One of the best appearances I have seen in the style, with a golden colored hue that included obvious carbonation and a gigantic foamy and frothy head with immense staying power... the head was absolutely huge and actually kept rising instead of shrinking and then just proceeded to sit on top of the golden-colored brew... The smell was very spritzy with citrus and lemon-like nuances... this has to be one of the most authentic Belgian-like brews I have come across or tried that have actually been American-made... the taste is very similar to many Fantome beers that I have sampled with an apparent champagne-like characteristic, and pepper-essence and less of the sweet, candied flavors that are in other depictions of the style.. Mouthfeel was very thick, rich, and creamy with a candied-flavor certainly noticeable... drinkability was good, and the alcohol is hard to detect behind an amazing conglomeration of rich flavors... it only took a hit due to the hefty 10% ABV... otherwise, an outstanding brew... Definitely recommended...

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Photo of Bitterbill
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I got this bottle in a trade with Nutbrown. Thanks Alan!

It pours from 750ml bottle a clear medium gold with a good 2 finger head of foam and some nice sticky lacing. Subsequent pours bring a slight haze to the appearance.

The smell I noticed as I popped the cap. A nice mix of fruit(apple & pear) and a healthy dose of hops.

The taste matches the nose. Almost equal portions of fruit and hops that gives the overall flavour of tartness and grass. I read the label and they say that they don't consider it to be a true Belgian Tripel because of the hop presence(it says American Tripel) and I'd tend to agree though, after a few more sips, I'm getting notes of candy sugar and some peppery flavour. Call it what you like, this is a darn good Ale and a darn god sipper.Btw, no sian at all for me when it comes to the abv...good job!

The mouthfeel is on the thick side and the carbonation is light but adequate, and it finishes witha lemony twang. Very enjoyable!
This one is worth a repeat, in my book.

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Photo of NoLiberty
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

App: Sediment is very light and took a while to settle down. But once nicely relaxed the beer pours a clear golden. The color is consistent throughout. A very active beer and throws out a nice big airy head that mellows into a steady covering for the full drink. Nice carbonation.

Aroma: I really like this nose but understand it's certainly not your traditional Belgian Tripel. But since Scott comes right out and presents it as such then I'm happy with the results. A really nice balance of honey sweetness, fruit hopiness, and subtle spiciness. Underlaying notes of hay, fresh apple cider and honeysuckle.

Taste: The taste is clean, fresh, warm and refreshing. Like the nose the light candy sweetness is balanced by fruity hop and subtle pine hop characteristics. Pear, apple comes through up front, then a clean honey middle followed by a mild hop dryness and slight bite at the end. Aftertaste is clean and refined.

Mouth: Light to medium bodied, with a full carbonation, almost a little too big. Carb is sharp and crisp. The water also seems a little sharp maybe something with filtration. But it doesn't have the softness that we love in a true Belgian tripel.

Drink: Yeah, could...in fact did finish this 750 myself. Nice. Would certainly like more and I'm sure I would have the same tastes and experience from first sip to last.

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Photo of Floydster
3.76/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 ml bottle acquired in a trade with radiorandy, thanks for giving me the opportunity to try this beer

Batch #1, split with my friend last night while watching somne television

Poured into my Chimay goblet with a murky golden yellow color with an orange tint, 3/4 white creamy head that stuck around for ten minutes plus which was very impressive, very good retention and also large amounts of sticky lacing

Smell had a lot of citrus and berry fruit scents, pepper, various other spices, Belgian yeast, a couple different types of hoppiness, some orange peel, and various sweet malty aromas

Taste was surprisngly very hoppy, this beer can almost be identified as an extremely sweet double IPA, amarillo up front with some citrus that consists of oranges and tangerines, some sweet sugar accents, finish is even a little dry because of the hops, as it warmed it got more candy-like and tasted better in my opinion, tripels are supposed to be on the sweeter side, hops did more than just balance out the malt but made sure you knew they were there during the first half of my glass, overall it was unique and a pleasure to drink

Body was pretty thick but lacked a desirable level of carbonation, taste did last a long time though, creamy but dry mouthfeel because of the dry hopped amarillo

Could have easily drank this bottle by myself but not sure how much after that, heavy on the stomach because of the sweetness, ABV is very high too and would have came up and bit me in the ass

Not near as good as their Cuvee de Castleton but most of their beers probably are not, this is one hoppy tripel, a nice American mix of a Belgian beer indeed, recommended if you can make a trip to the brewery or get in a trade, not too bad overall

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Photo of BuckeyeNation
3.62/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Lemony gold with a Belgianesque amount of carbonation rushing up to what isn't exactly a Belgianesque crown. The soft, airy foam is lightly yellowed ivory in color and has a smooth, nearly featureless surface. This isn't the sort of cap that leaves much lace... which is being proven over time. Beer good. Head not so good.

Xtra Gold doesn't smell like a classic tripel due to a hop bill that includes Simcoe, Sterling, Cascade, Crystal and Amarillo. The beer is also dry-hopped with Amarillo. Each inhale delivers a mix of tropical fruit and a funky cheesiness that smells like Cascade left to ferment in the hot sun. It's odd and it's also oddly appealing.

Although this is a respectable attempt at the style, it isn't even close to the world-beater that was expected. In fact, the best American tripels have nothing to worry about. Two problems are harsh overcarbonation and too much bitterness without a corresponding amount of good hop flavor.

The grain bill is 100% Belgian pilsner malt, so there's no major flavor contribution there. More malt would've been great since it would've added some sweetness, counteracted the alpha acids and filled things out a bit. Given the ground clove and white pepper spiciness, it's likely that a true Belgian yeast strain was used.

Most of the flavor comes from the hops. There's as much grassiness as there is fruitiness (lemon, lime and pear). That's hard to figure given the hops involved. Unfortunately, the beer has a tonic water bitterness that needs to be reined in. Only the hopheaded need apply. Even then...

The mouthfeel will be scored on what it became rather than on how it started out. Once most of the bubbles enter the atmosphere, the beer feels pretty decent. It's closer to light than medium, with a moderate slickness that extends the finish a bit.

Overcarbonation might have occured at the time of bottling or it might be due to faulty bottle conditioning. In any case, Captain Lawrence Brewing's Xtra Gold Tripel Ale is a disappointment relative to expectations. Maybe this year's batch will be better.

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Photo of Sammy
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another great Captain Lawrence, this yummy hybrid of a bitter IPA and yeastiness looked good, smelled good, and tasted great. So what the person I shared this with and supper thought it overly hoppy and likes sweeter Belgiums. More for me. Very drinkable.Creaminess from the yeast, which starts sweet and then gives a good controlled bitterness from the tasty Amarillo.

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Photo of ikats
4.59/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Light gold, clear. Large white head builds up quickly and then disappears turning into thin but even cover. Aroma is heavenly. Refreshing citrus notes play together with candy sweetness. Like a perfectly tart orange candy. Taste is wonderful too. Sweetness hits the tongue first followed by dry hoppy bitterness. Alcohol can be felt not in the taste, but in how warming the beer is. This ale is light to medium body and interestingly, I find that lightness will be noticed more in the summer while alcohol will keep you warm in the winter. Mouthfeel is plesant, but this is not a beer to gulp down. I enjoy savoring it slowly.

I gotta say that I wanted to take a sip as soon as I opened the bottle and smelled the wonderful aroma. I am a big fan of Captain Lawrence and Scott Vaccaro. It was a big plus for our area when Scott moved back to NY state. Such a wonderful ale!

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Photo of brewandbbq
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours clear, light gold, with a lively, massive head.
At least three inches of dense white froth settle down slowly, revealing some beautifull lacework. A singular strand of minute orbs relentlessly ascend from the bottom of the tulip glass.
Aromatics are filled with fruit, vanilla, and warming alcohol. A kiss of malt and honey finish through, along with a minerally nod.
The classic Belgian triple nose paired perfectly with fresh peaches and tangerines. Wowza.
The mouthfeel is crisp and creamy, with vibrant carbonation.
Tropical fruits and phenols dominate the pallet, with warming alcohol following closely behind.
Exeptionally dry and fruity. Bitterness is firm and smooth, but not overbearing. Most of the hopping is in the flavoring and aromatics.
Alcohol is warming, and the beer is a bit big for style...Perfect!
Finishes with lingering orange, peach, and marmalade melange,
some minimal lingering heat, with a faint vanilla note.

Probably the best domestic triple I've ever had.

Big thanks to EriktheRed for hooking me up!

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Photo of tendermorsel
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a tulip glass. Not sure how old this bottle was.... Definitely a different label than what is pictured here.

Great head on this beer. Not to strong and dissipated quickly.

Wonderful citrus nose and flavor. Sweet taste upfront with a pleasantly bitter taste on the back end. Lots of grapefruit taste. Very interesting beer. Alcohol taste was a bit too present. A very unique beer, definitely worth trying. I will be on the look out for other dank beers from this fine captain.

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Photo of ppoitras
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle from gpcollen1 via trade. Thanks for the opportunity. Bottled 2007.

Poured into a Rapscallion glass, formed a 3" off-white head above 1" of clear burnished golden brew. Head is big bubbled and fades gradually, with heavy thick lacing, and lots of it. Aroma is sweet, spicy, and lightly citric. Taste is malt sweetness upfront, dpicing in the middle, and a warming alcohol close that radiates down the throat as it goes. Mouthfeel is nice and smooth, and drinkability is on par with the style. Not liking this one quite as much as the first time around, but still a good tip.

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Photo of Foxman
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

It pours a very slightly hazy bright yellow, damn near gold, and very carbonated. Three fingers of tight white head expand and expand and sustain. Deep shag lacing carpets the inside of the glass.

In the aroma, a malted grain berry sweetness is swallowed soon by crisp, estery green apple yeast and the dry citrus bite of Amarillo hops. A cuff of caramel curls around a breeze of alcohol.

Upon tasting, the grain is briefly sweet and then capably tart with a berry fruit and caramel lilt. Edgy crisp esters and dry citrus hops wage an interesting duel that ends with a stiff strafe of alcohol. The hops assert again with a serrated bitterness that joins a mild toasted grain earthiness. The finish is a clean and dry ester and hop bitter holiday. It impresses as complex but it's actually simply enjoyable.

The carbonation is frenetic, the grain is slick, the hops are resinous, and the esters and alcohol cool the palate.

Belgian style IPA or American tripel, it boils down to a basic brew that's blended enough to come off as nicely complex. The hops and yeast are interesting bedfellows. The ABV comes up big, but hey, nothing wrong with a nice-drinking buzz. This is my first Captain Lawrence beer, but rest assured, it will not be my last.

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Photo of hoppymeal
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale straw gold, nice haziness with a large fluffy white head that very slowly recedes leaving some nice lacing as it does so. Aroma is lemony and clean, citrusy, pineapple, a sugary sweetness and evidence of the alcohol strength. Taste is large hoppiness, strong mango flavor, more soapy and perfumy clean, a good alcohol punch with a spicy pepperiness in the finish. Mouthfeel is medium, a good amount of soft sugary feeling balanced with thye pepperiness on the tongue from the hops and slightly effervescent carbonation. There are hints of belgian sugars and yeast but this beer is screaming with hops. My first CL beer and it is unique and a surprise, definitely not what I expected when I saw it listed as a tripel. I'd like to age this beer a bit to let the bitter edge back down and allow the fruitiness to come forward a bit. Thanks Alex for the opportunity.

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Photo of Gavage
4.36/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a clear golden yellow color with a 2"+ merangue like fluffy head. The head lasts forever and streaming bubbles furiously race from the bottom of the glass.

Smell: spicy yeast, citrus, and sugar sweetness are easy to detect.

Taste: malt sweetness is nicely balanced with a grassy and earthy tone. Yeast, pepper, and lemon zest round it out, and alcohol is noticeable.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Very crisp at the start, crisp and a touch of dryness at the end. The aftertaste is long on the flavor components.

Drinkability: a wonderful version of a Belgian Tripel that pleases the tastebuds and puts a smile on your face. Noticeable alcohol knocks the score down a notch, but this is still quite easy to quaff. Great beer worth picking up.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bold and brash with spicy and peppery yeast, tropical fruit, a splash of alcohol, and soft candy, Captain Lawrence's Xtra Gold takes no prisoners!

The bottle opens with a crack, but doesn't foam any further than halfway up the neck. Carefully poured from a long-standing bottle it pours a surprisingly clear golden-orange considering that it's bottle-conditioned and fairly well carbonated. The head is amazing. It puffs up like a marshmallow and holds seemingly forever, leaving great soft pillows of lace about the goblet.

In the nose it's gently candyish, sweet but not sugary, and lightly malty before the spicy and lightly chalky yeast swirls in, tempting you. Resinous, sublimely grassy and fruity hops thread their way through. A suggestion of damp straw and wood gives it some depth before the fruitiness rises with berries, fresh-cut lightly yellow apples, pears, some white grape, and a far-off breeze of orange, pineapples, papaya, and mango; and as you lower the glass from your nose you pick up a flicker of alcohol.

The body is medium to medium-light, and it's remarkably creamy and smooth where you would expect it to be crisp and bristling... what a perfect natural carbonation!

The flavor is as the nose suggests, but fuller. It's nicely balanced with just enough sweetish and candy-like malt to balance the spicy and peppery yeast (think Chimay Cinq Cents on draft but softer). There's an undercurrent of vanilla, and soft fruits in the background as well. Even some raisin!

Excellent!

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Photo of gpcollen1
4.67/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a murky, rusty, dusty light orange into my Troubadour Tulip. Head rises without encouragement to a lofty 2 inches and slowly settles to a puffy lace lying around here and there. Aroma is spicy, somehow light and citrusy sweet - though hints of alcohol waft in here and there. Then again, sometimes it is pure orange peel - not zest, but peel with lots of pithe to accomodate thte hoppy bitterness.

This hits the mouth with the feel of a Belgian Golden or Pale Ale and moves forward from there. Hints of spice and carbonation jump on the tongue. Sweetness is almost floral, though I cannot pretend to place the flowers by name. Carbonation takes a run up the tongue and dances a citrusy sweet jig around about until it dries into a mild hop goodness. Gives me a slight pucker as it dries out the mouth a bit and slides a thin layer of bittery dryness that induces another sip. Medium bodied and quite drinkable for the style to say the least.

Scotty, beam me up! I have been to heaven and back in the world of American Tripels. The citrus, sweetness and bitterness are all pretty amazingly perfect. Reminds of something similar in 'philosophy' to the Houblon Chouffe, which is a compliment indeed. This is superbly drinkable and I like it as much as, if not better than, the original - though the original was really good in my eyes (I have not reviewed it yet). Was supposed to but oh well - I have a few bottles left so it will come in time, like many other things. Bottom line here is very, very nice Scott!!

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Photo of goodbyeohio
4.46/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

just released, batch 2.. brown fancy label. 750ml

cloudy yellow with a heart of orange haze. lumpy bubble crust thin atop this brew.. not much to look at, really. subsequent warmer pours draw a bulkier foam, but whatever. can smell the lemony-lime hop/yeast combination from a good foot away. closer analysis yields hollow amarillo sweetness inhabited by the heft of a peppery yeast-flaked, honey drenched belgian bomb. although when i drink, the hop bitterness clearly takes over and masks what sweetness the tripel aspect of this beer would have brought to the table. not to mention it's pretty light bodywise and goes down mad easy.. if you told me this was a B pale ale or even and experimental APA i might believe you. that special dryness that you only get out of belgian yeast strain fermentation is what exists to remind me as the sips finish. even the alcohol content is currently masked by the sharp, fresh bitterness of crystalline green and sticky citrus hops. warmth serves to even out the playing field a bit, and shades of the first (and inferior) batch of XG arise. normally, i like my tripels closer to room temperature, but the chilly exclamation point this beer provides in its current state makes my mouth water, and i feel both refreshed and satisfied by its integrity.

if the capn can improve a batch so furiously from #1 to #2, i can only imagine where they will be in five years.

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Photo of jbsteiny
4.32/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I love tripels, and was psyched to find this on tap at The Blind Tiger. The first couple of glasses I was poured weren't up to snuff (maybe the keg had been jostled?) and she ended up discounting the 12 oz. glass because it "wasn't cold enough" (it was perfect, probably about 55 F).

Served in a tulip glass, the beer was an opaque haze of gold. Bit of white head, but didn't leave much lace at all. Smelled extra hoppy for a tripel -- fruity (Cascade?) and a touch spicy (the yeast?). Delicious! The hops were dominant -- definitely an American take on the Belgian style -- but there was a bit of the yeasty bitter spice and a honeyish undertone. Full mouthfeel, and went down smooth for the style. Another feather in CL's cap!

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Photo of weeare138
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Much thanks to hopdog for opening this requested treat. I've been digging these guys since trying the Dubbel a while back...
Appears a semi-transparent haze of light gold with a 3 finger, fluffy, off-white, soapy head. Humungous chunks of sea foam lacing are left around the glass.
Smell is of peaches, spicy pepper, apricots, and pears.
Taste is of the mentioned aromas with light apples, pears, and vanilla notes coming through.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied, smooth, sugary, bready with medium volumes of CO2 that fit well.

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Photo of Hautacam
4.6/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is such good stuff.
Nice clear gold....beautiful white head .
Smells of pome fruits, hay, alcohol and lots of spice.
I taste everything I love about Belgians ( OK , it's an American Trippel ..whatever).
It's sweet and fruity, with some hints of bubblegum, grass , must, yeast and wood...vanilla too. Very complex...just when you think it's perfect, it warms and there's even more to it. I can't really tell what spices I'm tasting, and don't know if any were added or if it's just the yeast.The hops are perfect.
The mouthfeel is medium to almost heavy....very carbonated...a bit drier than it was on tap at the brewery.
It reminds me very much of their Liquid Gold , but more intense in every aspect.
This was a limited release...why didn't I buy more ??
Scott V. is brewing some fantastic stuff .

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Photo of cbl2
3.95/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12/2/2006 $12.99 750 mL 9.00% No best by date.

Appearance:

Pours a beautiful yellow-orange hue that is topped by an inch of fluffy white, pillowy soft head that is constantly fed by fervent carbonation.

Aroma:

Fresh cut granny smith apple tartness accompanied by a bready yeast.

Taste/Mouthfeel:

Nicely tart with a subtley sweet apple/pear flavor that is coupled with a bit of doughiness. A nice interpretation of the style, and very close to home for me.

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Photo of Billolick
4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle review 11-22-06

Bottle with Vintage dating (2006 version )
Belgian style large bottle, capped, pours cloudy light, lemony amber, raises an initially huge Duvelesque light tan head, showing fine retentive powers, dissolves very slowly to a ½ inch thick film, lively carbonation continues to send bubbles rising to the top, and leaving thick gobs of sticky lacing. Bold nose of citrus infused hops. This is simply a delicious brew, hoppy/American style tripel is a style made in heaven, at least for my taste buds. Notes here of fruit, pineapple, grapefruit, pears, grapes, all balanced by a healthy jolt of grainy, citric hops.Nutty, yeasty final pour puts this one over the top... Nice, nice, nice…….Got an extra bottle this afternoon to help wash down the Thanksgiving Turkey and fixins. Drop what you are doing and get over to the good Captains to secure yourself a few bottles of this complex, well crafted elixir!

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Xtra Gold Tripel from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 84% out of 100 with 374 ratings
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