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RATINGS: 465   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A blazing rich beer, this is a doppelbock based on an Oktoberfest personality. Warm and intriguing, the perfect "Brandy Snifter" beer. Available September and October.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jhliesen (704) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle--I'm liking the doublebocks. Amber color, the best definition of an amber color I say, brew with no head and like carbonation. Malty aroma with some caramel. Taste is malt, without roast and caramel. The finish is syrupy and sticky. No trace of alcohol. Wish I had a cellar! Total wine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rajendra82 (946) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Beautiful, auburn colored body was clear, and the beer displayed little carbonation, and formed no head. The smell was a mixture of sour dark skinned fruits, caramel, cocoa and coffee. The taste was very fruity, brimming with flavors of cherries, and fig, as well as showing off some vanilla, toffee, and just a hint of chocolate. The body was thicker than medium dense, with sticky initial feel, and a dry finish. I believe this is the first beer from this brewery Iíve sampled. It probably wonít be the last, based on the quality of this one.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dament (3) - Seaside, California, USA - AUG 19, 2013 does not count
This is my favorite beer, period. No one can beat Capital Breweries Dopplebocks. My only complaint is that I canít get this in California!!!! But I did ship 4 cases with me when I moved!!!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Wisco1987 (4) - - JUL 10, 2013 does not count
Truly Unique. It is not for everyone but if you have the palate for it, it is amazing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjgmd (1359) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2013
2009 Bottle from Archer Liquors, Chicago. Pours a muddy brown colorwith no visible head. Nose is mostly burnt malt with caramel. Taste is malty and buttery. Taste is fruity as well, with a long finish. Descentbut nothing special. Quaff score 6 / 10

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zgaier (1316) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Aged 3 years. Pours a muddy brown with a beige head and aroma of caramel and malt. Taste is of caramel, sweet malt, and light fruits with a malty finish. Very drinkable, alcohol is well hidden, solid doppelbock

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1160) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle from Breeze Thru cellar aged over 3 years. Pours a coppery brown with almost no head. Rotation builds up a quickly disappearing off-white one that leaves no lacing. Aroma has super sweet caramel, rich grapes, peat and some fruit. Taste is of sweet caramel malt, bread, and sweet and tart fruits. Medium bodied. Finishes sweetly and a bit tart with some yeastiness. Nice solid dopple. Would expect the aging hurt it a bit; oversweetening it.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
YoDude (10) - Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Capital Autumnal Fire, aged 3 years 7 months in my beer cellar, 7.8% ABV A 12oz bottle and poured into a Capital Brewery Snifter. Appearance: Poured ruby brown with a very little head and lacing. Smell: Toasted malt and caramel notes, no pronounced hop presence, no obvious off flavors. Taste: Dried fruit and cognac sweetness. A molasses finish lingers. There is also a slight aftertaste of old leather, but not unpleasant. Mouth feel: Medium body and low carbonation, coating the back of the tongue and upper palette with black licorice. Also a nice warming alcohol finish. Overall: Capital was the first American craft breweries to combine the Oktoberfest and Doppelbock styles into one amazingly drinkable strong beer. The cellar aging has brought forward the more bitter flavors to balance with strong sweetness of the young beer. This is a great cognac-like after diner beverage to enjoy by an open fire with a maduro leaf cigar.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GTAEgeek (1142) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 9, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Hazy copper pour, with a small, khaki head. Lots of vanilla, whiskey, butterscotch, with some notes of black bread, pine, and syrup. Very sweet, with a little hop bitterness toward the finish. Heavy body, warm and lively, with a little astringency and stickiness. Overall, this is a thick and sticky beer. Not bad.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fredis23 (481) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Muddy Dark Red, Tan Head, Lots Of Lacing. Sweet Caramel, Creamy Malt, Light Bitter. Very Smooth and Easy To Drink Long Lasting Creamy Sweet Aftertaste and nice tummy warming feeling. Niiiiice. Recommended. New Favorite, will be looking out for it in Autumn.


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