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Capitol City Belgian Cherry Wheat
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Spring   ABV: -
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A light bodied Belgian wheat beer conditioned with 176 pounds of Oregon dark sweet cherries.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 12, 2006
on tap at the brewpub. pours a light copper cloudy color. incredibly sweet flavor. seques into a fruity tartness. flavors of raspberry, cherry and plum. the body and finish are thin; residual aldehyde. the aroma is of berries. the beer has as thin white head. tangy entrance on tongue that tastes like raspberry jolly rancher.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mansquito (3114) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2011
Downtown location 16oz ($3.50): I guess this is the right rating place: called Belgian Cherry when I was there. Anyway it poured a reddish color with no head. Aroma was of cherries and amber ale nonsense. Watery and mediocre. Kind of sweet. This is like a bad imitation of Belgian ale and it really doesn’t work. Imagine a really bad version of Rare Vos, with artificial cherry flavor. Yeah. grand.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aracauna (2997) - Georgia, USA - JUL 17, 2006
A heavily hazed amber with a decidedly pink influence. The head is a bit on the sticky side. The aroma makes the fruit of choice obvious. There may be a bit of belgian yeasty spice underneath, but I can’t tell with the fruit up front. Lightly sweet, a little fizzy. Good fruit, a touch of tartness. Not a whole lot other than the fruit though.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewersspot (97) - , California, USA - OCT 28, 2010
I had this beer a while back and from what I can remember I enjoyed it. I’ve had this at the pub/brewery so it was fresh. Nothing special about it is popping into my head at the moment.


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