River City (CA) Cap City Pale Ale


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 140   ABV: 4.65%
One of our lightest ales, this beer has a light malty flavor and dry hopped aroma. An american west coast original, the light flavor shows off our west coast hops.

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slowrunner77 (12460) - Reno, Nevada, USA - DEC 9, 2014
This golden pale is a little maltier than i prefer, but is well hopped (mostly in the dry-hop) so moderately bitter, somewhat sweet with pine and cracker.

Westkyoto77 (636) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 11, 2013
Draught at the brewpub. This was easily the best beer they had on offer that day. Aroma of subtle hops and molasses, decent looking. Flavours of dry smooth hops, a tad sweet but well rounded nice malt as well. The medium body was the best thing about this, and the carbonation and finish were just right. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

nearbeer (5518) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Tap at brewpub. Mild lemon-citrus and resin nose. Caramel and floral citrus on the front taste, with a big bitter finish of wood and resin. Light-medium body is dry and has medium carbonation.

GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Sampler @ River City -

A 2nd beer in the 10-beer sampler tray. A light piney aroma with a decent malt profile that helps keep this one accessible like a SNPA. Nothing overwhelming or out of character for a pale ale. I felt it did lack a little hop finish, but it was not bad by any stretch of the imagination. Just a little...too restrained.

marcus (10472) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 11, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pours clear golden with a decent off-white head and a floral hoppy aroma. There is a light pale malt flavor with a carbonated slightly bitter finish.

kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Date: July 06, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: clear gold, wispy white head, drippy lace
Aroma: light sweet citrus aroma
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, light citrus hops, light bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

bhensonb (15493) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 24, 2009
Draft at the brewpub. Orange amber color with white bubbles for head. Mild citrus hop aroma. Medium body with sharpish carbonation. Flavor is diacetyl, citrus and a hint of caramel. Finish suggests greasy. This is not bad for lovers of butter bombs. Course this may be an aberration. Note: The blurb says it’s supposed to have a light malty flavor.

riversideAK (6261) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2008
Golden colored brew. Aromas of caramel malt and citrus hops. The flavor was much of the same. Pretty straight forward thirst quencher with pleasant light citrus hops.

bb (9695) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 3, 2006
Draft. Golden beer with a low white head. Some caramel malt backing in the flavor with citrus hops. Slight citrus hop aroma. Medium bodied. Not bad for a lighter pale ale.

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