Clearwater Kölsch | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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430 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Captain's Kölsch

This is the first beer that we have brewed that is not considered an ale. Brewed with imported German yeast, Kolsch is a style of beer that is stuck in between the two main styles of ale and lager… not as fruity as an Ale, and yet not quite as subtle as a Lager; our Kolsch blurs the lines between the two.

Added by jeffthecheff on 03-14-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
430
Reviews:
105
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
10.77%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
74
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, dated 8/14/13', poured into a Gaffel Kölsch Stange.

A - Light straw, two finger, mountainous head. Meh lacing.

S - Honey and pilsner malts. Little to no hop aroma.

T - Light hay and author slightest touch of floral hop.

M - Light, crisp and refreshing as a Kölsch should.

O - Great example of the style. Really glad I got this in a trade because it would have been easy to overlook otherwise. But a tasty treat indeed.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle from Wegmans Dewitt NY for $2

Appearance - Slightly hazy gold colour with an average size white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for around 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, hops, grass, lemons

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, caramel, and noble hops. There is also some lemon, grass, and a touch of ginger.

Overall - Really well done and very refreshing. I haven't had many beers from this brewer, but I will search some out based on this brew. Reminds me a bit of prima pils by victory.

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Clearwater Kölsch from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
3.9 out of 5 based on 430 ratings.
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