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Southampton Altbier - Southampton Publick House

Southampton AltbierSouthampton Altbier

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BA SCORE
81
good

472 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 472
Reviews: 423
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.57%


Brewed by:
Southampton Publick House visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JoeyBeerBelly on 06-22-2008)
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Bierfreund

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3.15/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

In Germany this style (Altbier) was my second favourite (right after Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel, of course).

I haven't had this kind of beer in 5 years, so when I found this bottle today in the Beer Stop in Hazelton (and for a good price even, 1.75 $), I didn't hesitate to buy it. I had never seen it before, so I thought it was a specialty of some kind.

It poured a dark amber into my glass, with a beige thick head. Not much aroma there, very slight hops smell.

Taste was overwhelmingly hoppy. Very bitter. I don't remember the Altstadt Alt by Barre Braeu had been that bitter.

Not bad though, just an unusual taste.

After the foamy head was desolved, thick lacing stayed behind.

It is definately an acceptable beer, but nothing outstanding. I might try this again some time, but not immediately.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2008 08:07:56 | More by Bierfreund
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Southampton Altbier from Southampton Publick House
81 out of 100 based on 472 ratings.