Capital Pilsner | Capital Brewery

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3.52/5
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159 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,588
Reviews:
94
Ratings:
159
pDev:
12.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 159 |  Reviews: 94
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3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.04/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of drpimento
2.79/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Aroma is wet grain and some malt. Flavor is carbonic tang up front followed my malt sweetness. Sweet German Pilsner? Can't remember having had one. This isn't for me. Mildly sweet finish.

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3.17/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.46/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.03/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Vondy08
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of my top 5 beers. You can't go wrong here for light beer

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3.34/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Diaper-Daniels
4.75/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great stuff. One of my favorite USA pils.

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3.2/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Joel12
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of Stevedore
3/5  rDev -14.8%

On tap at Capital Brewery. 12oz poured into a plastic cup 9/2/2014.

A- Clear golden yellow body with a two finger white head with OK retention time; leaves a thin collar and plenty of lacing as I drink the beer. [3]

S- Grainy pale malt, a bit of lemon, crackers and noble hops. Pretty much what I expected from a Capital-brewed pilsner. [3]

F- Grainy freshly made crackers, bread, a bit of pepper, a bit of lemon, but mostly the crackers, bread and yeast. Pretty solid flavour profile. [3]

M- Lighter bodied, a bit overcarbonated, but crisp and refreshingly dry. Pretty easy to drink. [3]

O- Solid pilsner, nothing too substantial or special but it's a good one to have at a party or gathering. [3]

Final score: 3.00

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Basic Pils ala Capital Brewery. Mainstream, shall we say, with more hops than you might get elsewhere but still very American as opposed to European / malt kind of dominates overall, but without a great depth of character. Still, refreshing and flavorful, and always welcome.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.4%

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Capital Pilsner from Capital Brewery
Beer rating: 3.52 out of 5 with 159 ratings