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Wynkoop Captain Hickenloopers Flying Artillery Ale

Wynkoop Captain Hickenloopers Flying Artillery Ale
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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This addition to our beer menu is a stronger version of an American Brown Ale. Chocolate, crystal and amber malts combined with a generous amount of two row pale give this ale a rich and complex character. Cascade and Willamete hops balance out the notable malt and alcohol aspects of this beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8658) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2009 On draught at the brewpub. This brew is a brownish-orange color with a medium beige head that recedes steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of burnt malt, caramel and hops. Medium body with flavors of roasted malt, sweet caramel and a touch of dark chocolate. The finish is roasty with a bittersweet chocolate and hops aftertaste. Decent all around.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrPiva (90) - Alabama, USA - AUG 17, 2009
Drank it at Wynkoop from the tap (well in a glass). A pleasant, well-hopped but smooth and flavorful ale. Malt flavors got better as it warmed up - I ordered it while I had a stout and let it warm up!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2009
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 11/10/2007 White head. Fruity aroma. Mid brown coloured hoppy fruity and a little rich on the palate. Crisp and bitter malt finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2007
Tap @ Wynkoop: Poured a mostly clear deep copper-brown color with an off-white head an nice lacing. The hops are strong and cover most of the malt. Some fruity character as well. The flavor was malty with caramel and fruit. Some sweetness. Hoppy middle and finish. Nice warmth.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
Name: Captain Hickenlooper’s Flying Artillery Ale
Date: 10/11/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

opaque brown, fine creamy beige head, lots of solid lace, light chocolate aroma, rich chocolate flavor, nice dark caramel sweetness, touch of nutty character, light bitterness

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 26, 2007
At the 2007 Big Beer, Belgians, & Barleywines Festival in Vail. Pours brown with a thin off-white head. Has a roasted chestnut aroma. A malty thick palate with a tingly long finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (10196) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 25, 2007
On tap @ Wynkoop poured a hazy dark brown with a minimal amber head.Aromas of chocolate, carmel, toffee and a hint of nuts. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of nuts, carmel and light chocolate with a smooth finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Valley678 (6) - USA - FEB 12, 2007 does not count
One of my favorite beers of all time. Dark in color with a smooth and distinct flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9133) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2006
On tap at the Wynkoop Brew Pub. Poured a darker brownish / orange color with a small sized off white head. Aromas and tastes of caramel, roast, chocolate and I swear I was getting some type of spices in there. Sweet finish. Light lacing left on the glass.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
waolsen (1360) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2006
tap at brewery. maple pour with thin tan bubble head. nice and smooth. caramel, burnt malts, hops and floral taste. One of my favorites at the brewery.


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