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Captain Lawrence Barrel Select (Bottle)

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This beer is the result of a lot of patience and a lot of experimentation. It took us over 4 years to build up a reserve of barrel aged beers from which to pull from to create the beer you hold in your hands. A blend of several barrels ranging in age from 2 to 3 years old. The resulting beer is tart, oaky and very unique.

Editors note: 750ml bottle, and having a label marked FO/BB that states it was bottled 2/10.
Released in April 2011, 1200 bottles.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (3840) - Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Poured a dark amber red color from the bottle with aromas of light cherries some wood, light grain and some funk. Flavors follow suit little off aftertaste built still a decent beer overall.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5825) - Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle at RBSG 2010 shared by j12601 I believe. Pours a hazy brown color with a large tan head. The aroma had a nice tart fruity aroma favoring cherries and berries with mild funk, caramel and a light woody notes. The flavor had tart cherries, berries, wood, caramel and a light musty funk. I would have liked to try this again, but it hasn’t happened to date.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (2317) - Portland, Maine, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Pours a rusty murky brown color with a finger of eggshell foam. The nose is deep tart cherry, cider vinegar, old wood and cocoa dust. The palate follows with lots of vinous cherry notes wet woody notes and some roasted malt, a touch a acetic burn in the throat keeps me from loving this beer but it is enjoyable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adnielsen (9417) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle in Chicago with TheAlum. Thanks Adam! Pours a murky orangish brown appearance with a tan head. Very funky, oaky, barnyard, light cherry aroma. Quite sour, puckering cherry, light vinegar, very oaky, a bit spicy, tannic flavor. Delicious, fun beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (8016) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2013
750 cc bottle shared at PUB’R HQ. Pours hazy dark brownish with minimal head. Nose was oaky, mild funky with cherry. Tastes of tart cherry, oaky, vanilla, overall tart with a smooth finish and high level complexity.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
reggiedunlop (3182) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Pours a hazy ruby/amber with a thin tan head. Aroma has mild oak and tart cherry...mild oak...very nice but a hint of generic. Flavor has nice mildly tart cherry...very vinous...mild oak mouthfeel is light and the finish is oaky and vinous with faint cherry.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (9059) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2013
Bottle. Poured a brown color with an off white head. Woody, oak, some dark fruits, funky , vinegar, and somewhat vinous.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazed amber with white head. Aroma tart cherry, vinager, Brett. Flavors Bretty, vanilla, cherry pits, balsamic. Thin body. Vibrant. too vinager though otherwise a good sour brown.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (1674) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - FEB 23, 2013
Thanks for sharing Fritz! Pours dark brown with a tan head. The nose is big and sweet with deep fruit and brown sugar. Taste is quite sweet, dark malt, brown sugar, fruit, some pepper spice, oak. Medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

[ Courtesy of henrikb ]. Clear medium to dark brown amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, red wine, cherry - berries, wood, oak. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a long duration, tart, berries, fruity, wood, dark berries, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121103]


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