Hops N' Roses | Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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4.03/5
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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): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This golden ale was aged in oak barrels with Brettanomyces and a few choice flowers to give it a complex and floral aroma. Tart, tangy and full of flavor. Straight from the Captain’s cellar to yours. We hope you enjoy.

Added by cosmicevan on 06-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,206
Reviews:
70
Ratings:
302
pDev:
9.68%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
58
Trade:
7
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Ratings: 302 |  Reviews: 70
Photo of liquorpig
3.86/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrMindbender
3.53/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsa7783
3.62/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Bonds Tavern in West Orange. Pours a hazy, dark orange hue with moderate frothing. Tart, bitter aroma with hints of citrus and grapefruit. Not bad.

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Photo of KTCamm
3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12/24/16....pours dark purplish brown, some reddishness, no foam at all. Oaky roasted nose. Faint. Barrel aged flavor, woodsy. Soft floral background. Quick bitter bite to close. Flower settles in, more so from the taste than the nose. Sawdusty mouthfeel, accelerated by sediment. Very low carbonation. Quite wet.

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Photo of Jhfinn
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AMCimpi
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CraftFan5
4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of HermitDan
2.77/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JDudack
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of swierczt
4.37/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bkwhoppa66
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tregan_20
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of N1Nkasi
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of M_chav
3.08/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of xtonytx
3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of von_kaiser
4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

unique brew! flanders red appearance w/ half a finger of head that doesn't last too long. didn't get too much of the floral presence on the scent but it had a strong tart/acidic tone which had my mouth watering. the flavor was completely floral, indicative of the hibiscus & rose hips. was expecting much more tartness from the scent, but was in the mild side. Overall, glad to have tried. will put one down for a while in hopes the brett does something to it. Cheers!

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Photo of WanderingFool
4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutBoi
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.31/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I've been sitting on this one for 3 years. Poured into a tulip a hazy blood orange ruby-ish with a quickly dissipating head of champagne like bubbles that rapidly vanish. Aroma is floral with maybe a hint of hibiscus. Taste is similar and very light...I don't get any hops... (very much complimented the stuffed clams i had fro lunch) Light, smooth, and thin with a dry finish. Very subtle and well-balanced...thoroughly enjoyed.

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Photo of fosters9
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of grover37
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from tasting notes. A real strong rose hip aroma, almost tomato, a touch sour and wet horse blanket but the rose hips dominate. Pours rose with a slight haze under a slight whisp of a white foam cap. A whole array of flavors attack the palate starting fruity herby, spicy and sour but the sour is not too in your face. The hops come in after the middle and provide a nice balance. The finish dries out. Medium body, medium high carbonation.

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Photo of dwoolley1
3.8/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Hops N' Roses from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 302 ratings