Wisconsin Amber | Capital Brewery

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3.55/5
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452 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#41,485
Reviews:
174
Ratings:
452
pDev:
12.68%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
64
Trade:
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Ratings: 452 |  Reviews: 174
Photo of mkhartnett
2.44/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Had this at Miller Park enjoying a game. Sadly it was a miss. Too much sweetness. Thin mouth feel.

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Photo of WiggyKGB
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SF_Posse
2.71/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Malty caramel flavor. Id like a litle more hop.

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Photo of kinggimp
2.93/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Vondy08
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Better than supper club. But seriously try the pils

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Photo of Danno48
3.3/5  rDev -7%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sam_Sorrells
3.43/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A light amber color, taste was light caramel and noticeable hop flavor. Mouth feel was fairly thin but well balanced with the low residual sweetness.

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Photo of Rilesmiles
3.47/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nurt20
3.74/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RJB66
3.64/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ARoman
2.7/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

*transferred from old notes - 12/29/2013*
12 oz bottle poured into nonic. Faint traces of orange in the aroma, but mostly dough smells. Appears clear amber with a light orange colored head which dissipates quickly. It’s comes on mostly sweet, but it’s a smooth sweet as opposed to overwhelming. It’s a medium body beer with strongest notes of citrus and malt, but finishes thin and caramel-sweet - couldn’t pick up too much of the hops. It has an average carbonation, but turns flat relatively quickly as it warms in the glass. Nothing lingers in the taste,and it finishes very clean. There’s nothing overly special or surprising about this beer. Nothing filling or offensive lends itself well to a session beer.

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Photo of lemmy187
3.46/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hendrick24
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thos2020
4.07/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beemanick83
3.57/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ALC82
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vixie
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear copper color with a bit of a white head that doesn't stay around long, reducing down to a bit of lacing across the top.

Smell is very malty, with a bit of yeast.

Sweet and malty up from, bit of fruit as well. Has a little bit of a funky aftertaste.

Nothing special about the feel, a bit watery.

Basically an average at best beer. Nothing about it really stands out, and the funky aftertaste doesn't help matters. There are better beers out there.

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Photo of ovaltine
3.28/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The-Beav
3.08/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This is essentially an "Amber lite", not bad but nothing special. Has a light cherry smell to it, watered down mouth feal , probably would be great if you enjoy amber type beer but want something for a hot summer evening or out on the golf course. Smooth malt with no noticeable hop bite to it. Had a half inch of foam that dissipated in less than one minute.

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Photo of Philb89
3.89/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of a_f7
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Diaper-Daniels
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of hotdogtornados
4.19/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.65/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Wisconsin Amber from Capital Brewery
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 452 ratings