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Flaming Fury | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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4.37/5
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272 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-13-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#568
Reviews:
114
Ratings:
272
pDev:
9.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
591
Gots:
39
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 272 |  Reviews: 114
Photo of Dope
4.02/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2016 bottle

A: Pours a clear gold with no head, no lacing, no retention, nada. Nearly still-appearing right out of the gate.

S: Tart lemons and peaches. A hint of vanilla?

T: Peaches and lots of them. Very sour initially with a citric bite really hammering you. Lactic in the middle. Turns slightly sweet with some vanilla backing to help balance it out in the finish. Crisp, clean peachy finish with hints of oak.

M: Medium bodied, sour.

O: Interesting peach sour. It has elements of sweetness which gives it a sweet and sour peach character.

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Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.05/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KathyG
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rjp217
4.15/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of imbibehour
3.87/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

Golden hued, with excellent multiple colors of tangerine orange, lemon and peach yellow. Slightly hazy, and a simple collar while settling that's a bit khaki and not quite white. Nice little middle column of carbonation rounds everything out nicely for eye candy. Very nice looker.

Simple yet subtle nose. Peaches and apricot like quality with a hint of spritzy character. Light sensing notes of sweetness, and a moderate tart quality to go with it. Quite a nice fruit aroma, a bit varied if takes some time to explore and discover, but rewards real nicely.

Palate goes for a bit simpler quality. A strangely canned peach like taste, but with minimal sweetness luckily. Tangy and light bodied with minimal funk and tartness, but an almost peach canned flavor. Finishes clean but with a lighter almost session body, and not much round oak character.

Hard to think this came from a foudre, and more so the quality of the peach flavor isn't really getting justice here. A decent tasting brew with minimal wild quality but not really delivering the goods that much.

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Photo of ConradKenney
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.79/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nichols33
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BAsbill
4.09/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Stofko1992
3.96/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Knapp85
3.98/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of taospowder
4.32/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KAP1356
4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bkwhoppa66
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of braican
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chico1985
4.09/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.76/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle purchased at AJ's Beer Warehouse in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a very light yellow, with a small head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells like sour peach, a little bit of white wine vinegar, and wet oak.

This isn't quite the best fruited sour that Captain Lawrence makes. It's a little bit vinegary, with lots of white wine, a moderate level of peach, damp oak, and a nice level of lacto sour. It's pretty sour.

This is light bodied, a bit slick and "wet" feeling, with a good level of carbonation.

This was pretty enjoyable, but not their best.

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Photo of BMMillsy
3.99/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mani
4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Keith_R
4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.21/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rifugium
3.42/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at American Sardine Bar.
Hazy golden-orange pour, effervescent, with a thin ring of bubbles on top. Grainy aroma, light peaches, and somewhat sulfuric. In the taste, sour grains, fresh-cut wood, dry fragrant leaves, sulfur, light peachy yogurt. Light body with some acidic crispness. Not bad, but not really great either.

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Photo of CharlesK
4.23/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nater919
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Flaming Fury from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.37 out of 5 with 272 ratings
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