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RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A solid, malt emphasized lager, the firey hued richness perfectly balanced by clean hop bittering.


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1974) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2004
Enjoyable amber ale seasoned with mild hops and malt sweetness. Easy to drink, definitely makes a good session beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomxcs (321) - California, USA - APR 29, 2004
Although this was fairly good, it just isn’t my cup o’ tea. Pour is a browish/amber color, OK head. Sweet malts, hoppy too. Somewhat dry, bitter finish. It does have a rather nice aroma. Overall, nothing spectacular, but drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
envane (569) - 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 (1151) - 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 (4794) - 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 (773) - 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 (1859) - 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 (3191) - 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.


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