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Rosso E Marrone | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Red wine grapes mixed with sour brown ale to create this truly unique sensory experience. Aged in oak barrels with Brettanomyces to help marry the flavors and impart a distinct sour character found nowhere else. Rich, vinous, tart and tangy are the flavors of this classic American Sour Ale.

Added by ClockworkOrange on 01-28-2009

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Thanks to Joe for this bottle! Poured from a Batch 1 375ml bottle into a Russian River "TION" glass (so I like to call it).

A: Reddish-brown with no head, but just enough bubbles to keep you intrigued.

S: A wonderful array of horse blanket, wild yeast, leather, funk, and burnt ciabatta bread. The beautiful grapes come out more as the beer warms up.

T: Musky grapes with a wine-like gentle sourness. A little lemon and grapefruit zest don't add as much to the flavor as they do to acetic character. A leathery aspect comes through next with a tart finish not too far behind.

M: Puckering with a dry wine-like finish. Just a touch of carbonation so as to not get in the way of the flavor profile.

D: Perfect for an aperitif. I really wish I had some nice cheese to pair with this.

Overall, this beer was not rated #1 by Wine Enthusiast in 2009 for no reason.

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Rosso E Marrone from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.24 out of 5 with 654 ratings
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