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Autumnal Fire - Capital Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

477 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 477
Reviews: 324
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.78%


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

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 01-26-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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evanackerman

Minnesota

4.22/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

This beer is truly beautiful in the glass, nice deep amber with a substantial beige head, nice lacing.

Aroma is a wonderful blend of dried figs and bread.

Taste is much like the aroma, a touch of alcohol on the palate but not bad for the ABV. This is on par with any of the German classic Dopplebocks in my opinion (reminds me of Sallvator). Wonderful malt flavors of fruit and bread.

Mouthfeel is the perfect medium viscosity for the style.

drinkability was rated average only because of the high ABV and flavor intensity, it is a beer to savor not session.

Overall, this might be the best beer made in Wisconsin, certainly one of the best US lagers I've sampled, a delicious treat I look forward to every year.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2010 17:47:55 | More by evanackerman
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S: Bready malts, grain, hay, barley.

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Autumnal Fire from Capital Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 477 ratings.