Capital Pilsner | Capital Brewery

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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
Ratings:
158
Reviews:
94
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
12.71%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
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0
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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Photo of jzlyo
3.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Flavor is medium citrus, malts, fruit and a dryish/bitter finish.

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Photo of jwc215
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours slightly hazed golden yellow with a thin head that soon becomes a thin wisp. Little lacing sticks.

The smell is of mild grain with soft floral notes.

The taste is of honey and grainy sweetness that leads to a soft, balancing floral dryness in the finish.

It is smooth and pretty crisp.

A nice, basic pils here.

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Photo of deebo
4.01/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A bottle that has been sitting in my cellar for awhile but it's my only one so I'm going to count it.

A-Poured into a pint glass this brew is light golden in color with a slight haze noticed. A thin finger of head quickly recedes to a thin film with some nice lacing on the glass.

S-Pilsener malt with a flowery hop aroma with a hint of fruitiness.

T-Big clean barley malt with a flowery, fruity finish. Low bitterness. Sweeter finish than most.

M-Lower prickly carbonation than most pilseners, which helps give a quick finish with low bitterness.

O-A tasty easy to drink pils. I like the low carbonation which makes for a less crisp, low bitter finish. The little bit of fruitiness although not normal for the style gives a nice edge to this beer. Unfortunately I think this beer had been sitting in my cellar for probably 1.5 years so that may have affected it. However, it doesn't have done so in a bad way with oxidation or DMS enhancement. I'll have to compare with a fresh one to see if indeed this beer has changed much.

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2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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Photo of BierStein711
4.35/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into pilsner glass

Clear straw body with fast reducing one finger head

Heavy carbonation

Smell: Wet grain

Taste: cooked veggie, wet grain, lemon, and bitter hop finish

Mouthfeel: oily

This is the best beer from an otherwise boring brewery in my eyes.

I would not by any other sixers from them, but I'd choose the pilsner.

I only need to try Supper Club now.

They really did well!

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Photo of vette2006c5r
3.15/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Capital Pilsner pours a bright golden color with a nice size head. Very weak aroma, some malts but there is almost no aroma. There is a slightly malty taste, a bit watery. Easy to drink but the flavor is very weak, but there are weaker pils out there. Overall its not a BAD beer, but just very weak.

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3.33/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into pint glass

A- Clear straw colored. White frothy one finger head with nice retention and lacing.

S- Grains, corn, and some subtle noble hop notes.

T- Honey sweetness, bready malts, grains with a touch of hop bitterness on the end.

M- Light body, nice carbonation. Clean and crisp up front and dry on the end.

O- Was quite surprised by the sweetness of this pils. I prefer mine to have more of a hop profile, but overall it’s a decent offering.

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4/5  rDev +13%

Capital Pilsner from Capital Brewery
3.54 out of 5 based on 158 ratings.
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