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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Slightly malty and lightly hopped, this clean refreshing golden lager is the perfect beer to quench your thirst on a warm sunny day.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frank (2737) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2014
This is a curious beer. It seems to be lightly tart and yet it’s a lager. Say what you will about Capital but they are not the kind of brewery that lets infected beers out the door and this is a summer seasonal drank in the summer so it’s not old. I am not sure how that all works but at least it is tasty. It is a cloudy orange color w/ a quickly dissipating white head that leaves behind a good, patchy bit of lace. The nose is slightly fruity--lemon zest mostly--w/ a slight lavender/baby powder kind of character. The taste here is light and very slightly tart. This strikes me as being kind of saison-like w/ lots of interesting floral notes from the yeast and whatever else spent its time eating the wort. It is medium bodied with crisp carbonation and rather refreshing. There is a slight cereal grain character here and a touch of sweetness as well. It finishes w/ a very light touch of lemon juice tartness and a touch of banana. I really don’t know what to make of this. Given the purported style, I would say this is probably infected and yet it tastes really nice. I might classify this beer as it is as a Berliner Weiss or something: mildly tart, mild flavor, crisp and refreshing. It is a good beer but seems to be that way accidentally. As a lager, this is all kinds of wrong, but as a beer I like it a lot and I chose to rate it as the latter.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jmagnus87 (2376) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear gold with a half finger of white head. Aroma of honey and grains with a hint of dank hops. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Honey and grains with slight citrus hops. Light bodied with a thin texture. Lively carbonation and a longer than expected finish. Overall, not bad. Drinkable, but nothing to seek out.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wxman (1389) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Pours a nice pale yellow with a small but decent head that skins the glass throughout. Aroma is grains and a little hop spice. Taste is sweet pale malt, corn, biscuits and some minor yet noticable hop bitterness. A summer refresher to be sure, but rather pedestrian.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AWISLguy (1163) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 14, 2013
On tap at Monks in the Dells. Sigh. Pours yellowish orange with a white head. Aroma has lemon, bread and honey. Taste is of malty honey with some citrus. Light.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
doubelknv3 (968) - Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Golden, white head, decent lacing, golden with lite copper hue. Sweet malt, lite lemon, mild floral, mild citrus aroma. Medium bodied, mild citrus, mild caramel, cereal. Malt driven with lite bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scipio (679) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a medium white head. The aroma has honey, bread, grassy hops, and a little bit of lemon. The main impression here of honey makes this a bit unusual. The taste retains the heavy honey notes that are complimented with a healthy amount of lime. There are minor flavors of bread and grassy hops in here as well. Aftertaste is mostly honey. Light in body with a thinner texture. Average carbonation. This is worth trying. Its different and good enough, but I think I would get tired of this if I had a few of them in a row.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
pkbites (673) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Meh. Bottle. Average looking pour. Grassy, lemony aroma. Little presence of malt, only lightly hopped. I get what Capital is trying to do with some of their brews. Like this, and Supper Club. But campy and kitschy does not equal flavor. This is light beer +, nothing more.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (644) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle. Pale golden with thin white head. Aroma of light grain an some hops. Light body, grain, light sweetness, and some hop bitterness. A decent summer offering.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
akoeninger (397) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Golden with foamy white head lots if bubbles. Bread and toast aroma with slight grassy hops. Biscuit and honey taste with slight hop cut. Light and slightly fizzy. Easy drinking and great summer outdoor working beer. Picked up a 12 pack of cans of this for myself, my brother, and dad to lay a new walkway to my house and it was great fuel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dekester1 (309) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Poured a crystal clear gold with minimal head and lacing. Aroma was of fruity malts. Taste was similar with malts, followed by a slighty sour hoppiness with a hint of hay at the end. The mouthfeel was OK. Overall, not a bad brew for summer time, although this does not seem like it fits the normal pale lager category.


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