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Captain Lawrence Barrel Select Cherry

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   ABV: -
A Brown ale aged in oak barrels with Brettanomyces and NYS sour cherries. This beer is a light refreshing sour ale, with the aroma and cherries and oak. Not as intensely sour as the first release of Barrel Select, but with a clear and distinct sour character. The Cherry flavor is mellow intermingling with the brown ale and wild yeasts.

Editors note: 750ml bottle, and having a label marked C1 that states it was bottled 7/11.
Released in December 2011, 240 bottles.

dchmela's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchmela (3013) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Pours brownish red with thin white head. Tart cherry, acidic aroma. Thin light malt body, with light cherries in the taste. A little lacking in the taste, only decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12752) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2015
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a medium beige head. Aroma of cherry, caramel, toffee, nuts, and barnyard. Flavor of cherry, roasted malt, brett, caramel, and some subtle wood with a moderately dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle thanks to bullzeye...Pour is brown with a hazy white head...Nose is cherry pie, sweetness, oak,usty..Tatse is dry oak, cherry, tart, sour, spice..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2015 Bottle. Pours reddish amber white head. Nose/taste of cherry, vinegar, oak, light caramel. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (6361) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 7, 2015
Pours murkey brown . Small white head . Smell is very interesting . Red fruits, sour , malty, bit of the barrel . Taste is very straight forward sour, fruity back , maltyness as well . very warm ending . Bit bitter as well . Lovely beer !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11560) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2014
BBT3 tasting. 750ml bottle. Poured a deep amber, almost brown color with a smaller sized off white head. Cherries, wood, brett, funky, and some lighter chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2952) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 7, 2013
A: Hazy Brown Hue, Passes Mild Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing S: Mild Sour Mash, Mild Cherry, Mild Oak T: Sour Cherry, Mild Oak, Mild Sour Mash M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Bitter Overall, another solid CL solid...too bad they don’t make good common beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Hazy orange pour with a white head. Light cherry aroma with some oak, grass, and vinegar. A hint of vanilla, some leather, and a touch of yeast. There’s only a mild cherry flavor there. But, quite tart and decently acidic. Light acetic quality, oak, leather, grass, and some mild funk and yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (10211) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle shared by Ari, thanks! Pours a cloudy amber orange with a white head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of light tart cherry with some sweetness and a touch of barrel. Flavor has lightly sour cherries with a bit of oak underlying and just a bit of sweet grains.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (7388) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Sampled from bottle. Poured a reddish-brown color with a tiny fizzy white head. Light vinegar, mild cherry character, some woody barrel character. Fizzy character breaks up some of the tartness there. Not too bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Thanks, Moll. Nose is cherry skin without too much fruit character. Light acidity. Flavor has mild earth and cherry. Pretty plain.

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