Barrel Select Cherry | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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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): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SpeedwayJim on 12-07-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
56
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
17.8%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
28
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 56 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of cosmicevan
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

enjoyed side by side w the raspberry. murky brown thin head. nose is sour cherry. taste is tart cherry but not too much. one trick pony of sour cherry that is ok. not great.

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Photo of grover37
4.51/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NiceTaps
3.52/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of st9647v3
3.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of petermethot
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of funkyaudio
5/5  rDev +41.2%

Photo of zestar
4/5  rDev +13%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of GrindFatherBob
4/5  rDev +13%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

Photo of Ilovebrew
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of polishkaz
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of BARFLYB
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of sideshowe
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Thorpe429
3/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of oline73
3.66/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a tasting snifter.

Appearance: Pours a murky red amber color. The beer looks almost flat.

Smell: Dark sour funk with tart cherries up front. There is a sweet undertone throughout.

Taste: The flavor is quite tart with lots of cherrie tartness. I'm also getting a lot of oak. The sour notes fade a bit towards the finish which is fruity.

Mouthfeel: The body is medium with tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: The funky notes overpowered the fruit a bit much, but I enjoyed it enough.

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Photo of xnicknj
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Shared by yourefragile. Thanks Michael.

The beer is hazy and ruby orange colored with a small off white head. The aroma offers funk and cherries, though not as vibrant as the raspberry version. Decent flavor. Nice cherry taste but not as popping as I would prefer. Pretty good.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Billolick
4.3/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Large bottle, caped and waxed, Bottled 9/12, purchased for $20 at the source.

The pour is murky brown almond butter darker amber. Darker tan head, on the loose side, stays a bit, then goes to minimal film and light fine spots and thicker strands of lacing on the glass.

Slightly over ripe cherry on the nose, along with some musty earth.

Notes of more cherries, light wood, moderate acidity, more musty/earthy character. Complex, super smooth and easy drinking for the style. I imagine a year or two in the bottle might smooth things out and I'm sure other changes might kick in, but this is drinking mighty fine right now.

Moderatly sour, quite flavorful and highly enjoyable.

(from looking at the reviews of last years version, I'd say this years is a major improvement)

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of zeledonia
4.75/5  rDev +34.2%

Photo of mdfb79
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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Barrel Select Cherry from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
3.54 out of 5 based on 56 ratings.
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