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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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An authentic German style pilsner, this is Capitalís largest selling beer. A superbly balanced beer, with a firm maltiness alongside hearty hop bittering and flavor notes.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2010
Pale gold pour with a frothy white head. Aroma of hay, citrus, and apple. Medium mouthfeel with some bright carbonation. Smooth, sweet entry with flavors of apple and malt fades quickly to a sharp finish. Slightly bitter at the end. Not a bad beer.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dekester1 (298) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Poured a light gold with minimal head and lacing. Aroma was of piney and floral hops with a slight breadiness. Taste had a malt backbone surrounded by floral/pine hop moderate bitterness. Mouth was average at best. Overall, a decent by not exceptional pils.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
haddon90 (1384) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear, dark golden color with little to no head. Malty aroma with a hint of lemon zest. Light, crisp flavor with some lemon and malt. Not too bad of a beer to have on a nice, lazy, hot summer day.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
CardsPackHawks (91) - Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2013
A straight forward pilsner. A clean, dry finish with some malt flavor. Not great, not bad, just average.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 14, 2013
A - Pours hazy golden with a frothy white head. No lacing. S - Wet grain, grassy hops, mineral yeast. T - Noble hops combined with a honey kissed, bready malt, some lemon and wet grass, clean grain on the back half. M - Creamy wet body turns semi-dry on the finish. A good drinker. This isnít breaking the mold, smooth and quite tasty. Serving type: bottle 10-19-2011

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmcgavin12 (427) - Madison, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Pours golden with a bit of head. Aroma doesnít have too much going. A bit of hay and overall floral tones. Flavor isnít dense but very refreshing. A bit coarse hoppy finish but not overpowering. Very refreshing sessionable beer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atom (1212) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 7, 2013
12oz bottle pours a clear golden/yellow with a small white head. Aroma of grassy hops, yeast, and a bready malt. Taste has a solid malt presence with bread and slight hops. Very clean and refreshing, not overly flavorful but an enjoyable Pils.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ContemplateBeer (1432) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Aroma of hay, light/moderate noble hops and very light pear. Appearance is lightly carbonated gold with nearly no head. Flavor of hay up front, light sweetness, and a light/moderate noble hop presence, leading to a dry finish. Palate is bubbly and fairly still. Solid.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmohno (1014) - Iowa, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Clear light gold,some froth. Aroma is grainy,lightly sweet,maybe a bit a dyacytal. Taste is smooth,buttery slick,light sweet,citrus,crisp mild citrus finish.Some mineraliness. Pretty standard,good.Mild earthy grassiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jlruthven (533) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2012
As pilsners go, this ainít bad at all. Pours clear golden with small white head. Bitter Euro-centric hops on the nose, some lemongrass, and just plain old grass. A bit of earthy funk on the tongue, bready, filling texture. Actually one of the better Capital beers Iíve had.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rondphoto (1539) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 19, 2012
Dirty golden amber with a quick to dissipate head and light dots of lace. A nice balance between malt and hops, neither very strong, but adequate for a conventional pilsner. There are other, better Capital offerings, but this is fine as an unoffensive flagship brew.


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