King George | Capital Brewery

King GeorgeKing George
BA SCORE
45.5%
Liked This Beer
3.63 w/ 22 ratings
King GeorgeKing George
BEER INFO

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

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Ri0 on 03-03-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
22
Liked:
10
Avg:
3.63/5
pDev:
9.64%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 22 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of rorjets
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this on tap on the 4th of July at the brewery, so it must be out of retirement. Has a dark robust look with a decent head. Strong malt aroma, which is highlighted upon the first sip. The high abv of 8.2% is well masked. A very good version of a Scotch Ale.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a thistle, the appearance was a dark copper color with a finger’s worth of eggshell white foamy head. Mild stringy lace. The aroma had some notes of clean caramel/toffee malts, some dark fruit, damp wood, sly smoke, earthiness, some grassiness, light herbal qualities and a little bit of cherry. The flavor leaned towards the sweet side with a rolling smokiness coming in underneath. Malty to smoky sort of aftertaste, but super light. Finish was moderately sweet with a touch of smoke. The palate was about medium bodied with a good sipping quality about it. Carbonation felt fine, fairly low but expected. ABV felt appropriate. Overall, really nice scotch ale that I would have again.

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Photo of Rick778
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jzlyo
4.05/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma is caramel malts and smoky/slight scotch notes. The flavor is caramel/toffee, malts, very slightly spicy in the middle and a smoky/sweet/sour finish.

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Photo of Rilesmiles
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scaliasux
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothman
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DeVriesC-LR
4.46/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mac31
3.23/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Almost no head is a glaring defect seen right away. Malts are sweet, dark fruit-plummy, pruney, smoky. Heavy dose of
caramel-straight forward, no layer of malts or very much personality here. A little dark chocolate and smoke in the finish. Thin bodied. Very light carbonation. Fusel alcohols in the finish, but not boozy by any means. Not a great example of the style. Drank half and tossed the rest. Decent beer, but body and carbonation really hold this beer back. Bought this on a whim...not best, not the worst I've had.

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Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sweffin
3.03/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Hendrick24
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kinggimp
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stingray
3.12/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of jesticals
3.28/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ri0
3.84/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured 22oz bottle into snifter. A deep amber color with a thick tan head that faded slowly to nice lacing. Aroma of dark fruit, some malt and bit of caramel sweetness. Seems to be just a hint of smoke hidden in the background. Taste follows the aroma with a mixture of the dark fruit and caramel sweetness. Very light carbonation and a medium feel with a smooth finish. This was decent, but pricey at $8 for a wee heavy.

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Photo of cheesy26
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tourdot
3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kkleu357
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From notes on 3/7/15

Pretty good. Sweet grainy and some lite spiciness. Nice amount of roasty caramel taste. Liking this new Capital Brewery stuff.

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Photo of twb0392
3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Austin32
3.41/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I had high hopes for this ..but it's nothing mindblowing. That is not to say it's bad but there is nothing super memorable about it. Pours a dark caramel brown with red tints, not much smell, Pretty tame flavor with nothing standing out too strong.

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King George from Capital Brewery
Beer rating: 45.5% out of 100 with 22 ratings
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