Golden Delicious | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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601 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): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Triple Aged In Apple Brandy Barrels

Added by mcallister on 02-01-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
601
Reviews:
210
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
13.71%
 
 
Wants:
110
Gots:
106
For Trade:
5
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.31/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of orcrist_cleaver
3.61/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Hazy golden. Finger of foamy, firm ivory white head that settles down to a velvet sheen. O.K. lacing.

S: Fermenting green apples. Woodsy brandy. Graham cracker. Musk of grapes. Pear and vanilla. Pretty much like an apple orchard with a bunch of apples that have been on the ground quite some time.

M: Quite effervescent. Light-medium body. Quite chewy, and noticeable alcohol burn.

T: My mom never spiked her apple pie like this. I think the brandy overwhelms the more delicate apple flavor. Spice and alcohol dominate. Peppery, lemon citrus. Tart grape skin, and all sweetness derived from brandy. Soft malt base of grass. Subtle complexity. Sweeter, more mellow as it warms.

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Photo of vermilcj
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of AngryPenguinBrewCo
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Pale golden pour with creamy white foam, smells of casked brandy. Not sure that it tastes like mom's apple pie like the label suggests but I wouldn't want it to either. Just the right amount of apple and brandy flavors mixed with sweet malts and a minor hop presence to impress upon the drinker that it's still beer. It's easy to get caught up in a high gravity beer like this because it's delicious and doesn't have that sharp boozy quality to keep you in check.

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Photo of ipc2000
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of ksimons
4.2/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-a very light golden color with two fingers worth of frothy white head

S-bready malt, green apples, candied fruit, and light brandy

T-a fruity yet tart mix of apples, spices, some lingering sugar sweetness, and then the apple brandy finish

M-medium body, medium to high carbonation, large alcohol warming presence in the finish

Overall a really interesting beer, I have never had anything quite like it. Really like the apple and apple brandy elements to it.

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3.36/5  rDev -14.7%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.4/5  rDev -13.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Golden Delicious from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
3.94 out of 5 based on 601 ratings.
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