Oktoberfest | Capital Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
2014 GABF Gold Medal (German-Style Marzen)

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-26-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
330
Reviews:
140
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.98%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
25
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Photo of Jredner
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sweet aroma. Fruit (grape dominates) and caramel malt. Orange with little head. Malty fore followed by a grape heavy middle and finish. Fruit smoothness lingers int he aftertaste. This beer has a fantastic aftertaste. It tastes better 5 seconds after you swallow than it does in your mouth

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gatornation
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pours a clear copper color with a quick dissipating head a beige collar and lacing ..smell is malts grain spices and hops a little caramel and some roasted flavors ..taste is much the same its malts both sweet and roasted with some hops some spice in there...mouth feel is lighter then most OF but it had flavor..not the best OF but it held its own it was drinkable but alas forgettable also with lots of OF to choose from ..try it though

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer has an almost fiery color to it. Lighter than I'd expect. Aroma of spices and sweet breads. Taste doesn't have the sweetness I was looking for. Lots of malts but they're rather dry. Hops don't really seem to play a factor in this beer. A bit heavy for an Oktoberfest. However, this beer was well attenuated and had a nice smoothness to it despite the thickness. A decent offering from Capital but definitely not their best.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I found this in the fridge at the Fromagination in Madison.

A: Copper with an off-white head, very little retention, hints of lace.

S: Caramel, brown sugar, grainy malt and a light spicing.

T: Caramel, grainy breadyness, a little toast & biscuity malt, nice spicing, balanced bitterness.

M: Moderate body has a little residual sugar like a true marzen.

D: Very approachable, though I'm not personally fond of the residual sweetness.

It's a good new-world brew, but I prefer the malt & hops in the fatherland.

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Oktoberfest from Capital Brewery
3.62 out of 5 based on 330 ratings.
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