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Capitol 1900 | Capital Brewery

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3.35
pDev:
11.94%
 
 
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Capitol 1900Capitol 1900
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Capital Brewery
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-26-2001

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 56 | Ratings: 58
Photo of beernut7
3.18/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This brew pours with a light golden color and a nice foamy head that sticks around for a bit. The aroma is of crisp lightly toasted bready malt. The just heavier than medium body supports a delicate malt presence with a distinctly bready character to it. This is a smooth and refreshing recipe. With a mellow sweet finish.

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Photo of ryanocerus
3/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Threes across the board on this one. Just average. It poured a clear golden with a thin head that dissipates quickly. The aroma was highly bitter and hoppy. This carried through into the flavor, which as it warmed, became more astringent. There are much better pils available.

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Photo of Wildman
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer poured a nice gold color. Formed a nice white bubbly head that subsided and left some nice lace. An aroma of hops and lemon. It had a tast of hops and lemon. Light finish. An alright beer, but there are better pilsners out there.

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Photo of cokes
2.88/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty lackluster brew considering who it comes from. Deep golden color with nice bubbly head.
Slight malt aromas. Some malt taste, but relatively nondescript, it needs more hops too. Pretty thin mouthfeel as well. Not offensive, but certainly not remarkable.

Had this out on the golf course today. Best thing they offered on the beverage cart. It was passable, but the way my game was going, I needed several big barleywines.

Drink this on a hot day, just to quench your thirst, otherwise, don't bother seeking this one.

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Photo of ADR
3.45/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very pale color, frothy head. Thin in the mouth, very little taste one way or the other...Charged with bubbles like some macros. Malt flavors are pretty fleeting and faintly sweet and hops give a pretty ordinary bitterness. Should be very drinkable in warm weather. If this is brewed with a 1900 recipe, it may reflect the transition to an American Pilsner/Lager style that appeals to all types of nationalities, similar to what the macros did but, in this case, retaining good ingredients with a little corn for sweetness and because it was readily on hand.

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Photo of garymuchow
3.2/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Light gold color. Pleasant aroma that is primarily light malt. Product is advertised as being made with Alabama white corn grits. Fairly smooth light malt flavor with a mild dry finish. I believe this is an attempt to make a preprohibition style lager.

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Capitol 1900 from Capital Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.