Fishin' In The Dark | Capital Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Capital Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
capitalbrewery.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Ri0 on 06-05-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
35
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
3
For Trade:
1
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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 35
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Photo of richkrull
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jdkitchi
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rizzy17
3.54/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tourdot
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of scaliasux
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Dark brown with a little red. Appears clear. Fairly tall light brown head, good retention.

Smell - Medium roasted malts. Sweet - mainly toffee and raisin.

Taste - Quite rich. Sweet roasted malts. Lots of caramel, toffee, raisin. Hint of coffee

Mouthfeel - Medium. Smooth.

Overall - Rich roasted malt flavor with a lighter than expected body. Not bad.

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Photo of rlee1390
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of northcoastwolf
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwc215
3.23/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours very dark brown with a thin, disappearing head. Spotted lacing.

The smell is of restrained roast, dark malt, some anise.

The taste is of sweet-ish roasted dark malt. A fruitiness that is between grape and raisin is present. Licorice and slightly earthy hop touch in the finish. Some alcohol shows.

Solvent alcohol makes it slick. Slightly astringent for a lager.

Not the smoothest lager. Not sure that making this an imperial without more malt backbone did this any good. Also, it had some ale character that didn't go well with it. It's not a complete disaster, but a brewery that specializes in lagers could have done better.

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Photo of jakea
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hoolie5
4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

Photo of stouts4me
2/5  rDev -46.8%

Gross. Described as an Imperial Schwartzbier, nothing imperial about it. Taste is way off on this.

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Photo of Rick778
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

You and me go pissin' in the dark.

Or was it fishing.

Anyways it's a dark color, kind of like karo syrup woo. A frothy, gummy head forms on top with nice lace left lingering lively.

Aromas of smoke, molasses, and roast malts.

Flavor is much of the same with hints of sap swirling through the molasses, peat, and roast malts.

Feel is on cue with slight parch and roast, with a semi-dry yet still creamy finish.

I'd buy more if I had access to it. Nice to have on an unusually warm February night. I'm in shorts on my deck for crying out loud!

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Photo of Carb-Overlord
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of EOTBeerholder
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of green_plastic
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of italianstallion
3.63/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheSSG
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dense, soapy, tan head that has nice persistence and laces well. Acidic, roasted malt aroma. Black. Starts with a nice acidity and a deep, roasted malt flavor. Coffee. A medium bitterness that is slightly floral. Finish is roasted malt, acidity, and floral hoppiness.

This is really, really nice. It has a great mouthfeel and is very toasty and delicious.

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Photo of WastingFreetime
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wisrarebeer
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of mjpolzin
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of uwmgdman
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of mothman
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drpimento
3.28/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Aroma is a little coffee and cocoa, but flavor is fairly bland - just s small amounts of sweet and roast. Ok beer.

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Fishin' In The Dark from Capital Brewery
3.76 out of 5 based on 35 ratings.
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