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U.S. Pale Ale - Capital Brewery

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U.S. Pale AleU.S. Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
77
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123 Ratings
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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 13.43%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Capital Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sweethome on 06-22-2007)
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Reviews by tikibeer:
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tikibeer

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a copper amber with very little head leaving a spotty lacing.

Aroma gives me a caramel malt mixed with a floral hop and a bit of spice.

Light body medium carbonation.

Taste is a mix of spice and hops. Malts are well balanced and give it a bit of sweetness.

Overall a nice beer with some character. Very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2011 23:41:22 | More by tikibeer
More User Reviews:
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 fl oz. can, with code on the bottom of the can reading 0234 SP. My second beer from Capital Brewery, and the first of their canned offerings that I'm trying.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a coppery orange colored body with some very decent clarity to it. Three fingers of frothy khaki head, that leaves behind some nice fluffy lacing on the glass. Looks pretty nice.

S - The smell is fairly bland and one dimensional - grainy caramel malt, and a lightly herbal / grassy hop presence. Some dusty tea leaf aroma in there also, but the caramel malt is dominant.

T - Taste follows the nose - caramel / toffee malt, bread, tea leafs, and an indistinct herbal hop presence.

M - The feel is crisp and clean. Light-bodied with good carbonation, but somewhat on the thin side for the style. Semi-dry and bready finish.

Overall, a very average pale ale offering from Capital Brewery. Light in flavor and body, but it goes down nice and easy at 5.00% abv, and the price was right at $7.99 for a six pack.

Capital Brewery U.S. Pale Ale ---3/5.

Serving type: can

06-25-2014 00:57:17 | More by mfnmbvp
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -3%

06-22-2014 01:27:24 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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FrankHashimoto

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3%

06-02-2014 11:31:20 | More by FrankHashimoto
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tgraven

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

04-18-2014 14:18:39 | More by tgraven
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.73/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours deep golden with a lasting thin white head that leaves lacing.

The smell is of citrus, pine and a touch of pepper.

The taste is of citrus with a touch of pine and some lemongrass. It is balanced, though leaning towards the hoppy side of the pale ale spectrum, especially in the beginning and the finish. A kiss of honey-like, towards caramel, sweetness is in the middle. It does have a bit of a metallic tinge to it that weaves in and out. It's distracting, but not enough to pull it down (much).

Refreshingly smooth, it is very "sessionable" and leaves a clean, minty freshness in the mouth.

Glad it comes in a 12-pack of cans at a very reasonable price!

Serving type: can

03-13-2014 18:42:08 | More by jwc215
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NicholasOfMKE

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

02-17-2014 05:31:22 | More by NicholasOfMKE
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3%

02-10-2014 02:58:08 | More by Canada_Dan
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Westuh

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

01-30-2014 17:41:08 | More by Westuh
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northcoastwolf

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-12-2014 03:18:27 | More by northcoastwolf
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EvanWilliams

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3%

01-05-2014 05:37:48 | More by EvanWilliams
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -3%

12-26-2013 01:02:30 | More by jzlyo
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PopnLoads

Illinois

3/5  rDev -10.4%

12-10-2013 17:27:41 | More by PopnLoads
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NodakEric

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

11-17-2013 16:42:21 | More by NodakEric
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AmeliaMill

Illinois

3/5  rDev -10.4%

10-27-2013 21:51:06 | More by AmeliaMill
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arnold931

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -3%

10-22-2013 04:04:11 | More by arnold931
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -3%

09-19-2013 01:27:32 | More by majorbase2
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Daffron24

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -3%

08-04-2013 19:58:04 | More by Daffron24
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

08-01-2013 15:41:39 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Borrythebear

Oregon

1.75/5  rDev -47.8%

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superfriend

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -10.4%

06-11-2013 22:29:24 | More by superfriend
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -3%

05-22-2013 12:39:49 | More by williamjbauer
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

05-15-2013 01:16:03 | More by tyleeis
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -10.4%

03-13-2013 04:59:39 | More by Zachtheporter
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

02-22-2013 01:20:26 | More by Mdodge8837
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U.S. Pale Ale from Capital Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 123 ratings.