Wisconsin Amber | Capital Brewery

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Wisconsin AmberWisconsin Amber
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-15-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
439
Reviews:
173
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
12.57%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
56
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 439 |  Reviews: 173
Photo of Rick778
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Angerhaus
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

S: farily evenly balanced mild malt and hop aromas upon popping the cap. The aromas reveal a clean fermentation character.

L: It pours brilliant orange amber with rapidly rising bubbles under a 1" cream colored foam cap with moderate retention.

T: Rich malts start the flavor with a grainy spicyness that suggests cardamom. An initial malt sweetness dries slightly with some mild bitterness in the finish. It finishes with a slight sweetness.

F: The beer has medium body and medium high to high carbonation.

O: Overall the malt is a little on the low side, the carbonation is a little high, it finishes a little too sweet and it is a little low on character.

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Photo of tonyf315
5/5  rDev +39.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Big_Thirsty
3.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jodio
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JCastaBarry
4.16/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZachyZach
3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Fiery orange tap with a small 1 finger head that recedes to a bubbly ring. 20% opaque.

Aromas of balanced clean and roasted malts, some juicy orange lifts as its agitated.

Flavor is heavily malted, with roast and some bright floral notes.

Feel is perfect. Clean, crisp.

I'd have it again. Great beer!

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Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.31/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Amber beer is amber in color, 1/2" white head. Slightly thin looking.

Taste is a smooth ride, a lot in common with Oktoberfest, keeps the hops and bitterness low, mild caramel sweetness and flow.

Germanic in influence far more than some of the hoppy amber offerings in the states.

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Photo of Squire123
3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tommy5
3.19/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chu33
3.98/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Great tasting beer, similar to yuengling amber. Give it a try.

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Photo of Two10tim
3.19/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of eldoctorador
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pulphead
4.56/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of italianstallion
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nuebs
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hopheaddeluxe
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RobinLee
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of firkingroovin
3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Wisconsin Amber from Capital Brewery
3.58 out of 5 based on 439 ratings.
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