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RATINGS: 348   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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A solid, malt emphasized lager, the firey hued richness perfectly balanced by clean hop bittering.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
envane (568) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2004
Clear dark amber w/ and off white head. Malty, caramelish aroma. Taste sweet, sticky malts with a dry, slightly hoppy finish. Good stuff - thanks slikwily.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - APR 18, 2004
This is truly a great beer made by an awesome brewery. Its a shame I'm not closer to Wisconsin. I'd consume everything they put out. Amber was a terrific beer. Great Taste. Good head out of bottle. Smooth, sweet and hoppy all at the same time. If you haven't had this one you're missing out.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtw (1142) - farmington, Michigan, USA - APR 8, 2004
clear copper/amber, small head. mild, sweet aroma--almost like coca-cola. full body of sweet malt with a smooth transition into a complex hoppy finish. solid body; very enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
badgerben (4613) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2004
Amber color, obviously. there were certinaly malt traces, but I found the hops stood out more and stole the show. It made for an interesting taste; not sure I like it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jde123 (767) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2004
Not too bad, Capital still continues to surprise me with the high quality of their beers. very sweet taste, nice aftertaste and a decent feel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - MAR 18, 2004
Amber color moderate head. Aroma is caramel with some hops. Flavor is malty and mildly hopped.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hershiser2 (1426) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 1, 2004
Appearance: slightly cloudy deep orange, small head Smell: sweet alcohol scent; nothing special Taste: bitter, nice flavor, nothing extraordinary, very smooth Mouthfeel: good! I expected a heavy finish, but got a nice easy end Very drinkable, though nothing special.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Silphium (3188) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 28, 2004
Viennas just aren't my style. This beer poured amber-orange with a thin off-white head. Nice floral hoppy aroma with sweet malts. I simply found the flavor and body to be lacking- the floral hops flavors are nice but the malts left a "sugar water" impression on me, leaving a very sweet but short-lived flavor followed by watery blandness. The beer also had a somewhat tangy middle. Boring.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
antisnobJP (275) - St. Michael, Minnesota, USA - JAN 22, 2004
Amber color(duh). Nice little head with some fine lacing. Malty aroma with some hops in the background. Thin mouthfeel. Clean and easy drinking. I'm not sure why the description says loosely based on Vienna, seems to be a pretty accurate description. Carmelly and a little bit of roasted malt flavor. Good beer - yes. As good as Schell Firebrick - f*@# no!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
balke13 (156) - MIssoula, Montana, USA - JAN 21, 2004
pours a clear amber color with a nice white head that hangs around for a bit, a small bit of hops and malt aroma with the hops coming apparent in the taste along with a nice sweet carmel flavor...a nice beer that would be a second to wisconsin's best vienna...Lakefront Riverwest...good beer otherwise


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