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Eternal Flame - Capital Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

66 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.67%


Brewed by:
Capital Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WastingFreetime on 10-05-2011)
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nsmartell

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-15-2011 12:03:45 | More by nsmartell
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Wisconsin

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smogfood

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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djsmithtrek

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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10-04-2013 15:21:03 | More by thebigredone
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served in Duvel tulip glass.

Leave it to modern humans to take a cool metaphor and turn it into a comparatively meek concrete expression of remembrance. Anyway, this stuff pours a clear sienna-topaz topped by a finger of off-cream foam. The nose comprises lightly-toasted rye bread, maple syrup, candied orange peel, mild booze, a hint of fennel, and what seems like a pinch of clove. The taste brings in more of the same, with a bit more fennel, a more darkly-toasted bread component, some mild notes of red apple skin, and an increased feel of booze, which nearly comes off as too much for its own good. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly drying finish. Overall, a mostly solid d-bock, though a bit too boozy for my tastes.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2013 22:01:29 | More by TMoney2591
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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jdkitchi

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Wisconsin

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Wisconsin

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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.09/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle shared by CaptainCougar. Thanks Tom.

The beer is murky amber with a thin, off white head. The aroma offers fruits, sweet malt, alcohol. Plums and booze in the flavor. Medium bodied and a bit harsh in the finish. Needs some refinement and could be gentler on the palate.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 20:29:14 | More by Huhzubendah
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

4.01/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Capital Eternal Flame. Capital Brewery Company, Middleton, WI.

Clear, crimson coloring, very small head.

Aroma: sweet and malty, a little woody, some oak? Very mellow and balanced, while still sweet, just a little fruity.

Taste: Plump and juicy malt flavor. Sweet and succulent. Raisins and figs and apple. Just plain ol' yummy-yum. Good balance, but leaning heavy on the sweet malty side. And the booze comes rolling in. 9% won't stay quiet.

Let's take a break and read the label, shall we?
"Capital Square Series. Welcome to generation two of the evolving flame concept. In addition to Autumnal/Imperial Fire blend, we've added a BIG, smoldering delight, christened Jacked Maibock. Join us for a walk on the intensely malty side."

I like the name, I love the art on the bottle. That's a crazy looking bird! And the beer is quite nice, as well. Big, fat and malty, sweet and full, molasses and raisins, dark rum, and other delights. Tasty stuff. A lovely nightcap.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 08:18:15 | More by feloniousmonk
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -23.7%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Lurkerson

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-26-2013 20:28:14 | More by Lurkerson
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wisrarebeer

Wisconsin

4.29/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2012 big bottle

A: very nice copper-brown color, very little head when poured, clear
S: sweetish, rounded, chocolate, very moreish
T: I really like this beer, it's a classic doppelbock with a few % in ABV added, rounded roast malt, the right amount of hops, some caramelized malt, and a bit of hotness to round out the swallow
M: rounded, very drinkable, a beer that could really catch you by surprise

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2013 02:04:46 | More by wisrarebeer
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Eternal Flame from Capital Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.