Golden Delicious | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

Golden DeliciousGolden Delicious
BA SCORE
75.7%
Liked This Beer
3.91 w/ 612 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
Ranking:
#6,503
Reviews:
214
Ratings:
612
Liked:
463
Avg:
3.91/5
pDev:
13.81%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
109
Gots:
109
Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 612 |  Reviews: 214
Photo of jzeilinger
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Hazy golden orange with a thin creamy white lacing ring.

S - Apples and light brandy.

T - Apples, brandy, and oak with a bitter apple finish. Alcohol level is fairly well hidden.

M - Juicy and makes the mouth water profusely.

O - ABV is well hidden.

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Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.12/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jjd315
2.69/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ChrisMyhre
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smanson56
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured to a lighter golden color. Very strong apple in the nose, I really didn't get much else but apple. The taste really follows the nose lots of sweet apple flavor, maybe a little to sweet. There is plenty of alcohol present through out the entire pour. If it wasn't for the overly sweetness this could be a nice beer.

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Photo of paleoplant
4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jkeefe1800
3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Millereddie3
4.49/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zero_signal
3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SteveB24
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is an interesting beer, the description mentions tropical hops but i mostly got apples. The nose is pure apple juice (not a bad thing). The taste is also heavy on apples, which is very nice, however the eleven percent abc really shows as well, and the carbonation is very low, so the overall experience made one think of very boozy apple juice. Not unpleasant but not something i'd buy again.

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Photo of ScottP
3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreenMind
3.63/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of the_beerist
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Patches826
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChicagoNick
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gary_Snyder
3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of orangebison
4.29/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Two pours of approximately 6 oz each into footed Dogfish signature glass. Pale gold, lighter than expected, with thin white lacing. Aroma is apple skin, white grape, and oak, slightly sweet. Taste is racy, juicy apple flesh and grainy sweetness. Notes of oak, vanilla, toast and coconut. Dry, warming and slightly tannic finish, like you get with some ciders. Wonderful barrel character - tangy and woody. Heat is somewhere above moderate - assertive, lets you know it means business. Feel is on the thin side, slightly less carbonation than other tripels. I liked it even more than I'd hoped, and I'd say it stacks up well with Curieux, though they're notably different.

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Photo of Casterbridge
4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smcolw
4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Small, but lasting head. Leaves a blanket if lace. Dark gold color and nearly clear.

Sweet caramel start to the nose.

Strong alcohol and sweet are the initial tastes. Very rich and creamy. Lightly sour with a sugary finish. The body is chewy with a lower carbonation. Sweet aftertaste.

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Photo of sludgegnome
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jcorn
3.78/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of manfromanotherplace
3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Golden Delicious from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 75.7% out of 100 with 612 ratings
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