DrnkMcDermott (2789) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2003
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2010 Canned, Aug 2, 2010. Revisiting this beer after 7 years and in a new canned package. Pours a nice presentation in a Sam Adams glass: Light amber color, rich malty head that turns into rocky foam after well over a minute. Smell is kind of nondescript, compared to my enthusiasm back in my year of rating. Taste is malty and pretty smooth, a little lager bite here and there. Okay, so Iím no longer writing home about it. But Iím thinking they are selling a lot more of this flagship style these days, so itís moved towards more mass appeal. But Iím fine with seeing more local brew in cans.
Bottled. Aug 7, 2003. A pleasing little malty brew. Nice beery aroma when you crack the bottle. Pours like most bottled beer, with an even head that fades to a nice little lace. A roasty malt taste brings notes of caramel or molasses. Hops flavor very mild. Again, a fine representative of the style, and I hope Capital will sometime take the chance to do something a little more extreme. Original rating: 7-3-7-4-14=3.5
Cousin_Larry (310) - - JUL 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Ice cold can at some random festival in Manitowoc WI. Was pleasantly surprised. Way better than Supper Club.
EyeAmBaldman (222) - Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a nice amber with an off-white head. Aroma is malty, but in a good way. This is a medium bodied beer with a surprisingly pleasant taste. Itís not too bitter and not too sweet. Goes down way too easy for an Amber Lager. The bar had it in bottles, and Iíd never heard of it. It was surprisingly good.
TXBadger (1334) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Basically, a perfect amber lager. Done the way it should be. Nice roasty character, but balance by some pine notes on the finish. Very clean, easy drinking.
RobertDale (3391) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear amber with a decent beige head. Mild aroma of malt and caramel. Taste is malt, citrus, and caramel. Decent session type.
rumproasts (2846) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 22, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle. Amber with small head. Mild caramel malt. Very light hops, and thin flavor profile. Somewhat below average.
RRistow12 (237) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - FEB 15, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasted from bottle. Pours a clear amber with off white head that fades quickly. Aroma is sweet, caramel, grains, and a little perfume. Taste is a clean light bodied malt dominated beer. Caramel, bread, nutty flavors. Minimal bitterness. Sessionable beer that would be good on a hot day.
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aleichter (30) - - JAN 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
easy drinking amber. I will have to try to find more capital beers next time I go to madison. Good not great flavor, but overall an solid beer.
beerbaaron (1191) - Arizona, USA - JAN 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours clean medium amber. Small soapy white head. Aroma is moderately malty sweet, caramel, some grain, light fruitiness. Lighter side of medium body. Easy drinking. Sweet. Crisp opening. Creamy middle. Clean, bready, caramel malty sweet finish. Tasty, simple, Very drinkable.
MarinEvelyn (542) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sweet malt, hops, a little hay. Taste is crisp and refreshing, a nice balance between malt and hops, a little citrusy.
jgb9348 (4690) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber coloured body with a a copper glow at the bottom and a very thin half-centimetre tall off-white head. Aroma of toasted malt, light sugar, very minimal hops and a nice fresh grain scent. Light-bodied; Nice fresh malt flavour with a good toasty flavour, some light wheat and a strong caramel and toffee finish. Aftertaste is mellow and subdued with only a little toffee and nutty flavours making things bitter, but the malt and light grain stays throughout. Overall, a nice light beer with some solid flavours and nothing bitter or offputting. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased on 30-December-2013 for US$2.39 from Corner Store (Bait and Tackle) in West Palm Beach, Florida sampled on New Yearís Day 2014 (January 1st) in my hotel room here in Clearwater, Florida.