Birra DeCicco - Limone Luppolo | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

Birra DeCicco - Limone LuppoloBirra DeCicco - Limone Luppolo
BA SCORE
4.02/5
108 Ratings
Birra DeCicco - Limone LuppoloBirra DeCicco - Limone Luppolo
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by drewd0g on 06-21-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
108
pDev:
10.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 108 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of Nascartailgatefa
2.6/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Sampled at the International Great Beer Expo, Rock Hill, NY.

Wow, I definitely have different tastes than many other reviewers of this beer.

I found both the aroma and the taste of this beer to be overpoweringly lemon. A very strong (and for me unpleasant) aftertaste. Not sure if I had a bad sample or this beer is just not my cup of tea at all. I might have to give it another shot and update my review if it was a bad sample.

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Photo of EDNOSE
2.71/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a tulip.

The head was nice and I hoped the hops would outweigh the lemon once I got to taste it. However, this was a lemon bomb and that so outweighed the rest of the characteristics that it overwhelmed. there are better wheat ales out there for sure.

On a clean palate on a summer day with the taste being a craving, maybe it would be better. Today the tartness overwhelmed the rest of the beer.

Today ... Though ... Just ok. Bought at deciccos ardsley in october. Possibly past its prime given the target described on the label.

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Photo of Mikexw
2.93/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of whartontallboy
3/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of rab53
3.02/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a cloudy pale-medium yellow. Small firm white head. Aroma is of lemon-scented Pledge. This begins to fade as the head dies down, but enough of the unpleasant smell remains to make it unappealing. Tastes like a typical pale wheat ale with a slice of lemon dropped inside. Mouthfeel is inviting. Will not seek this one out again. Another mediocre offering.

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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

Photo of Teleweizen2
3.37/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - pours a crystal clear bright pale gold color. Huge bubbly white foam quickly dissipates . Lots of tiny bubbles plainly visible.

S - smell is muted. Sovlent/soapy notes. Grainy malt character. Second pour revels a bouqute of citrusy aromas. Lemons, limes and oranges. But still a fairly strong solvent note.

T - grainy malt sweetness up front. Hints of lemon peel follows soon after blending with the tangy flavor of wheat malt. Bitter Orange peel enters mid palate giving a balancing effect. Slight hint of solvent. Citrus notes play off one another on the back end and well past the finish.

M - on the lighter side of medium bodied. Creamy texture. Bright prickly carbonation.

O - Feel this bottle might be passed it prime. Would like to try a fresher for a fairer assesment.

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3.4/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of NuclearRich
3.41/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a duvel snifter from a 22oz bottle

A. Golden, slightly hazy, nice white foam that lasts well enough and leaves a nice lace
S. Lemon orange citrus, dill, solvent
T. Dill spice dominates for me, followed by lemon. Other spicy esters exist and are well paired to a moderate earthy hop
M. Crisp, light, nice bitterness. Mild astringency
O. Too much dill, but nice otherwise

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Photo of Griffith
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of joshtrich
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of timmy2b
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of wrightst
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of mltobin
3.58/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Digging out some notes from a visit to DeCicco`s last year.

Appearance is yellow with a one finger, fizzy head. Its` nose is a mix of lemons, flora and wheat. The taste contains more lemon, crackers, some clove. Mouthfeel is low key, just a bit dry in the finish. This is a good summertime beer, perfect for enjoying while sitting next to the pool or beach.

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Photo of brentk56
3.61/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a pale golden straw color with a very impressive head; nice retention and spots of lace

Smell: Smells like Lemon Pledge; I cannot decide whether that is a bad thing entirely, but it is not an enticing aroma to me

Taste: Bready, up front, with a strong dose of pithy, bitter lemon arriving by mid-palate; very harsh, after the swallow

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: I decided to score this more highly as I respect what the brewery was going after even though I didn't find it particularly palatable; I'll cast my ballot with Gumballhead for the style

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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Birra DeCicco - Limone Luppolo from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 108 ratings
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