Captain's Daughter | Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island

Captain's DaughterCaptain's Daughter
BA SCORE
95.1%
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4.33 w/ 1,264 Ratings
Captain's DaughterCaptain's Daughter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island
Rhode Island, United States
greysailbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our newest year-round is an Imperial India Pale Ale brewed with high-quality pilsner malt and flaked oats, making this beer light in color but certainly not in body or alcohol content. It is aggressively hopped with Mosaics out of the Pacific Northwest, giving the Captain’s Daughter a strong aroma and flavor of tropical and stone fruits.

Added by Roguer on 10-09-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#438
Reviews:
235
Ratings:
1,264
Liked:
1,202
Avg:
4.33/5
pDev:
8.31%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
188
Gots:
532
Trade:
7
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Ratings: 1,264 |  Reviews: 235
Photo of Nucleosynthesis
4.11/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jdhilt
3.47/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a four finger white head that fades very slowly to a ring leaving some lace. Cloudy light amber color. Good carbonation and medium bodied. Grapefruit hop nose and flavor is almost sweet grapefruit hops with lingering bitter aftertaste. Higher ABV, 8.5%, is hidden. $4.00 for a 12oz can from Colonial Spirits Acton, Ma.

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Photo of Southside_jim
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brunop
4.77/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of beerhunter_3
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Juicy citrus and tropical notes. Nice mellow mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Very smooth going down which is dangerous at 8.5 abv. The smell hits you right as you crack a can and you know it's going to be a solid beer. Glad my local store carries this on the regular now. Cheers!

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Photo of liamt07
4.05/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Andrewgjohnson
4.74/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Juicy and delicious a new local favorite

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Photo of SABERG
4.1/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. can dated 8/1/17 One month to the tasting, into the test glass.
A - Golden straw colored, hazed, with a pillow of loose knit white cap.
S - Papaya, dried and unsulphured, more tropical notes and some pineyness.
T - Mirror of the aromatics, with a slightly sharp bitter bite, Sweet malts add to the complexity.
M - Medium in body, soft on the palate, nice water feel, gently carbonated maeks for the total package.
O - A very good IIPA balanced on the palate, with enough body, the 8+% is hidden well.
A wonderful offering worth seeking out.

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Photo of cochan
4.68/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Holly1215
3.88/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Montanabeerz
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Billyro1818
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DefenCorps
3.89/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Canned 10 Aug 2017.

A mildly hazy orange with a dense, off-white head with excellent retention and lacing, this looks great. The nose is a blend of melon, stone fruit, grass, mango, raw passionfruit and a little floral character. A robust and firming bitterness, moderately pine like, is present. Malt character is minimal here. The palate opens quite bitter and pungent, rather deliciously so, with pine, grapefruit pith and a touch of asprin present. This is followed by a tropical fruit salad - mango, peach, passionfruit, floral honey are all present. Drying and bitter on the finish with a touch of grass present, there are also the lingering muddy/dirty flavors you find in hazy IPAs. Medium light in body, moderately carbonated, this beer has a long finish. Solid stuff.

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Photo of Eziel
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beglane
3.96/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Great nose, but the taste does not follow. Must be a bad batch, or Gray Sail tweaked the recipe.I've had this before, about 7 months ago, and it wasn't nearly as bitter.

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Photo of Coltron23
4.45/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TylerGray27
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of albelair
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Great aroma, nice blend of mosaic hops, excellent, crisp flavor.

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Photo of smb71481
4.26/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hopsputin
3.8/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: slightly hazy golden yellow color. A touch of darker amber. Drank on tap so no head poured

S: pineapple, apricot, ripe mango, crackers, some sugar. Super juicy smelling

T: pineapple, slight mango, and a big punch of bitterness. The bitterness is a combination of herbal bitter and the taste of biting into an orange peel. There is a slightly bizcuty malt character there as well.

M: solid medium mouth. Carbonation level is mid. Much less syrupy than other DIPAs

O: more bitter than I was expecting given the nose. It packs a nice bitter punch here that definitely stands at the forefront. I think it could use a touch more sweetness for a DIPA. It's a little too one-dimensional with the bitterness

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Photo of Cadaver83
2.44/5  rDev -43.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Harsh bitterness without much else. It tastes like the bad part of grapefruit pith. The didn't strive for any kind of balance, hazy yet watery and bitter hoppy without the bright fruit, pine or earthy notes. I'll revisit this again to make sure it's not just an off attempt.

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Photo of Stingwray
3.61/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I really wanted to be wowed by this beer. The first sip was very good and the bouquet struck me as tropically pleasing. The more I drank the beer the more I didn't like it. Seemed to have a bitter finish the more I drank it. Based upon the reviews I would want to try this again because maybe it was just the batch..

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Photo of Motozappa
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It's a tough time of year to ship certain IPA's (Summer/August (2017)) and this particular batch got caught in the shuffle. Honestly, I never admired it much anyway. I sure would like if you could react/respond to other people's' posts. It's just turd shite to choose to like crap anyway.

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Photo of Dools9
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phineasco
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Captain's Daughter from Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island
Beer rating: 95.1% out of 100 with 1,264 ratings
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