Captain Lawrence Brewing Company | Elmsford, New York
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Captain Lawrence Brewing Company
Excellent based on 50 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

444 Saw Mill River Rd
Elmsford, New York United States 10523 [ print map ]
914 714 2337

Hours: Wed - Fri 4:00 - 8:00 PM; Sat 12:00 - 6:00 PM; Sun 12:00 - 5:00 PM; Mon - Tue Closed

Mayor: Tonkun (3) | Taps: 12 | Bottles: 4-8

Captain Lawrence Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Captain Lawrence Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Captain Lawrence Winter Ale 46, Captain Lawrence Liquid Gold 91, Captain Lawrence Smoked Porter 96, Captain Lawrence India Pale Ale 88, Captain Lawrence Barrel Select Pomegranate 59, Captain Lawrence Birra DeCicco: Viola , Captain Lawrence Flaming Fury 99, Captain Lawrence Brett IPA , Captain Lawrence Barrel Select Raspberry 96, Captain Lawrence Imperial Smoke from the Oak (Apple Brandy Barrel) 99, Captain Lawrence Brown Bird Brown Ale 79, Captain Lawrence St. Vincents Dubbel 95, Captain Lawrence Pilot Batch #111 wild rice beer , Captain Lawrence Pilot Batch #113 Illy Perilly , Captain Lawrence Pumpkin Ale 58, Captain Lawrence Ginger Man Ale 77, Captain Lawrence Pilot Batch #108 Mellow Gold , Captain Lawrence Hops Ní Roses 98, Captain Lawrence Frost Monster 97
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50 reviews for Captain Lawrence Brewing Company
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  86%
 Selection  74%
 Food  52%
 Value  85%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  91%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
jtclockwork  (262) , New Jersey | September 13, 2014
Visited during Souríed in September. Nice size taproom. Beer is great of course. Not a lot of beers other than the regular stuff you usually see when I was there as they saved most of their special brews for the fest. Awesome food outside.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
SYak  (3) New York | December 14, 2013| Updated December 25, 2013
The tasting room was comfortable with high seats and tables or stand around oak cask tables. They had a dozen or so beers on tap including some experimental brews. Taste beers in a 4 oz logo cup, buy pints, fill growlers, buy bottled selections. Sip delicious beers by the glass wall looking out to the production area. A local restaurant was serving some delicious sandwiches at a decent price. I enjoyed the tour of the brewery given by an enthusiastic ausie. I really enjoyed the visit and look forward to going back again soon.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey  (34) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | December 3, 2013
As someone who has frequented Captain Lawrence for years, itís tough to give the new location a helpful review. Gone are the days of the bottle release bottle shares, and the tiny cramped tasting/growler fill room. Now itís a much bigger space with more room to spread out and a more professional setup. That said, the people that fill growlers and tasters run the gamut from knowledgeable and friendly to, well, I wonít call them any names. The selection on tap also widely varies... the staples are almost always on and on the lucky days, you might get three or four small batch experimental offerings. On the unlucky days, you might be stuck tasting just their pale ale, kolsch, and IPA. They have outside food vendors come in and provide the food--and Iíve had some great gourmet dogs and bbq sandwiches. Itís worth the stop if you havenít had much from them (or if you want to chance it for some pilot batch beers).
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop  (69) SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC | November 27, 2013
Been by twice to fill growlers. FYI, they do not fill 32oz growlers. Industrial section of a fairly nondescript town. Big tasting area, wood bar. A little drinking area inside the actual brewery. You have to pay for a tasting glass, which you keep, and then pay for tokens for samples. Iíve been once when it was packed and once when it was empty. The crowd is always interesting (traditional beer people, blue collar types, hipsters, guidos). Always 8-10 offerings on tap for samples and growlers. Another 10 or so items in bottles. Bottle prices are a touch high, everything else is right in line. Work a stop of youíre heading through the area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
PRBeer  (332) Parsippany, New Jersey | October 14, 2013
Stopped by here recently on a Sunday afternoon. This is a really nice brewery for an afternoon visit. The first time you go I suppose it can be a little confusing to "get with the program" (buy a tasting glass, buy your casino tokens for the tastings, get on the sample line vs the growler or beerware line...immediately get on line again as soon as you have your first tasting in hand, repeat)...but I think itís kind of silly to criticize the place or ding them in your ratings for something that basically works very well (reminds my of traffic circles...most efficient way to move cars vs traffic lights...but lots of people canít figure them out and complain about!). Anyway, fun place...with outdoor beer garden...bocce court...comfortable vendor (Village Dogs). I also like the glass doors and "porch" looking into the brewery operations. All in all I had a great afternoon there and the people I spoke with also seemed to be enjoying themselves. This is a great place to meet people and enjoy beer conversations. They had 8 good to great beers on tap when I visited. I especially enjoyed the IPA, Imperial IPA, and the Smoked Porter. Great place to visit with a group of friends...or alone.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Tonkun  (82) New Jersey | July 25, 2013
Went there right at 4pm when the tasting room just opened. The pocker chips you buy to get a 4 ounce taster is nice. Good beer selection. Great service and great atmosphere.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
DiarmaidBHK  (747) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | April 8, 2013
Hey! Itís another brewery in an industrial warehouse park thingy. If I had a dollar for every brewery Iíve visited in an industrial park I canít tell you how much money Iíd have, but I could certainly by a nice dinner. It looks like theyíve put a lot of work into the place. They had an outdoor picnic area with entertainment. Inside they had some tables and barrels for folks to gather around. Apparently they use to give away samples which they no longer do. Now they sell poker chips which can be redeemed. $5 gets you 5 samples. $2 gets you a 4 ounce taster and youíre first sample. so 7 bucks for a 6 beer flight and a sample glass is a damn good deal. I hadnít had a lot of their stuff before but what I had on the day was fantastic. They had 5-6 regulars as well as 5-6 seasonals/one-offs. Also if you buy bombers or merch they also give you additional sample chips which, btw, donít expire. This place is a gem and I canít wait to get back.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
HeadyDE  (66) Delaware | March 29, 2013
Thought I reviewed this from earlier summer visit..guess here goes..tucked into the side of an industrial building..long and narrow tasting area..gave out wristband style rip off tickets to sample brews..had quite a variety to sample..everything was fresh and tasty..tour was enjoyable..tasting area had food for sale..hummus platters and charcuterie..picked up a few bottles to bring home..worth the stop despite somewhat odd location and parking..
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
rumproasts  (179) Grand Rapids, Michigan | December 19, 2012
odd location in an industrial park made it a little hard to find, but well worth a visit. beers ranged from good to excellent. very friendly service, and you canít beat $2 for a sampler of anything and everything on tap. awesome deal.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
bmerz  (122) Brooklyn, New York | October 20, 2012
[Visit 2012 Oct] New location with a outdoor beer garden with food, which I didnít try. Itís much bigger and more or an establishment now than just a tasting room. It will develop a patina eventually I hope but itís less warm and inclusive. Grower prices are still amazing. Bottle prices didnít seem to be too much less than in the city. Staff was awesome and hilarious. [Visit 2011] This is a great stop on your way up to dia:beacon or Storm King or just for a nice drive out of the City. On a saturday afternoon this place was hopping with locals and beer geeks alike. All were hanging out in a tiny bar like area for tastes as well growler fills and bottles takeaway. They had a handful of each for sale and super reasonable prices. People were spilling into the brewing and area where there were stacks of oak barrels. Quite a sight and a nice environment filled with the smell of good beer. Super awesome place and probably the best brewery in the state!

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