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RATINGS: 266   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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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHANER4 (500) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 24, 2009
Drank this beer strait fron the bottle so I did not see color. Aroma - toasted malt and grains Flavor - crisp clean rich malty taste with pretty decent bitter hop bite,not bad!! Palate - thin bodied with fizzy texture. Finish is mettallic and no aftertaste. Overall - Fairly decent beer, had nice all around taste and easy drinkin’ beer!!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Pours a beautiful golden amber with a nice effervesence and a creamy white-tan head. Nose is malt and yeast. Nice mouthfeel, the flavor profile is malt and yeast with a nice hops finish. A very, smooth, satisfying brew. A good companion to sardines or smoked salmon on soda crackers.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElBorracho (472) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2005
Bottle. Poured a clear amber with a small head. Plenty of malt on the nose with hints of caramel and sweet peanut brittle (did I say peanut brittle? Now I truly am a geek). Yeast and bread dominate the taste along with malts. This is a nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
booyaatribe (450) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 15, 2004
Malty Oktoberfesty brew with a few vegetable/pine notes. A nice change of pace, but not the sort of thing I'd be slugging back on the regular.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jewedekind (450) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 28, 2004
Tap at brewery. 2004’s Skal pours a beautiful red/amber color with a moderate/thin whitish head. Aroma on the malty/sweet side. Taste is powerful good. Honey and grain. Very balanced, but with alcohol/malt/hops all elevated. Creamy, quaffable but strong. I really like this beer.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrPickles (438) - Waunakee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 6, 2012
On tap for about the 100th time. No hops and a fair amount of malt. Not a session beer, but drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerInHeaven (435) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
prosqtor (408) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 6, 2007
So this is a Vienna? It tastes like Capital’s Oktoberfest Marzen with a little more roasting of the barley before brewing. Nice amber color with a lacy head, and decent flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TerryR (391) - Oswego, Illinois, USA - NOV 16, 2006
Amber with a quickly disappearing white head. Rich malt aroma. Flavor is sweet malt, fruit and caramel. Spicy hop finish provides some very nice balance. Very solid and enjoyable.


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