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Autumnal Fire - Capital Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

487 Ratings
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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 325
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.78%
Wants: 68
Gots: 15 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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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)
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pbrian

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've always thought of the better O-fests as being like Doppelbock Jrs. This beer firmly sets itself apart as being a full fledged Doppel, plus some. Everthing about this beer is deep, full, and rich. It pours a deep mahogany red with what settles into a wisp of a head. The aroma is a full malt attack with vanilla and oaky traits. Alcohol was easily perceived but welcome. The flavor is rich and complex. Start was sweet and malty, balanced nicely by toasted grains and drying alcohol. A little spicy bitterness with more of that vanilla oakyness you get from a fine bourbon stays with you after you put the glass down to regroup for your next sip. Things got smoother and more intense as it warmed. By the time I had finished it I was well ready for bed.

Thanks to Bighuge for this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2002 12:40:45 | More by pbrian
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joncocktotone

Vermont

5/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I restrained myself as my neighbor knocked over the last one I had brought with me from WI. Neither a tear or neighbor dropped to my deck as much as both should have. The only plus is that my deck boards never smelled so good. Best beer ever! Perfect in everyway.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 01:32:43 | More by joncocktotone
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pjr

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.2%

07-19-2014 15:10:43 | More by pjr
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-19-2014 02:08:02 | More by green_plastic
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Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

07-06-2014 22:31:44 | More by KAF
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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-09-2014 04:50:53 | More by CraigTravor
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

05-31-2014 08:31:59 | More by zestar
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-26-2014 03:50:06 | More by tbone64
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3/5  rDev -26.7%

05-20-2014 13:06:48 | More by Giesch
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-04-2014 20:11:39 | More by Tex_hex
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-24-2014 13:29:51 | More by einman
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

04-05-2014 04:47:27 | More by SkinniePost
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

04-04-2014 17:47:01 | More by EmptyPockets
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California

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

02-09-2014 21:29:21 | More by Azpittil57
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KeeganRabelhofer

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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cmwilliq

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

02-03-2014 05:29:13 | More by cmwilliq
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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JuniperJesus

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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Mississippi

3.96/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2012 release; poured into a goblet

A: Clear amber. Some lacing. An off-white half finger head that dissipates quickly.

S: Bready malts, grain, hay, barley.

T: Sweet, malty with molasses and bourbon heavily mixed in. Nutty. A bit of chocolate. Very smooth. Almost like a shot of Kentucky bourbon. Nice.

M: Medium with medium carbonation.

O: Looks like a year really set this one straight. A great sipper. The bourbon really makes this one a solid brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 22:00:57 | More by brewskifan55
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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Autumnal Fire from Capital Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.