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Maibock - Capital Brewery

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86
very good

258 Ratings
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Ratings: 258
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 8
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Capital Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2002)
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

letshaveanother, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of jwc215
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at Panther's Pub in Greendale, WI:

Pours clear amber with a thin, lasting creamy head that leaves plenty of lacing.

The smell is mild, but there is some toasted malt that is inviting enough.

The taste is of toasted sweet caramelized bread with an earthy, subdued fruity bitter-ish balance in the warming finish.

It is creamy smooth. Carbonation level fits it very well.

This is an excellent example of the style. Sweet leaning, malty, but with balance, toasty, mildly warming and easily drinkable. A great spring offering!

jwc215, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of Hendrick24
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Hendrick24, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of JeffSK
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

JeffSK, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of Shy5
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Shy5, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of Westuh
3/5  rDev -21.5%

Westuh, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of djsmithtrek
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

djsmithtrek, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of Rilesmiles
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Rilesmiles, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of Skillz
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Skillz, Jan 08, 2014
Photo of jzlyo
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

jzlyo, Dec 26, 2013
Photo of vinny21bal
3/5  rDev -21.5%

vinny21bal, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of smartassboiler
3/5  rDev -21.5%

smartassboiler, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of Shluffy
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Shluffy, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Walter Payton shaker pint glass.

So many Capital bocks, and I'm not complaining... This stuff pours a clear golden-brass topped by a finger of cream foam. The nose comprises caramel, light toffeee, light sweet biscuit, and a hint of sweet corn. The taste brings in more of the same, along with a kiss of buttercream and a light layer of sweetgrass. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a smooth feel. Overall, a damn fine maibock, one that may make one look forward to the late Spring, early Summer months.

TMoney2591, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of emwild12
4/5  rDev +4.7%

emwild12, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of MooseBoose
4/5  rDev +4.7%

MooseBoose, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of pathman
4/5  rDev +4.7%

pathman, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of VictorWisc
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

VictorWisc, Jul 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

piconaut, Jun 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

larbush, Jun 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

bizzy54, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of drewface
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

drewface, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of ajzy
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

ajzy, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of StoughtonGuy
3/5  rDev -21.5%

StoughtonGuy, May 31, 2013
Photo of benfranklin
3.43/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

It's the end of May and I may be finishing the last of this year's production, but this particular bottle of Capital's Maibock still satisfies. The malt and the lingering hops and yeastiness still make for a worthy treat. Maybe I'll catch one of these earlier next year. (Excuse me, while I finish 'er off....)

benfranklin, May 29, 2013
Maibock from Capital Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 258 ratings.