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Captain Lawrence Barrel Select Cherry

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   ABV: -
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


callmemickey's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (3491) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Dark red-brown body, moderate off-white head on pouring, soapy lacing and a nice skim. Nose is musty, woody cherries. Hints at a pleasant light acidity and tartness. Flavor is similar with delicate notes of cherry, must, oak, and earth. Medium bodied, moderate carobation, mild acidity and sourness in the finish. Glad to have let this sit for a bit since its release.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10441) - , 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.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (4497) - 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 !

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (9618) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2481) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (12498) - Orange County, 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (7712) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5417) - Fairfax, 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.

2.8
   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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10607) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy brown to amber with a small, frothy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is sour and funky cherry, caramel and cookie malt, barnyard yeast. Flavor is malt forward with sour and funky cherry and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Huhzubendah (2827) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2013 The beer is hazy and ruby orange colored with a small off white head. The aroma offers funk and cherries, though not as vibrant as the raspberry version. Decent flavor. Nice cherry taste but not as popping as I would prefer. Pretty good.


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