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Capitol City Oktoberfest Lager

Capitol City Oktoberfest Lager
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (5646) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Draft. Pours amber with an off white head. Lightly sweet malts, toffee, light earthy hops, and a clean malty finish. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2011
Draught at the brewpub. Weak malty aroma. Clear dark amber colour. No head to speak of. The flavour is dark malty, sweetish with a vinous touch. Slightly spicy. Well-made.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thorpe429 (5006) - , Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2011
Reviewed from notes. On tap at the DC location. Pours a moderate copper color with a light white head and not too much lacing. The nose is some slight bread with a bit of sweetness. Mild caramel notes. The taste isn’t really much other than a bit of light bread. Light to medium body with good carbonation. No faults, but pretty plain and unremarkable. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 11-03-2010

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 16, 2010
Pours gold with a white head. Smells breaddy with some raisiny and appley hints. Tastes spicy and sweet with a caramelly finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 10, 2010
Tap at Capitol City - Capitol Hill. Pours clear orange with a large, creamy cream colored head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, toast, straw), average hops (spicy), and average esters (dried fruity); clean lager character. Flavor is heavy malt (cookie, toast, straw), average hops (spicy), and average esters (dried fruity); clean lager character. Medium body and carbonation, low warmth and a medium-low creaminess with a sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2009
On tap at Capitol City. Pours a clear orange with a thin white head. Nice big sweet caramel note with a bit of toast behind it. Odd sweetness, a bit grainy. Finishes with a nice balancing bitterness. Drinkable, but not memorable.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (7940) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 13, 2009
Sampled on draft at the brewpub, Shirlington location. Pours a clear copper color with a medium creamy head. Excellent head retention and lacing. Aroma is fairly faint with notes of toasted malts and caramel. Taste is caramel, nuts, lightly toasted malts and a slightly bitter, leafy hop finish. Medium bodied. A very well made marzen.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4032) - Georgia, USA - NOV 6, 2009
Tap @ Capitol Hill.
Amber color, clear. White head. Spicy saaz aroma. Grassy and a crisp pils malt. Very well balanced. Nice caramel. Light toast. Very stick glass, well made beer. Perfect to style. Finishes with a bit of fruit and a well bittered hop character. Medium bodied.
26 Oct 09.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dkoonce (911) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2009
Malty, with a stale/old/sour flavor. Tastes like old beer. Given the volume at the brew pub, age doesn’t explain it.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Elwood (2960) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2009
Serving: Draft. Appearance: Light copper orange color with a tall, foamy white head. Aroma: Floral notes, toasted malt, a bit of caramel. Flavor: Grainy with some fusel alcohol, cardboard, and metallic notes. Light caramel and toasted malt notes. Palate: Medium carbonation with a medium mouthfeel and a medium-short finish. Overall: This one just wasn’t very good. Definitely skip it.


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