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Autumnal Fire - Capital Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

508 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 508
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.78%
Wants: 70
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
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)
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4.43/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle, poured into a bell glass at approximately 40 degrees F.

A: Pours a honey-gold that is not unlike the color of fresh synthetic motor oil, and settles into the glass as a beautifully clear light amber. I half expected to see some sort of mosquito trapped within the beer, waiting to for us to unlock the genetic secrets of the velociraptor from within it. It formed a decently thick head of perhaps a finger and a half, which quickly died away in a rush of fizzy sounds to leave only a slight white ring around the edges of the glass. No lacing was left to speak of. Bubbles rise steadily from the bottom of the glass the entire time it sits in said glass.

S: Sweet and yeasty, the nose is not unlike glazed bread, reminiscent of some sort of honeyed doughnut. There's some hints of cherry and I daresay banana faintly in the nose as well.

T: Definitely a sweet beer, with caramel and honey bun flavors striking right out of the gate. A yeastiness makes itself known as the beer moves across the tongue, and the sweetness fades a little to let some cherry and cinnamon in along the sides. This beer finishes with a burst of cherry and raisin, and some faint hints of wood, beneath the last of the honey bun sweetness.

M: Smooth and creamy, this beer drinks like a runny syrup, clinging to the teeth and tongue well after the swallow. It's almost full enough to warrant a "chewy" descriptor, but not quite.

O: As a raging malt addict, I am a fan of this beer. The blend of doppelbock and Oktoberfest works well to create a full-flavored, complex profile that is refreshingly devoid of any noticeable hop presence. I see myself picking this up annually during trips to Chitown, and enjoying it every time.

UrbanCaveman, Tuesday at 07:02 PM
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4.08/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.36/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.6/5  rDev -12%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

MarshMan71, Oct 06, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.3/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.08/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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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.

joncocktotone, Jul 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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Autumnal Fire from Capital Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 508 ratings.