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Captain Lawrence St. Vincents Dubbel



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RATINGS: 351   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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This is a big, malty and rich Belgian-style abbey ale. We combined both US- and Belgian-malted barley and a specially selected yeast strain to produce a truly unique beer. This beer was brewed as a thank-you to my father Vince who has helped to make this brewery a reality. It will be brewed once a year and released on Father’s Day. This is a great beer for aging, so lay some down and try it in a year or two! Sensory Profile: Ripe fruit, figs and chewy malt are a few of the flavors you will encounter in this beer. There is an underlying roastiness and caramel sweetness that comes through toward the end. Hops play a background role to the malt character of this brew. Food Pairing: This beer can stand on its own as an after-dinner drink. A rich brew to sip and enjoy, it also goes great with desert or roasted meats. Use this beer as you would a full-bodied cabernet or an aged port.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5660) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2013
i can’t remember the last time time i had a Capt Lawrence beer that wasn’t over carbed, so this was a treat! .. . pours a deep molasses brown .. . mild headring, light lacing .. . bread, woody, plums, and cooked pear skin .. . light mouth .. . tasty beer, the abv is well masked as well .. . . Your heart stops when you sneeze. It doesn’t. That’s called cardiac arrest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
glennmastrange (2145) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle. Moderate roasted grain, cereal, and chocolate milk for the malt, light to moderate cooked orange and perfume for the hops, moderate dough for the yeast, with brwon sugar, date, toffee, and a hint of vinegar. Head is small, creamy, light tan, with good slippery lacing and is mostly lasting, Color is muddy, medium brown. Flavor starts lightly sweet and lightly to moderately acidic, then finishes lightly sweet and acidic and faintly bitter. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, slick with a lively carbonation and a tart finish. A bit more tart than most Abbey Dubbels, but still a nice well rounded Belgian.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1246) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Bottle from Manchester W&L. Poured into a snifter. Rated from the middle of the bottle (2nd glass). A deep ruby color. Aroma of sweet plum, raisin and earth. Flavor is soft and earthy. Plum and roasty caramel notes. Lingering fruitiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1442) - Maryland, USA - SEP 3, 2013
Location/Date:Bottle shared with Dave on September 1st, 2013.

Appearance: Pours a dark opaque.
Aroma: Aroma of dark fruit.
Taste: Heavy yeast, dark fruit
Palate:Medium body.

Summary: Enjoyable, Captain Lawrence always makes a good brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DalzAle (1904) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle shared by portableparty! Hazy brown pour, nice head and lasting lasting with a light brown sugar and plum aroma. Flavor is more plum, a bit nutty with hints of clove. Not bad. Would certainly pick up if the price was right.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (1908) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark mohogany color with a tight fizzy khaki head that settles to a thin film. Aroma has a subtle fruitiness with raisins yeast slight funk and hidden toffee malt. Taste is a little bitter tart and nutty with roasted malt and funk. Palate is thin to medium with a slick dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamJackson (2105) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 8, 2013
bottle at BCTC.Dark burnt orange color. Nose is interesting, sweet and spicy with a touch of vanilla and figs. Taste biscuity, bread, yeasty and smooth. sweetness throughout with loads of dark fruits and tangerines.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
olr1984 (918) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 3, 2013
22oz bottle pours brown with tan head. apple, fig, and malt aroma. sweet bready taste that finishes flat

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1131) - - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a quickly dissipating tan head. Nose is dark fruit and caramel. Taste adds some roastiness, chocolate malt and nuttiness. Palate is a little thin but smooth. This is very good but could use a little more body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
phaleslu (5875) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Yet another one where I can’t compete with loineshawn’s rating. 750 ml beer from Secret Santa last time I did it. This was a geyser as soon as I cracked the cap just a little. Took 6 glasses to contain the foam. It sprayed all over the table, the floor, my clothes, my keys and phone on the table, and other people’s shit. Made a fool of me in front of 6 other people. The massive rocky beige head finally developed a hint of an amber beer underneath. It smelled fine; sweet malts, dry grains, dark fruits. A little metal in the flavor. Light-medium bodied, with low carbonation from what little beer was left. Dry mouthfeel. My keys still smell like beer. Fuck this asshole beer.

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