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RATINGS: 265   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A pleasingly warming beer with it’s amber hue showing off it’s rich malt heritage. Mildly bittered with a smooth hop flavor complementing the malt. Winter Skal makes a person welcome the onslaught of the cold. Available November through January.
2014 vintage - 5.8% abv

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3.2
RRistow12 (847) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Tasted from bottle. Pours a clear amber with white head. Lot of lacing on sides of the glass. Nice aroma of toffee and caramel. Great aroma for amber lager. Taste is sweet with toffee, caramel and a little bit of spice. Medium bodied with a sticky mouthfeel. Great amber lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - FEB 22, 2014
A pale amber pour with about a half finger of off white head. Aroma is toasted malt, slight notes of toffee, and spiced caramel. Taste is average, sweet with a medium duration and uninspiring finish. Overall a decent winter beer but not the best offering from Capital

3.4
BeerInHeaven (446) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 21, 2014
pours a slightly murky copper with a medium off white head. Some wispy lacing. definite biscuit with some grass aroma. Really smooth clean taste with some bitterness on the end. A little hop presence on the finish. Nicely balanced drinkable brew.

3.3
beerbaaron (1998) - Arizona, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Pours clear attractive ruby amber, medium creamy white head, lasting with lace. Aroma is malty, caramel, bready. Flavor about the same thing. Medium body. Restrained dryness. A beer to get drunk and a watch Aaron Rodgers come back and beat the loser bears to get into the playoffs!! Suck it bears!!

3.4
MarinEvelyn (854) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2013
aroma is malty, caramel, bread, sweet, old shoes (no offense) Taste is similar, but a little smoother. Fairly malty, caramel, bready, smooth finish.

2.6
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle sampled at a tasting event. From notes. Caramel and winter spices with loads of cereal grains packed in. Drinkable, but nothing too special.

2.2
Dragonfly1 (500) - Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2013
At game. Hoping for something richer. Spicy, bitter, and thin. Not much else to say...

2.9
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2013
12/06/13 trade from Jamil. Weak scent, barely a hit of caramel. Pleasing appearance of rich bronze color with a big foamy head. Lighter medium feel. Malty flavor with a touch of hops, not that exciting overall. Blah. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
msbernac (2575) - Krakow, POLAND - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle Aroma-herbs, malt Appearance-amber, hazy, white foam, Taste-medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-light body, thin feel, lively, short finish Overall-not bad

3.3
tmoreau (4300) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2013
12 oz. bottle poured to a Czech-pils glass showing a clear, coppery amber color, frothy, cream toned head foam, and wavy cling to the lacing. The aroma was smooth, lightly toasted & sweet malt, light grain, with a touch of caramel & vanilla? The flavor was similar, adding moderate hop bitterness, a light to medium body, mild dryness, and a bit of lingering alcohol warmth to complement the decent malt character.


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