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Fishin' In The Dark - Capital Brewery

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Reviews: 7
Hads: 29
Avg: 3.75
pDev: 27.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Capital Brewery
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier | 7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Ri0 on 06-05-2014

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Reviews: 7 | Hads: 29
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Photo of richkrull
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jdkitchi
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rizzy17
3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tourdot
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of scaliasux
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Dark brown with a little red. Appears clear. Fairly tall light brown head, good retention.

Smell - Medium roasted malts. Sweet - mainly toffee and raisin.

Taste - Quite rich. Sweet roasted malts. Lots of caramel, toffee, raisin. Hint of coffee

Mouthfeel - Medium. Smooth.

Overall - Rich roasted malt flavor with a lighter than expected body. Not bad.

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Photo of rlee1390
3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of northcoastwolf
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwc215
3.23/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours very dark brown with a thin, disappearing head. Spotted lacing.

The smell is of restrained roast, dark malt, some anise.

The taste is of sweet-ish roasted dark malt. A fruitiness that is between grape and raisin is present. Licorice and slightly earthy hop touch in the finish. Some alcohol shows.

Solvent alcohol makes it slick. Slightly astringent for a lager.

Not the smoothest lager. Not sure that making this an imperial without more malt backbone did this any good. Also, it had some ale character that didn't go well with it. It's not a complete disaster, but a brewery that specializes in lagers could have done better.

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Photo of Hoolie5
4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

Photo of stouts4me
2/5  rDev -46.7%

Gross. Described as an Imperial Schwartzbier, nothing imperial about it. Taste is way off on this.

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Photo of Carb-Overlord
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of green_plastic
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of italianstallion
3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheSSG
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dense, soapy, tan head that has nice persistence and laces well. Acidic, roasted malt aroma. Black. Starts with a nice acidity and a deep, roasted malt flavor. Coffee. A medium bitterness that is slightly floral. Finish is roasted malt, acidity, and floral hoppiness.

This is really, really nice. It has a great mouthfeel and is very toasty and delicious.

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Photo of WastingFreetime
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wisrarebeer
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of mjpolzin
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of uwmgdman
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of drpimento
3.28/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Aroma is a little coffee and cocoa, but flavor is fairly bland - just s small amounts of sweet and roast. Ok beer.

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Photo of kkleu357
3.89/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark black body. One bottle Poured with a nice lasting 1.5 inch head, the other Poured with a 1/2 inch fast dissipating one. Spicy sweet aroma. Heavy tasting beer. Flavors of pepper, sweet malt, mild bitterness. This is a big improvement over some of the old Capital beers. Looking forward to trying some other new ones.

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Photo of BigMikie
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.97/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fishin in the dark pours a black color with a very small but lacing head. Nice full spicy meaty aroma. The taste is very full, big smokey malt flavors, with a hint of smoke and meat. Good full flavors, good body. Overall its a very full and complete flavors.

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Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A good aroma that smells a little like Red Vines. It relies a little too much on an oaky flavor, but still good. Not as refreshing as some of its peers.

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Photo of eldoctorador
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Fishin' In The Dark from Capital Brewery
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