Lake House | Capital Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Summer

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Added by RoamingGnome on 05-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
85
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
15.73%
 
 
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5/5  rDev +48.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

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4.12/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of ZAP
4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Nice golden color...perfect head

S-Nice malty bready aroma

T-Bready maltiness in front....just a hint of lemony hop on the finish but definitely a malt forward laGER.

M-A nice weight to this....not thin, spritzy and watery at all....more of a firm rounded body but not too big.

O-I much prefer this to Supper Club. This has a nice bready maltiness that strikes me as a helles lager type of beer. I'd recommend this as a great summer BBQ beer or just a great beer any time you want a nice fresh lager with flavor.

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4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.84/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RoamingGnome
3.84/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Capital Brewery Lake House

Poured from 12 oz bottle into shaker pint. Served chilled.

A) Golden brew with over a finger of white suds. The head settled to a dusting. Decent amount of lacing.

S) Pale malt, grainy, grassy, twist of lemon. Refreshing aroma.

T) Follows the nose... Grainy, bready, grassy, hint of citrus and a slightly sweet finish.

M) A lighter body with the perfect amount of carbonation, creating a crisp, refreshing, easy drinking brew.

O) Really enjoyable brew... At 4.6% it is a super summer session option. So much better than any BMC offering after mowing your lawn. Better than Capital's Supper Club in my opinion. Glad to recommend this brew.

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MooseBoose
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Dovers
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rfdracing
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of xhuskr
3.69/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

For what the style is supposed to be, it was pleasant. I had some brought back to me and for a warm/hot summer day, it's great. Not the IPA that most folks (me too) look for, but nice FOR THE STYLE.

A: Straw yellow...nice lace to start..but didn't last through the whole beer.

S: biscuit, mild hops

T: a solid pale lager..better than some lagers I've had from Germany (travel may be an issue). Taste had bit 'biscuit, grass, and hint o'lemon

M: smooth..easy going..could have multiples if I didn't have things to do or had more

O: A "B" beer that I would go to after a nice mountain or road bike ride to refresh from. The screw top left me a bit weary at the beginning..but once in a glass..got past that.

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3.68/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Danmullens1
3.62/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jwc215
3.58/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear deep golden yellow with a thin head that leaves spotted lacing.

The smell is clean with a hint of pale malt grain and a subtle hint of lemon.

The taste is also clean, with a kiss of honey sweetness with a mild, refreshing hop touch in the crisp, dry finish.

It has a smooth, refreshing, light body.

This is an easy-drinking, inoffensive, light pale lager. It is what it is intended to be and does a nice job at it! A solid choice for a light, refreshing brew. It could be good for something simple and refreshing year-round!

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3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Solid. As a fisherman, I refer to this as a "boat beer." Drinkable, pleasant and crushable.

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3.54/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of confer
3.54/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium gold with a small pure white head that fades quickly.
Smell is all malt and it gives off a bit of a wheaty smell although I don't think this is a wheat beer.
Taste is pretty much the same as the smell not great but not bad.
Even though it looks like there is not much going on in the carbonation area it feel really light and crisp.
This is an easy drinking summer beer.

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3.52/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

One of my great pleasures in recent memory is an at-least once a year visit to Madison, Wisconsin. It was during one of these forays that I stopped in at Riley's Wines of the World in furtherance of The CANQuest (tm). They are always acCANmodating to me & I look forward to my next visit.

From the CAN: "See You at the Lake!"; Slightly malty and lightly hopped, this clean refreshing golden lager is the perfect beer to quench your thirst on a warm sunny day."

I Crack!ed It open & gave it a gentle Glug which still raised a brief finger of fizzy, foamy bone-white head with limited retention, quickly becoming wisps. Color was a lightly hazy Straw-Yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4), although it may have been a chill haze as it seemed to clear as it warmed. Nose had a honey-like lager sweetness that I often associate with a clean, adjunct-free lager. Mouthfeel was medium. The taste was honey-like accompanied by a light lemony tartness, which made it really dry and refreshing. Finish was clean, dry and a good CANdidate for the summer cooler.

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Photo of scaliasux
3.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Nice golden color. Clear and bubbly. Short white head with good retention.

Smell - Light pale malt. Sweet and bready. A little lemon.

Taste - Light sweet pale malt. A little lemony sourness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium-light. Crisp and effervescent.

Overall - More flavor than an average macrobrew, but not by much. Mostly it's just inoffensive.

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Photo of SeanaldDriver
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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