Brown Bird Brown Ale | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named after the little birds that fly by the brewery looking for grain after the weather turns cold, this was originally to be a Fall/Winter seasonal. Clearly we underestimated the market for this smooth and malty brown ale, and we have decided to keep it for year round enjoyment.

Added by JoeyBeerBelly on 05-02-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
119
Reviews:
30
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
11.47%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Billolick
4.27/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Not sure how I have missed reviewing this great beer that I have been enjoying for years from my favorite brewery... oh wel here goes...

Enjoyed on draft at the brewery and now froem a 1/2 growler (squeeler?) at home an hour later.

Pours the expected darker brown, mocha cap and leaving nice looking low sheeting and ample fields of sheeting all over the glass.

Milk chocolate nose...leads to the yummy first sip...I love this stuff...more chocolate, smooth an creamy mouthfeel...simply delicious brown ale...more chocolate, soft and smooth dark malts...sadly the Captain does not bottle this nectar anymore...gotta get it on draft at your local bar or at the source...go get some

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Photo of moodenba
2.92/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

bottle of Capt. Lawrence purchased Mar. 2016 poured into straight sided glass (highball glass).

This beer looks great. It is ruby brown with a tan head, and leaves a nice collar. Flavor is very mild, with a modest sweet malt component and balancing hops. I was hoping for a little more body in this beer.

Not to much fun for my tastebuds.

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Photo of seedyone
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. My order kicked the keg so the appearence is probably not the norm. Slight haze in the coppery color with an exaggerated head that left a dense raft of foam. The aroma, though vague was all malt which carried into the flavor. I'd put this at the high end of the brown ale genre, though the texture was slightly lacking. Balanced & inoffensive, but IMO the unobtrusiveness works against it. Perhaps because I'm more a porter/stout guy, this may be better recieved by the ale crowd.

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3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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2/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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3.93/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Brown Bird Brown Ale from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
3.75 out of 5 based on 119 ratings.
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