Wisconsin Amber - Capital Brewery
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Reviews by andrenaline:
3.53/5 rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Another treat from my surprise Christmas mixer gift.
A - Pours a clear light amber colour with a copper hue, finger of head with some retention and no real lacing.
S - Sweet caramel and toffee, candied pears, burnt brown sugar and buttered bread on the finish.
T - The caramel and toffee notes come through alongside some sweet corn, candied apple, bready malts and a lingering fruity finish.
M - Medium bodied, smooth and a touch of dryness.
O - Another tasty brew that offers up the basics of the style without overwhelming the palette. Easy drinking and a session ale that I could easily take down a few pints at a time. Nothing mind blowing, but tasty nonetheless.
Serving type: bottle
12-27-2012 05:46:19 | More by andrenaline
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3.39/5 rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Poured from its silver can, this amber ale offers a nose of caramel malt, toasted malt, and molasses. Its color is orange/copper and the body is completely clear.
This beer has a flavor that leans toward the sweet side, with tastes of caramel, bread, light roast, dough, toffee, and a touch of brown sugar. The hops impart a slightly herbal character, although they are buried behind the taste of the malt.
This seems like a basic amber brew with enough going for it to recommend, but not enough going for it to strike an emotional chord or otherwise stand out in one’s beer drinking memory. I warmed up to it more with repeated sips and I now appreciate this beer for what it is- an everyday amber beer that is non- pretentious and agreeable, even if not exceptional. Some may say it is underwhelming, but it does have enough going for it to recommend.
Serving type: can
01-11-2014 06:03:00 | More by BryanCarey
3.19/5 rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25
Light, transparent, orange-amber color lager. Soda-like head on the pour with little retention.
Fresh, malty aroma with hints of citrus fruits and fresh cut grass.
Slightly roasted malt flavor. Almonds and toast. Touch of caramel. Rice and corn adjuncts. Mild herbal hop.
Light body. Descent carbonation. Grainy texture.
Ok, but just doesn't have that much flavor or body. Fairly refreshing, however.
Serving type: bottle
01-05-2014 22:53:35 | More by bnes09
Wisconsin Amber from Capital Brewery
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