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Capital Dark - Capital Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
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191 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 11
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Soneast on 08-02-2009)
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Ratings: 191 | Reviews: 125 | Display Reviews Only:
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Ri0

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-06-2012 17:09:52 | More by Ri0
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crobinso

Colorado

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-01-2012 02:46:08 | More by crobinso
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prisoner1572

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.9%

06-17-2012 22:56:11 | More by prisoner1572
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scaliasux

Wisconsin

3.3/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Dark reddish-brown. Clear. Medium tall tan foamy tan head.

Smell - Rich medium roast malt. Bread, chocolate, coffee.

Taste - Rich malts. Bread and somewhat bitter chocolate flavor. Hops flavor not especially prominent, but finish is quite dry. A little watery.

Mouthfeel - Medium.

Overall - Not as malty as I'd hoped. Nothing horrible, but I wanted more.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2012 03:56:08 | More by scaliasux
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wakajawaka76

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-30-2012 15:10:46 | More by wakajawaka76
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pebbs

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-27-2012 13:40:41 | More by pebbs
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deebo

Minnesota

3.7/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-Poured into a pint glass this brew gives a finger of light tan/cream head that quickly breaks down into a skim layer. Reddish brown with pretty good clarity.

S-Slightly toasted malts with a backdrop of grainy cereal adjuncts lingering into a hint of alcohol.

T-Nice notes of toasted malt (mostly sweet but some light bitterness here too. A bit like an American brown but with more of a lager taste in the end as you'd expect from this type of beer.

M-Medium carbonation and body. Finishs pretty crisp, just a hint of bitterness.

D-A nice beer to drink with a bit more malt character than a standard lager.

O-A solid beer that I wouldn't mind having more of. I prefer this as an alternative beer to have in the summer when I'm craving some toasted malt character with good drinkability when I need a break from drinking the standard warm weather styles.

10-10-13-found a bottle of this that was sitting in the cellar since the 4/12 review. A beer that is definitely different fresh. After 1.5 years it has taken on a pretty strong raisin type flavor. Finish is long and moderately bitter. Still drinkable but now tastes like a hybrid dunkel/dubbel. It's not bad-just kind of odd. Growing on me as I finish it.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2012 01:16:54 | More by deebo
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

04-18-2012 03:47:14 | More by Kunstman
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JCF3

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

04-12-2012 19:54:30 | More by JCF3
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TylerDYoung


3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-31-2012 13:49:22 | More by TylerDYoung
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-29-2012 16:42:46 | More by richkrull
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seeswo

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

03-11-2012 23:14:39 | More by seeswo
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-02-2012 06:53:15 | More by Zachtheporter
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scootercrabb

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

02-27-2012 18:17:44 | More by scootercrabb
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fergster75

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

02-20-2012 05:05:13 | More by fergster75
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Crstumpf

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

02-11-2012 05:53:48 | More by Crstumpf
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes.

Appears a transparent yet darker reddish-brown in color with a single finger of fizzy cream colored head that dissipates down to a collar in about two minutes, no lacing. Smells of medium levels of dark roasted malt character with a prune / fig garnish on top. Tastes mostly malty, but maintains strict levels of dryness throughout with a strong level of carbonation on a lighter body. I've had better and I've had worse than this one for the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2012 04:53:41 | More by WastingFreetime
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windelbo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-15-2012 01:37:37 | More by windelbo
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schomber

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-07-2012 23:10:43 | More by schomber
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nqbeer

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-30-2011 22:43:11 | More by nqbeer
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-28-2011 22:41:25 | More by brandoman63
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-25-2011 04:14:39 | More by barnzy78
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-14-2011 16:51:31 | More by bpfrush
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mynie

Indiana

3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Ahh, how I love the Munich Dunkel. Er--not a particular fan of the style, actually. It's just nice to see a beer that's labeled "dark" actually get classified into an actual style, so I got some idea what I'm in for when I open it up.

And, they kind of nailed it. It's dark ruby and smells like cereal malt, german yeast, and fruit. The worst part is the middle, which is a little too sour for the style. The best part is the end, where the yeast rubs up against the bitter malt and a lit wee bit of spicy hop and dark and ashen and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2011 01:12:38 | More by mynie
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BasementBer

Manitoba (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Raisin brown to purplish red in color. Off white head with medium lacing.

S: Sweet malts and roasty notes.

T: Nose is malts to be sure then the middle brings in the robust character of the body. But in style, the finish is light and easy to drink.

M: coffeeish feeling on the tongue with a watery feel in the throat.

D: Good beer to go back to back with, refreshingly light in taste but with a quality that is savory.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2011 03:46:42 | More by BasementBer
Capital Dark from Capital Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.