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Captain Lawrence Barrel Select Raspberry

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   ABV: -
A Brown ale aged in oak barrels with Brettanomyces and Raspberries. This beer uses the same base beer as the Cherry version, creating a refreshing sour ale, with an intense Raspberry aroma. This version has much more upfront fruit flavors than the milder Cherry version.

Editors note: 750ml bottle, and having a label marked R1 that states it was bottled 7/11.
Released in December 2011, 240 bottles.

dmac's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4963) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Bottle from the brewery shared at Campground Brewdown. Poured maroonish brown body with a smaller foamy light beige head. Aroma of fresh crushed raspberry, sweet syrup, toast. Medium bodied with average carbonation and a dry sour finish. Flavor of raspberry, dry crusts and hint of barnyard, sour and tart overall. Good but maybe more time will bring out a touch more sourness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2015
(750ml bottle) Pours an orangish-brown body with a small off-white head. Aroma of raspberry jam, mustiness, caramel, and barnyard. Flavor is dominated by raspberry with some caramel, citrus, and brett in the background.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tia (1433) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bottle @ SF 5. Another ugly ass beer. Smells tart and fruity and caramelly. A little like gummy plus tartness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
gEUS (1583) - Linden, BELGIUM - APR 4, 2015
750 ml bottle at home. Pours ruby reddish brown with a steady off-white head. Interesting forest raspberry aroma, mixed with oaky malt aromas. Light body, a bit bland, little on the sour side, medium bitter finish... watery. Taste is raspberry, some fresh wood.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4961) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 25, 2015
Pours murkey brown . No head . Smell is bit our, fruity . Taste is intense sour , thin mouthfeel yet much taste . Some fruityness . Oak ( clear ) . OK

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swoopjones (7013) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 14, 2014
bottle at Sour’d in September @ Captain Lawrence, brownish amber pour. Had both clear & with many floaties. Medium bodied. oak, sour, tart, sour raspberries. Very Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (11798) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours raspberry. Off white head. Nose/taste of raspberry, oak, sour raspberry vinegar and funky acid. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Serving: Bottle. Cloudy, reddish brown pour with a very thin head. Nice nose with notes of raspberries, funk, leather, and vinegar. Nice tartness with a light barnyard character, musty raspberry, and oak notes. Fairly thin body. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2013 Bottle shared with Chris and Jay for Chris’ birthday. Nose of funk, horse blanket, raspberry, lemon, vinegar. Somewhat thin body, slightly watery. Taste of raspberry, lemon, some caramel, oak. Fairly tart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deyholla (8902) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle shared by Ari, thanks! Pours a cloudy amber with a light brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has a nice deep raspberry note that is slightly tart and a bit of oak, funk and grains. Flavor has a good amount of raspberry that has a nice tart note and a good backing oak and funk backing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drewbeerme (3915) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle, pours murky amber off white head. Aroma has raspberries, vanilla, nutty. Flavors have raspberries, seedy, vinegar, vanilla, acidic finish. Spritzy feel. Pretty decent but rather muddled too.

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